Hook Arts Media Seeks Theatre Teaching Artists for Spring 2023

Hook Arts Media is seeking theatre educators with experience in applied theatre and/or devised theatre for its work at a public elementary school in New York City.

Hook Arts Media’s Theatre program at PS 15 asks students to be creative and have fun while learning the basic building blocks of theatre.

Through role-plays, theatre games, improv exercises, creative writing, and storytelling, participants will gain a love of theater helping them develop communication, creativity, collaboration, and other skills that will develop a creative foundation for success in life.

The ideal candidates will have significant experience (3+ years) facilitating theatre curricula in public school settings working with 1st – 5th graders. Strong classroom management skills and a solid background in theatre education are mandatory. Experience in “applied theatre” settings, using theatre to access various modes of learning, is preferred. Candidate should be adept at working with diverse youth groups and able to adapt lessons and resources to aesthetic interests of students. An emphasis on using theatre as a tool for conflict resolution a plus.

Resumes will be accepted through February 28th, 2023. Employment start date March 21st, 2023. Two days a week residency, Tues and Thursdays 3-4:30 will run through June 15th, 2023.

Pay is commensurate with experience: $85-$95 per class with paid planning hours and compensation for attendance at special events.

To be considered, please send a resume and cover letter to Maria@hookarts.org.

Please put Theatre Teaching Artist and your name in the subject line of the email.