Employment Opportunities

Male/Female Dancers

BMDC is professional contemporary Company that attract many of the top female and male dancers from the Mid-Atlantic region. Under the direction of Founding Artistic Director and Choreographer, Lucy Bowen McCauley, our award-winning Company rehearses at the Maryland Youth Ballet in Silver Spring, MD. We produce a nine month performance and event season that runs from September – June. BMDC is committed to showcasing a diverse roster of professional dancers and provide them with the opportunity to perform in the DC metro region, nationally and Internationally.

We value and respect our dancers, and they are compensated as part-time employees of the organization. BMDC also provides other benefits associated with being part of a professional dance company. We also extend paid opportunities to one – two understudies each season. 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 Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 10:15 AM to 3:00 PM.
  • All dancers must be available for all scheduled technical rehearsals and performances.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
Interested in joining us? Please forward a resume and headshot to Lucy@bmdc.org for consideration.
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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.