Employment Opportunities

Immediate Openings for One Male & One Female

BMDC is a chamber size professional contemporary dance company celebrating its 25th and final season. We are currently seeking one female and one male professional dancers with performing experience for the Company’s two 2021 full productions at the Kennedy Center. We want to hire the right candidates ASAP as understudies/swings for the May 26 show at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. Candidates should also be prepared to begin rehearsing immediately as you will be cast in the production of our second performance on September 14 at the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater.

Under the direction of Founding Artistic Director, Lucy Bowen McCauley, the Company offers competitive wages to our Dancers who are part-time seasonal employees. We value diversity and inclusion encouraging all professionally trained dancers to apply. The Company also complies with all COVID restrictions and social distancing requirements in rehearsal and performance.

Here are the qualities that we look for in our dancers:

  • Must have strong ballet technique, experience in modern dance and partnering.
  • Professional experience required.
  • Must attend class and rehearsals with the Company 2 – 3 times per week.
  • All dancers must be available for all scheduled technical rehearsals and performances.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
For consideration, please forward your resume and sample video(s) to dance@bmdc.org . Please include in subject line: Professional Dancer Audition

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BMDC provides our professional dancers with other paid opportunities throughout the season that include:


BMDC is looking for qualified Teaching Artists to lead our K-12 dance residencies, workshops and after-school programs. Qualified candidates must have at least three years of dance teaching and choreography experience, experience working with children, reliable transportation, and be able to pass a Virginia State background check. Preferred candidates should hold a BA in Dance, Arts Education or other performance related experience. For more information please reach out to us at dance@bmdc.org.

Office Positions

For those professional dancers that have experience or a college degree in arts management, we provide seasonal paid opportunities to work with BMDC’s leadership in its Arlington, VA office. For more information please contact our Executive Director at dance@bmdc.org.


There are so many great organizational opportunities to lend your time and skills. Bowen McCauley Dance Company welcomes the many volunteers that lend a helping hand. The benefits to our volunteers include free tickets to our performances, special events and much more. For more information, please send us an email at dance@bmdc.org.