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Teaching Artists
Princeton, NJ
McCarter Theatre Center
Part Time
Posted February 25, 2020
McCarter Theatre Center is currently seeking creative, dedicated, multi-disciplined, and passionate individuals to join our team of teaching artists. Located on the campus of Princeton University, McCarter is one of the nation’s most active cultural centers. McCarter produces a vibrant six-play Theater Series and is a major presenter of the performing arts. We are committed to engaging, educating, and cultivating a broad range of audiences, making the arts accessible to all people, and presenting a variety of entertaining and thought-provoking programming across disciplines. McCarter Theatre Center is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring, supporting, and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Duties and Responsibilities

McCarter’s educational programs include after school, in-school, student matinees, creative aging, community partnerships, and audience engagement programs. With a dual emphasis on artistry and social-emotional skills, McCarter is deeply invested in the ways that theater education can enrich personal growth.

Lead and assistant teaching artist opportunities span from summer camp and afterschool classes to community partnerships and in-school residencies, serving PreK-12th grade students and adults. We are also always interested in hearing from emerging costume, scenic, lighting, and prop designers looking to bring their talents to educational theater.


Prior teaching experience is required. Final candidates are required to successfully complete a background check. Our teaching wage is competitive, and ongoing professional development opportunities are offered.

How To Apply

For immediate consideration, please send a brief cover letter and resume detailing your relevant experience as one single .PDF document to with the subject line “Teaching Artist Submission”. No phone calls please.