Children’s Theatre of Charlotte – Teaching Artist

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CTC always welcomes applications from enthusiastic, motivated, organized teaching artists interested in joining the CTC Education faculty. We continually accept applications for this position in order to make a connection for immediate needs or future needs.We are currently seeking Teaching Artist for our 2021 Summer Camps.  


Teaching Artists are contacted and interviewed on an as-needed basis. We discourage you to apply if you are seeking a regular full-time or part-time position. 

We create exceptional theatre experiences, inspiring generations to explore the wonder of their world. 

Children’s Theatre of Charlotte (CTC) is proud to be an organization where a diverse mix of talented, committed, and enthusiastic people gather to do their best work. As we inspire generations to explore the wonder of our world, we desire to see the diversity and amazing, expanding tapestry of this world and community reflected in all our programming, behind the scenes, and in our team members, board and volunteers.

We recognize theatre as a means of holding up a mirror to society, and that all people’s race, ethnicity, culture, background, and beliefs should be celebrated and reflected onstage, on staff, and in the audience. Employment opportunities are available to all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, veteran’s status, age, marital status, sexual orientation or disability. In addition, we will endeavor to make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. 



CTC has grown to become a national leader in Theatre for Young Audiences and is recognized for the breadth and strength of its programs. We are dedicated to creating vibrant and engaging theatre experiences, both on the stage and in the classroom. Our education programs serve children ages 2-18 in creative drama, acting and musical theatre focused tuition-based classes, as well as in schools, after-school programs and with community partners across the Charlotte region. With a focus on process, our goal is to teach life skills through theatre skills and help those who wish to pursue the craft of theatre to hone their skills and find their artistic voice. 



  • Deliver quality theatre education that meets or exceeds expectations established by our Education Team. 
  • Create and implement a course of study to meet student’s needs and abilities determined by curriculum standards provided by our Education Team. May need to provide weekly/regular lesson plans for review. 
  • Communicate regularly with parents and staff, striving to maintain program quality. 
  • Attend mandatory meetings and professional development opportunities as required. 
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed. 



  • Summer Camp (10 weeks/June-Aug) – Week-long, process-based classes for ages 3 through Grade 12. Younger students explore scripts adapted from children’s books. Older students explore full scripts of plays and musicals, with some skills-based training for teens. 
  • School of Theatre Training (20 weeks/Sept-March) – Weekly, skills-based theatre classes for Grades 3-12, includes acting and musical theatre focuses. 
  • Creative Drama (10 weeks/Sept-Dec & Jan-March) – Weekly classes with games, crafts, music, and story dramatization for ages 2-10. 
  • Long- and Short-Term Residencies (throughout the year) – Arts-related classes with our community partners including area schools and ASC Culture Blocks. Ages and duration of programs may vary. 
  • Mini-Camps (throughout the year) – Full-day experiences with drama, games, art and music activities during holiday breaks and Charlotte-Mecklenburg School teacher workdays for Grades K-5. 



  • You are passionate about excellence in theatre education. 
  • You are motivated to create a safe and positive environment for all students to be successful “right where they are.” 
  • You are driven to meet the needs of individual students who may vary in ability and learning styles. 
  • You foster a constructive and collaborative working environment with students, colleagues, staff, and parents. 
  • You possess excellent communication and organizational skills 


To apply, please submit by clicking Teaching Artist Application. Please include your résumé.