Get involved with Contemporary Dance Theater

Career Opportunities

We are not currently hiring for administration staff positions, but please read below for other current opportunities, including teaching or for volunteering in an administrative capacity.


Qualified dance instructors who are interested in teaching are encouraged to contact dance@cdt-dance.org with resume, experience, training, performance experience, interest, and availability schedule.  We are particularly looking for teachers who have college degrees and/or professional level training, as well as performance and teaching experience.


Contemporary Dance Theater is looking for volunteers in many capacities. Our volunteer work-exchange program allows students to earn free dance classes in exchange for volunteering. Please see cdt-dance.org/volunteer for more information.

Become a Board Member

Contemporary Dance Theater is always in need of community members to serve on their board. The board of this 45-year-old grassroots organization actively works to support the mission of CDT (to bring and support contemporary dance in Cincinnati) through the board members’ time, talent, and financial contributions. Interested individuals are invited to email Board President Elizabeth Collins at elizabeth@cdt-dance.org.

Perform, Produce, or Otherwise Volunteer for Performance and Time Arts

Cincinnati’s longest-standing alternative performing arts laboratory, Performance and Time Arts, is always looking for volunteers in various forms. Please see the PTA page and the PTA call for submissions for more information.

Choreograph for Area Choreographer’s Festival

Each year, Contemporary Dance Theater produces a performance featuring local and regional artists, called Area Choreographers Festival (in the past, Choreographers Without Companies).  Information about applying can be found HERE. Email Jefferson James at jefferson@cdt-dance.org for additional information

For questions about any opportunity at CDT, please email send an email to dance@cdt-dance.org.