The Lake Dillon Theatre Company in Silverthorne, Colorado is a professional theatre working under an AEA SPT contract. The LDTC has an annual budget of $2M and is committed to enhancing the quality of life in Summit County and the Colorado Front Range by providing unique and accessible cultural experiences through the Performing Arts. We increase imagination, engagement, and empathy in our community through our performance, educational and outreach programming.
The Silverthorne Performing Arts Center, a newly opened $10m facility, is home to the LDTC. The SPAC is the center of arts and culture development and growth in Silverthorne and the north end of Summit County. The LDTC’s core values of integrity, impact, quality, intimacy, and diversity of programming influence all aspects of development, programming, and operations.
As a full time position, the Teaching Artist/Performer (TAP) plays an integral part to the mission and vision of the LDTC’s Strategic Plan at providing equitable and inclusive opportunities to the students and families of Summit County. The TAP will fill a critical role in the success of the Dual Language Outreach and Arts Integration program in the schools and community. The TAP will take on a variety of roles within the program including performer, teacher, facilitator and mentor. Teaching Artists/Performers should have demonstrated experience in musical performance, theatre arts, and have a passion for teaching school-aged children in camp and public school settings. All TAPs will interact with students, teachers, and school administrators and are responsible for all program goals and objectives. Candidates must be committed to on-going professional development as arts practitioners, educators, and performers and to participate in LDTC and Summit County community events. All TAPS report to the Arts Engagement Manager.
TAPs will 1) serve as teaching artists in a Dual Language After School Program, 2) work with Summit School District in providing tools and resources to classroom teachers and students, 3) perform in Dual language Theatre production, and 4) (potentially) perform in other LDTC Season Productions.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Skilled in one or all of the following arts disciplines; acting, movement, playwriting, vocal production, creative writing, fine arts, instrumental, film, or technical theatre
Implementation of LDTC arts integration curriculum and/or create lessons to support social and emotional development through arts instruction
Establish a safe learning environment for participants
Serve as director, choreographer, and/or music director for After School Youth Production classes
Serve as principal actor for the Dual Language Theatre Production
Potentially serve as actor in other LDTC productions, as needed (separate contractual work)
Commit to on-going professional development and participate in LDTC Community events
Assist in limited administrative duties
Box Office/Data entry
Support of events (i.e. opening night)
Be a positive role model for students, staff and fellow teaching artists
Adhere to all LDTC guidelines and policies
Other duties as assigned
Bilingual and Biliterate in both Spanish and English
BA or BFA in Theatre (preferred)
Experience working with groups of children and/or teens in a school or camp setting
Dedication to children and young teens with diverse backgrounds and academic levels
Punctual and reliable
Skilled singer and actor
Work well with people in various communities
Foster open communication within and among diverse groups
Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities
Proficient computer skills especially Google Suite of applications
Experience with Public Speaking
Must be able to drive a car (Sprinter Van) and have a valid driver’s license
Must be 25 years of age or older to drive vehicle
Only two of four TAPS must meet age requirements
Must be Vaccinated for Covid19 (or be willing to be fully vaccinated before contract starts)
Must meet federal background check requirements
Physical Requirements & Work Environment:
Must be able to drive a motor vehicle
Must be able to lift 30 pounds
Must be flexible working in a fast paced, non-profit environment
Must be willing to use personal cell phone when working remotely
Must be willing to undergo clearances/background checks for LDTC driving and school site.
Salary and Benefits:
$24,000 for 10 month contract
Full Health and Benefits Package
Travel to/from Summit County for initial move and end of contract provided
Position is a 35-40 hour a week job
Fill out the form and upload letter of interest and resume HERE!
Videos submission of Monologue and two 32 bar cuts of ballad and up tempo songs
Position begins August 2nd. Deadline to apply is July 12th, 2021