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Teaching Artist for Summer Camps Ages 4 - 6 / The Stage School

The Stage School is currently seeking a Teaching Artist specializing in Early Childhood for several of our 2021 Summer Camps. The camps are held in Park Ridge, IL.

June 28-July 2 – Stage & Screen

July 5-9 – Once Upon a Time

July 12-16 – Kids on Broadway

An instructor who can do multiple weeks of camp is preferred but not required. We are open to candidates who can only commit to one full camp week.

Camp runs from 1 PM to 4 PM each day, Monday through Friday. Campers range in age from 4 to 6.

Strict capacity limits will be observed based on local Covid-19 recommendations. Currently camps are limited to 10 students.

The Teaching Artist will be responsible for:

  • teaching basic acting, singing and dance technique to students and preparing students to give their best performance through fun and engaging games and activities
  • staging scenes and choreographing dance numbers
  • 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 4 - 6
  • have experience in directing for and rehearsing musical theater
  • have a passion for teaching life skills to young people through the performing arts.

Covid-19 Procedures

  • Face masks will be required for all students and staff when indoors
  • Temperature checks at attendance
  • Social distancing measures
  • Capacity limits with small student groups
  • Opportunities to hold portions of class outside as weather permits
  • Final performance will be live-streamed (no live audience).

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

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