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Seeking Summer Tour Performers

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Energetic performers with strong improvisational skills to perform in-person at day and sleepaway camps in the tri-state area, starting June 25!

These are in-person jobs, and all COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place!

We are looking for dynamic character actors with contagious personalities and an innate ability to connect with children. An ideal candidate is a self-starter who can host a game show, play three characters in an interactive performance, and lead an improv showcase performed by children (ala Whose Line is it Anyway?) all in the same day. A successful mainstages performer thrives on the unpredictable and can bring the noise, energy, and drive to make every show special for the audience. Encouraged, but not strictly required, is a working knowledge of A/V equipment.

Performances load-out from our office in Astoria, NY, and vehicles are provided when needed. Ability to self-report to Astoria, a clean driver’s license, and comfort driving in NYC are required. Vaccinated applicants are encouraged to apply. Performances vary week to week with dates offered in advance of employment. Some overnight stays (lodging provided) may be requested.

We offer competitive compensation and opportunity for growth. If you think that this is YOU, apply now!

Dates: June 25-August 20, Room and Board provided on longer tours.

Salary: $150-200/day

Seeking Summer Teaching Artists

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Engaging Teaching Artists with strong leadership skills to teach in-person at schools in the NYC area, starting ASAP!

These are in-person jobs, and all COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place!

With NYC schools' Summer Rising programs recently expanding in-person programming to more students, we are looking for teaching artists available ASAP to deliver amazing in-person experiences for kids.

We are looking for professional teaching artists with an innate ability to connect with children. An ideal candidate is a self-starter who is confident in their leadership skills and can deliver daily theater-based programming to students. A successful mainstages teaching artist is flexible and wants to make summer programming more FUN for kids in NYC.

Ability to self-report to schools, a clean driver’s license, and comfort driving in NYC are required. Use of a mainstages vehicle is available, but teachers with access to their own vehicle are encouraged to apply.

Dates: Various throughout the summer

Salary: Competitive hourly rate

Seeking On-Call Summer Camp Staff

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Sleepaway camp cavalry to jump right into a position at one of our partner camps nationwide with limited notice!

These are in-person jobs, and all COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place!

With camp ramping up, inevitably new opportunities arise that require flexibility. We are looking for flexible Teaching Artists and Theater Directors to jump in feet first to camp life. An ideal candidate is a self-starter who can fit in anywhere and loves a bit of spontaneity. Successful mainstages camp staff thrive on the unpredictable and can bring the noise, energy, and drive to make programming at camp special.

Our partner camps are located nationwide, so feel free to apply wherever you are!

We offer competitive compensation and ongoing education and support throughout the summer. If you want to be a part of our on-call cavalry this summer, apply now!

Dates: TBD sometime during the summer; Room and board provided on campgrounds

Salary: Competitive salary depending on experience and the position in question