Teaching Artist


Teaching Artist

CATEGORY: Academic/Instructor

Florida Studio Theatre
Sarasota, FL 34236


Alexa Doggett

Job Details


Teaching Artist - Florida Studio Theatre, a LORT D Equity regional Theatre in Sarasota, FL is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Teaching Artist.  This individual will lead instruction of students in pre-K through grade 12  

Teaching Artist duties include: Planning with Florida Studio Theatre staff and providing arts instruction in all aspects of FST programs, including but not limited to: In-school programming, community events, after school classes and productions.  

Other responsibilities include attending ongoing professional development, carrying out administrative responsibilities (such as submission of classroom reports, time-sheets, etc.), meeting with FST staff, and performing other duties as needed.

Preferred Qualifications include:   
o Bachelor’s degree in theatre performance or related field (or equivalent experience) 
o Professional experiences in a performing art form
o Experience teaching in community-based settings, arts organizations, and schools
o Experience teaching children of varying ages and backgrounds, including those with disabilities and English as a second language
o Willingness to learn the required curriculum, lesson plans, and classroom management skills that directly reflect the Florida Studio Theatre method. 
o Ability to create safe, inclusive, supportive, and creative environments for all students 
o Strong oral and written communication skills
o Must provide own vehicle for transportation  

Florida Studio Theatre is working towards becoming a more anti-racist and inclusive theatre. FST is thus committed to developing a work environment that is reflective of the diverse world that it serves. Applicants from all populations and underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Consideration for employment will be given to all applicants without regard to race/ethnicity, gender identity/sexual orientation, age or ability.  


May 31, 2021 -


$31,000-$37,000 pending experience