Seeking Teaching Artists for 2023

Teaching Artist must pass a background check for the district they teach within and child care licensing through Identogo (2 tests @ $40/each). Up to 50% of this $40 fee ($20/fingerprint) is reimbursed upon completion of the session duration (start date of session to finish) and once all materials are returned to Theater Lab Kids. The Spring 2022 sessions begin January 23, 2023 through May 5th, 2023, excluding holidays/closures with makeup dates (if needed) May 8-12. 

Teaching Artists are expected to:

  • arrive on time to begin instruction at 3:30 and complete class at 4:30

  • be able to think quickly on your feet and entertain the children

  • have experience with children in a former position with references

  • be knowledgeable of games and improv exercises

  • be knowledgeable in the content area of theater 

  • have reliable transportation

  • write play/s for the class/es you instruct based on the students ideas. Creativity is a plus!

  • be patient and have experience managing children and report incidents/issues immediately

  • be creative with applying lesson plans to your style of teaching

  • be able to take direction and report to Theater Lab on a weekly basis, as well as communicate needs throughout the session

  • be able to commit to instructing for the duration of the semester (January 23, 2023- May 5, 2022) including makeup days if needed (May 8-12

Teaching artists are paid by the class after school at a rate of $50/class and must be able to accept electronic payment. For summer camp pay varies based on experience. 

To apply email with a cover letter, resume with a list of 4 references, and three times that would be good for a phone interview. It is recommended to also submit theatrical resume to showcase experience.


We will respond to your email. Please no phone calls. 

Thank you for your interest!

Catherine deBlieux