Teacher! Acting, Dance, Voice or Musical Theatre

Date Posted: Jul 24, 2018
Application Deadline: Nov 09, 2018
Start Date: Nov 09, 2018

Salary: TBD
Province: Ontario
Region: York Region
City: Richmond Hill
Employee Benefits:
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Job's focus:
Job Type: Contract
Career Level: Intermediate

Organization Description

Ovation! Arts

Ovation! Performing Arts Centre is a premiere training centre for performers of all ages in the disciplines of dance, acting, comedy, voice and musical theatre.  Classes are small. The environment is professional and dynamic.  Our focus is The ART of PERFORMANCE.  We are a positive, supportive, caring environment, pursuing excellence in arts training.

Job Description

Ovation! Performing Arts Academy (Richmond Hill) and Ambition Performing Arts Centre (Acton/Halton Hills) are searching for GREAT people to teach classes in acting, comedy, dance, voice and musical theatre.  We welcome applications from people interested in working in either Richmond Hill or Halton Hills.  

• Creative and dynamic; capable and dependable; organized and prepared; punctual; positive and  enthusiastic; administratively and technologically competent; engaged in the full learning and teaching process of young performers; a personable team player
• Teaching, including choosing/procuring appropriate materials for your classes (music, songs, scenes, plays, etc as needed) and all required preparation time and follow-up/reporting associated with teaching each class;
• Assisting in the planning/production of your class(s) material for two or three public performances;
• Participating in marketing/promotional events, and all studio-related public performances;
• Creating written progress reports at season’s end for each student in your classes.


• College/University degree in one of:  Drama, Voice/Music, Music Theatre, Dance
• Teacher’s training certificate/degree from an accredited teaching institution is preferred but not required, depending on experience
• Minimum 5 years experience teaching performing arts
• If applying to teach Voice or Musical Theatre, you must be able to play piano or guitar well enough to lead vocal warm-ups, teach notes, work through sheet music.  You can either play accompaniment or you can create/access accompaniment tracks as needed.  For Musical Theatre we’re looking for people who can teach all 3 aspects of voice, character/acting, movement/choreo.  (A choreographer can also be brought in for some classes/components as needed too.)

How to Apply:

Interested candidates please email Chris Madsen at chris@ovationarts.ca.