Tada! Youth Theater
Category: Music Director
|Location||New York City, New York|
|Compensation||These are part-time salaried positions, weekly salary of $500-$600, paid biweekly through payroll.|
Drama Desk Award-winning TADA! Youth Theater actively seeks Music/Vocal Directors for its production season. Founded in 1984, TADA! Youth Theater inspires young people from different backgrounds to be creative, learn, and think differently through high-quality musical theater productions, and educational programs. TADA!’s vision is that all young people grow up feeling successful, creative, confident, accepted, and accepting of themselves. Through the ability of people learning to express themselves well, we can break down barriers of racism and inequality and create positive, active citizens.
The Resident Youth Ensemble of TADA! (RYET), is a diverse, free, year-round pre-professional training and positive youth development program with youth ages 8-18 from all over New York City’s 5 boroughs and parts of New Jersey. Ensemble Members have a variety of experience and abilities. Applicants should have a passion for and love working with youth, have a lot of energy, and be a great communicator and collaborator with young performers and adults.
Responsibilities will include:
Teaching young actors vocal scores and harmonies, many of which do not read music.
Accompanying rehearsals and transposing music to meet the performers' abilities when necessary
Creatively driving the musical aspects of the show
Recruiting, scheduling, and rehearsing a band for performances
Playing piano and conducting for performances and/or special events
Giving notes to young actors throughout rehearsals and the run of performances
Private vocal work/voice lessons