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Theatre Action Project Seeking Teaching Artists for 2010 – 2011 School Year

Theatre Action Project is seeking a diverse team of experienced teachers on multiple campuses throughout Austin for the following Middle and High School positions:

Devised Theatre
Video Production
Drums (hand)
Dance
Mural Design

Applicants MUST HAVE at least one year of teaching experience, a passion for one of the aforementioned disciplines, and have an interest in working with teenagers. We are seeking individuals who align with our mission and are highly creative, energetic, and enthusiastic team players. This is a part-time position which lasts until the end of May 2011, Many positions are 2 – 4 days a week, 2 hours a day. Classes typically fall between 3:30pm – 6pm Mon. through Thursday. Interviews will be held the week of August 23rd, and you must be available for training the week of August 30th. If you are interested, please send a resume and cover letter to amanda@theatreactionproject.org no later than Thursday, August 19. No phone calls please.

TAP is also seeking teaching artists for the elementary after school programs. We will be adding more classes at multiple campuses throughout Austin and the surrounding communities. Teaching Artists will lead after school theatre arts programs for students in grades pre-K through 5th (within the time frame of 2:00-6:00pm) geared toward building community, self confidence, creative expression and an understanding of social issues. We are seeking individuals who align with our mission and are highly creative, energetic, enthusiastic team players. Must have some experience with one or more of the following disciplines: creative drama, puppetry, creative writing, acting, dance, music, improvisation, devised theatre, community-based arts, theatre of the oppressed, film making, visual arts, movement or design. Bilingual individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Two audition workshops will be held on Wednesday, August 25th from 2:00-5:30pm and 6:00 – 9:00, you only need to attend one of these times. You must be available for training the week of August 30th. If you are interested in being considered for the audition workshop please send a resume and cover letter to amanda@theatreactionproject.org no later than Thursday, August 19. Please indicate your availability for the audition workshops.

About creativeactionaustin

We are based in Austin, Texas and reach more than 16,000 young people every year through our unique blend of theatre and education programs.Our programs expose young people to critical social problems and offer opportunities for them to creatively think about how they can be a part of solutions to these problems. Creative Action is a unique blend of art and education – for us, the two are intertwined. We believe that using the arts as a teaching method provides a fun, engaging and inspiring way to learn – it incorporates the whole mind and body.

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