Metro Theater Company seeks a highly-qualified, energetic, emerging professional in the field of Theatre for Young Audiences for a Teaching Artist Fellowship during the 2018-2019 season. Defined by creativity, flexibility, collaboration, and frontline community engagement, Metro Theater Company’s excellence is recognized nationally. The Teaching Artist Fellow will work closely with Metro Theater Company’s Education Director and Resident Teaching Artist to plan curriculum and to teach in a wide variety of PreK-12 programs in school and community settings. The Teaching Artist Fellow will gain valuable professional experience working alongside a small, highly-skilled staff in a dynamic, creative environment. The ideal candidate will be working toward or have recently completed a master’s degree in Theatre for Youth or Theatre Education. Interest and experience in arts integration and/or Theatre for Social Change a plus. Previous practical experience teaching creative drama to young people and a bachelor’s degree in theatre arts or a related field required. Fellowship includes housing and a stipend, and runs late August 2018 through late May 2019. Teaching Artist Fellow must have access to a reliable vehicle.
Send cover letter, resume and references to TAFsearch@metroplays.org, Subject: Teaching Artist Fellow.
Application deadline: March 23, 2018.
ABOUT METRO THEATER COMPANY:
Metro Theater Company (MTC) is St. Louis’ premier professional theater for youth and families. Founded in 1973, MTC has received numerous local and national awards for theater and education and has served more than 2 million children and families. MTC tours serve youth locally, regionally and nationally, while mainstage productions engage thousands of St. Louis children and families annually. Education programs run year round, primarily using the arts to teach core curriculum (e.g., literacy and STEM), community building, diversity and inclusion, character education and life skills.
Mission Statement: Inspired by the intelligence and emotional wisdom of young people, we create professional theater, foster inclusive community, and nurture meaningful learning through the arts.