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Teaching Artists

The Alliance Theatre offers educational programs for youth, teens, and adults through a variety of offerings including in-school residencies, classes & camps, after-school programs, and specialty workshops. For more information, visit our website. We look for Teaching Artists on a rolling basis but typically have the most availability in November-December and May-June. You are welcome to submit an interest form at any time, but be aware that you may not be contacted until we have a need for artists.

We are currently looking for: 

  • Artists with early childhood and school-based interest or experience
  • Drama Camp Teaching Artists 
  • Teaching artists for adult level acting classes 

Job Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Maintain a classroom environment that is conducive to promoting learning.
  • When given a curriculum or lesson plan, deliver the assigned material in an engaging and age appropriate manner.
  • When creating or using existing curriculum or lesson plans, ensure they are anti-racist, age appropriate, and use engaging and diverse materials to fit the needs of all of your students.
  • Follow site-specific protocols and procedures when on a teaching assignment.
  • Communicate clearly and respectfully to students, fellow teaching artists, staff, and teachers, and share questions, comments, or concerns with your Program Manager, as needed.
  • When appropriate, collaborate with your co-teacher, classroom teacher, or intern to create and/or deliver lesson plans.
  • Submit documentation, service reports, and other paperwork as necessary.
  • Arrive to your teaching assignment on time, prepared, and ready to teach, having prepared for your lesson ahead of time.
  • Represent the mission, vision, and values of the Alliance Theatre Education Department when on a teaching assignment.
  • Attend all required trainings, orientations, and meetings.
  • Be receptive to feedback and willing to try new things.

Compensation is based on program area and experience level but starts at $25.50/hour for acting classes and $650/week for drama camp. 

Effective as of October 1, 2021, The Woodruff Arts Center requires that all employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to accommodation.  If you are hired, we will require you to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid documented religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.  This paragraph informs you of the company's expectations before you begin work at The Woodruff Arts Center and you should not reveal information about your COVID-19 vaccination status prior to receiving an offer of employment.  

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Summer Teaching Artist Training Program

The Alliance Theatre’s Education Department is seeking Teaching Trainees for our summer drama camps. Ideal candiates are current college students or recent college graduates looking for teaching artist experience. Camps run Monday - Friday from May 31st - August 5th. Due to holidays, we will not be having camp on May 30th, June 20th, or July 4th. Hours are dependent on which group you are working with, but will roughly be 8am - 4pm.

Effective as of October 1, 2021, The Woodruff Arts Center requires that all employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to accommodation.  If you are hired, we will require you to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid documented religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.  This paragraph informs you of the company's expectations before you begin work at The Woodruff Arts Center and you should not reveal information about your COVID-19 vaccination status prior to receiving an offer of employment.  

Compensation: $350/week

Program Responsibilities

  • Assist teaching artists with stage management, directing, choreography, or musical directing.
  • Supervise camper breaks such as lunch, snack, and restroom needs.
  • Assist camp staff with carpool pick-up and drop-off
  • Work closely with camp staff to assist with classroom needs (supplies, camper support, etc.)
  • Monitor camp communication channels to maintain communication within the classroom 

Opportunities

  • Weekly theater workshops with Atlanta professional artists
  • Weekly lectures with Alliance Theatre leaders
  • Complimentary tickets to all Alliance Theatre performances
  • Free classes with Alliance Theatre Education
     

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Summer Drama Camp Administrative Staff

The Alliance Theatre’s Education Department is looking to fill administrative staff positions for summer drama camp. We are looking for camp coordinators, a satellite camp coordinator, and auxiliary positions. Camps run Monday - Friday from May 31st - August 5th. Due to holidays, we will not be having camp on May 30th, June 20th, or July 4th. Hours are dependent on position, but will roughly be 8-9 hours per day.

Effective as of October 1, 2021, The Woodruff Arts Center requires that all employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to accommodation.  If you are hired, we will require you to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid documented religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.  This paragraph informs you of the company's expectations before you begin work at The Woodruff Arts Center and you should not reveal information about your COVID-19 vaccination status prior to receiving an offer of employment.

Camp Coordinator

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages day to day camp operations
  • Coordinates camp staff schedules and daily responsibilities
  • Communicates effectively with security and special events teams regarding camp logistics
  • Executes check-in, pick up, drop off, and aftercare for Summer Drama Day Camp
  • Oversee camp procedures 
  • Works closely with camp leadership to ensure a successful experience for young actors

Compensation: $600/week

Satellite Camp Coordinator

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages day to day camp operations at satellite locations
  • Functions as administrative leadership at satellite locations
  • Ensures camp teachers at satellite locations have sufficient supplies and materials
  • Communicates effectively with satellite contacts regarding camp logistics
  • Executes check-in, pick up, drop off for Summer Drama Day Camp at satellite camps
  • Manages and supervises satellite camp teaching artists and teaching assistants

Compensation: $600/week

Camp Auxiliary Support

Job Responsibilities:

  • Communicates effectively with the entire camp team
  • Provides supervision during student lunch break
  • Support camp teachers by providing student and classroom assistance
  • Assists camp staff with administrative duties as assigned
  • Executes check-in, pick up, drop off, and t-shirt sales for Summer Drama Day Camp

Compensation: $450/week

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