Teaching Artists – Contractor

Mirror Image Arts seeks dynamic professional theatre artists to join a vibrant roster of collaborative teaching artists.

Mirror Image Arts’ Teaching Artists are placed in programs across the Denver Metro Area, to use theatre as a tool to spark dialogue around factors affecting social emotional well-being with youth people. Artists with professional experience in acting, improvisation, Theatre of the Oppressed, creative drama or devising; and who have an interest in working with young people ages 8-21 are strongly encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications:
Professional skills, training and experience in one or more theatrical disciplines and ability to portray young people with authenticity.
Experience or interest in teaching diverse populations.
Passion or interest in working with young people (ages 8-21).
Available for assignments in the 2018-2019 school year (September-May).
A commitment to mandatory training sessions (see dates below).
Flexibility to work 2 hour blocks between the hours of 8:00 am – 6:00 pm.
Interest in working with an organization with a continuous improvement mindset.
Ability to answer email in a timely manner and manage personal calendar.

Preferred Qualifications:
A Bachelors or Masters Degree in Theatre, Social Work, or related.
Interest in Theatre for Social Change.
Experiencing facilitating arts integration lesson plans.

To Apply:
Applications for the 2018–19 academic year should be submitted by Friday, July 27, 2018. Applicants chosen for consideration will be asked to interview, followed by an “audition” of a teaching sample and a one minute monologue. 

Applicants must be available for all of the following dates:
Interview/Audition dates: August 3rd OR August 9 (Applicants who receive an interview will be asked to sign up for a 1 hour slot).
Onboarding meeting/rehearsal: August 15, 1:00-4:00 pm AND August 16, 1:00-4:00 pm
Fall Teaching Artist Intensive: August 23, 24, 27, 28, 6:00-10:00 pm
Winter Teaching Artist Intensive: January 10, 11, 14, 15, 6:00-10:00 pm

To apply for a contract teaching artist position, please fill out our online application.

Applicants should note that the scheduling of work is flexible, and is based on program need. Contractor is responsible for providing or accessing reliable transportation to programs.

Mirror Image Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Contract position.

Email: Meghann Henry, m.henry@mirrorimagearts.org with questions