Kappa Delta Pi

Graduate Dance Assistantships

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota, United States
4 days ago


The Department of Theatre and Dance at Minnesota State University, Mankato is now accepting applications for the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Dance Graduate Program for Fall 2022. This three-year program includes tracks in performance and choreography and offers teaching opportunities, as well as graduate assistantships. The program offers applicants an opportunity to choreograph and perform in annual dance concerts and theatrical productions in beautiful venues including the newly renovated 450 seat Ted Paul Theatre, the intimate Andreas black box theatre, and multiple dance studios.

Graduate Students in the MFA Dance Program will have the opportunity to attend the annual American College Dance Association conference in the spring. Guest artists are invited into the program annually for performances of residencies.
Students are supported by 13 faculty and staff members in the department with specialties including choreography, dance performance, history, lighting, costuming, musical theatre, directing, scenic design and public relations.
Priority Deadline: April 1, 2022. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by this date.


1) Two-three years of previous dance teaching experience.

2) Ability to teach African Diasporic dance forms in one or more of the following genres: jazz, tap, street jazz, urban dance, or contemporary African dance.

3) Ability to teach multiple levels ranging from the novice to highly proficient dance students.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58745737
  • Location:
    Minnesota, United States
    Mankato, Minnesota, United States
  • Position Title: Graduate Dance Assistantships
  • Company Name: Minnesota State University, Mankato
  • Job Function: Dance Teacher
  • Entry Level: Yes
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • School Type: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $10,000.00 - $10,000.00 (Yearly Salary)
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