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Teaching Artists

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The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is seeking diverse, energetic, and upbeat teaching artists for several education programs. Please submit a headshot and resume to education@kravis.org.

  • Proof of vaccination is required for all Teaching Artists.
  • Candidates must demonstrate experience in vocal music, theater or dance and be passionate about teaching school-aged children in both public school and non-school settings. A bachelor’s degree in a related arts field or an equivalent level of professional experience related to this position are required.
  • Maintain a high level of flexibility and professionalism at all times.
  • An ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Bilingual and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Paid as independent contractor.

Potential positions include, but are not limited to, those listed below.

Teaching Artist for the De George Academy for Performing Arts

  • Available on Saturdays for 3-hour classes for 8 weeks in the fall and 8 weeks in the spring, in the morning and/or in the afternoon.
  • Plan skill-building classes that help enable students to prepare for auditions and classes in performing arts schools, culminating in an informal demonstration for parents to watch.
  • Experience teaching 3-5 or 6-8 grade students.


Teaching Artist for Disney Musicals in Schools

  • Available for at least one 90-minute rehearsal a week during after school hours for 17 weeks.
  • Work collaboratively with teaching artist partner, classroom teachers and arts specialists in under-resourced public (Title-I) elementary schools.
  • Plan activities and content aligned with the DMIS strategy and culture.
  • Experience as a director, choreographer, music director and/or stage manager for a musical.
  • Experience teaching 3-5 grade students.
  • Familiarity with the public school system is a plus.


ArtsCamp at the Kravis Center

  • Demonstrated professional experience in dance, musical theater, drama, vocal music, visual art or technical theater.
  • A minimum of two years teaching school age children in an arts area.
  • Available Monday-Friday from 9 am – 4 pm for three weeks over the summer.
  • Work collaboratively as a team of Teaching Artists to guide seventy 9-11 year old youth in conceptualizing, creating, and performing their own original thematic showcase performance.
  • Plan developmentally appropriate and creative content for each class.


Broadway Reach

  • Professional experience in dance, vocal music, or visual art.
  • Experience teaching school age children in one of the arts areas listed above.
  • Availability for a 10 week residency at a Palm Beach County school.
  • Lead creation of dance/vocal performance, or visual art piece(s) relating to a Kravis On Broadway Culminates in a showcase in the Dreyfoos Hall lobby.
  • Collaborate with SDPBC teacher(s) and external evaluator to implement Social & Emotional Learning objectives into residency.
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