Employment

Employment

Childsplay is continually searching for the most creative, happy, and intelligent individuals 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:

 

2021-2022 Season Auditions

Visit the audition page HERE >


Education Program Manager

Childsplay, Arizona’s professional theatre for young audiences, seeks a proactive, creative, and motivated Education Program ManagerThis full-time position coordinates and implements professional development programs throughout the Valley, manages in-school arts education programs, supervises teaching artists and collaborates on program development. They provide logistical and programmatic support and represent Childsplay in the education community. A successful candidate will demonstrate strong program management skills, familiarity with arts education and arts integration, a commitment to creating equitable and inclusive learning environments, and true joy in creating drama with young people. Open until filled.  


 Click HERE for the full job description and information on how to apply.

 

Master Carpenter

Childsplay is seeking a Master Carpenter to join the staff for fall of 2021. We produce 6 productions on the mainstage, 1 to 2 national tours, and 1 to 2 local state tours per year. The Master Carpenter is directly responsible for creating scenic pieces from wood, metal, foam, or plastic. Daily work assignments and project deadlines are set by the Technical Director.


Click HERE for the full job description and information on how to apply.

 

Master Electrician

Childsplay is seeking a Master Electrician for their 2021-2022 season. We produce 6 productions on the mainstage, 1 to 2 national tours, and 1 to 2 local state tours per year. The Master Electrician is responsible for the overall supervision of the electrics department and for implementing the lighting and electrical requirements for all of Childsplay's theatrical productions. 


Click HERE for the full job description and information on how to apply.

 

Stage Hands

Childsplay is seeking Stage Hands for their 2021-2022 season. All performances will take place at the Herberger Theater Center in downtown Phoenix.


Click HERE for the full job description and information on how to apply.

 

Stage Manager

Childsplay is seeking a Stage Manager for its 2021-2022 season. Must have experience managing rehearsals, calling shows, and possess excellent team leadership skills. Duties will incliude running rehearsals, tech days and shows, filing rehearsal and performance reports and other ongoing communication with the Production staff and others as needed. The ideal candidate will have superior communication skills with both stage crews and acting company.


Click HERE for the full job description and information on how to apply.

 

Assistant Stage Manager

Childsplay is seeking an Assistant Stage Manager with a background in sound for the 2021-2022 national tour of Schoolhouse Rock Live!


Click HERE for the full job description and information on how to apply.


 
Review of applications will begin on September 30th, and continue until the position is filled. 

Teaching Artists & Assistant Teachers

Childsplay seeks creative, innovative and qualified theater teaching artists and assistant teachers 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 - General

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

Semester internships are available in Marketing, Development, and Education. 

 

To Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to info@childsplayaz.org unless a specific contact is provided in the application description. 

 

 

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.