Summer Camp Counselor – Assistant Director, Assistant Music Director, Assistant Choreographer

When applying, please indicate which sessions you are available.

Not Just Dance will offer 5 camps in 2023, as follows:

  • Session 1: Frozen JR – June 19 – 29, 2023 (daily, weekdays, one Saturday (June 24th) and evenings on the last 2 days for performances)
  • Session 2: Aliens in the Castle, Rendalina – July 10 – 14, 2023 (daily, weekdays, evening on the last day for performances
  • Session 3: Beauty & the Beast JR – July 17 – Aug. 4, 2023 (evenings, one Saturday all day rehearsal)
  • Session 4: Saints & Sinners (Summer Cabaret) – July 24 – 28, 2023 & Performance – July 29 @ 7 pm (daily, weekdays, performance on Sat, July 29 @ 7 pm)
  • Session 5: Lion King JR– Aug. 7 – 18, 2023 (daily, weekdays, evenings on the last 2 days for performances)
  • Regardless of session, all staff are asked to optionally perform at the Counselor Cabaret on Friday, Aug. 11 @ 7 pm. (Students LOVE getting to see the summer camp staff perform. And gives our staff an opportunity to get on the stage too!)
  • NOTE: Not Just Dance is closed Friday, June 30 – Sunday, July 9, 2023 AND Friday, July 21 – Sunday, July 23, 2023.

Best 2 weeks of Summer/Week of Fun/Prime Time

Join a theatrical arts studio, in Chantilly, VA, specializing in musical theatre instruction.  Our summer camps allow students to participate in a final production with a focus on the process of creating a production. This is a paid position.

Immediately seeking qualified applicants to work as an Assistant Director for our Summer Camp.  Applicant must either have a BFA, BA or BS in Communications; OR be enrolled full time in the fall pursuing a BFA, BA or BS in Communications.  Preference will be given to applicants with experience working with students.  All applicants must be willing to take on roles in the production, if needed. All summer camp counselors will be directly responsible for a group of students over the entire camp. In addition, applicant will work directly with the Director/Not Just Dance Staff and be required to lead games, supervise scene work and both assist and lead (direct) scene work and/or choreography and/or music, etc..  Must be available to work all of the camp scheduled dates (see below).

Applicants must have a vibrant, fun, outgoing personality and a love of working with students.

The salary is proportionate with education and experience.

Please apply for position by:

  • forwarding resume
  • application (note: we’ll send you an application once we have reviewed your resume)
  • indicate availability to work one or more sessions.
  • indicate whether you want to work as a director, music director or choreographer. Applicants to indicate more than one area.

to dawne@NotJustDance.netIf you meet the qualifications, we will set up an interview. The review of applications begins immediately and continues until the positions are filled.

Camp Dates:

Session 1: Frozen JR

  • Director: Savannah Sprinkle
  • Positions Needed: Assistant Director, Assistant Music Director, Assistant Choreographer
  • June 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 (Saturday), 26 from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm and be available, if needed, 7 am – 9 am and/or 4 pm – 6 pm
  • Tuesday, June 27 from 8:00 am – 9:00 pm (be available until 9 pm if needed for final theatre preparations)
  • Wednesday, June 28 from 8:00 am – 9:30 pm (until after performance)
  • Thursday, June 29 from 8:00 am – 9:30 pm (until after performance)

Session 2: Aliens in the Castle, Rendalina or from Rags to Riches or Back Again

  • Director: Savannah Sprinkle
  • Positions Needed: Co-Director, Assistant Director
  • July 10, 11, 12 from 8:00 am – 3:30 pm and optionally, be available, if needed before/after camp (extra pay)
  • July 13 from 8:00 am – 6:00 pm (be available until 9 pm if needed for final theatre preparations)
  • July 14 from 8:00 am – 9:00 pm (until after performance)

Session 3: Beauty and the Beast JR

  • Director: Jen Farmer
  • Positions Needed: Assistant Director, Assistant Music Director, Assistant Choreographer
  • July 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 from 4:30 – 9:45 pm
  • Saturday, July 29 from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
  • July 31, Aug 1 from 4:30 pm – 10:15 pm
  • Aug. 2 from 4:30 pm – 10:00 pm (or after performance)
  • Aug. 3 from 4:30 pm – 10:00 pm (or after performance)
  • Aug. 4 from 4:30 pm – 10:00 pm (or after performance)

Session 4: Saints & Sinners

    • Director: Savannah Sprinkle
    • Positions Needed: Assistant Music Director, Assistant Choreographer
    • July 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
    • July 29 from 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Session 5: Lion King JR

  • Director: Jen Farmer
  • Positions Needed: Assistant Director, Assistant Music Director, Assistant Choreographer
  • Aug. 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15  from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm and optionally, be available, if needed before/after camp (extra pay)
  • Wednesday, Aug. 16 from 8:00 am – 9:00 pm (be available until 9 pm if needed for final theatre preparations)
  • Thursday, Aug. 17 from 8:00 am – 9:30 pm (until after performance)
  • Friday, Aug. 18 from 8:00 am – 9:30 pm (until after performance)

Optionally, be available for the Counselor Cabaret on Saturday, Aug. 11 @ 7 pm (with rehearsals set up ahead of time). This is completely optional and not paid. The kids LOVE seeing their summer staff perform. And, its a way to give back to the community with a performance opportunity for you! The summer staff usually has a blast doing the cabaret!