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Dance Teaching Artist for Summer Camp

The Stage School is currently seeking an additional Dance Teaching Artist for Shrek Jr Summer Camp, held July 22 - July 27. The camp is held in Park Ridge, IL.

Camp is held Monday - Friday, from 9 AM - 3 PM. Performances take place on the Saturday of camp at 12:30 pm or 6:30 pm. Instructors will be called approximately 4 hours prior to performance on Saturday to run the final dress rehearsal, as well as required to stay for 1 hour following the performance to assist with student check out and strike.

Compensation: $1000/wk

Campers range in age from 6 to 16.

Our summer camp team consists of a separate Singing Teacher, Dance Teacher, and Acting Teacher, along with our school Principal or Manager.

Teaching Artists are responsible for:

  • Choreography and staging of the production
  • teaching students of many experience levels and preparing students to give their best performance
  • teaching basic technique and advanced skills through fun and engaging games and activities
  • working with the production team to ensure all camp/production needs are addressed
  • assisting backstage during performance, and with set up and strike as needed.

Ideal teaching candidates will

  • be motivated, energetic, and organized
  • have a strong professional background in the performing arts
  • have experience teaching children ages 6-16
  • have experience in staging and rehearsing musical theater
  • have a passion for teaching life skills to young people through the performing arts.

Please note, the camp location is not easily accessible by public transportation. Reliable transportation is required.

Please submit a cover letter detailing your relevant experience along with your resume. For more information, please visit

Job Type: Freelance/Contract/Temp
Compensation: $1,000 flat fee
Location: Park Ridge