Employment & Internships

Are you passionate about creativity? Do you thrive in a collaborative, grassroots environment where everyone pulls together to create change? If you seek to apply your skills in service of social justice through the art of dance, Luna Dance Institute might be the place for you! Luna offers employees benefits that include health insurance, vision, dental, matched retirement plan, paid time off, sick leave, free professional development, generous holiday pay, and more.


Luna seeks Operations/Development Associate for 2018-19. Click here

Click here for Internships.



Established in 1992, Luna Dance Institute brings creativity, equity and community to every child’s life through the art of dance.



Luna Dance Institute, located in Berkeley, CA is the most comprehensive dance education organization on the west coast. We serve children, families, dance artists, educators, schools and organizations through a variety of programs to increase access to dance for all.

LDI’s programs include

  • Professional Learning, providing education and support to all who teach dance
  • Studio Laboratory, the Bay Area’s only choreography-based program for children and teens
  • School and Community Alliances, supporting schools in our community to build standards-based dance programs
  • MPACT (Moving Parents and Children Together) providing parent-child dance classes to families in the child welfare system.



Professional Learning at no cost

Race, Equity and Inclusion trainings and faculty discussions


Group health plans including medical, dental, and vision coverage at a shared cost

Paid holiday and vacation time

Retirement match


Writing, publication, and conference presentation opportunities



Luna Dance is committed to providing ongoing and varied opportunities for our teaching artists and staff. Below is a snapshot of some of the many opportunities that faculty has participated in:

National Dance Education Organization Conference

VSA Intersections: Arts and Special Education Conference

Americans for the Arts Annual Convention

National Guild for Community Arts Education Conference and Leadership Institute

Berkeley Cultural Trust Committee

Arts Education Bay Area Alliance Executive Board

California Dance Education Association Executive Board


Equal Opportunity

Luna Dance Institute is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse team and inclusive culture. Luna Dance encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status.