EVCT Career Opportunities

East Valley Children’s Theatre has career opportunities from time to time.  We’ll post them below.

Artistic Director Position available at East Valley Children’s Theatre

East Valley Children’s Theatre is searching for a candidate for its Artistic Director position for the spring of 2022.  The job will be a half-time position.  The Artistic Director will:

  • Supervise and hire the artistic staff at the theatre
  • Evaluate all staff and programs on a regular basis
  • Oversee the artistic quality of all programs and productions at the theatre
  • Responsible for programming and calendaring offerings at the theatre
  • Make artistic decisions for the theatre with the approval of the Board of Directors

The Theatre is looking for someone who has experience or a degree in theatre or the performing art. Business or non-profit management experience would also be an asset to anyone seeking the position. The job will include 4 months of shadowing and training, to begin February or March 2022.  Some hours are flexible, others are not.  Salary range for the job is between $30,000-$40,000 depending on experience and education.

 

Interested parties should download the application and email it to artistic_director@evct.org. 

OR Send resumes:
East Valley Children’s Theatre
P.O. Box 20514
Mesa, AZ 85277-0514
Or email them to: artistic_director@evct.org
For more information or questions call EVCT at 480-756-3828.

Teaching Artists Positions at EVCT

EVCT is looking for teaching artists in the fields of theatre and musical theatre to teach its classes and direct its performance troupes.  

Requirements for the jobs:

  • Have a degree (either 2-4 year) in theatre or musical theatre.  
  • Be working in or have worked in theatre or musical theatre in the past.  
  • Enjoy working with children.
  • Have a valid and current finger print card.  
  • Are available for work in the late afternoon or evening.
  • Fill out application for a teaching position at EVCT
  • Submit application along with a current resume and headshot (or photo)

Our teaching artists at EVCT are our instructors for our 7-week classes that meet late afternoons and evenings Monday through Thursday. We also hire them to direct our EVCT Express Troupe (acting troupe for kids age 8-16), our On The Spot Teen Improv Troupe (improv troupe for kids age 12-18), our EVCT Bravo, musical theatre troupe for kids age 12-18, Our Literature Alive Program, a home schooled troupe that performs in the schools and or EVCT Company Troupe, a group of selected EVCT participants who learn a show at the beginning of the season and are available to perform on short notice or for special fund raising events.

All programs rehearse at the EVCT Rehearsal Studio, 4501 East Main St, in Mesa.

Questions about the positions can be answered by emailing: artistic-director@evct.org. 

Application for the positions is available by clicking on the link below.

Interested parties should download the application and email it to artistic_director@evct.org. 

OR Send resumes:
East Valley Children’s Theatre
P.O. Box 20514
Mesa, AZ 85277-0514
Or email them to: artistic_director@evct.org
For more information or questions call EVCT at 480-756-3828.

Production Designers and Directors at EVCT

EVCT is looking for Production Designers in Lighting, Sound, Set, Costumes, Props, Choreography and Makeup & Hair, as well as Music Directors, Stage Managers and Directors for our main stage productions. 

Requirements for the jobs:

  • Have a degree in theatre or technical theatre or equivalent experience
  • Be working in or have worked in theatre or musical theatre in the past.  
  • Enjoy working with children.
  • Have a valid and current finger print card.  
  • Are available for work in the late afternoons, evenings and Saturdays
  • Fill out application for a teaching position at EVCT
  • Submit application along with a current resume and headshot (or photo)

Our design team members and directors at EVCT work on our four main stage productions and our junior main stage show. Typical time line includes a production meeting about 1 month from auditions, a meeting at the Mesa Arts Center a couple weeks later, Auditions of two days and a call back auditions, about 4 weeks of rehearsals and a three days of tech rehearsal and two weekends of shows – Thurs-Sun. All productions rehearse at the EVCT Rehearsal Studio, 4501 East Main St, in Mesa.

Specific Questions about the positions can be answered by emailing: artistic-director@evct.org. 

Application for the positions is available by clicking on the link below.