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Teaching Artist

Job Description

Teach in a creative and positive environment! Erie Playhouse Youtheatre is accepting applications for Teaching Artist positions on an ongoing basis. Positions available may vary from 1.5 hour classes once a week to full-time seasonal work in the summer. We are seeking artists to teach in the following areas:

  • Music
  • Dance
  • Acting
  • Design
  • Creative Writing

Applicants should have strong experience working with kids and training in one or more of the desired topic areas for instruction. Pay begins at $20/hr and is commensurate with experience. All applicants must:

  • Have reliable transportation
  • Be reachable by phone AND email
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Agree to a background check and acquiring current state clearances
  • Agree to uphold and teach in a manner that reflects the Playhouse’s Identity: Inclusive, Professional, Grateful, Impactful, Passionate

Applicants can send resumes and should include a short statement of what type of position and class subject you are interested in.

About the Erie Playhouse: The award-winning Erie Playhouse was founded in 1916 with a focus on performing quality live theatre for the Erie community. Our mission has expanded over the years, adding community outreach and arts education as a top priority.

Erie Playhouse Mission: The Erie Playhouse educates, entertains, inspires, transforms, and supports communities through theatre.

Job Types: Contract, Temporary

Pay: $20.00 – $25.00 per hour

Expected hours: No less than 1.5 per week


  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Ability to Relocate:

  • Erie, PA 16501: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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