We regularly seek versatile educators and artistic visionaries to fill a variety of short term and long term positions. Our coaches must be able and willing to teach a variety of levels across all of our programs: Social Circus, Advance Youth, Recreational Adult, Discipline Intensive, and Professional Track. Adaptive teaching experience to meet the needs for all bodies is a plus.
ProTrack Year 3 Show Director
Are you a Circus Director, Theater Director, or Choreographer interested in directing circus?
The New England Center for Circus Arts, the longest running Circus Arts Program in the United States, seeks a creative and motivated candidate to direct the capstone production for NECCA’s graduating ProTrack class. The director will develop and direct the show, which will showcase our aspiring professionals. Experience working with emerging professional young adults, enthusiasm for themes of gender identity, and a background in circus, dance, or theater industries preferred.
Duration is 4 weeks total work onsite at The New England Center for Circus Arts in Brattleboro, VT.
- Week 1: February 20-24, 2022.
- Research and Development with students
- Weeks 2-4: April 2-23, 2022
- Creation & Tech
Remote pre-production meetings will begin December 2021.
After completion of show development with the director in April, the show will have a multi-venue tour throughout New England.
Remuneration commensurate with experience.
Space provided at NECCA for the director’s personal acrobatic, dance, or theater practice while onsite in Brattleboro.
Must be a US citizen or have papers to work in the United States.
To apply, fill out this form. You will be asked to provide:
- Letter of interest outlining your experience & reasons for applying. Give us a sense of your artistic and thematic interests.
- 3 video samples of your directorial or choreographic work
Please direct questions to:
Elena Day, ProTrack Director
Oct 1-14 – Applications accepted
Oct 15 – Nov 1 – Interviews
December 2021 – Remote meetings begin
We are hiring New England based coaches or coaches willing to relocate for Lyra (beginning through advanced levels), Contortion, Fabric (advanced), and Swinging Trapeze. Professionals should plan to teach in person within a commutable radius to Brattleboro. Coaching rates are commensurate on experience, commitment to long term employment and local market. Must be a US citizen or able to work in the US.
Start Date: ASAP
Areas of Expertise: Lyra (beginning through advanced levels), Contortion, Fabric (advanced), and/or Swinging Trapeze
Our Admin Team, many of whom are artists themselves, bring their organizational skills and “behind the scenes” experiences to support and sustain the mission of NECCA. Join us!
Nationally renowned circus training facility, New England Center for Circus Arts, is in search of our next Director of Facilities and Rigging. Applicants should have 2-3 years experience in professional circus rigging, show production and/or technical production skills, facility maintenance and/or management, and supervisory experience. Teaching/training experience is a plus. This full time salaried position will oversee all facility and rigging operations at NECCA, spanning multiple programs, two facilities and multiple productions throughout the year. We are looking for a team player who exhibits values of respect, inclusion, professionalism, excellence and a caring community. Must be available some nights and weekends for rigging inspections and production oversight. Must reside or be willing to relocate to the Tri State area (VT, NH, MA) near our beautiful town of Brattleboro, VT. Some organizational benefits are provided.
Send resume/CV and Letter of Interest to the attention of the Executive Director to email@example.com. Targeted start date in October.
Interested professionals should send their resume in English accompanied by a cover letter, indicating role(s) of interest, availability, two professional references and one personal reference to firstname.lastname@example.org. All candidates must agree to adhere to our mission and values.
New England Center for Circus Arts (NECCA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, gender/gender identity, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or physical ability.”