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What's NDA Staff All About?

The National Dance Alliance (NDA) has been at the forefront of the dance team industry with the most cutting-edge training for dancers and directors for over thirty years. At the center of our success is the NDA Staff. Our instructors are some of the most talented and personable dancers, teachers, and choreographers in the nation. The NDA Staff takes great pride in being part of an amazing family of instructors that spans the country and affects the lives of thousands of dancers every year.

If you're looking for a job that's fun, develops marketable skills, allows you to make friends nationwide and positively impact the lives of others, we encourage you to apply for a position with the NDA Staff!

As a NDA Staff Member, you will be a:

  • Teacher: 95 percent of this job is teaching – ensuring that dancers who attend your classes understand, comprehend, and retain the valuable information you provide them. Camp is about the campers and how well they learned and grew from their experience with you as a teacher and mentor. 
  • Mentor: You are teaching more than choreography and technique; you are teaching values, hard work, dedication, perseverance, and determination…lessons of greater importance than any technical skill or element. 
  • Customer Service Representative: The key to success in customer service is to communicate, be proactive, be attuned to the attitudes and needs of your customer, and ALWAYS be positive.
  • Evaluator: You will have the opportunity to give immediate feedback, verbal and written, on several performances throughout camp. 
  • Performer: It is imperative to maintain your technical ability and performance quality. You are expected to perform/demo routines and various technical skills throughout camp. 
  • Choreographer: NDA conducts open auditions for staff interested in choreographing for the Summer Camp Curriculum for the upcoming year. We also have choreography camps available to you. 
  • Competition Crew/Adjudicator: Throughout the competition season, you could be contacted to help work and/or judge regional competitions for NDA or other local/state organizations. 
  • Recruiter: You have the ability to spread the word about our camps, competitions, events, and recruit new teams to NDA each year. 

Benefits for NDA Staff:

  • Instructor salary
  • Travel and meal expenses covered by NDA
  • Opportunity to receive a bonus at the end of each summer  
  • Opportunity to travel across the United States
  • Choreography opportunities 
  • Develop marketable skills to take with you in the professional world and add to your resume 
  • Networking opportunities with fellow NDA Staff and coaches across the country
  • Learn and teach routines of all styles to dancers all summer
  • 40 percent Staff discount in the Varsity Store
  • Special Event(s) Invites
  • Memories that will last a lifetime!

In This Section

Staff Application and Tryouts
Meet the Staffing Team
Varsity Camp Administration