Jobs at the Dragon

Call for Teaching Artists

Redwood City Youth Theatre (RWCYT) is still in its youth after being launched in the summer of 2019. We provide training opportunities for students at both introductory and advanced levels to learn life and theatrical skills and are looking for passionate and experienced teaching artists for acting, singing, and dance programs for students in grades K – 12. All teaching artists report to the Education Director.

Required skills for teaching artists

Organization, punctuality, classroom management, ability to tailor lesson plans to individual student needs and/or abilities.  Proficient with the Zoom platform. 

Teachers should be proficient in her/his/their specified fields and able to teach their discipline(s) to designated youth age groups. The expectation is for teaching artists to create their own lesson plans with guidance from the Education Director for program continuity.


We are dedicated to keeping our programming affordable for our community and offering scholarships to those in need. We are also committed to working with the budgets of our outreach organizations to keep our programs accessible for all. Teaching Artists can expect an hourly pay of $30-$40 for individual workshops.

Submission Instructions

Qualified applicants should submit the following via email to Justine Bechler:

  • Brief cover letter including the grade range(s) you feel competent to instruct (Tot-Preschool, K-2, 3-5, 6-12) and contact information
  • Teaching resume
  • Artist resume