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RYDC teacher wanted

Retina Youth Dance Company is looking for a teacher!

Retina Dance Company is looking for a teacher for their outstanding Retina Youth Dance Company (RYDC).

The teacher will be responsible for teaching the RYDC weekly technique class, leading workshops and rehearsing performance pieces created by Retina’s Artistic Director Filip Van Huffel. The teacher will also be responsible for communication with the group via email and facebook, organising performance events, taking weekly registers and liaising with Retina’s Manager and administrator.

The teacher will have excellent skills in teaching technique classes with energy, positive challenges and within a Retina style. They will encourage full-bodied movement with continuous flow that emphasises efficiency in movement as well as teach partnerwork. They will have a professional but fun attitude, and encourage the young people to challenge themselves and improve their skills. They will have excellent communication and motivational skills.

Retina Youth Dance Company has been in existence for 3 years and has become one of the East Midlands finest youth companies, representing the region at national and international events. Retina Dance Company encourage exchange and performance opportunities wherever possible.

To apply for this position you must submit an application form, a CV and a 15-minute extract of you teaching. The film can be submitted as a http://www.vimeo.com link and should preferably include you teaching a section of a technique class. We are interested in seeing the movement material but also your communication and motivational skills. Those shortlisted will be invited to teach during Retina’s summer school in Nottingham the week of 15th August.

The post will begin in September 2011.

To apply, contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call Joanna Smuga-Lumatz on 0115 947 6202 (225)

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