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Jobs

Watertown Children’s Theatre seeks a Teaching Artist for our upcoming Spoken Word Intensive. Our one-day Intensive programs are designed to introduce students to new theatrical skills and modes of artistic expression. We are seeking a teaching artist with expertise in and passion for spoken word poetry, as well as experience teaching students in grades 4-12.

The class description is as follows:
“Create unique poetry based on a cause, need or want that is important to you! Students in this intensive will use their poetry to focus on the best methods for connecting with an audience, build confidence as a performer, and gain techniques for crafting powerful poetic elements.”

The class will run in two sessions on Saturday, February 27th: 1:00-3:00 PM (grades 4-7) and 3:00-5:00 PM (grades 8-12).

WCT Teaching Artists coordinate, develop, and implement performing arts educational programs to reach a broad and diverse audience.
This position requires:

– Experience and understanding of spoken word poetry, as well as how to teach it to students of different ages
– BFA or equivalent experience
– Ability to implement successful methods of classroom management, in addition to upholding the WCT mission, which is “to foster self discovery, creativity, confidence, group responsibility, and pride in accomplishment, as well as the development of skills in an enjoyable, non-competitive environment.”
– Prior experience and a passion for implementing educational theatre and music programming and strengthening current programming for children and teens
– Excellent communication and organizational skills

How To Apply/Contact
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to WCT’s Producing Artistic Director, Meghan Kenny, meghan@wctmail.org and Education Coordinator, Sophie Rich, sophie@wctmail.org.  

Watertown Children’s Theatre, Arsenal Center for the Arts, seeks Theatre instructors for after school classes and summer programs:
This position requires: Prior drama/dance and/or music instruction of pre-K – high school age students, Collaboration with artists, teachers, staff and students, Afternoon and weekend availability (depending on the class), Excellent communication and organizational skills.

To apply please send a cover letter outlining your skill set/experience/preferred age range and resume to WCT’s Producing Artistic Director, Meghan Kenny, Meghan@wctmail.org.

Internships

WCT accepts internship applications on a rolling basis. Internships are available for most WCT programs. Please visit our programs page to learn more about current/future programs. If you are interested in interning please fill out the application below. Please contact the WCT staff at opportunities@wctmail.org with any questions.

Download Internship Application


Apprenticeships

Watertown Children’s Theatre seeks college level Apprentices for their 2015-2016 Production Programming Season. This is a wonderful opportunity for current students interested in gaining real world experience in technical and educational theatre.

Experience working with children required for all positions.

To apply, please send a cover letter outlining the apprenticeships you are interested in and resume to Producing Director, Meghan Kenny at meghan@wctmail.org.


Volunteer

WCT always has a production, class or project in the works! We would love for you to join us a volunteer. For more information on current volunteer opportunities please email the WCT Staff at opportunities@wctmail.org.


Non-WCT Auditions

Check here periodically for outside audition notices we receive! To participate in WCT auditions, see the WCT Programs page.

Please note that opportunities posted below are not WCT sponsored productions. The schedule of the advertised production may or may not conflict with WCT programming.  If you are enrolled/planning to enroll in a current/upcoming WCT program and wish to pursue a non-WCT audition opportunity, we strongly advise that you do so with full awareness of the WCT program schedule to ensure adherence to WCT’s attendance policy.

Improv Jones Boston is holding auditions for new members of their teen improv troupe called Jones Jr. Auditions are open to teens grades 8-12. Jones Jr. is entering its 6th season and performs monthly at the Arlington Center for the Arts. Jones Jr. is one of the only teen troupes in the Boston area affiliated with a professional troupe.

Jones Jr. shows are once a month and feature long and short form improv. Improv Jones Boston members direct the troupe.

Auditions will be held October 7th at Buckingham Browne and Nichols Upper School Campus, 80 Gerry’s Landing Road in Cambridge.
Auditions are 6:30-7:15 pm.
YOU NEED TO EMAIL Christa@improvjonesboston.com to be placed on the audition list.

The audition will consist of improv games and scene work. If selected for the troupe, there will be a fee to participate.

For more information email Christa at christa@improvjonesboston.com.