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  • Time: 1 - 4 pm Location: The Egg Performing Arts Center Empire State Plaza, ALBANY, NY
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  • SEND RESUME AND DANCE PHOTO WITH REGISTRATION FORM TO: Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company PO Box 775 Troy, NY 12181 QUESTIONS - call (518) 527-7008 or e-mail [email protected]
  • Directions

    The principle automobile entrance to The Egg in Albany is from I-787. Whether you are coming from the north or south, take the Empire Plaza exit. The ramp will lead you directly into the underground parking areas. Turn right into the V-Lot (the third lot on your right) and be prepared to show a photo ID when arriving into the lot. There is a $10 fee to park on the weekends. After paying, go to stop sign. You will see the elevators almost directly in front of you. Park and take an elevator to the (C) Concourse level. Go to The Egg Box Office and you will be directed to the dance studios. You may also go to The Egg’s website for further directions: www.theegg.org.

    Professional modern dancer to be employed, on a part-time basis, as a dancer for The Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company, Inc. Responsibilities include:

        Attend rehearsals in preparation for performances, community outreach and arts education programming. The company rehearses 4 times per week for a total of 17 hours from mid-July to mid-June.
        Learn existing repertory and participate in the creative process with Artistic Director/choreographer Ellen Sinopoli and other company dancers in the development of new dances for the company.
        Participate in company’s concert season, performing in dances Artistic Director has selected for her/him.
        Participate in the company’s arts education programming and residencies to include performances, movement workshops and planning sessions, as needed.
        Participate in the company’s other community outreach programming to include teaching technique classes for the general public, performing for special populations, performing in the company’s free concerts and showcases.

    The Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company is a professional modern company with 6 dancers. It is in its 32nd season as the resident dance company at The Egg Performing Arts Center in Albany, NY and holds an average of 15-25 performances, community outreach and art education events each year. Touring varies season to season. Dancers work an average of 40-44 weeks per year, rehearsing, performing and teaching. The season runs from July to June. Dancers are paid $90 per performance, $35 per rehearsal and $40 per arts education movement workshop. Payment for teaching technique classes may vary. Dancers are paid semi-monthly. Benefits include workers’ compensation, unemployment insurance, and disability insurance. The company is only able to consider dancers who are US citizens or those with existing work visas or green cards.