The Rose - Performing Art for Children and Families

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through live theater and arts education.

Artist Educator Internships/Fellowships

By interning at The Rose Theater, students and early career professionals can learn about opportunities in educational theater, while increasing their job experience within a professional setting. Former interns have gone on to perform as professional actors, earn MFA’s in education theater, teach high school theater, and even work full time at The Rose.

All positions are full time and provide a stipend.  In many cases, free housing is also provided. Fellows must have their own car.

Summer Theater Education Intern
Contract Period: May 26 – Aug. 8, 2015
Application Deadline: Jan. 23, 2015
*Note: Applications will be accepted after Jan. 31st, but priority will be given to early applicants.

This is full time summer position that requires 40-45 hours per week for 12 weeks.  Compensation is based on experience, but ranges from $900 to $1,100 for the summer.  Housing is provided for out-of-town interns.  Interns are given the opportunity to co-teach alongside our master teachers and build towards leading their own lesson plans.

Desired Qualifications:
•  College students (or recent grad) who are studying theater, musical theater, music, dance, creative writing, education, or a related field.
•  An interest in exploring a career in educational theater.

Intern Responsibilities:
•  Assistant direct youth theater production camps (ages 8-18)
•  Assistant teach weeklong creative drama camps (ages 4-15)
•  Co-teach theater club
•  Possibly work as a counselor for weeklong overnight theater camp
•  Possibly choreograph and/or music direct BROADWAY AT THE ROSE students
•  Complete a mock audition or interview
•  Attend training in lesson planning, classroom management, resume building, acting, etc.
•  Research show guide content for The Rose’s professional main stage shows
•  Other administrative duties as needed

Teaching Artist Fellowship
Contract Period: Aug. 10, 2015 – May 20, 2016
Application Deadline: Feb. 6, 2015
* Note: Applications will be accepted after Feb. 14th, but priority will be given to early applicants.

This is a full time position (40-45 hours per week, six days per week) that lasts a full school year.  We are seeking applicants with experience performing and teaching, as this position has a strong emphasis in both.  Fellows will be given an opportunity to co-teach alongside our master teachers, lead teach school workshops, and perform in productions.  Compensation is $6,300 for the school year and housing is provided for all fellows.

Desired Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in acting, musical theater, education, special education, creative writing, or a related field.
•  Demonstrated interest in theater for youth.

Fellowship Responsibilities:
•  Co-teach and lead teach drama classes (ages 4-18)
•  Co-teach after school programs for “at-risk” middle school students
•  Act in one or two main stage productions
•  Co-direct a Teens ‘N’ Theater production
•  Perform in one or two Theater-in-Education touring productions
•  Lead school workshops using drama to teach curriculum
•  Research study guide content
•  Attend classes in lesson planning, classroom management, resume building, acting, teaching drama to students with special needs, and more
•  Other administrative duties as needed

Application Procedure
To apply, please send the following to Rose Education Director Brian Guehring.
•  A letter of interest
•  A current resume detailing your education, experience with children, and theatrical experience
•  Contact information for three references
•  A sample theater lesson plan

Please email Rose Education Director Brian Guehring.


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Brian Guehring, Education Director The Rose Theater 2001 Farnam Street Omaha, NE 68102

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