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Film Summer Camp Instructors

The Improv Playhouse is seeking Film Camp Counselors/Instructors for Summer 2020! We are offering performing arts camps in the Libertyville and Highland Park area for ages 8-18.We are seeking dynamic, high-energy instructors who are passionate about inspiring students and having fun! This is a paid position, commensurate with experience. Teaching or camp counselor experience is preferred. All camps run Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm.

This is a paid position, commensurate with experience

Camp dates:


  • SESSION ONE: 6/15-6/26
  • SESSION TWO: 6/29 - 7/10
  • SESSION THREE: 7/13 -7/24
  • SESSION FOUR: 7/27 - 8/7


  • SESSION ONE: 6/29 - 7/10
  • SESSION TWO: 7/27 - 8/7

Instructors will help student create and learn about the film-making process from pre-production to post-production. The Camp will culminate in a final presentation on the last day of camp.

Skills & Qualifications:

Qualifications must include:

  • Be College age or older or High School graduate or equivalent and have completed the IP’s CIT program.
  • Film experience: Creating a movie from start to finish (storyboarding, location scouting, screenwriting, shooting, etc…)
  • Software experience including: Final Cut Pro, IMovie, iDVD)
  • Film Gear is not required but helpful
  • Experience working with youth in a camp or classroom setting
  • Good character, integrity, adaptability, enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control.

Applicants should be able to:

  • Must participate in staff orientation and training.
  • Assist in Transporting Campers to/from our Before and After Care Program
  • Address stressful situations with campers and parents.
  • Adapt to an extremely active environment and be on feet for most of the day
  • Lift up to 20 pounds
  • Set a good example for campers and others including cleanliness, punctuality, sportsmanship, and dress.
  • Encourage respect for personal property, camp equipment, and facilities.
  • Maintain good public relations with campers’ parents.
  • Inform the directors of any camper, parent, and / or staff problems.

To Apply:

Please send resume, cover letter, and headshot to or call 847-968-4529. More information about Improv Playhouse available at:

Contact Info:
David Stuart
Job Type: Freelance/Contract/Temp
Location: Libertyville, IL