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Job Openings


Youth Program Faculty: Creative Movement Positions

Shawl-Anderson Dance Center (SADC) teaching artists instruct in-person, indoor programs for children and teens. Each teaching artist is valued as a vital team player to our rich learning environment, and faculty members should be excited to be a collaborative member of our community. The Youth Program at SADC serves nearly 500 students a week ages 3-18, beginners through advanced movers, in ballet, modern, jazz, hip-hop, and majorettes. The Youth Program fosters personal growth, expression, embodiment, creativity, and moving in community.

You can read more information on the positions available here.

The positions open are:

  • CREATIVE MOVEMENT MODERN: held at our main location (2704 Alcatraz Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705)

    • TUESDAYS - Creative Movement: Modern ages 5-7, time: 3:45-4:30pm

    • THURSDAYS - Creative Movement: Modern ages 3-5, time: 3:45-4:30pm

  • CREATIVE MOVEMENT BALLET: held at our main location (2704 Alcatraz Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705)

    • TUESDAYS - Creative Movement: Ballet ages 3-5, time: 3:45-4:30pm


  • email your resume & a brief cover letter to

  • direct your correspondence to Ting Makinta, Youth Program Manager

If you are an arts administrator and would like to share your resume with us for future opportunities you may email it to: If you are a dance teacher or choreographer who would like to instruct or offer a workshop, please send your resume and a statement of interest in the body of your email to



Whether you are new to the dance scene or a seasoned professional, the Work Exchange program at Shawl-Anderson offers an excellent path to making new connections, staying active in your community, and building administrative and functional skills. As a Work Exchange member, you receive $18/hour credit for every hour worked, which can go towards taking classes and workshops or renting rehearsal space. Members receive rehearsal space at a discounted rate of $18/hour (usually $22/hour). Duties include: maintaining building operations/cleaning, helping at Youth and other performances, stewarding/front desk help, and more. Please contact Laya Cooperman for details about joining the Workstudy team. 



SADC volunteers are dedicated friends of the organization who generously share their time to serve our mission. We are always looking for individuals to assist with performances, special events, mailings, documentation, archiving and more. If you are interested in learning more about volunteering please email and let us know your interests. You can also join  our weekly email update list to receive information about the latest opportunities.

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