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  • Evanston Township High School (Evanston, Illinois) is seeking applicants for a Full-Time Daytime Auditiorium Technician for the 2018-19 school year and beyond, The ideal candidate has experience in theatre set design and construction, lights and sound for theatre, dance, and music events, and the ability to collaborate with students and adults to support events. For a detailed job description, click here.
    Click here to access the online application.
    Click here to learn more about the ETHS Fine Arts department.
    Questions? Please contact Nick Gehl, Department Chair of Fine Arts at (6/17/18)

  • Carmel Catholic High School is looking for a part-time theatre teacher and a Stagecraft instructor for 2018-2019 school year. Please visit website : and fill out application. (6/17/18)

  • Acero Cruz High School, in Rogers Park, is hiring a full-time theatre teacher.  More information is available at (6/29/18)

  • The Beverly Arts Center, located at 2407 W. 111th Street, Chicago, is seeking an African dance instructor to begin in September. Individual must have a strong dance background and training, and the ideal candidate will have experience working with both children and adults.
    Skills & Qualifications:
    *Minimum of 2 years studio teaching experience
    *Interest in teaching young children
    *Ability to relate to, motivate, and energize students of all ages and skill levels
    *Ability to generate and teach appropriate and strong choreographic material for children and adults
    *Knowledge of the technique and history of African dance
    To Apply:
    Please submit resume and two references to Desirae Gamboa, Dance Coordinator, at desirae@beverlyartcenter.orgNo phone calls please. (6/29/18)

  • Niles North High School Theatre Department is looking for a talented Costumer to oversee the costume program of a thriving HS theatre department. 5+ production season; excellent facilities. Submit resume and queries to Megan Baskin at (7/3/18)

  • Western Illinois University's Department of Theatre and Dance announces Musical Theatre BFA Auditions for the incoming class of 2019.
    On the Macomb Campus: November 10, 2018; February 9, 2019; March 23, 2019
    On the Quad Cities Campus: January 19, 2019
    For Audition Protocol and/or more information please contact: Lysa Fox, Head of Musical Theatre, or call 309-298-1543. (4/23/18)

  • Eureka College Theatre invites Illinois High School students to submit a ten-minute play for their 6th annual Illinois High School Ten Minute Play Festival. Eureka College Theatre will provide a director and actors for a production of selected plays on January 25 & 26, 2019. All submissions must be received by midnight on September 4, 2018. Winners will be notified in mid-November. Contact Eureka College Theatre for further details.
    Guidelines for the submission:
    • Current Illinois high school students only; Classes of 2018-2021
    • Multiple submissions per author are accepted
    • 10-minute play, which is usually 8-13 pages long
    • No maximum characters, but keep in mind we only choose plays we can produce
    • Submit a standard format PDF with no identifier  (5/9/18)

  • Saint Viator High School, in Arlington Heights, is looking for a Technical Theater Director. Bachelor's degree in related field or technical theater experience required. Duties are the following:
    Oversee stage lighting (including intelligent lighting)
    Oversee sound design and body mics
    Organize and supervise students in set construction
    Organize and supervise students in running fall play and winter musical and possibly a few other performances throughout the school year
    This position requires work on one weekday evening a week and Saturdays from Sept 1, 2018 thru Feb 12, 2019 as well as performance and dress rehearsal dates.
    Must be organized and keep a clean, safe shop
    Must have good interpersonal skills and be able to train and motivate students.
    Must work closely with theater staff and head of building and grounds.
    Must have passion and energy and a sense of fun.
    Hourly pay with guaranteed minimum per show. (7/6/18)

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