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Production Dance Captain Job Description and Duties:

Royal Caribbean Cruises Dance Captain on the beach

One of the Show Dancers aboard the cruise ship gets appointed and assumes the responsibilities of a Dance Captain acting as a liaison between management and the production cast members (Dancers) onboard the vessel. The duties and responsibilities of the Dance Captain include, but are not limited to:

- Reports to the Cast Performing Manager and to the Cruise Director

- All administrative duties of the Dance Captain are IN ADDITION to the responsibilities for Production (Show) Dancer position

- Assist the Cast Performing Manager and the production company Choreographer during rehearsal periods

- Coordinates and schedules weekly rehearsals including full technical runs, cleaning rehearsals and all as required by the Production Company Manager

- Addresses any problems that may arise amongst Production Cast Dancers to the Cruise Director or/and to the Production Manager

- Prepares and supervises all rehearsals in conjunction with the Cast Performing Manager (for "in-house" produced shows) or Production Company Manager

- Teaches choreography to new cast members or understudies and may be required to perform as an understudy in any of the Production Shows in the event a cast member is absent for some reason

- Reviews the video footage from all production shows on regular basis, notes all errors made by the Show Dancers and distributes the notes to the cast members during the rehearsals

- In conjunction with the Vocal Captain composes the Production Shows Report at the end of each cruise

- Depending on the cruise line or even on the particular ship, the Dance Captain may or may not be required to participate in Safety and Emergency drills and related activities

- This position enjoys full deck privileges - free access to passenger facilities such as restaurants, bars, gym, disco, swimming pools etc.

Cruise Ship Dance Captain Job Requirements:

Cruise ship Production Dance Captain

  • The Dance Captain must have been already selected as a Production Dancer by the company producing the show before getting appointed for the current position

  • Minimum one contract previous experience aboard a cruise ship in the role of Show Dancer

  • Very good verbal and written command of the English language

  • Conflict resolution, coaching, decision making and team building skills required in addition to the professional dancing abilities

Production Dance Captain Salary Range:

$3,200 to $3,800 US per month depending on the cruise line and time served with the company.


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