Organization: The Wooden Floor
Location: Santa Ana, CA
Founded in 1983, The Wooden Floor in Santa Ana, California, is one of the foremost creative youth development nonprofit organizations in the country. We transform the lives of young people in low-income communities through the power of dance and access to higher education. In Orange County and through our national licensed partner, we use a long-term approach grounded in exploratory dance education coupled with academic tutoring, college and career readiness, and family support services. The Wooden Floor seeks our next Artistic Director (AD) who inspires the vitality, spirit, and quality of TWF artistic programs, and sets the momentum for artistic strategy and growth. The AD furthers a culture of artistic excellence and strengthens The Wooden Floor's mission and values through his/her vision for and execution of all artistic elements including dance education, performances, community engagement, and collaborative projects. The AD is a choreographer and teaching artist who, in addition to other duties, works with the students in the dance studios which allows the AD to connect with students, parents, and faculty, to ensure the dance-centered approach furthers TWF’s copyrighted Theory of Change©. For more information and how to apply, visit www.TheWoodenFloor.org. No recruiters, please.
The mission of The Wooden Floor is to empower low-income youth from diverse backgrounds to strengthen self-esteem, self-discipline, and their sense of accomplishment through dance, academic, and family programs. Serving the most economically disadvantaged youth and their families, our long-term vision is to break the cycle of poverty in our community through generational change.