Theater Teaching Artist

FLYNN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, LTD.


The Flynn is committed to creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We strive to be diverse in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, and perspective. Our goal is to build and maintain an organization where everyone can do their best work. We believe that people of color, people from working class backgrounds, women, and LGBTQ people must be centered in the work we do, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities.

ABOUT THE FLYNN

The Flynn Center for the Performing Arts is Northern New England’s premiere performing arts center. The Flynn offers a wide range of cultural and educational experiences and nurtures the creative development of performing artists. Our facilities include a 1,411-seat proscenium auditorium (Flynn Main Stage), a 180-seat black box cabaret space (Flynn Space), two education studios, a gallery with rotating exhibits of regional artists, and adjoining lobbies.

The Flynn hosts over 200 performances and over 50 camps and classes annually. Regularly scheduled performances include the Flynn season, which features world-class music, Broadway, theater, dance, and family performances on our Main Stage, with additional touring shows added throughout the year and weekday matinees presented through our Student Matinee Series, in addition to the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival. The Flynn also provides a performance venue for the Vermont Symphony Orchestra, the Vermont Youth Orchestra, Lyric Theatre, and other local arts organizations.


The Flynn seeks an experienced and highly skilled Theater Teaching Artist to teach young children in our theater classes & camps.


Dates

TBD


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide a safe environment for youth attending theater classes & camps
  • Design and implement enriching and well organized educational theater classes & camps
  • Creatively engage all students, promote growth in students theatrical skills
  • Communicate positively with parents at pick up 
  • Follow all applicable guidelines for the prevention of COVID-19 transmission - vaccines are encouraged


Qualifications

  • 3+ years experience teaching theater to children
  • Specialized training in theater education
  • An affinity for and experience working with children
  • Patient, caring, and able to have fun with kids
  • Ability to build strong relationships and work well with others
  • Flexible, able to quickly adapt under changing conditions
  • Reliable, timely, and able to fully commit for the weeks hired


To apply

Send a cover letter and resume to Flynn HR Director Megan Zinner at HResources@flynnvt.org. No phone calls, please. EOE


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