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Facilities

Part-time Custodian
Friday-Sunday, 20 hours per week.
Prior experience preferred. Benefits available.
Send resume by January 31, 2020 to 940 New Hampshire, Lawrence KS 66044 or email: business@lawrenceartscenter.org.

Part Time $9.00-$10.00/hour

 


Education

Juvenile Detention Visual Arts Teacher / 4-5 hours a week / Fridays between the hours of 8AM -4PM / Year-round

  • Compensation for the position is $16/hr for candidates with a bachelor’s degree or similar qualification, and $20/hr for candidates with a master’s degree or similar qualification, as well as one free class per session at the Lawrence Arts Center.
  • Seeking an instructor who is creative, smart, and compassionate to deliver high quality visual arts programming with knowledge of different mediums and experience with youth education a must; work with art therapy, marginalized populations, and alternative education a plus. The ideal candidate possesses the optimism, professionalism, flexibility, passion, and dedication to the arts that characterizes the Lawrence Arts Center.
  • Instructor will plan, order supplies, and teach visual arts lessons on-site at the Juvenile Detention Center. This program runs year-round and the instructor should plan to teach students at the Juvenile Detention Center 4-6 hours a week on Fridays, in addition to lesson planning time.

This extremely valuable and enriching program at the Juvenile Detention Center in partnership with the Lawrence Arts Center has been going strong for many years and it important to us that we keep it running.

Please apply by sending your resume to:

Neal Barbour
Director of Youth Education
neal@lawrenceartscenter.org

 


School of Dance

Ballet Accompanist (piano)

The Lawrence Arts Center School of Dance is seeking to hire an accompanist for weekly ballet classes. Classes are held Mondays thru Saturdays and range from 45mins to 90mins. Pianist must be diligent, reliable, and able to work with a ballet instructor. Being virtuosic is a plus.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide appropriate music for each dance combination.
  • Have multiple styles of music (such as classical, popular, theatrical, opera, or contemporary scores), preferably memorized, which can be adapted for the ballet class.
  • Improvise and perform music with appropriate rhythms and tempos by observingthe movement of the
  • Always be prepared and consistent.

Requirements:

  • Ability to play piano proficiently and follow musical direction from the class instructor
  • Ability to learn ballet
  • Knowledge of basic methods and techniques of dance accompaniment preferred
    (See Playing For Ballet Class: An Introduction For Beginners which can be found online)
  • Ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with students, faculty, and staff

Start Date: Immediately

Pay will range based on level of experience.

To apply, please send cover letter, resumé, and 2-3 references to:

Hanan Misko
School of Dance Director, Lawrence Arts Center
Hanan@lawrenceartscenter.org

Dance Instructors

Dance Instructors (part-time, hourly)

The Lawrence Arts Center School of Dance is seeking to hire experienced dance instructors for upcoming classes and other programming opportunities, including substitute teaching.

Cultivating the art of dance within the entire community, our vision is to make dance 100% accessible to all. For over 30 years, the School of Dance’s curriculum has been based on national dance education standards and taught by professionals. Students follow a sequential training program developed to suit age and ability that fosters creativity as well as technique. Focused on developing the artist as well as the art, the School of Dance offers frequent opportunities for performance through numerous and diverse dance productions as well as the pre-professional ballet company, Lawrence Ballet Theatre.

Lawrence Arts Center School of Dance currently offers the following classes:

  • Ballet & Pointe
  • Boys Ballet
  • Classical Chinese Dance
  • Contemporary
  • Hip Hop
  • Irish Step Dance
  • Jazz
  • Kinder Ballet (Little Movers)
  • Modern
  • Pilates
  • Preschool Dance (Little Movers)
  • Tap
  • Wee Dance
  • Yoga (family)

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resumé, and 2-3 references to:

Hanan Misko
School of Dance Director
Lawrence Arts Center

hanan@lawrenceartscenter.org


Performing Arts

The Lawrence Arts Center Performing Arts program is currently looking to fill the following positions:

Summer Youth Theatre (SYT) Choreographers

The Lawrence Arts Center SYT program is seeking experienced choreographers for our 2020 summer musicals and plays. This position will teach and choreograph large and small groups of young people with diverse abilities. The grade groups range from 4th-6th grade, 6th-8th grade, and 8th-12th grade. This position will work with a professional production team to collaborate and envision production design and plans. This is a contract artist position; the number of hours varies, depending on the production, production schedule, and creative team.  The pay for this position varies, depending on experience and skill level. This position reports to the Director of Performing Arts.

