WED – FRI: 11AM-5PM SAT: 12-4PM | or by advance appointment
WED – FRI: 11AM-5PM SAT: 12-4PM | or by advance appointment
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Dance Instructor for Musical Theater Program / The Stage School

The Stage School is currently seeking qualified Dance Teaching Artists for our upcoming fall session.

At The Stage School, students study drama, singing, and dance. Material has a musical theater focus and each session ends with an end of term showcase or performance. Students are grouped by age with limited class sizes.

Teaching Artists are responsible for choreographing our end of term presentation and preparing students for performance, as well as teaching fundamental dance skills to beginning and intermediate level performers throughout the term.

Session Dates:

The Company (Ages 6 – 16)

Saturdays, September 23 till December 2 (No class November 4)

  • 2 PM – 5 PM

Sundays, September 24 till December 3 (No class November 5)

  • 1 PM – 4 PM

We are seeking separate candidates for the Saturday and Sunday sessions, or a single candidate who could commit to both days for the duration of the term. Performances are held on the last day of the session, start/end times for show day will vary from our typical schedule.

Compensation is $50 per hour of teaching time.

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Skills & Qualifications:

Ideal teaching candidates will

  • be motivated, energetic, and organized
  • have a strong professional background in musical theater.
  • have experience teaching children ages 4 - 16
  • have experience in rehearsing and directing or choreographing performances
  • have a passion for teaching life skills to young people through the performing arts.

To Apply:

Send a cover letter and resume detailing your relevant teaching and performing arts experience. Please include which session(s) you are available for, as well as a couple of times when you would be available to interview.

Job Type: Freelance/Contract/Temp
Location: Park Ridge, IL