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Teaching Artist: Technical Theater Residency

Appel Farm Arts and Music Center

Post Date: Sep 8, 2023

The Technical Theater Residency invites a Teaching Artist skilled in the area of production design to act as Technical Director for the Woodbury Jr./Sr. High School (7th-12th graders) Fall production of ALMOST MAINE. The Teaching Artist will explain terminology and demonstrate key elements of design, and lead students in the creation and execution of scenic, lighting, sound, and costume elements for their school production.


Teaching Artists must have demonstrated previous teaching experience teaching their area of the arts, ideally in a school setting.

We seek artists who share in our mission that creativity and artistic talents are innate and waiting to be developed in every person. Ideal candidates are progressive and offer engaging classroom strategies, with a classroom management approach focused on meeting people where they are at, collaborative problem solving, and restorative practices. Experience with early childhood education, differentiated instruction, and multilingual, especially Spanish-speaking, a plus.

This is a great opportunity to build your teaching resume, learning and implementing Arts Integration skills. 

This position is paid hourly at $75/hour.


October 2nd, 2023 – November 18, 2023
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 3:30pm-5pm
*Tech Week and Show Dates

This is a year-long residency that includes a fall and a spring show. The spring show is Sponge Bob the Musical, dates TBA.

View the detailed fall schedule at https://appelfarm.org/employment/ta/teaching-artist-technical-theater-residency/

How To Apply

Interested candidates should email a resume to Kristina at [email protected]. Please include:

  • An up-to-date resume that includes all of your experience in arts and education.
  • A short biography that highlights your arts and arts education experience including any higher education, awards, accolades, performances and exhibits. Once approved to be a part of our roster, your biography will be used on our website and given to schools or organizations interested in your work.
  • Three professional references that include two references which focus on your skills and experiences as a teaching artist and one reference that speaks to your skills and talents as a professional artist.

Background Checks

Please note that all Teaching Artists must provide current copies of their background check for the state of NJ. Criminal Record Check, Finger Print CHRI and Child Abuse History Clearance must be completed.


$75 per hour
Job Category
EducationProduction & Design
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