Childsplay is continually searching for the most creative, happy and intelligent beings on the planet to join its team!



The following openings are available:

Summer Theatre Academy 

Childsplay Summer Theatre Academy seeks teaching artists, assistant teachers, an Administrative Associate and a Production Assistant for seasonal educational programming from May 22nd through July 29th. All positions report directly to Theatre Academy Manager and ideal candidates will be creative, industrious and enjoy working with young people. Positions may fulfill university internship requirements.  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter specifying preferred position and resume to Katie Brantley at kbrantley@childsplayaz.org by March 31st.  No housing or transportation is provided. 


Write Now Production Assistants

Childsplay is seeking four Production Assistants to support four new plays under development in the 2017 Write Now. Production Assistants would work closely with a team consisting of a Director, Playwright, Dramaturge and the cast. They would attend all rehearsals and the final reading and be responsible for script updates, communication between teams and stage management, rehearsal room organization and reading of stage directions. Dates are March 9-18, 2017. To apply please email a resume and cover letter to Rachel Solis, production@childsplayaz.orgChildsplay is Arizona’s premiere theatre for young audiences and families located in Tempe, AZ.  No housing or transportation provided. There is a $100.00 stipend. CLICK HERE for more details. 


Bilingual Early Childhood Teaching Artist 

Be a part of a groundbreaking program using drama to teach language acquisition in early childhood education! Childsplay is assembling a team of highly qualified, bilingual Teaching Artists to collaborate in the implementation of a dual language preschool literacy program. Funded by a grant through the Helios Foundation in partnership with Arizona State University, and the Osborn School District, this program will contribute to research surrounding the impact of dual language acquisition on literacy development in early learners. Beginning in the fall of 2016, Childsplay will implement the EYEPlay program (Early Years Educators at Play) in 20 dual language preschool classrooms throughout the Osborn School District. EYEPlay is a job-embedded professional development program for preschool educators to learn to facilitate drama strategies as a part of their foundational literacy practice. CLICK HERE for full details. 


Teaching Artists

Childsplay seeks creative, innovative and qualified theater teaching artists for part-time employment in a variety of educational programs. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and employment is based on departmental need. Click HERE for more Information.



We are currently casting for our 2016-2017 season. CLICK HERE for full details on auditions. 


Production Department

Over hire production staff. Please be sure to state your area of experience (i.e., carpentry, electrics, rigging, wardrobe, etc.)


Guest Artists/Designers

Please include production shots, if available.



Summer and semester internships are available in marketing, development and education. 


Internship Opportunities

Childsplay offers internships in arts administration, production, marketing and education. As an organization, we are committed to building internships around the skills, interests and learning needs of each individual. Click HERE for full details. 


Please send resume and cover letter to info@childsplayaz.org



Childsplay, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, race, color, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, or marital status.