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NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

West Coast Dance Explosion seeks dancers who excel across multiple genres

as Assistants-In-Residence for its 2021-2022 regional tour!

The West Coast Dance Explosion Assistant-In-Residence program provides up-and-coming dancers the opportunity to forge relationships with industry leading dance educators and choreographers while discovering their own voice in the dance convention industry. 

All assistantships are paid and include travel and lodging. 

This program is open to all dancers ages 20-25.

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ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Professional dancers take all kinds of paths to get to their next level. At West Coast Dance Explosion, we value dancers who are bridging the gap between their studio life and their professional careers.

In fact, we want to help them - WCDE is proud to announce the Assistant in Residence Program. 

Job Description - The Assistant in Residence Program will welcome up to 6 candidates for the 2021-22 season. A cohort of Assistants will be present at each weekend convention and perform a variety of tasks with the faculty and staff of WCDE. Artistic duties include: demonstrating for each of the WCDE faculty at each age level during workshops, professional mentorship from faculty, and career-building opportunities. Administrative duties include: working the Auditor’s table and backstage shifts, assisting in safety protocols like setting distance barriers and checking temperatures at doors, and other duties as necessary. The successful Assistant in Residence candidate will be an ambassador of WCDE, a reliable and dependable employee, and an excellent dancer across genres.

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT: OCTOBER 1ST

APPLICATION PROCESS


STEP ONE

Fill out the form below to get the details on the application process. We will send you all of the information and links that you'll need!

STEP TWO

Prepare your resume for submission!

STEP THREE

Collect a recommendation letter from a past teacher or choreographer who can speak to your personal character and general work ethic.

STEP FOUR

Learn the audition combos provided in your informational email and create a self tape of you performing them full out!

STEP FIVE

Submit all of the application pieces to the form provided in your informational email. We can't wait to speak to you soon!

FACULTY SPOTLIGHT

 

“Every assisting experience made me who I am...In the moments of challenge you dig in and show what you’re made of.”

Kim Wolfe | WCDE Faculty Member