Great for the college theatre student or recent high school graduate who was an active in theatre!
DUTIES: The Skokie Park District is seeking a Performance Leader for the Summer On Broadway Camp. The Performance Leader works cooperatively with staff in planning and implementation of appropriate theatrical arts activities for ages 7.5-12 (Jr/Sr. Camps) or 12.5-17 (Teen Camps). Performance Leaders also serve in the role of stage manager or assistant stage manager as they support the campers efforts to showcase their abilities in a musical theatre production during the final week of each of (2) 4-week camp sessions. The Performance Leader is paired with another Performance Leader and coordinates with the Camp Director to create a theatre arts curriculum. They also work with the Theatre Specialist, Techncial Crew, and their Performance Leader partner to complete stage management duties. Additionally, the Performance Leader works with all staff to provide excellance in safety and fun for campers during all scheduled activities.
Days/Hours: Advance training materials will be sent out and some meetings/discussions will occur in May. These can take place via phone or electronic media. Formal camp training takes place during the weeks of June 3-June 8 and will include about 15-20 hours per week on selected evening and weekend days. The camp program runs June 10-August 2. Staff work hours are generally Monday-Friday 9A-4P with evening performances on July 2, 3, 31 & August 1.
QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a mature, responsible adult, at least 18 years of age and possess a high school diploma or equivalent G.E.D. Must be responsible, creative and enjoy working with young children ages 7.5 to 12 (Jr/Sr. Camps) or 12.5-17 (Teen Camps) Previous instruction in either music, dance, theater or stage craft is required. Prefer individual with prior experience leading campers as well as a candidate working toward degree in the performing arts or with comparable experience in the field.
Apply online at https://www.applitrack.com/skokieparks/onlineapp/