Join the team at Hubbard Street Dance Chicago!
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks candidates with demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity and inclusion.
Director of External Affairs
We are seeking a dynamic, results-oriented and mission-driven professional to join Executive Director Jason Palmquist and Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton in leading the revenue-generating operations of the organization. As a senior staff member, the Director of External Affairs is responsible for growing both earned and contributed revenue while serving as Hubbard Street’s representative to local and national funding communities. This strategic leader manages a team of nine professionals specializing in communications, development, marketing and media.Please click here for the full job description and instructions on how to apply.
Lighting Supervisor (Seasonal)
We are seeking a skilled, responsible and mission-driven individual to join Hubbard Street’s Production department. Reporting to the Director of Production, the Lighting Supervisor is charged with executing the technical aspects of the performances as planned by and with the Director of Production. Hubbard Street’s Lighting Supervisor is responsible for maintaining the company’s aesthetic on the stage and will work closely with the Director of Production, artistic staff, choreographers, designers, and Hubbard Street crew in implementing the production elements for each performance and ensure that the quality and execution of this work is up to the standards of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago both on tour and during local engagements. This is a seasonal position with contract dates from Wednesday, February 1, 2017 – Friday, June 30, 2017 (21 weeks).Please click here for the full job description and instructions on how to apply.
Hubbard Street’s Development department is comprised of the Director of External Affairs and four full-time staff members. Together the group is responsible for raising contributed revenue of more than $3.5 million. Hubbard Street’s development department supports all components of the organization including the main company, Hubbard Street Youth, Education & Community Programs and the Lou Conte Dance Studio. Unpaid internships are designed to provide professional experience working administratively for one of Chicago’s leading cultural institutions. Hubbard Street interns take on high-level projects and are welcome to participate in staff meetings with executive leadership. Interns generally work 3 – 4 days per week, 5 – 8 hours a day during regular business hours. Intern may have occasional hours in evenings and weekends for event and meeting related duties. Schedules can be customized based on the intern’s availability.Please click here for the full job description and instructions on how to apply.
Advanced Summer Intensive Chaperone
This is a seasonal, full-time position for our Advanced level Summer Intensive Program held in Chicago, IL at Columbia College dance studies in downtown Chicago. We are seeking an experienced and responsible Chaperone to join Hubbard Street’s Summer Intensive Staff. Reporting to the Head Chaperone, the Summer Intensive Chaperone is responsible for supervising up to 15 students between the ages of 14 and 18, and works with the Head Chaperone to ensure that students are supervised during class times, lunch breaks, on activities, and in the dormitory. Chaperones ensure that students are safe at all times, eating responsibly, and respecting all rules laid out by Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, University dorms, and Colombia College Chicago.Please click here for the full job description and instructions on how to apply.
Intermediate/Advanced Summer Intensive Chaperone
This is a seasonal, full-time position for our Intermediate-Advanced level Summer Intensive Program held in Chicago, IL at the Hubbard Street Dance Center. We are seeking an experienced and responsible Chaperone to join Hubbard Street’s Summer Intensive Staff. Reporting to the Head Chaperone, Intermediate-Advanced Summer Intensive Chaperones are responsible for supervising up to 6 students between the ages of 12 and 17, and work with the Head Chaperone to ensure that students are supervised during class times, lunch breaks, on activities, and in the dormitory. Chaperones ensure that students are safe at all times, eating responsibly, and respecting all rules laid out by Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and University of Illinois at Chicago dorms.Please click here for the full job description and instructions on how to apply.
for equity, diversity and inclusion.
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago will be hosting auditions for male and female dancers, for main company contracts for the 2017–18 season.
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Audition
Sunday, March 12, 2017
Auditions begin promptly at 10am
Hubbard Street Dance Center
1147 W Jackson Blvd at S Racine Ave in Chicago
Individuals interested in a position with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago should have a minimum of two years of professional experience. The audition will begin with a ballet technique class, after which some dancers will be asked to stay to learn repertoire, improvisation and partnering.
Please be available Sunday evening until 5pm, callbacks will occur after the completion of all technique classes.
Audition fee: $15 cash, credit, debit, or check made payable to “Hubbard Street Dance Chicago”.
Hubbard Street strongly recommends dancers register for these auditions in advance.
The online registration portal will be open soon.
Online Registration will close on Thursday, March 9 at 11:59pm.
On-site registration begins at 9am on March 12 for main company auditions.
Should you choose to register on the day of the audition, please arrive early and bring copies of your resumé and headshot. Headshots should represent your appearance in the studio.
Please direct all inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are no Production opportunities at the moment. Please check back soon!
Youth, Education, and Community Program
We are seeking mission-driven individuals to join our Education department as part-time contracted Teaching Artists and Assistant Teaching Artists for our in-school programs. Hubbard Street offers unique and innovative residencies that allow schools to incorporate dance into their classrooms and curricula. Hubbard Street teaching artists are responsible for leading these residencies, integrating dance with other subjects while introducing students to improvisation and choreography. Teaching Artists are an integral part of all residencies’ curriculum planning and documentation, and will meet with classroom teachers prior to and throughout each residency. Hubbard Street Teaching Artists receive paid professional development and training. Classes are for students in Chicago and suburban schools in grades K–12. Training begins in August 2016.Please click here for the full job description and instructions on how to apply.
We are seeking mission-driven and dynamic part-time Teaching Assistants for our Adaptive Dance Programs- specifically The Autism Project. The Autism Project works in-studio with students ages 5-14 with autism. This creative movement based program focuses on students’ strengths, their talents and potential, as they learn to see themselves as we see them: as dancers and choreographers. The Teaching Assistants are responsible for working with assigned students to facilitate class participation. Teaching Assistants must be able to commit to attending all class sessions (assistants can choose which class times fit their schedule), as well as a two-hour training workshop. All classes are held at the Hubbard Street Dance Center. Individuals with dance therapy experience or interest are preferred. Teaching Assistants have the advantage of taking free classes at the Lou Conte Dance Studio.Please click here for the full job description and instructions on how to apply.