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Theater

 

2023 Winter Classes Are Enrolling
Classes run January 16 – March 25 (10 weeks)
Class Catalog (PDF)
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Seeking Creative Individuals

The theater department seeks passionate, patient, and creative individuals to lead our entry-level theater and acting classes for preschoolers, elementary kids, middle schoolers, and teenagers. Candidates should be 18 years old+. The ideal candidate will have a background in education or theater instruction (or both!). Instructors will facilitate the course plan developed by the theater department head. Training will be provided! Compensation is $18 – 22/hr based on experience and education. Prior to hiring, candidates must provide PA state required background checks for working with children.  For immediate consideration, please send a resume and cover letter to Andrea Hart, ahart@yocuminstitute.org. The Yocum Institute is a proud equal opportunity employer.


AUDITIONS:

Sign-up Form with More Info on Dates, what to prepare, etc

For more on our productions

Questions? Contact Andrea Hart at primarystages@yocuminstitute.org


About the Theater Department:

The Theater Department strives to inspire play and imagination; to support students’ development in their craft while promoting confidence in themselves and in the world around them.

The Yocum Institute offers semester-long classes for students who would like to try theater and focus on specific electives (musical theater, improv, playwriting, etc.) and school year-long clubs and ensembles for students who are committed to building their skills and experience. Each course is led by trained and experienced theater artists in the community. Workshops and specialty classes are also available from talented guest teachers who provide an intensive look at their field of study.

Our classes for preschool and early elementary school students build on a child’s natural inclination to play while providing structure and gentle guidance. As students mature towards adulthood, classes reflect a more focused and detailed approach to creativity and audition and performance preparation. For our adults and older teens, we offer opportunities to try something new or build on an existing acting foundation with a more personalized approach.

No matter what your age or experience, we will work with you to bring your talent to the next level.

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