Academy of Theatre Arts

Teaching Artists, Assistants and Guest Artists (Camp Directors/Choreographers, Camp Music Director) for Academy Classes and Spring Break Day Camps

We're looking for qualified individuals for Teaching Artist, Class Assistant, Camp Assistant and Guest Artists for our 2016-2017 Academy of Theatre Arts. Our freelance staff members are talented, experienced, and positive educators who enjoy working with students of all ages.

Our school-year Academy of Theatre Arts is comprised of performance-based classes in acting, singing, creative movement, improvisation, and dance as well as classes focusing on the technical elements of theatre. We also offer two Spring Break Day Camps focusing on musical theatre for grades K-9th. Classes typically meet once a week for five weeks. Workshops for adults and seniors also meet once a week in the evenings or on Saturdays. To see a current listing of programming, please visit the EDUCATION section of this website.

Qualified Teaching Artist and Guest Artist applicants should have, or be close to completing a degree in Theatre, Education or a related field and previous experience teaching theatre in a similar setting. They should also have extensive practical theatre experience. Those applying for assistant positions should have previous practical theatre experience, administrative experience, and experience working with youth. Bi-lingual applicants will be given special consideration. We are currently not hiring class assistants but are looking for two Spring Break Day Camp assistants.

To apply for a position, please send a cover letter highlighting previous experience and interest in specific classes/camps, a current resume, and a completed Civic Employment Application to:

Kalamazoo Civic Theatre
Academy of Theatre Arts Employment
ATTN: Nicki Poer, Director of Education & Outreach
329 S. Park St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49007


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Positions are open until filled and are contractual by class or camp.

A Civic Employment Application (see link below) is required for all positions at the Kalamazoo Civic.
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