Core Class Instructor - Instructor

405 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019, USA Req #90
Friday, November 22, 2019
Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation is the umbrella organization that supports the activities of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ailey II, The Ailey School, Ailey Arts In Education & Community Programs and the Ailey Extension.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is hailed as “cultural ambassador to the world” by the U.S. Congress and is renowned for its stellar performances, high-caliber dance training, and innovative educational initiatives which reach nearly 500,000 people around the globe each year. Robert Battle, Artistic Director, continues
the pioneering work of Alvin Ailey and furthers the development of a cultural community which provides dance performances, training, and community programs for all people.

The Ailey organization has a rich and inspiring history rooted in African-American traditions and provides young people with a range of role models within its group of experienced instructors. Ailey Extension
employs part-time instructors to teach students on its weekly schedule classes.

Ailey Extension instructor reports to the Director, Lisa Johnson-Willingham and is responsible for supporting the mission of the Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation and providing the highest caliber instruction
to all students.


Instructors should demonstrate expertise working in a particular dance technique(s) as a professional artist and educator. They should possess a passion for working with students in all levels of their training.


Instructors are paid on a percentage Revenue by student basis.



Interested dance instructors should visit the Alvin Ailey website at to become
familiar with the Ailey organization and specifically about the Ailey School.  To apply click on the apply link completing the required information.

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, citizenship status, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.

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  • Pay Type Hourly
  • 405 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019, USA