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  • DC's Dance Place Appoints Christopher K. Morgan... D.C.'s Dance Place has appointed a new executive/artistic director Christopher K. Morgan, 41, a Bethesda-based choreographer, teacher and company director. He starts Sept. 1, after a month of mentorship by Perlo and Riley.
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  • Baba Chuck Davis Dies at 80 Chuck Davis, a dancer and choreographer widely regarded as America’s foremost master of African dance, died on Sunday at his home in Durham, N.C. He was 80. His death was announced by the African American Dance Ensemble, which he founded in Durham in the early 1980s and directed until 2015. No cause was given.
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  • Kyra Nichols & Carla Körbes Join Indiana Univ Kyra Nichols, the Pennsylvania Ballet ballet mistress who recently resigned from the company, will become a faculty member at Indiana University, the school confirmed Friday. Nichols and former Pacific Northwest Ballet dancer Carla Körbes will join Indiana University’s Jacobs School on Aug. 1, pending approval by the board of trustees.
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  • Juilliard Names Damian Woetzel as Its New Presi... The Juilliard School reached outside academia for its next leader: It announced that it has selected Damian Woetzel, the former New York City Ballet star, to be its seventh president. His appointment to lead a prestigious school with a $110 million annual budget, a $1 billion endowment, and more than 800 students is unusual, given that Mr. Wo...
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  • Frédéric Olivieri’s Back to Head La Scala Ballet Frédéric Olivieri has been named as the next director of the La Scala Ballet Company. His contract will run for the next three years. Olivieri was the company’s Director from 2002 until 2007. He left to head the theatre’s Ballet School and was followed by the Mariinsky’s Makhar Vaziev, whose sudden departure in 2016 (to head the Bolshoi Ballet)...
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  • Dance/USA Awards $1,112,000 to 21 Orgs Dance/USA, the national service organization for professional dance, is pleased to announce that Engaging Dance Audiences (EDA), the national funding program focused on refining and sharing dance audience engagement practices, will award $1,112,000 in funding to 21 organizations. The 21 grantees from 11 states were selected through a rigorous n...
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  • New 2017/18 Season Royal Ballet Dancers Named A number of dancers will join The Royal Ballet for the forthcoming 2017/18 Season. William Bracewell will join as a Soloist. Born in Swansea, Bracewell trained at the Pamela Miller Ballet School and the Royal Ballet School. In 2007 he won the Young British Dancer of the Year Award and was awarded the Grand Prix at the 2010 Youth America Grand...
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  • Gallim Dance's Andrea Miller Will Be Artist in ... The Metropolitan Museum of Art has long been a repository of dance-related artworks), but next season for the first time it will invite a choreographer to be its artist in residence: Andrea Miller, the founder and artistic director of Gallim Dance. Ms. Miller will create a number of works at the museum, including “Stone Skipping,” a site-spec...
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  • PA Ballet Exec Dir & Ballet Mistress To Step Down Pennsylvania Ballet ballet mistress Kyra Nichols is leaving the company for a teaching position in another city, and is taking with her husband David Gray — the company’s still relatively new executive director. “My wife has been offered an amazing position,” Gray said. “There are dozens of people who run dance companies, and the ballet will ...
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  • Charlie Scharf, former Visa Inc CEO, Named NYCB... Charlie Scharf, the former chief executive officer of Visa Inc., was named chairman of the New York City Ballet, the largest dance organization in the U.S. Scharf succeeds Jay Fishman, the former Travelers Cos. CEO who died in August, the ballet said in a statement on Wednesday. Scharf, 51, resigned from San Francisco-based Visa at the end of...
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Organization: Piedmont School of Music & Dance
Job Location: Charlotte, NC

Piedmont School of Music & Dance (PSMD) is seeking a classical ballet instructor. This ten-month position, which reports to the School Director, is an hourly position. However, based upon qualifications and experience applicants may be considered for a twelve salaried position. For more information, click here. To apply, email Daniel Wiley, co-director.