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Teaching Artist



Fayetteville, AR, USA
Posted on Monday, May 29, 2023

TheatreSquared is seeking teaching artists. Teaching artists will oversee the planning and instruction of classes/camps for students aged junior high to adult (18+) in a range of theatre techniques and skills set. We are currently hiring for our classes and camps. The theatre welcomes applicants of all backgrounds, and candidates who are Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) are strongly encouraged to apply.

As an enthusiastic, early-career theatre professional—and as a positive, collaborative member of an inclusive workforce—this new staff member will help TheatreSquared answer the question, “How can a theatre be an agent of social change—helping foster a community that is fundamentally more equitable?”


  • Develop curriculum and teach classes in Acting, Improv, Shakespeare, Musical Theatre (acting, dance or voice), or Playwriting
  • Communicates and builds rapport with students, guardians, staff, teachers, and stakeholders
  • Maintains accurate records as required, including attendance and student medical and emergency information
  • Maintain Covid-19 safety practices in the classroom
  • Represent education programs both within T2 and outside of T2 in a professional manner
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in theatre, or equivalent work experience in related field
  • Experience teaching skills-based theatre classes to adults and/or young people
  • Full Covid-19 vaccination prior to the start date of the class/camp
  • Ability to pass a full background check


  • Experience in curriculum design and development
  • Experience in standard teaching practices, including but not limited to classroom pedagogy, classroom management, and supervision for a variety of ages
  • Ability to work individually and as a team member
  • Ability to remain calm in high-pressure situations such as student conflicts, parent/guardian concerns, or managing unexpected obstacles.


To apply, submit a cover letter, employment resume, and references by visiting https://theatresquared.bamboohr.com/jobs/. Additional submission of work samples is optional. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

TheatreSquared celebrates diversity and commits to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our goal is to remove barriers to employment that are faced by racialized groups and encourage applicants of all genders, abilities, and ethnic, socio-economic, religious, and educational backgrounds. TheatreSquared believes that a team with a variety of perspectives and skills is critical to our growth as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Please note: All interviews at this time will be held via video service (Google, Zoom, etc.)


Compensation is highly competitive and commensurate with experience. This is an independent contractor position with an hourly wage of $20 - $35 per hour.


We believe that theatre—done well and with passion—can transform lives and communities. At the theatre, in schools and online, we create remarkable performances; broaden access; foster empathy, equity and cohesion; and gather with one another around art, conversation, food and other shared experiences in a welcoming, inclusive space.


Now entering its 16th season, TheatreSquared’s challenging, heartfelt, and intimate productions reach 60,000 patrons each year, including more than 20,000 students and their teachers. T2 fills a crucial niche in the region’s cultural landscape as the only year-round, producing professional theatre within a 150-mile radius, operating on an annual budget of $6 million. TheatreSquared employs trained artists from across the country to create its 330 annual performances and is contracted with Actors' Equity Association. The theatre is also Arkansas’s home for professional playwrights, developing scripts through the Arkansas New Play Festival in Fayetteville and Bentonville and producing new works and world premieres each year. TheatreSquared’s architecturally significant, 50,000-square-foot, two-venue permanent home was completed in 2019. For details on the facility, visit ournextstage.org.

Fayetteville and Northwest Arkansas were ranked 8th by US News and World Report in its 2021 "Best Places to Live in the US.” Located in the scenic Ozarks and offering a low cost of living and high quality of life, this vibrant metro area recently surpassed the half-million population mark and is home to the headquarters of Fortune 100 companies including Walmart Stores, J.B. Hunt, Tyson, and peer world-class cultural institutions such as Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.