Ignite Theatre Company is hiring a Choreographer for Elf The Musical

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Ignite is seeking an experienced Choreographer to participate in our production of Elf The Musical; set to perform at the Grandel Theater December 15th-18th, 2022 . Auditions will be held Saturday, August 27th, with rehearsals Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 pm, Fridays 6:30-8:30 pm, and Saturdays 10:00 am- 2:00 pm starting September 14th. Tech week is December 5th through the 12th. Shows run December 13-18, 2022.

Job Summary

Responsible for providing arrangements of dance choreography for Ignite’s production of Elf The Musical. This will include leading and delegating the instruction of the cast in prepared dance choreography. The Choreographer will coordinate with the director for this show, and report to Ignite’s Executive Director.


Primary responsibilities:

Audition and help cast performers in shows.
Aid in planning and schedule rehearsals.
Create and contribute to the overall choreography and dance elements of the production
Contribute to the overall success of the performance.
Time Commitment:

Required to be at mutually agreed upon production meetings.
Required to attend all choreography rehearsals (schedule to be determined by the director).
Required to be at all Tech week rehearsals December 6-12.
All shows hold open auditions – we don’t “pre-cast” roles. That said, directors are responsible for casting their own shows. If you know someone you think would be great for a role, invite them to audition. We ask all directors to keep an open mind.

If this show does not work for your schedule, please consider applying, and we will keep you in mind for our upcoming shows in 2023.

*Please note, we are a nonprofit theatre and have limited financial resources. We offer a stipend to contractors and listed pay is negotiable. Pay will vary by production.

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