Dance Parade promotes dance through the celebration of diversity by presenting as many forms of dance as possible. We believe that live performance has the potential to awaken a communal human spirit and helps build a more equitable and vibrant society.

Job Description: Grand Stand Videographer - Dance Parade NY

Job Title: Grand Stand Videographer for 18th Annual Dance Parade & Festival
Event Date: Saturday, May 18, 2024 plus another day of work before May 30, 2024
Job Type: Part-Time, Contract
Location: New York City, NY


**Calling all talented videographers!**

Dance Parade is searching for a skilled videographer to capture the energy and excitement of our May 18th Grand Stand event in Astor Place

This is a fantastic opportunity to:

* Showcase your videography skills at a large-scale community event.
* Help Dance Parade secure grants with high-quality footage of parade groups.
* Provide valuable promotional content to participating parade groups.

Project Details:

Date: Saturday, May 18th
Location: DancParade Grand Stand in the street (8th St / Cooper Square & 4th Avenue)

* Capture 40-second video clips of each of the 130 parade groups as they pass the grand stand.
* Ensure parade groups are facing East towards the "DANCERS LOOK HERE" sign near your camera position.
* Deliver unedited clips (no titles) to DancParade group coordinators by May 30th (12 days after the parade). You will find contact information in this Google Sheet: Link to Google Sheet: [invalid URL removed]
* Upload all video footage to the Dance Parade Google Drive folder:  [](
* Transfer all intellectual property rights for the captured media to Dance Parade in perpetuity.


* Proven experience as a videographer.
* Strong understanding of camera operation and shot composition.
* Ability to work independently and efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
* Excellent communication and organizational skills.

Compensation: $350 for 6 hr shoot 5/18 and to upload to Google Drive. Additonal $350 to send each clip link to each Parade Group Coordinator. Compensation provided after all Pardae Group Coordinators are sent links within one week of parade.


  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Strong organizational skills to manage multiple parade groups and schedules.
  • Familiarity with social media platforms for compliance checks.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • A passion for the arts and a dedication to promoting dance in the community.

Time Commitment:

Must attend Pre-Event production meetings on zoom and in person walk-through, possibly including visiting float warehouse in Clifton, NJ and a walk through of parade formation site. Day of Parade on site from 9am-4pm.