Learn Ballroom Dance: Work/Study Opportunities Available at Ballroom Dance Chicago

Dance students, teachers, and enthusiasts of all experience levels are invited to expand their skill sets and deepen their teaching practices by participating in the work study program at Ballroom Dance Chicago. Learn the basics of mulitple partner dance styles in traditional ballroom, Latin, and swing dances. The commitment for work-study is completing one 4-hour shift at the studio each week in addition to the hours for training. Work-study participants will assist the studio in the following ways: cleaning the studio, performing general reception duties (answering the phone, responding to emails, checking students into class), posting on social media and writing blogs.

Skills & Qualifications: 

Partner dance experience is not required, but participants must have a movement background and a moderate amount of experience with learning movement. Those who will find benefit from the program might be:

  • Current or recent graduates from collegiate dance programs looking to gain experience in a commercial dance setting

  • Dance professionals looking to expand their skill set and enhance their partnering and teaching skills

  • Theater professionals looking to gain experience in partner dance and teaching dance to beginners

  • Professionals with a movement background looking to break into a new industry

To Apply: 

 Please send resume, and brief introduction to Lydia Feuerhelm at manager@ballroomdancechicago.com.

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Lydia Feuerhelm
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