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Dance Instructor
Kalapriya Foundation, Center for Indian Performing Arts

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Dance Instructor

Kalapriya Foundation, Center for Indian Performing Arts
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Job Posted
7 days ago
Job Type
Part-time

Job Description


Kalapriya Foundation is looking for a part time credentialed teacher of Indian dance. Skilled students of dance seeking to expand their skill sets are also encouraged to apply. Using the classical styles as a base the instructor must be able to give the children an opportunity to experiment and create new productions.

  • Must be available Monday through Thursday from 1- 6pm and some weekend hours to teach and grow our programs in the schools and communities
  • Reports to the Artistic Director and works with Program Manager
  • Follow a curriculum to enthuse the children about Indian dance
  • Experience working with K-12 students in a classroom setting

Compensation based on background and commitment to grow the program. A candidate with an active driver's license is strongly preferred, however a transportation allowance will be provided for travel program sites within the city limits if required.

About Kalapriya Foundation, Center for Indian Performing Arts


Kalapriya is a holistic and integrated performing arts institution in the city of Chicago committed to cultivating, producing, and presenting high-quality performance art and education rooted in the diverse cultural traditions of South Asia. It is a non-profit, federally tax-exempt 501(c)(3) foundation.

Kalapriya supports, celebrates, and offers the vibrant traditions of Indian dance, music, and storytelling through performances, workshops, outreach and community programs, and formal arts education with expert artists, choreographers, dancers, musicians, educators, activists, and collaborators.

One of the foremost Indian arts organizations in Chicago, Kalapriya perpetuates the rich classical and folk traditions of the subcontinent, along with the current, contemporary, and hybrid innovations of our time. Kalapriya embraces multiple genres of the Indian performing arts and works through artistic processes to engage audiences, empower students, and build community.

Amid a constantly evolving global environment, Kalapriya participates in cultural and social programming and advocates for dance exchange and dance education. Kalapriya’s programs reflect the unique Indian aesthetic and grandeur that entertain the Indian Diaspora and global audiences.

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