Teaching Artist

Fantasy Playhouse Children's Theatre & Academy / Huntsville, AL



Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theatre & Academy is currently seeking part-time Teaching Artists!

Compensation: $30/hr (part-time)

POSITION: Teaching Artist

SUPERVISOR: Education Director

LOCATION: Huntsville, Alabama

FLSA STATUS: Part-time/Seasonal/Non-exempt

SALARY RANGE: Pay starting at $30/hr (part-time)


Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater and Academy (FPCTA) provides theatre arts access through production, education, and outreach, enriching the lives of more than 31,000 residents annually.

Our Mission:

Provide Theatre Arts Access Through Production, Education, and Outreach.

Our Purpose:

Enrich the Lives of Children and Families through Theatre and Arts Education

Our Vision:

Be a Center of Excellence for Advancing Theatre and Arts Education to Positively Impact Our Local Community and Beyond.

Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater & Academy is committed to diversity and inclusion at all levels of its leadership, staffing, and programming.


Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theatre & Academy is currently seeking Teaching Artists for Part-Time/Seasonal Employment for the 2024 Winter/Spring Semester and beyond.

We are highly interested in Teaching Artists with a strong musical theatre background and artists who have experience working with students of all ages and experience levels in the arts.


  • Facilitate 12-week class sessions for students ages 3-adult
  • Develop age and skill-appropriate curriculum and performances
  • Participate in professional development sessions
  • Work collaboratively with the Education staff including Education Director, Associate Education Director, and Education Coordinator, to meet classroom goals.
  • Travel to our main Huntsville location or to surrounding schools to bring our programming to students.


  • Skills/training and/or professional experience in the performing arts
  • College degree or professional equivalent
  • Teaching experience in the arts (previous classroom experience a plus)
  • Experience working with diverse populations and a wide range of ages (we serve students ages 3-adult)
  • Experience in developing performing arts curriculum and lesson planning
  • A continued commitment to expanding teaching skills including participation in professional development, curriculum planning, and feedback sessions.


  • Ability to teach in-person performing arts classes at our main location in Huntsville and the potential to travel to local public and private schools for our Fantasy in the Classroom programs.
  • Attendance for in-person and virtual trainings, workshops, and events at our location.
  • Weekly schedules vary based on seasonal programming and classes assigned.


Pay starts at $30/hr for classes and $15/hr for meetings and classroom preparation, and can vary depending on education and experience.


Applicants should submit the following documents to education@fantasyplayhouse.com in order to be considered for the position:

  • RESUME(S) demonstrating training and experience as both an artist and a teacher/teaching artist
  • Cover letter further explaining your qualifications and experience and why you believe you would be a good fit for the position.

Email resume(s), cover letter, and any lesson plans/work samples to: education@fantasyplayhouse.com

If you have any additional questions, please contact education@fantasyplayhouse.com or call us at 256-801-9994