DAS Work Study Program

(You must be over 18 to apply or have parent permission 16+)

Dance Austin Studio, an Austin-based dance and fitness training facility, offers a work study program designed for all levels of dancers in need of financial assistance with dance classes. The program is designed to enable you to grow as a dancer by equipping you with the necessary skills for a successful

dance professional or fitness enthusiast. DAS Work Study Program participants donate their time in exchange for classes. The program offers free dance classes and classes at a reduced rate in exchange for

working at the studio. Work Study students are allowed to take any of the classes on the Dance Austin

Studio schedule.


Duties include client services such as checking in clients, handling payments, and maintaining student records, as well as general office work such as answering phones, studio maintenance, relaying messages/fielding questions, and providing light administrative support for the Studio Director/Coordinator. For summer camps you will interact with children ages 6-13, assist with creative art projects, games, lunches, clean-up and more.


Program Requirements:

In order to qualify for the free and reduced rate classes, Work Study Applicants must commit to a 6 month

contract and work a minimum of eight hours per week. Work Study applicants should anticipate at least 8 hours a week for availability in order to excel in the program. The expectation is that all Work Study Students take full advantage of the free and reduced class rates, applicants should ensure their availability to take class.



The Work Study program is open to all students. There are no auditions, and students at any level of training may participate. However, students must successfully complete the Application, Interview, and Orientation process. If you are accepted into the program, you are required to take six-hours of training in

addition to paying a $20.00 non-refundable processing fee, in which you will also receive a Dance Austin t-


General Expectations:

1) Maintenance: All Work Study Students will be responsible for the cleanliness and maintenance of the Dance Austin Studio facility.

2) Desk/Telephone Reception: Participants must be responsible, prompt, and have a positive attitude, remain calm under pressure, be responsible handling money, have excellent organizational and customer service skills as well as the ability to handle detailed work accurately in a fast paced environment, demonstrate ability to handle multiple tasks, and show proficiency with standard computer programs.


If you have any questions, please contact info@danceaustinstudio.com.


To Apply:

Please come into the studio to fill out an application.

Also, we encourage interested applicants to bring cover letter, resume, and references.