Careers & Internships

Open Positions

Dancewave seeks Teaching Artists in a range of dance styles for grades K-12. The right candidate will be experienced teaching in a public school setting, highly organized and have strong classroom management skills. This is an exciting and rewarding position for a dancer who wants to make a direct impact in local communities. Desired disciplines: African Diaspora, Latin Dance, Chinese Dance, Musical Theatre, Hip Hop.

Download our PDF for more details. Interested candidates should send a resume with two references and a lesson plan to Sindy Folgar, Director of School & Community Programs, at ​​ with subject line: “Teaching Artist.” No phone calls, please.


Dancewave frequently hosts interns for 6-12 month internships. Currently seeking Interns to support our Development and Community Programs departments. Candidates interested in arts administration, dance education, or non-profit organizations are welcome to apply for open internships at any time. Questions? Contact us!

Schools & Community Programs Internship
Dancewave seeks an Intern to assist the Schools and Community Programs team in the coordination of our award-winning community residency program. Our programs provide high-quality, individualized classes for a variety of community sites throughout all five boroughs of New York City, primarily public schools and senior centers. This candidate will advocate for Dancewave’s Community Programs through coordination of funding meetings with NYC Council Members; track and maintain Community Programs calendar; research new school and community partnerships and contacts; organize internal data and information, including digital files and media, primarily through Google Drive; observe and record community dance classes through site visits, photography, and video.

Download our PDF for full details and qualifications. To apply, please email resume and cover letter to, with the subject title “Community Programs Intern”. No phone calls, please.

Special Events Internship
Dancewave seeks an Intern to assist the Special Events Coordinator in the production of annual special events, including Dancewave’s Gala and Dancewave Through College & Beyond (DTCB), our nationwide college fair. Skills cultivated during this internship will support aspiring individuals who are pursuing careers in event management, non-profit fundraising, management and more. The Special Events Intern assists with planning, execution, and follow up of Dancewave Gala and Dancewave Through College & Beyond (DTCB); assists in the acquisition of in-kind donations and sponsorships; responds to email and telephone inquiries regarding events and registration; and process registration and payments in Dancewave’s online database (Salesforce).

Download our PDF for full details and qualifications. To apply, please email resume and cover letter to, with the subject title “Special Events Intern”. No phone calls, please.

Dancewave is an equal employment opportunity employer dedicated to maintaining an inclusive and equitable work environment, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected class. Dancewave is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values community, teamwork, creativity, understanding, and appreciation. People of color, women, LGBTQ individuals, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.