To apply, please email a letter of interest, resume, and 2-3 references to Elizabeth Sullivan: elizabeth@lawrenceartscenter.org

Deadline: Dec 1, 2019 by 5:00 pm

 

Summer Youth Theatre (SYT) Directors & Assistant Directors

The Lawrence Arts Center SYT program is seeking experienced directors & assistant directors for our 2020 summer musicals and plays. This position will teach and direct large and small groups of young people with diverse abilities. The grade groups range from 4th-6th grade, 6th-8th grade, and 8th-12th grade. This position will work with a professional production team to collaborate and envision production design and plans. This is a contract artist position; he number of hours varies, depending on the production, production schedule, and creative team.  The pay for this position varies, depending on experience and skill level. This position reports to the Director of Performing Arts.

To apply, please email a letter of interest, resume, and 2-3 references to Elizabeth Sullivan: elizabeth@lawrenceartscenter.org

Deadline: Dec 1, 2019 by 5:00 pm

 

Summer Youth Theatre (SYT) Apprentices

Apprenticeships allow students to gain professional experience and provide a service in their community. Within SYT, apprentices are part of the team and have the opportunity to assist with all aspects of theatre programming, including: assistant directing, stage management, administration, technical theatre (costume, scenic, lighting design), marketing, and theatre education. Apprentices become familiar with proper performing arts procedures and expand their knowledge of the profession. The number of hours varies, depending on the production, production schedule, and creative team. The pay for this position varies, depending on experience and skill level.

To apply, please email a letter of interest, resume, and 2-3 references to Elizabeth Sullivan: elizabeth@lawrenceartscenter.org

Deadline: March 1, 2020 by 5:00 pm

 

The Lawrence Arts Center Performing Arts program is always looking to fill the following positions. We accept applications on a rolling basis.

Scenic, Lighting, and Costume Designers

Design, conceive, and realize original set, lighting, or costume designs. Work with a professional production team to collaborate and envision designs and plans for theatre productions.

The number and distribution of hours varies depending on the production schedule. Number of designers needed varies based on the production and performance needs. Scenic, lighting, and costume designers are hired as a contract artist by production. Designers report to the Production Coordinator and Technical Director of Performing Arts.

To apply, please email a letter of interest, resume, and 2-3 references to Elizabeth Sullivan: elizabeth@lawrenceartscenter.org

 

Theatre Technicians

Set up, run, and strike concerts, dance shows, theatre shows, lectures and other events as needed. Build sets, costumes, hang lighting instruments, curtains, run projections, sound and lighting boards.  The number and distribution of hours varies depending on the production schedule. Number of crew needed varies based on the production and performance needs. Theatre Technicians Jobs are part-time, hourly work. Theatre Technicians report to the Production Coordinator & Technical Director of Performing Arts.

To apply, please email a letter of interest, resume, and 2-3 references to Elizabeth Sullivan: elizabeth@lawrenceartscenter.org

 

School-Year Interns

Internships allow students to gain professional experience and provide a service in their community. Within the Performing Arts Program, interns are part of the team and have the opportunity to assist with all aspects of theatre programming, including: assistant directing, stage management, administration, technical theatre, marketing, and theatre education. Interns become familiar with proper performing arts procedures and expand their knowledge of the profession.

To apply, please email a letter of interest, resume, and 2-3 references to Elizabeth Sullivan: elizabeth@lawrenceartscenter.org