Theatre Teaching Artists

Submitted by mpac on Fri, 03/09/2018 - 1:26pm

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre seeks teaching artists for future Community Engagement programs. 

Community Engagement, part of Metropolis School of the Performing Arts, collaborates with organizations, schools, and community groups to create and implement performing arts learning experiences. Examples of these programs include a year-long acting techniques class and production for people with disabilities; a barbershop chorus for senior citizens; after-school musical theatre programs for elementary students; and various improv, acting, and design workshops for elementary students, teenagers, and staff.

As Community Engagement grows, we are in demand for a larger pool of teaching artists to draw from.

Seeking teaching artists/educators with experience in the following areas:

  • Devising theatre
  • Multicultural theatre
  • Bilingual/multilingual theatre
  • Movement
  • Dance (hip-hop, jazz, tap, ballet, cultural dance)
  • Mask making/mask work
  • Play writing
  • Musical improv
  • Improv
  • Drama Therapy
  • Stage Combat (hand-to-hand and weaponry)
  • Film making/on-camera acting
  • Voiceover work
  • Guerilla Theatre
  • Theatre of the Oppressed
  • Playback Theatre
Skills & Qualifications: 


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in theatre, dance, drama therapy, special education, and/or education preferred 
  • Minimum two years experience as a teaching artist/educator/director
  • Excellent communication skills (interpersonal and digital)
  • Enthusiasm for content and passion for learners
  • Adaptable to nontraditional learning environments
  • Spanish-speaking a plus
  • Transportation required
  • Background check will be conducted if hired
  • Competitive teaching rate commensurate upon experience
To Apply: 

Email a short written introduction (no formal cover letter required) and teaching resume to Abby Vombrack, Education Community Engagement Coordinator, at Candidates will be contacted on a rolling basis as new Community Engagement programs begin.

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Abby Vombrack