Theatrix is Hiring Teachers!
About the Position
- Theatrix is a not for profit company in Coquitlam, BC that offers acting workshops, classes, productions and school programs around the lower mainland for children
- We are currently searching for someone who can run a Lunchbox Theatre or Spotlight Theatre program during our Winter session (six weeks between New Years and March Break)
- Required availability: two days per week during lunch hours and/or one day per week right after school
- Each contract is 6 hours of teaching time plus some paid prep time
- We are looking for someone who would want to stay on long term and continue to take on more contracts
Tasks You Would be Responsible For
- Communication with the schools
- Communication with the families of registered participants
- During class time you are responsible for all the students' safety and well-being
- Direct a musical performance to be performed for family/friends/student body
- Provide quality care and education in the area of performing arts to children
About the Ideal Candidate
- Has significant experience working with children, particularly in an educational setting, and can pass a police background check
- Has post-secondary education in either acting, singing, or dancing, PLUS some formal education/training in the other two
- Has reliable transportation to rural areas
- Can be 100% counted on to be on time and prepared
- Can command control and respect in a room of 30 students
- Trustworthy, reliable, independent
Job Types: Part-time, Contract, Casual, Permanent
Salary: $50.00 /hour
Fall Production - Theatrix Presents: The Snow Queen
The Snow Queen
Based on the story by Hans Christian Andersen
Ages 7 â 16
In this new adaptation of the tale young Kay is taken by the Snow Queen and his best friend Gerda must journey through magical lands to rescue him. It is the story of friendship weathering impossible odds.
A story, rich in creatures from the dream world - wizards, angels, witches, stonekeepers, and gnomes - lead the children on a journey that teach us all the beauty of the soul.
The cast of this play will work with a team of directors to devise their own version of this classic fairytale. Characters, dialogue and songs will be created by the actors during the rehearsal process to create an entirely new, original play that will be sure to melt even the iciest of hearts.
The Snow Queen will tour elementary schools in December.
AUDITIONS / REHEARSALS:
When: Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 10:00 a.m.
Where: Dogwood Pavilion, 624 Poirier Street, Coquitlam
1. Please register for an audition time. (see below)
2. Auditions are an information introduction between director and child before introducing them to the larger group.
3. Children maybe asked to sing a song of their choice, read from a script, and show a skill they have, such as acro or martial arts.
Rehearsal Details: Saturdays 10:00 a.m. â 11:30 a.m.
Tuesdays 4:00 â 5:30 p.m. (after Thanksgiving - for selected scenes)
Location: Dogwood Pavilion, 624 Poirier Street, Coquitlam
Fall Dates: September 29 â December 8 (additional rehearsals may be required)
Fees: $425 per child