Teaching Artist in Theatre

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Teaching Artist in Theatre


Seasonal (Summer 2022)
Immediate Supervisor: Director of Education/Producer of Youth Theatre
Compensation: Hourly rate of $25/hour

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Teaching Artists serve as a lead teacher during our Akron After School Summer Program. Teaching Artists must be comfortable leading a group of young people in improvisation games, movement and vocal exercises, and other theatre-related exercises as well as implementing a provided 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 theatre, visual arts, improvisation, movement, stage combat, musical theatre, or text work. Teaching experience in an urban school environment is preferred.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: Leading improvisational theater games
Teaching basic theatre history and awareness in an age-appropriate way
Directing youth in writing and rehearsing original plays
Assisting with lesson planning
Strong and confident classroom management skills
Ability to work with both Elementary and Middle School Students
Reliable transportation
A love for the arts and working with young people!

QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor’s degree or working towards a Bachelor’s Degree or certification in early childhood education, education, fine arts, or performing arts
Professional experience working with children at the elementary and/or secondary school level
Passion for arts education

CONTRACTED DATES/TIMES:Training June 6th-June 10th Hours TBD
June 13-July 1st 8:45 AM-4:30 PM
July 5-July 15 8:45 AM-2:00 PM
July 18-August 5th 8:45 AM-4:30 PM

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