Artistic Director Opening

Artistic Director
Halestone Dance Studio


Halestone Dance Studio seeks an artistic director to begin in the fall of 2017. The position is a one-year contract with the opportunity for renewal. An MFA in dance or related field or professional credentials with similar experience is required. Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in dance education, be dedicated to the art of teaching dance, and be dance artists with a passion for creating their own work. The artistic director may augment their salary through their private instruction in the studio facilities and has the opportunity to develop a semi-professional dance company. Summers are open for professional development. Halestone’s dance program is built upon a university model as an incubator for art making and original choreography for all levels of dance and has a rich history as a regional leader in improvisational choreographic theory and modern dance instruction. We complete our 39th year in business by embarking on our first as a nonprofit organization. As such, the artistic director will enjoy the full support of an executive board of directors. Halestone Dance Studio is located in historic, bucolic, and family-friendly Lexington, Virginia. With dance programs at Hollins University, James Madison University, and Washington and Lee University, Halestone is surrounded by potential collaborators. At the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, the region offers an inspiring setting for site-specific choreography, a wide range of artists and musicians, and a unique opportunity to explore the moving arts. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To learn more about Halestone, please visit

Studio Calendar

December 21-January 2: Winter Break

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Member of FAIR

Halestone Dance Studio is a Performing Ensemble of Fine Arts in Rockbridge (FAIR)

Get in Touch

Main Email

Larry Evans, Accounting

Phone: (540) 463-7444

Visit the Studio

722 S. Main Street, Suite B.
Lexington, Virginia 24450

Mailing Address: 
P.O. Box 1583 
Lexington, Virgnia 24450