Imagination Stage celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace that values members of our whole community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

FULL-TIME POSITIONS

There are no full-time positions open at this time.

PART-TIME POSITIONS

Accounting Assistant (Contract Position)

Accounting Assistant

Imagination Stage is seeking a contracted Accounting Assistant to assist our full-time Staff Accountant. This contracted position provides approximately 8 hours of supplemental support on a quarterly basis and 40-50 hours of support over the months preceding the organization’s annual audit, in September and October.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Releasing revenues from restrictions in accordance with GAAP for not-for-profit entities
  • Assisting in identifying/correcting discrepancies between financial transactions contained within the Customer Relationship Management Database in comparison to the accounting software system.
  • Reconciling final audit entries within the accounting software system.
  • Random review and cross checking accounts payable and accounts receivables on a quarterly basis.

 

Required Education, Skills, and Experience:

  • BS/BA in Accounting
  • 2-3 years Grant Accounting and/or Not-for-Profit Accounting experience
  • Knowledge of non-profit accounting standards, FASB 116 & 117
  • Accounting experience with 2+ years of Sage Software experience preferred
  • Excellent analytical, organizational skills and communication skills
  • Excellent Excel skills required
  • Willingness to be flexible and adaptable
  • Experience working for a professional theatre or other arts organization a plus

 

Work Environment:

  • Position requires sitting at a desk and using a computer.
  • In-Person position. Imagination Stage follows COVID-19 protocols to ensure staff and contractor safety.

 

Imagination Stage celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace that values members of our whole community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

 

To Apply:

Please submit your cover letter and resume using this form.

TEACHING POSITIONS

Teaching Artists

TEACHING ARTIST 

Imagination Stage is always looking for passionate and dynamic teachers for its onsite classes and satellite programming in DC, MD and Northern VA.  Imagination Stage teaching artists are contracted on a freelance, per class, basis, and work a variety of schedules based on semester needs and teacher availability. Both weekday and weekend hours available.

 

Imagination Stage celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace that values members of our whole community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

 

The Imagination Stage faculty is comprised of teaching artists with wide ranges of experience both as teachers and as theatre artists. Positions available include:

 

CREATIVE DRAMA/ACTING/DIRECTORS

Seeking teaching artists comfortable creating and leading creative drama and/or technique based curriculum. Directors also needed for student productions; opportunities available during the school year as well as summer.

 

DANCE INSTRUCTORS/CHOREOGRAPHERS

Seeking dancers to instruct classes in Jazz, Tap, Musical Theatre Dance, Modern, and/or Hip Hop dance. Choreographers are also needed for Musical Theatre camps and productions.

 

VOCAL INSTRUCTORS/MUSIC DIRECTORS

Seeking instructors comfortable working in teams or partnerships for our co-taught musical theatre classes, camps, and productions. Our instruction model requires our vocal instructors/music directors to have piano accompaniment skills.

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHERS

Seeking teachers with a background and interest in theatre artistry and early education. These instructors implement lessons that utilize storytelling and multi-sensory play, integrating the theatre arts with early childhood development.

 

INCLUSION FACILITATORS
Seeking individuals to help model and foster inclusive practices in the classroom as an Inclusion Facilitator.  An Inclusion Facilitator is a member of the classroom staff who helps to facilitate friendships between students with and without disabilities, models class activities and positive and respectful ways for students to interact, and collaborates with the classroom teacher to support positive behavior, provide accommodations, and create an inclusive environment for students with disabilities.

 

ASSISTANT TEACHERS

Seeking assistant teachers to support the classroom teacher in preparation and implementation, and model classroom work for the students. 

 

Interested in any of the above? Tell us about yourself! Please send resume, and/or a summary of work experience to:

Nikki Kaplan

[email protected]

Please list all the teaching positions you are interested in.

Early Childhood Teaching Artists for Arts Residencies

EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHING ARTISTS NEEDED FOR ARTS RESIDENCIES

Imagination Stage is looking for experienced early childhood teaching artists for in-person pre-school arts residencies in Washington D.C. for 3-4 year old children starting in school year 2021-2022. Applicants should demonstrate a vested interest in young children and the arts. We will provide training to familiarize successful applicants with our teaching philosophy and methods and guidance with curriculum and lesson planning. This is a 40-week commitment starting in late August/ early September that will have a total of 4-5, morning to early afternoon teaching hours per week, Monday-Friday. Additional teaching hours with Imagination Stage may be available. Compensation is $41 per teaching hour. We will contact you directly to set up an interview.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working from a provided curriculum outline and support materials, including age-appropriate developmental goals, create lesson plans for each week in areas including drama, music, movement, and visual art
  • Implement lesson plans, incorporating various teaching aids and props, to create a multi-sensory experience
  • Report to the School Partnerships Manager at Imagination Stage for weekly check-ins

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 2 years teaching experience required (with age 3-5 population)
  • Creative Drama, Music, Movement, and/or Visual Arts experience preferred
  • Degree in Early Childhood Education, Early Elementary Education, or Theatre preferred
  • Ability to speak another language (particularly Spanish) a plus

 

Imagination stage celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace that values member of our whole community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

 

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Danielle Mathers, School Partnerships Manager at [email protected].

 

VOLUNTEERS

Ushers

Due to disruptions to operations at Imagination Stage as a result of COVID-19 precautions, Imagination Stage is not accepting applications at this time.

 

USHERS

Imagination Stage is looking for friendly and responsible volunteer ushers in our professional theatre. Responsibilities include taking tickets, selling concessions, seating patrons and assisting with patron concerns. Flexible schedule includes weekend mornings and afternoons, with occasional evenings.

 

TO APPLY:

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to [email protected]

 

Imagination Stage celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace that values members of our whole community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

 

Imagination Stage is an SSL approved organization. Students ages 15 and up can earn community service hours by volunteering at Imagination Stage.

AUDITIONS

Auditions

Imagination Stage operates under an Actors’ Equity Theatre for Young Audiences contract and does not participate in the Equity Membership Candidate program. We hire Equity and Non-Equity actors who are 18 years and older. If we are in need of an actor who is under the age of 18 this information will be clearly stated on all casting materials.

 

Equity Principal Auditions for the 2020/2021 Season were held on February 26th. Individual show auditions will be held on an as needed basis and these will be invitation only.

 

In addition, every year Imagination Stage attends DC/Baltimore Equity Liaison Committee Auditions. Please contact the Liaison Committee for further Information.

 

For general inquiries or more information about auditioning at Imagination Stage, please email [email protected]

 

Imagination Stage celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace that values members of our whole community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

FELLOWSHIPS

There are no fellowship positions open at this time.