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

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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 info@qiajuk.com including your CV, cover letter and showreel or video of practice. 

Contactdetails: Ruth Montgomery-Andersen, Qiajuk Studios’ Owner & Manager – info@qiajuk.com