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Dance Studios – English


Dance Educator / Dance Artist-in-Residence at Qiajuk Studios
Spring season 2021

Photo: Cebastian Rosing / Cloud Nine Media

Qiajuk Studios is looking for a dance educator / dance artist-in-residence to teach urban styles, and to facilitate different community outreach performance events for our students. We can offer studio space for your own research and creation, accommodation, an artist stipend, and the opportunity to showcase your work to a local audience. 

Where: Nuuk, Greenland 
When: February 8 – May 15, 2021 
Deadline for applications: January 20, 2021 


Our Studio 
Qiajuk Studios is Greenland’s only dance studio located in the capital Nuuk. We are a young, developing dance community with 4 teachers offering 22 classes every week to over 150 students each season. We offer classes in ballet, contemporary, jazz, urban styles, musical theatre dance and vertical dance. We have a performance group comprised of young dance artists creating dance experiences at different events. 


Our Residency 
Greenland is in many ways a country which is hard to get to – a small population and enormous distances makes it expensive to reach, and to find a place to stay in. This residence creates opportunity for dancers to come and stay in Greenland for longer periods of time, and give dancers chances to have dialogues and interaction with local artists, students and common citizens with interests in art and culture. 


What we can offer 
– A unique residence opportunity in a vibrant young dance community 
– studio space for your own research and development 
– travel expenses covered 
– room accommodation in shared space 
– artistic and academic mentoring 
– possibility for collaboration with local artists 
– opportunity to showcase your own works 
– free enrollment in dance technique classes 

  • What we expect 
    – professional dancer or dancer /student with a versatile training background 
    – responsibility for teaching urban styles classes to children and youth ages 6-25, beginner-intermediate level 
    – ability to facilitate community outreach performance events for young dancers 
    – presentation of own work 
    – flexibility in working hours and willingness to substitute teach 
    – Language proficiency in English and preferably Danish or Norwegian 


Toapply, please send e-mail to including your CV, cover letter and showreel or video of practice. 

Contactdetails: Ruth Montgomery-Andersen, Qiajuk Studios’ Owner & Manager –  


Dance Studios – English

Qiajuk Dance Studios

Who is Qiajuk Studios?

Qiajuk Studios is Nuuk’s only dance studio, owned and managed by Ruthand Alexandr Montgomery- Andersen. Quiajuk’s goal is to create a vibrant dance arena in Greenland. We have a strong platform that focuses on children and youth and their dance development and provides highly qualified dance instructors. Our instructors are able to provide classes in Ballet, Urban Styles, Modern /Contemporary and Jazz. The studio offers diverse workshops throughout the year and Qiajuk has approximately 10 scholarships per year for children and youth dance students.

- Qiajuk Studios a studio in Nuuk Greenland -

Qiajuk’s mission is to create a dance arena in Greenland. It focuses on children and youth and their development. By opening a dance studio, we are able to enhance the education of dance teachers in Greenland. Qiajuk will focus on workshops and classes in Mask dance, Drum dance, Ballet, Contemporary, Breakdance and Hip Hop. 

Ruth Montgomery-Andersen Qiajuk Studios Owner

Alexander Montgomery-Andersen Qiajuk Studios Owner

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Telephone: +299 22 20 90

Adresse: Sarfaannguit 4b, 3900 Nuuk

“Dance like nobody's watching & Sing like nobody's listening”

William W. Purkey

Dance Studios – English


Culture night: 19.january 2019
Season start: 11.febuary 2019
Try outs finish 17. febuary 2019
Easter vacation: (Tuesday)16.april – (Monday)22.april 2019
Rehearsal weeks for QITIK 2019: 29.april – 9. may 2019
QITIK 2019: 11.may 2019
National Childrens day Katuaq: 1. June 2019
National Day: 21. June 2019
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