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Seeking Day and Sleepaway Camp Performing Arts Specialists and Directors

currently available jobs at mainstages

Teach Theater in the Great Outdoors!

Currently available positions are listed below. Camp contracts are typically 8 weeks in length (June–August). Day camp positions require local applicants with access to a vehicle or proximity to reliable public transportation to the location. These are in-person jobs, and all COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place!

CS 7: Master of Fun at Sleepaway Camp in Stockbridge, MA

The Master of Fun at this gorgeous sleepaway camp in Massachusetts will be tasked with performing various tasks including but not limited to playing fun theatre-themed games with campers, putting together small-scale performances at camp, DJing or MCing events, and generally bringing the upbeat, fun camp vibe everywhere they go. This long-standing, traditional camp is full of loyal, returning campers and staff. A great applicant for this position will have a variety of performing arts skills, in addition to being extremely adaptable and enthusiastic!

Dates: June 27-August 15, Room and Board provided on campgrounds.

Salary: $3200

CS 8: LIT Supervisor at Sleepaway Camp in Poyntelle, PA

The LIT Supervisor at this beautiful camp in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, will be responsible for developing and leading programming for the oldest group of campers, also known as Leaders in Training. In addition to supervising and running their programming, the staff member will have the opportunity to collaborate with the camp’s Master of Fun and participate actively in general elements of the camp from color war to evening activities and more. The camp has an incredible culture built on many returning campers and staff, which means that this position, which is all about developing leadership skills in the next “generation” of staff, is all the more exciting!

Dates: June 6- August 16

Salary: $3500

CS 9: Master of Fun at Sleepaway Camp in Eagle Rock, WI

The Master of Fun at this gorgeous sleepaway camp in Massachusetts will be tasked with performing various tasks including but not limited to playing fun theatre-themed games with campers, putting together small-scale performances at camp, DJing or MCing events, and generally bringing the upbeat, fun camp vibe everywhere they go. This camp, set on a lake with high-end facilities and programming, has an incredible culture built on many returning campers and staff. The right applicant will be ready to jump in and bring the fun this summer!

Dates: June 6- August 17

Salary: $2500

CS 1: Theater Specialist with Special Needs Experience at Day Camp in Long Island, NY

This long island day camp serves an amazing group of young people with a variety of special needs. The theatre specialist for this camp will be leading activity periods for all age groups on rotation throughout the day, providing campers with an introduction to theatre and an awesome experience. A great candidate for this job should feel comfortable teaching theatre while working in an environment including campers with a diverse set of needs and a range of abilities. Experience with special needs youth is a plus!

Dates: June 28-August 20, M-F

Salary: $3200

CS 2: Theater Director at Day Camp in Rockville, MD (DC Area)

This DC-area day camp serves campers with a variety of interests throughout the summer on a beautiful campground in Maryland. The theatre director will be responsible for leading theater activities and running rehearsals that culminate in a show with campers. A strong candidate for this position will be organized, driven, flexible, and demonstrate the ability to take ownership of the theatre program and ensure that the production is carried out successfully, while the kids have a great time in the process.
Dates: June 21-August 6, M-F

Salary: $3500

Theater (CS 3), Music (CS 4), and Dance (CS 5) Specialists at Day Camp in Orangeburg, NY

This day camp located just north of Manhattan boasts a unique model in that they split their program areas into “neighborhoods,” which kids can sign up to be in for a given week. For the last five years, mainstages has run all aspects of the CREATE neighborhood, including theater, dance, photography, graffiti, and pretty much any other cool idea that a staff member can bring to the table. The camp has consistent leadership and a high staff return rate, and it offers bus transportation from the Upper East and West sides of Manhattan. The Music and Dance Specialists will be leading activity periods for all age groups on rotation throughout the day, providing campers with a range of experience in these areas a friendly and fun introduction to their discipline.

Dates: June 28- August 19, M-F

Salary: $3500

Application Spotlight

Are you interested in working at camp this summer, but don't see something that fits your needs or expertise? New opportunities are popping up all the time and we can spotlight your application to camp partners with applicable positions. Send us an application letting us know you would like to be spotlit, and if we think you're a good fit, we can refer you when a relevant camp contacts us.

More about working with mainstages:

We're currently seeking theater staff to work at stunning camps across the US this coming summer!

Ideal candidates have experience in theater education and/or children’s theater and are enthusiastic, extremely adaptable, and familiar with the camp setting. In addition to theater, camps are also seeking specialty positions, such as music, dance, and art specialists.

With the guidance and resources provided by mainstages, you will feel supported and empowered along the way. In addition, mainstages is committed to ensuring your safety at camp this summer, as we continue to navigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out our COVID-19 Safety Plan for more information about what we are doing to protect our staff and campers this summer!

This is the perfect summer job for the right applicant. If you are a college student studying theater or a recent college grad, we’d love to hear from you!

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