Children’s Theater Company
New York, NY 10001
US

CONTACT NAME

Victoria Mintzer

CATEGORY

Directorial

TITLE

Assistant Director/Choreographer

DESCRIPTION

Award winning Children’s Theater Company (featured annually at the United Nations) is seeking ASSISTANT DIRECTORS/Choreographers and solid singers OR PAID INTERNSHIPS for its flagship professional theater in Greenwich Village for the Spring 2017 season beginning in March until July 1st. Priority will be given to those with Sunday availability in the coming Fall. 

KNOWLEDGE: Candidates must have knowledge of musical theater and strong movement background, knowledge of hip-hop, step or ethnic dance forms. The position will require staging and choreography of three ONE-ACT musicals. Individual should feel confident with basic singing, acting, dancing and assistant-directing three age groups–5-18 years old.

SKILLS: Candidate must have EXCELLENT ORGANIZATIONAL AND CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT skills, working COLLABORATIVELY within a multi-disciplinary program. Ideal candidate desires to experience new ways of producing theater rooted in character, social and ethical studies.

TONE & APPROACH: Candidate must also have the ability to work collaboratively and amicably with parents, staff and interns within a fast-paced environment. We are seeking those with a deep passion for the arts-as-a-catalyst-for-social change- and a love and belief in children and youth as voices of positive change. Applicants must be consistently punctual, good-natured, positive, energetic, and a self-starter.

ADDITIONAL PAY: Candidate would be considered for future After-School residencies which requires one full season at our professional theater venues in NYC or Valley Stream.

HOW TO SUBMIT: Please submit COVER LETTER IN BODY OF EMAIL (summarizing your dancing, directing, acting, and musical experience) INCLUDE YOUR TELEPHONE NUMBER AND EMAIL ADDRESS in the cover letter. ATTACH HEAD SHOT AND RESUME and SEND TO childrenstheatercompany@gmail.com. Once received, we will schedule an immediate phone interview followed by a sample / audition session possibly with some of our kids.

DURATION

March 2, 2017 – July 1, 2017

SALARY

$200-$1200

WHAT TO PREPARE

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY:

Once you have completed a phone interview, you will be invited to a sample session with kids to teach a sample song/movement, please bring a CD/MP3.



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