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PENNSYLVANIA ACADEMY OF BALLET SOCIETY Apprenticeship, 36-week, stipend, audition assist. Age 18-23, 1-2 male/female contracts available. Submit DVD/video link info@paacademyofballet.com www.paacademyofballet.com

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EMPLOYMENT

BAYER BALLET ACADEMY Seeks Vaganova ballet teacher. Email: info@bayerballetacademy.com

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR: Grand Rapids Ballet seeks an Artistic Director / Dance Professional / Leader with demonstrated management, admin. experience. Details: http://www.grballet.com/ADsearch

DUKE DANCE PROGRAM seeks Prof of the Practice of Dance to contribute to the program as researcher, artist & admin. See full requirements: http://bit.ly/2fhdfy3

GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS

HIGHLY COMPETITIVE GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS AVAILABLE FALL 2018: Contact Graduate Liaison, Jeremy Lindberg, University of Oklahoma, School of Dance at 405.325.0567 Ext. 15 or jlindberg@ou.edu Assistantships include tuition remission, insurance and stipend. See: www.ou.edu/finearts/dance

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