Choreographer/Media Specialist


(10.313217,-84.8276)
 

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When

Sun Jun 18, 2017 - Sun Aug 06, 2017

Where

Monteverde Friends SchoolMonteverde, Puntarenas, 60109CR


About

Do you love musical theatre? Join us and make an immediate difference in the lives of Costa Rican teens who share your passion. We need energetic, creative individuals to staff our upcoming production of Fiddler on the Roof , our 11th musical theatre production in Monteverde, Costa Rica. Join us in a breathtakingly beautiful environment as we put on a full production of a musical with a fantastic, diverse group of youth.


Responsibilities:

  • Choreograph a full-length musical with a cast of Costa Rican youth, in collaboration with a stage director and music director

  • Teach basic dance and movement skills

  • Lead teens in activities outside of rehearsal, such as cooperative games and improvisation Record program activities through photography and video

  • Create, edit, and manage website and blog content

  • Curate social media accounts

  • Produce short videos

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent

  • Intermediate Spanish proficiency strongly preferred

  • Experience choreographing and/or performing in musicals

  • Ability to work with performers who have no formal dance training

  • Creativity and willingness to work in a non-traditional theatre setting where resources are limited

  • Attention to detail

  • Experience working with children/youth

  • Interest in and open mind towards immersion in a new culture

  • Flexibility, patience and maturity

  • Leadership experience

  • Commitment to abide by our drug/alcohol policy

Up to $700 in airfare in addition to food, housing and in-country transportation for the duration of the program will be provided by the organization.

Skills

  • Acting
  • Spanish
  • Theater Arts

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • 8-10 hours a day, 6 days per week

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