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Dynamic Jewish Performers & Teaching Artists

Seeking Performers and Teaching Artists for immediate available opportunities facilitating experiential Jewish programming at synagogues, community centers, and Jewish organizations in NYC and the Tri-State Area.

We are looking for dynamic character actors with a contagious personality and an innate ability to connect with children.  An ideal candidate can host a game show, play 3 characters in an interactive performance, and improvise, while implementing a Jewish values-based curriculum.  A working knowledge of A/V equipment is preferred, but not required. 

Many of the performances take place on Sundays and weekend availability is a must.  A “Jack of All Trades” with skills in both Jewish education and performing is highly coveted.  A clean driver’s license and comfort driving in NYC is required. Applicants with their own car are encouraged to apply. Afterschool positions offer contracted dates while performances vary week to week with dates offered in advance of employment. We offer competitive compensation starting at $100 for a 90 minute class/one performance with the additional opportunity for growth into administrative roles.

Performers & Afterschool Teachers

Seeking Lead Performers and Afterschool Teaching Artists for immediate available opportunities in NYC and Tri-State Area.

A “Jack of All Trades” with skills in both teaching and performing is highly coveted.  A clean driver’s license and comfort driving in NYC is required. Applicants with their own car are encouraged to apply. Afterschool positions offer contracted dates while performances vary week to week with dates offered in advance of employment. We offer competitive compensation and opportunity for growth into administrative roles.

Performances
Many of the performances take place on weekends and weekend availability is a must.  We are looking for dynamic character actors with a contagious personality and an innate ability to connect with children.  An ideal candidate can host a game show, play 3 characters in an interactive performance, and improvise, while implementing a values-based curriculum that is often applied in Jewish and other spiritual settings.  A working knowledge of A/V equipment is preferred, but not required. Click here to learn more about our performances.

Afterschool
Afterschool programs are Monday-Friday, mostly between 3 and 6pm.  Teaching Artists are amazing facilitators who can manage large groups of kids and deliver simple blocking and rehearsal procedures in a time-sensitive atmosphere.  Working as part of a team and communicating effectively with families are important skills.  Ideal candidates also have experience directing youth productions in afterschool and/or summer camp settings. Click here to learn more about our afterschool programs. 

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