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Washington, MI 48094

248-432-6239

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Seasonal employment for those passionate about the growth and enrichment of Michigan's dance community!

Dance Force Xpress hosts events exclusively in Michigan.  The 2022-2023 competition season is here! 

We are looking for new team members to bring energy and expertise to our judging panel and event support staff. 
We take pride in our team, and contribute the growth of Dance Force Xpress to their dedication. 

JUDGES - potential judges should:

  • Be 21 years of age or older

  • Have a strong passion for dance and an interest in providing useful feedback to assist dancers in a positive atmosphere

  • Not be directly *affiliated with (in the past 5 years) a competitive studio or team in Michigan that attends DFX events
    (*this includes performing with, instructing regularly at, or choreographing for.  Instructing workshops/Master Classes is acceptable.)

  • Be comfortable verbally critiquing all competitive styles

  • Be willing to submit sample verbal critiques in multiple genres through a screening process

  • Be able to provide us with availability at least 60 days in advance (schedule is available online)

EVENT SUPPORT STAFF - potential support staff should:

  • Be 21 years of age or older (due to hotel policies)

  • Have an amazing energy and happy disposition - willing to work with participants and studio staff members

  • Not be a current performer or staff member of a competitive studio or team in Michigan that attends DFX events

  • Be willing to travel

Support Staff positions include merchandise sales, award prep, backstage direction, ticket sales, and more.

EVENT SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR - potential social media coordinator should:

  • Be 21 years of age or older (due to hotel policies)

  • Have an amazing energy and happy disposition - be approachable and relatable!

  • Not be a current performer or staff member of a competitive studio or team in Michigan that attends DFX events

  • Be willing to travel, and available to work at the majority of scheduled events throughout the season

  • Be familiar with Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok

  • Be willing to learn basic website updating techniques to post basic updates (no coding required)

  • Have dance experience, being able to use proper terminology and grammar, as well as capture and post appealing and proper images and videos. 

*NEW for 2022/2023* - INTERNSHIPS

If your competition days have come to an end, but you can't imagine stepping away from the competition scene just yet - our internships might be the perfect opportunity for you!  Interns will rotate between a variety of roles including merchandise sales, backstage coordination, award prep and presentation, and more! 

 

While internships are unpaid, they are a great stepping stone for those who are looking for future employment opportunities with Dance Force Xpress or other dance companies.  Learn more about the industry with hands-on experience.  Interns will be provided with team clothing and meals while at events, and those who work at at least 50% of the *events throughout the season will be provided with a $500 cash scholarship at the end of the season to be used at their discretion.   Potential interns should:

  • Be 18 years of age or older

  • Have an amazing energy and happy disposition - willing to work with spectators, participants, and studio staff members

  • Not be a current performer or staff member of a competitive studio or team in Michigan that attends DFX events

  • Be willing to travel

*The 'season' runs November through April, with an estimated number of scheduled days equal to 15 total.

 

If you are interested in more information, let us know a little bit about yourself,
and we will add you to our contact list to connect when positions are available.  

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Please ensure that you have reviewed our event dates. 
Potential candidates will be asked to provide availability.   
Support Staff members and Interns are not required to work all events, but should be available for at least 50% of the scheduled season. 
Judges are schedule on a per-event basis.

Thank you for applying!
We will review your information and connect with you when positions are available. 

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Ashleigh's Dance Shack, Michigan

"Amazing competition. DFX has a loving, caring staff. This competition is very professional and runs sooo smoothly. Highly recommended!!!"