Brooklyn Academy of Music
Brooklyn, NY 11217
DanceAfrica Education Assistants (PT, Temp)
Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) seeks qualified and experienced Education Assistants to assist in the Memorial Room, a culturally-embedded space that allows the public to pay tribute to DanceAfrica constributors over the years, during the DanceAfrica Festival running May 25 through May 28, 2018. (Estimated 25 - 30 hours total)
BAM is the United States’ oldest continually operating performing arts center located in Brooklyn, New York. For more than 150 years, BAM has been the home for adventurous artists, audiences, and ideas—engaging both local and global communities—by providing world-renowned programming in theater, dance, music, opera, and film. DanceAfrica is BAM's longest running program and America's largest celebration of African and African-American dance, music, and culture. Created in 1977, under the artistic direction of Founding Elder Chuck Davis and with the aim of heightening awareness of African culture, the festival has evolved into a beloved annual Memorial Day weekend event that brings the entire community together. In 2015, the leadership baton was passed to Abdel R. Salaam.
Application Deadline: Thursday, May 17th, 2018
Pay: $17 per hour. This position is not eligible for benefits.
Application Instructions: must complete an online application through BAM's website - no phone calls, emails or walk ins, please.
May 23, 2018 - May 28, 2018
$ 17 per hour