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  • Lake Community High School District 117 is searching for a full-time high school Fine Arts/Theatre teacher. Apply at: (4/7/18)

  • New Trier High School is seeking a dynamic, visionary leader to chair our Media, Speech, and Theatre Department, staffed by eight teachers (including the Chair) and two support staff members. The Department Chair is responsible for coordinating and overseeing all departmental programs and for supervising faculty on two campuses: a freshman campus in Northfield of approximately 1,000 students and a sophomore, junior, senior campus in Winnetka of approximately 3,000 students.
    Please see the detailed posting with a link to the online application at
    . (4/7/18)

  • Skyline Studios is seeking dedicated, engaging and dynamic theater educators to teach/direct children ages 5-12 in after school performance program. The candidate must have good classroom management, inspire a passion and love of performing in a fun and non-competitive environment, and possess strong organization and communication skills. The director must prepare students to perform on stage for a final performance. Prior experience working with children and prior theater, music, and/or dance experience is preferred. All classes are held in Winnetka and surrounding North Shore. Excellent pay. Please email resumes to (4/27/18)

  • Glenbard North High School is looking for a Technical Director for the 2018-2019 school year to design and build the scenery for 3-4 shows a year, and serve as the auditorium manager. Other areas of theatrical specialization are a plus. This is a stipend position with the possibility of an AFSME clerical position with benefits during the day if needed. (4/27/18)

  • Trinity High School in River Forest, IL, is seeking a full-time Music teacher for the 2018-19 school year. The choir director is responsible for planning, instruction, activities and assessments, and performances based on a college preparatory program in order to develop in each student an appreciation of the art of music as part of general culture; to teach techniques of vocal music expression; to discover and develop talents of students in the field of music; and to develop knowledge and skills in listening, reading, and analyzing music. Email your resume and cover letter to Principal Noreen Powers at Click here for complete description. (5/9/2018)

  • Prospect High School is looking for a Technical Director for the 2018-2019 school year to design/build the scenery and design lights/sound for three shows a year, as well as serve as the Variety Show and Dance Concert Technical Director. Willing to break up the position into three parts (build/design, sound, and lights). Please contact Fine Arts Coordinator Jeremy Morton ( if you are interested or know someone who might be interested. (5/18/18)

  • Downers Grove North looking for a quality Scenic Designer, Builder & Props person for 4 shows in the 2018-2019 season (Fall Play, Blackbox One-Acts, Musical, & Spring Blackbox Show). We might also have a few costumer slots as well. Call Demetrios Pappageorge at (708) 557-7934 for details. (5/25/18)

  • Downers Grove North H.S. is searching for a quality auditorium manager. The position is full-time and includes insurance benefits. Responsibilities include lighting, sound and set construction for the theatre program. Call Demetrios Pappageorge at (7088) 557-7934 for details. (5/30/18)

  • Lake Park High School, in Roselle, is looking for an engaging, creative and organized professional for its full-time position of Theatre Operations Specialist. This role encompasses technical directing for the Drama Department, organization and scheduling of the auditoriums as well as event coordination, operations and maintenance. (5/30/18)

  • Evanston Township High School (Evanston, Illinois) is seeking applicants for a Full-Time Daytime Auditiorium Technician for the 2018-19 school year and beyond, The ideal candidate has experience in theatre set design and construction, lights and sound for theatre, dance, and music events, and the ability to collaborate with students and adults to support events. For a detailed job description, click here.
    Click here to access the online application.
    Click here to learn more about the ETHS Fine Arts department.
    Questions? Please contact Nick Gehl, Department Chair of Fine Arts at

  • Carmel Catholic High School is looking for a part-time theatre teacher and a Stagecraft instructor for 2018-2019 school year. Please visit website : and fill out application. (6/17/18)

  • Western Illinois University's Department of Theatre and Dance announces Musical Theatre BFA Auditions for the incoming class of 2019.
    On the Macomb Campus: November 10, 2018; February 9, 2019; March 23, 2019
    On the Quad Cities Campus: January 19, 2019
    For Audition Protocol and/or more information please contact: Lysa Fox, Head of Musical Theatre, or call 309-298-1543. (4/23/18)

  • Eureka College Theatre invites Illinois High School students to submit a ten-minute play for their 6th annual Illinois High School Ten Minute Play Festival. Eureka College Theatre will provide a director and actors for a production of selected plays on January 25 & 26, 2019. All submissions must be received by midnight on September 4, 2018. Winners will be notified in mid-November. Contact Eureka College Theatre for further details.
    Guidelines for the submission:
    • Current Illinois high school students only; Classes of 2018-2021
    • Multiple submissions per author are accepted
    • 10-minute play, which is usually 8-13 pages long
    • No maximum characters, but keep in mind we only choose plays we can produce
    • Submit a standard format PDF with no identifier  (5/9/18)

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