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Youth Visual Arts

Youth Visual Arts Education Instructor

The Youth Education Instructor is responsible for the curriculum design and instruction of classes for grades 1-12 in the Youth Education Program. Instructors collaborate closely with their counterparts in visual and performing arts instructors to create cohesive, innovative, and student-oriented curriculum.

This is an hourly position and pay is commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities:
Plan and develop dynamic, inclusive curriculum based on chosen class themes that supports the mission and goals of the Youth Education program.

Effectively transfer advanced concepts and skills to young artists in a positive way that promotes creativity and individual expression. Coordinate with the Director of Youth Education and provide availability information to set individual class schedule each semester. Communicate with Director of Youth Education any challenges to find collaborative solutions.

Candidates should have established experience in studio art practices, experience as an instructor, strong organization and communication skills, and the ability to problem solve. The ideal candidate for this position possesses a willingness to grow in a collaborative setting and the ability to develop innovative curriculum and build connections with the Lawrence Arts Center community. Preferred candidates have experience teaching in a museum, arts center, public school, afer school, or community education setting. Candidates should possess advanced skills in a variety of art forms, mediums, and techniques, and an established interest in STEM subjects.

Please send resume, cover letter and references to: Andy Smith: andrew@lawrenceartscenter.org.

 


Adult Visual Arts

The Lawrence Arts Center Adult Visual Arts program is hiring experienced instructors in Stained Glass, Fiber Arts, and Creative Writing. The ideal instructor will design and implement curriculum in their respective program. Teaching artists who have experience with a wide range of traditional and contemporary approaches to their medium,  are preferred. Classes typically run anywhere from one week to twelve weeks for ages 14 and above.

Teaching Artists are hired as contract artists by semester and report to the Director of Residencies & Adult Education. Currently seeking Teaching Artists to work in person and/or virtually.

To apply, please email a letter of interest, resume with references, and 3 – 5 work samples to Kyla Strid: kyla@lawrenceartscenter.org

The Lawrence Arts Center Adult Visual Arts program is accepting applications on a rolling basis.


Performing Arts

School of Theatre and Music Teaching Artists

Design and implement curriculum in any of the following areas: imagination-based theatre, theatre skill-building, music-making (both vocal and instrumental), musical theatre performance, early childhood exploration, and technical theatre. Classes typically run anywhere from one week to six weeks for ages ranging between infancy and adulthood.

Teaching Artists are hired as contract artists by semester and report to the School of Theatre and Music program coordinator. Currently seeking Teaching Artists to work in person and/or virtually. Hiring scale is $20-$25 per hour with paid planning time.

To apply, please email a letter of interest, resume, and 2-3 references to Amanda Pintore: amanda@lawrenceartscenter.org

 

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 vary 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 contract artists 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 vary 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