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There are always opportunities to work with the Dragon!

Creative Opportunities
Volunteering


Actors and Performers

The Dragon rarely holds formal auditions, but we’re always looking to expand our pool of actors, performers, and collaborators! Here are the performer calls available at this time:

Live at the Dragon – Call for Performances

If you’re not sure where your skill set may fit best, please submit a general interest form, and let us know more about your experience, skills, and interests! We will get back to you with our current project needs, and how we might work together.
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Creative and Technical Staff

Do you feel excited about the Dragon’s mission and think you have a skill set that can help us? We’re always looking for new friends! As we continue to create virtual productions, and eventually transition to hybrid and in-person, we are always seeking innovative content producers, hyper-organized production managers, and crazy cool designers. Creative calls available at this time:

Audio Book Club – Call for Curators

Please submit a general interest form and let us know about your experience, skills, and interests! We will get back to you with our current project needs, and how we might work together.

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Teaching Artists

The Dragon is looking for experienced and passionate teaching artists to join our growing community! The Dragon offers ongoing courses and short-term workshop opportunities in a variety of performing arts disciplines, and we’re always interested in expanding our offerings.

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Required Skills for Teaching Artists

  • Extensive expertise and experience in their specified performing arts field(s) and able to teach their discipline(s) to diverse communities of adults. Teaching artists are expected to create their own lesson plans with guidance from the Education Director for program continuity.
  • Organization, punctuality, classroom management, and the ability to tailor lesson plans to individual student needs and/or abilities.
  • Proficiency with the Zoom platform and other technology necessary for a virtual classroom.

Stipends

Teaching Artists can expect an hourly pay of $50 for individual workshops.

Submission Instructions

Qualified applicants should submit the following via the form below to Justine Bechler, the Education Director:

  • Brief cover letter explaining your area of expertise, your interest in working with the Dragon and your contact information
  • Teaching resume
  • Artist resume
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Youth Teaching Artists

Seeking Summer Program Teaching Artists

Opportunities available for June – August, 2021.  Learn More & Apply Here

Seeking Ongoing Teaching Artists

Redwood City Youth Theatre (RWCYT) is always accepting submissions for passionate and experienced teaching artists! RWCYT provides training opportunities for students in grades K – 12 at both introductory and advanced levels to learn life and theatrical skills in the disciplines of acting, singing, and dance. All teaching artists report to the Education Director.

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Required Skills for Youth 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 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.

Stipends

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 the form below to Justine Bechler, the Education Director:

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

We rely on the support of amazing volunteers for a variety of projects, programs, and general operations. If you are lovin’ what the Dragon is doing, and are looking to contribute to our cause, we’d love to add you to our team!

Join a Committee

If you’re available to help with ongoing projects, consider joining a committee to stay connected and jump in at a moment’s notice!

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Committees Looking for More Members

Serving on a committee is a great way to contribute to the Dragon on a regular basis! Here are the committees that are currently looking to recruit new members:

  • Board Recruitment/Nominating Committee – Help find board members.
  • Donor Development/Fundraising/Abundance – Help create and plan fundraising events and opportunities.
  • Finance Committee – Help with accounting and tracking of budgets.
  • Marketing/PR/Branding – Help get the word out about Dragon and our programming.
  • Operations – Help with data entry and other organizational tasks within the Dragon.

Interested in helping out? Send an email to recruitment@dragonproductions.net letting us know about your skills, and where you would like to pitch in!

Join the Board of Directors

Would you like to help steer and accomplish the vision of the Dragon? Consider joining our Board!

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The Dragon is seeking additional members to its Board of Directors to help steer the theatre on its mission: serve as a theatrical hub that fosters an inclusive artistic community for the creation of experiences that are innovative, intimate, empathetic, accessible and bold. Board members meet regularly and work with the Dragon staff to ensure that the organization does the best work possible in pursuit of its goals.

Board members will possess strong communication skills, be excellent collaborators and be highly motivated to help guide the theatre in its long-term growth. Board members will support the Dragon’s Team of Officers in fulfilling the theatre’s mission. 

Dragon Theatre creates theatrical experiences for everyone. We are committed to incubating, innovating, and educating those from all backgrounds and lifestyles equally, celebrating diversity with fairness and respect within all our programs. We intend to create a safe space and a meaningful platform for under-represented voices of all shapes, colors and sizes, from BIPOC to LGBTQ+ to Neurodiverse to Immigrants to Disabilities or Deafness, and all others, by amplifying historically under-represented and under-resourced voices and are looking for board members to make sure we continue to bring and promote diverse and inclusive theatrical experiences. We strongly encourage candidates from the BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and all communities, to apply.

Board members will:

  • commit to a three-year term.
  • attend, and make a priority, weekly board meetings to develop and oversee the strategy, goals, and good governance of Dragon’s efforts.
  • agree to participate in at least one committee (see our list of committees above) during each year of his/her/their term. 
  • consider Dragon Theatre Company a top philanthropic priority, pledging to give or get $1000 per year, and asking contacts to give appropriately as well. 
  • participate in fundraising campaigns by actively engaging
  • be an ambassador for the theatre
  • work to create an organization worthy of the community’s trust & financial support
  • work in the interest of the organization, keeping Dragon’s mission, vision, and goals in mind
  • support the team of Officers and Dragon staff

Submission Instructions 

Qualified applicants should submit the following via email to the Chair of the Board Recruitment Committee, Gretta Stimson at recruitment@dragonproductions.net:

  • Cover letter describing what your experience and what you would bring to the Dragon’s board
  • Resume of relevant experience 

Not sure how you can help? Let us know about your unique skills and interests, and we’ll let you know the details of where you can help out.

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