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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 our 2021 Summer Camps. The camps are held in Park Ridge, IL.

June 28-July 2 – Stage & Screen

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.

Compensation is flat rate of $400 per week.

Strict capacity limits will be observed based on local Covid-19 recommendations. Currently camps are limited to 12 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, visit

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