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Summer Camp Acting Instructor/Production Director

The Stage School has an opening for an Acting Instructor/Production Director for our 2019 Summer Camps. We offer one-week musical theater day camps during the summer, focused on rehearsing and performing a musical.

A candidate who can do all weeks is preferred, but we are open to hiring for single weeks if necessary.

• “Shrek Jr.” - Monday, July 8 - Saturday, July 13 (Park Ridge)
• “Peter Pan” - Monday, July 15 - Saturday, July 20 (Park Ridge)
• “Cinderella” – Monday, July 22 – Saturday, July 27 (Oak Brook Terrace)
• “Hip Hop Hamilton” – Monday, August 5 – Saturday, August 10 (Park Ridge)

Camp runs from 9 AM to 3 PM each day. Campers range in age from 6 to 16, with approximately 45 – 50 students per session.

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

The Acting Instructor will be responsible for:
• staging and directing each musical
• planning and leading the rehearsal process
• working with the production team to all camp/production needs are addressed
• assisting backstage during performances, 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 rehearsing and directing performances
• have a passion for teaching life skills to young people through the performing arts.

Camp locations are not accessible by public transportation and reliable transportation is required.

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

Contact Info:
Amanda Banden
Job Type: Freelance/Contract/Temp
Location: Park Ridge/Oakbrook Terrace, IL