Jobs

Bay Area Children's Theatre is currently accepting applications:





Musical Theatre Directors, Assistant Directors, Choreographers, Music Director & Counselors

NOW HIRING FOR OUR AWARD-WINNING THEATRE CAMPS - SUMMER 2019!

Bay Area Children's Theatre's Education Program seeks enthusiastic, qualified, experienced musical theatre directors, assistant directors and choreographers for after school ensemble based musical theatre classes for youth ages 5 – 14 in various bay locations.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to direct groups of children in a fun and engaging manner.
  • Excellent classroom management skills.
  • Experience teaching musical theater or dance to youth.
  • Commitment to building strong relationships with children and their families.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Administrative skills and experience with GoogleDrive.
  • Team player.
  • Experience directing MTI Kids and Jr. shows is preferred.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Summer camp: full-days and half-days AND/OR School Year: Part time after school hours.

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You may send resume and cover letter to classes@bactheatre.org with the subject line "Teaching Artist Search."



Technical Theatre Teacher

Bay Area Children's Theatre's Education Program seeks enthusiastic, qualified, experienced tech theatre teachers for after school musical theatre productions in various bay area locations. Ages vary from elementary to high school.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to direct groups of children in a fun and engaging manner.
  • Plan, develop, and facilitate tech theatre classes for students involved in tech crew at “on-site” at designated school after-school productions
  • Teach basic equipment operation to students - spotlights, light board, sound cues (off of computer), backstage crew, stage management (calling the show)
  • Setting up equipment each day and supervising break-down (when necessary)
  • Support, schedule and provide the technical support needed for each production
  • Be present and assist with load-in and strike at every venue hired for
  • Attend all technical rehearsals and performances
  • Stage managing: keeping track of time, ensuring that all students are functioning as highly as possible
  • Communicate with technical theatre/crew members families about schedule and expectations
  • Maintain a safe working environment at all times
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Other duties as assigned

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You may send resume and cover letter to classes@bactheatre.org with the subject line "EP Tech Teacher Search."



BACT's Mission & Culture Statement

Bay Area Children’s Theatre is a vibrant company that comprises a rapidly growing theatre for young audiences program and a theatre education program for children ages 2-16. BACT serves children all over the San Francisco Bay Area with nationally recognized work for family audiences. Its mission ​is to inspire young audiences with imaginative productions, introduce children of all backgrounds to the excitement of live theatre, and create an engaging, entertaining, and educational environment in which children and their families can explore and enjoy the arts.

As artists, arts educators, and arts administrators, we share a cultural ideal and uphold values that make Bay Area Children’s Theatre a uniquely satisfying place to work:

Professionalism
We strive for excellence in all we do. We deliver on our commitments. We work collaboratively, and respect each other’s time. We admire and support each other’s skills and abilities, understanding that the diversity of our experience builds capacity and strengthens our overall creative impact. We are accountable for our actions and our decisions. We solve problems constructively and politely, with good will. We keep the company’s best interests in mind.

Respect
We treat everyone as we would like to be treated. We think the best of each other and help each other succeed. We support each other’s artistic growth. We communicate kindly, openly and directly. We listen and respond to our patrons, and we are cognizant of the diversity in the communities we serve.

Flexibility
We understand that working in the performing arts requires us to be nimble. We value positive outlooks and the ability to respond quickly and efficiently to unexpected needs. We focus on what we need to accomplish, and keep each other informed.

Creativity
We know that the future of the company depends on the imagination and innovation we bring to our work. We welcome new ideas, and help create an atmosphere in which everyone feels empowered to grow artistically. We share the fun and excitement of everything we are doing.

Bay Area Children's Theatre  |  Phone: 510-296-4433  |  info@bactheatre.org