Theatre Instructor - Little Theatre of WS
Reports to: Executive Director
Revised: June 21, 2023
Position Summary: Theatre Instructors are to provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences designed to fulfill their potential on and off stage. This encompasses many possible class structures and many age groups. The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem provides classes for ages Pre-K-adult. With subjects ranging from introduction to acting, specific skills, pay-to-play classes, and many more. The education programming is split into three semesters; summer, fall and spring. With summer camps generally running daily for one week and fall and spring classes running once or twice a week for four, six or eight weeks. Classes may or may not build on each other from semester to semester and teaching opportunities vary from semester to semester. These are per class contracted positions with the possibility of returning multiple semesters in a row. The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem is constantly growing this program and adjusting to the needs of the students. New class ideas are welcome.
Position Responsibilities: • Prepare lessons that reflect accommodation for individual student differences. • Plan and use appropriate instructional/learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflects accommodation for individual needs of students assigned. • Emphasizing skills like enunciation, diction, and dialect development using speech drills, improvisation, explanation, and other voice exercises as appropriate. • Explaining body language and expression, engaging students in character development and personality projection, and helping each student develop a personal style as appropriate. • Meet the expectations and description of the class assigned. • Flexibility to meet students at their skill level and nurture it to grow. Position Qualifications: • Successful experience teaching theatre related classes. • Experience directing youth theatre. Skills, Knowledge and Abilities • Communicates clearly and effectively demonstrates the skills needed to emote as a character • Uses real-world experience to explain concepts for the stage • A skilled leader and able director, with the ability to provide constructive feedback about performances. • Understanding of group dynamics for the classroom.
Pay is determined by type and length of class as well as total enrollment: $80-$900
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