Teaching Artists (Directors/Choreographers/Music Directors)
Part-Time Hourly Position
Pay Rate: Varies depending on program
TheaterWorks’ Teaching Artists serve in a classroom, during an artistic residency, or as a lead teacher during our young professional training program, school break and summer classes. Teaching Artists must be comfortable leading a group of young people in games, movement and vocal exercises, and other theatre-related exercises as well as structuring a curriculum (of varying lengths) to fill classroom time in an engaging, creative, and fun way. We are also interested in teaching artists with special skills in musical theatre, dance, singing, visual arts, improvisation, movement, and stage combat.
Job Functions
Inspire youth to create, play, and develop confidence and a sense of community through theatre arts
Collaborate and co-teach classes of 15-30 students of all backgrounds and abilities Create and implement classroom activities and lessons
Establish a welcoming learning environment where students feel a sense of agency and belonging
Provide comprehensive training and skill building to young artists
This might be the job for you if
You love working with children and are excited to nurture their growth
You are creative and think on your feet
You are full of initiative and motivated to learn
You are flexible and thrive in an environment that is different each day and may occasionally be described as “organized chaos”
You enjoy working in a team environment and collaborating with kids and adults Formal or informal experience working with youth from diverse backgrounds
Teaching Artist Requirements
18 years or older
Completion of Awareness Training prior to beginning the project with TheaterWorks
To Apply
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Please send an email of interest and copy of your resume to our Director of Education, Thomas Underdal: tunderdal@theaterworks.org


TheaterWorks is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status or any other status protected by applicable state or local law.