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Project Coordinator

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Project Coordinator




Project Coordinator

DANCECleveland seeks a contract-based project coordinator to manage planning and logistics for our annual DANCECleveland Community Dance Day and presentation of Rennie Harris Puremovement. DANCECleveland Community Dance Day will take place Saturday, July 30 at Playhouse Square in downtown Cleveland, and will include a variety of dance and movement classes as well as the Northeast Ohio Student Showcase. The performance of Rennie Harris Puremovement will take place Saturday, August 6 at Cain Park in Cleveland Heights. The project coordinator will be responsible for ensuring the smooth and successful planning and delivery of these events.

Start Date: No later than May 2, 2022

End Date: August 12, 2022

Compensation:  $7,500

Work Location: This work can be performed in our Shaker Square offices or remotely, with in-office time required for occasional project and staff meetings and on-site presence required at all events.

Project Coordinator Responsibilities

  • Work with DANCECleveland, Playhouse Square, and Cain Park staff and community partners to plan and manage on-site event logistics during Community Dance Day and Cain Park activities
  • Create and maintain detailed event schedule, staffing assignments, and supply, signage, and equipment needs
  • Manage showcase registration and logistics, including communications with participating dancers and studios as well as day-of-show dancer schedules and event flow
  • Work with Marketing Director to coordinate and execute grassroots and digital marketing initiatives
  • Recruit, contract, schedule, and manage Community Dance Day teaching artists
  • Help recruit and manage volunteers
  • Develop accessibility plans for all events

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Prior experience producing, planning and/or managing performing arts programs and/or public, community-based events
  • Highly organized with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously
  • Must be available during Community Dance Day and Cain Park activities (July 30 and August 6)
  • Comfortable working in Microsoft Office applications, experience using Asana preferred

About DANCECleveland

DANCECleveland’s mission is to bring the passion and verve of contemporary and modern dance to the hearts and minds of people in northeast Ohio.  We accomplish this by:

  • Presenting an annual dance series of performances at Playhouse Square and across northeast Ohio, curated to highlight the breadth of the art form and to showcase nationally and internationally renowned choreographers and companies
  • Enhancing the performance  experience with a series of programs designed to build a greater understanding of dance and the works being presented
  • Offering a wide range of creative educational programming, including masterclasses and the celebrated Read to Learn…Dance to Move literacy program for pre-k and kindergarten students

As a curator, commissioner, and collaborator, DANCECleveland works to advance the art form of dance within our community. We are one of just a few stand-alone, dance-only presenters in the United States and are a resident company of Playhouse Square.


To Apply
Please send resume and cover letter to with the subject line “Project Coordinator.”

DANCECleveland is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


Please provide salary range, if applicable: $7,500