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Teaching/Performing Artist at Bi-Okoto Drum and Dance Theatre. Duties: lead programs in schools, colleges, churches, corporate events & festivals; participate in quarterly productions of African Opera; develop after school program/summer camp curriculum for children; teach weekly classes in West African drum, dance, cooking, beading, props, costumes &/or songs sung in Yoruba, Ewe, Kiswahili, Hausa, Igbo, Wolof or Akan; perform West African drum, dance, songs &/or opera; develop school assembly program.  Travel req’d 80% of time Jan.-Apr. & 20% of time Apr.-May to present programs in 48 contiguous states. Requirements: BA in theatre arts, music or education, 2 yrs. exp. in West African drum & dance. Mail resume to Artistic Director 5601 Montgomery Rd. Cincinnati, OH 45212

Job DescriptionFull-Time Performing/Teaching/Touring Artists

Bi-Okoto is in search of Full-Time performing/teaching/touring artists.  Individuals must be able to teach and present, with an aptitude to learn new material (song, music and dance) quickly, and the flexibility to travel. Interested candidates should be at least 21 years with a valid driver's license. Teaching artists experience is recommended by not required.  In addition, individuals will be trained in a variety of arts/office administration during off-peak touring season. Commitment and passion is a must!



Submit your resume to or call 513-221-6112 for more information or to schedule an audition.


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