Associate Curator & Producer

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Associate Curator & Producer



Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled, with a priority application date of Friday, June 4th 2021.  No phone calls please.

Dance Place, a nationally recognized cultural arts center in Washington, DC, seeks a full time Associate Curator & Producer to work with the curatorial team to program and produce Dance Place’s robust Presentation Series of DC area, national and international dance performances. 

This is a 40 hour per week, salaried, year-round position with benefits. Work hours are generally weekdays between 10 am and 6 pm, with work on weekends and evenings for special events. The Associate Curator & Producer will report to Dance Place’s Executive Artistic Director.

Position Overview:

The new Associate Curator & Producer will work in close partnership with the existing Associate Curator & Producer; each position will manage a portfolio of approximately 50% of Dance Place’s performance programming and related events.

The Associate Curator & Producer serves as a member of the Dance Place curatorial team; oversees the booking, planning and management of Dance Place’s presentation series from conception to post-mortem; co-programs and manages Dance Place’s free programming series; co-coordinates all logistics for DanceAfrica, DC and other internally produced festivals; and represents Dance Place at national and international festivals, events and meetings. This position requires some night and weekend work.

This role is a unique opportunity to participate in the restructuring of Dance Place’s production team. Qualified candidates will be bold thinkers committed to equity and anti-racism.

Dance Place believes that people of color, people in the LGBTQ+ community, people with disabilities and women must be centered in the work we do. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities.

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