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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of all races and ethnic origins are encouraged to apply/audition.

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago will be hosting auditions for male and female dancers, for main company and HS2 contracts for 2015–16.

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Audition

Saturday, March 7, 2015
10am – 9pm
Lou Conte Dance Studio at the 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 at minimum 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 to return on Sunday, March 8 as some dancers may be asked to attend a second audition if they are better suited for Hubbard Street 2.

Hubbard Street 2 Audition

Sunday, March 8, 2015
10am – 9pm
Lou Conte Dance Studio at the Hubbard Street Dance Center
1147 W Jackson Blvd at S Racine Ave in Chicago

Hubbard Street 2 invites dancers with extensive pre-professional training, and/or up to two years of professional experience, to audition for the 2015–16 season. The audition will begin with a ballet class, after which some dancers will be asked to stay to learn repertoire, improvisation and partnering.

Registration Information

Audition Fee: $10 cash, or check made payable to Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

Hubbard Street strongly recommends dancers register for these auditions in advance.

On-site registration begins at 9am on March 7 for main company consideration, and at 9am on March 8 for Hubbard Street 2 consideration.

Should you choose to register on the day of the audition, please arrive early and bring a copy of your resumé and headshot. Headshots should represent your appearance in the studio.

Please direct all inquiries to


Hubbard Street Summer Intensive Chaperone 2015

This is a temporary, full-time position. A chaperone is responsible for supervising up to 15 students, ages 14 – 17 years old. Chaperones work with the Head Chaperone to ensure that students are supervised during class time, 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, East-West University dorms, and Colombia College Chicago.

Teaching Assistant

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s Education & Community Programs is seeking part-time intern teaching assistants for its Adaptive Dance Programs – specifically The Autism Project. For students ages 5-14 with autism, this creative movement based program focuses on students' strengths — on 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, as well as a 2 hour training workshop.  Autism Project classes are held at the Hubbard Street Dance Center, 1147 W. Jackson Blvd, Wednesdays, 5:15 – 6 pm (ages 5-8) or 6:15-7 pm (ages 9-14), February 4 – May 23, 2015 (no class April 8th). Stipend for teaching assistants is $125.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to No phone calls please.

Internships at Hubbard Street Dance Chicago — be a part of the team!

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago offers rich and stimulating internship opportunities for college and graduate students seeking experience in administration, artistic administration, videography, lighting, education, development and marketing. Hubbard Street provides interns interested in dance and arts management the experience of working behind the scenes in one of the world’s leading contemporary dance companies. Interns have the opportunity to enhance their skills and knowledge of arts management while working closely with the staff and artists of Hubbard Street.

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago interns are integral members of the organization. Interns receive an e-mail address and extension, and are entrusted with a number of challenging responsibilities. Interns work with Hubbard Street’s administrative and artistic staff to build knowledge, experience, and confidence in arts management. Interns have the opportunity to work at the theater when the company is performing in Chicago’s Harris Theater for Music and Dance, and see company performances. Interns also have the advantage of taking free classes at the Lou Conte Dance Studio.

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Questions about the Hubbard Street Internship Program should be directed to Krista Ellensohn.