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Employment

TexARTS is currently accepting resumes for the following positions:


Designers and Production Personnel

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TexARTS is accepting resumes for our 2017 - '18 productions for positions including set design, lighting design, sound design, costume design/coordination, and properties design. Applicants must be available for technical and dress rehearsals as well as for performances. This posting lists multiple jobs; all jobs are on a contract by contract basis. The productions are as follows:

THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS, Professional Production
Technical/Dress Rehearsals: Aug.13 - 17, 2017
Performances: Aug. 18 - Sept. 3

WAIT UNTIL DARK, Professional Production
Technical/Dress Rehearsals: Oct.15 - 19, 2017
Performances: Oct. 20 - 29

All design and techincal theatre professionals at TexARTS should:
• Degree in Theatre Design/Technology or relevant field OR compensatory work experience
• Experience in youth theatre, professional theatre or university level theatre
• Possess strong communication and organizational skills
• Ability to troubleshoot technical issues
• Ability to work with a creative team

ALL CREW
• Expected to be present and ready at least 1 hour prior to show, and 10 min prior to rehearsals.
• Expected to have all hanging/focusing, troubleshooting and other technical aspects completed prior to call times.

Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Jobs are on a contract by contract basis.

To Apply
Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to employment@tex-arts.org.


Dance Instructors

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Applicants for the position of dance instructor should have a minimum of 2 years teaching experience, be able to communicate effectively and be well versed and experienced in one or more of the following styles:

• Tap
• Ballet
• Jazz
• Hip Hop

An accredited degree in dance is preferable, but relevant experience will be considered.

All instructors at TexARTS should:
- Have professional experience in their field.
- Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students.
- Design and teach lessons geared towards children ages 3-18
- Prepare classroom and materials for activities and lessons.
- Facilitate progressive development of student skills leading to final presentation at the annual showcase or other event.
- Promote positive character development in all youth.
- Explain and demonstrate principles, techniques, and classroom safety and etiquette to students.

Compensation and class schedule to be determined based on experience and availability.

To Apply
Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to employment@tex-arts.org.


Visual Art Instructors

TexARTS is currently seeking visual arts instructors for visual arts workshop series. An accredited degree in studio art, art education, or relevant teaching subject is preferable, but relevant experience will be considered.

All instructors at TexARTS should:
- Have professional experience in their field
- High level of quality in personal artwork
- High level of personal motivation and dependability
- High level of personal motivation and dependability
- Ability to work independently
- Punctuality
- Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students.
- Design and teach lessons geared towards children ages 3-18 and/or adult students
- Prepare classroom and materials for activities and lessons.
- Promote positive character development in all youth.
- Explain and demonstrate principles, techniques, and classroom safety and etiquette to students.

Compensation and class schedule to be determined based on experience and availability.

To Apply
Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to employment@tex-arts.org.


Housekeeping, Part Time

Summary: The responsibilities of this position include the physical maintenance, housekeeping, and upkeep of the TexARTS facility, including covered walkways, to ensure proper and cost-efficient operation and to maintain an attractive and inviting atmosphere.

Qualifications: Previous housekeeping experience of a minimum of one year in a large or institutional facility and demonstrated work performance, physical capacity required to perform the job including ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Availability to work night, weekend and holiday shifts as necessary. Reliable transportation required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Ensure regular cleaning of assigned areas of facility (internal and external spaces)
  • Restore the theatre and all support areas to normal operating condition after each use
  • Cleans lobbies, lounges, rest rooms, corridors.
  • Sweeps, scrubs, waxes, and annually polishes floor, dusts furniture
  • Cleans rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and draperies
  • Clean mirrors and windows
  • Washes walls, ceiling, and woodwork, windows, door panels, and sills
  • Cleans vents, change filters, light bulbs
  • Empties wastebaskets, and empties and cleans exterior ashtrays
  • Transports trash and waste to disposal area
  • Replenishes bathroom supplies
  • Provides event and meeting set-up/tear-down for rooms and other spaces in the facility

Important Note: The information contained in this job description is intended to outline the general nature and scope of work being performed by an employee assigned to this position. It is not intended to be construed as a contract, or as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and capabilities required of a person employed in this capacity. Job Descriptions are subject to change at the discretion of the TexARTS.

To Apply:

Please email cover letter, resume, references and wage requirements for this position to: employment@tex-arts.org. No phone calls please.


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