Employment

Employment

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

 

Childsplay values equity, diversity, and inclusion throughout our organization, programs, and audiences. We are committed to giving underrepresented artists a safe space to create art and community. By welcoming people with differences in religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, class, gender, ability, and age we are better able to celebrate that which brings humankind together: imagination and wonder.

 

The following openings are available:

 

The School Relationship and Booking Coordinator 

The School Relationship and Booking Coordinator will be in charge of developing relationships with school and community partners, working with the marketing department to create and implement marketing plans to reach schools, and directly selling and booking school groups into Childsplay’s field trip and tour performances. The School Relationship and Booking Coordinator is the first point of contact for many teachers to engage with Childsplay – accordingly we are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic representative of our programming. CLICK HERE for full 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. 

Do you want to feel like you are a part of something exciting? Childsplay seeks a proactive, creative,  
outgoing individual to join our team to sell, market, and book  performances with schools and teachers.  
Childsplay is Arizona’s Professional Theatre for Young Audiences serving young people, teachers, and  
their families through theatre in the classroom and on stage. The core of Childsplay’s operations is its  
robust school performance programs, including field trip and tour performances that reach 200,000  
children every year. These performances happen daily throughout the school year, both in theatres and  
directly in schools.  

 

Actors

Childsplay held general season auditions for the 2017/2018 season in May. Auditions for the 2018/2019 season will be held in May 2018. 

 

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. 

 

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.

 

Administration

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.

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