Teaching artist


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.


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.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to HResources@flynnvt.org

Basic Function

The Flynn seeks experienced, enthusiastic teaching artists to lead classes and camps, and to work with the Flynn to bring arts to schools and other community settings. Working closely with the Education Programs Manager, Teaching Artists work to create engaging, arts-focused lessons for community members of all ages.

Successful candidates for this role will bring:

  • Previous work experience as a teaching artist or performing arts teacher, including formulating lesson plans, and the ability to diversify instruction to support a variety of learners 
  • Knowledge and skill in at least one artistic discipline 
  • Excitement for teaching in the arts; ability to cultivate creativity and enthusiasm for the arts in others 
  • A commitment to providing broad access to the arts  
  • Professional demeanor with students, families, and staff 


To apply to become part of the Flynn’s teaching artist roster, please complete an application.

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