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Summer Camp Teaching Artists

Dates: June 7-August 20

Times: Monday-Friday 8:30 AM-4:30 PM

Application Deadline: March 12, 2021

How to apply: Send resume and cover letter to


Matthews Playhouse is seeking highly qualified teachers in Acting, Music, and Dance to make our summer camps a success.  Camps are week-long, in-person* classes for ages 4-17 that all end in an onstage performance.  



  • Bachelor’s degree in theatre, music, or dance preferred

  • Experience and passion for working with children required

  • Write, develop, and execute lesson plans and scripts according to the theme of the camp

  • Collaborate with other teaching artists 

  • Mentor Summer Camp Interns (High School and College age students)

  • Maintain a safe learning environment through supporting student well-being, confidence, and personal growth

  • Manage classroom behavior, procedures, and assessments

  • Attend all required staff meetings/training sessions

*Please note that all camps are subject to transitioning to virtual instruction if we are unable to hold in person classes due to Federal, State, or Local restrictions.

Summer Camp Interns

Dates: June 7-August 20

Times: Monday-Friday 8:30 AM-4:30 PM

Application Deadline: March 12, 2021

How to apply: Select "Start Intern Application" button on this page.  You will need to submit a resume or list of experiences AND a 500 word personal statement that answers the question "How will a Matthews Playhouse internship advance your knowledge, skills and life for the future?"

Our Summer Camp Interns are vital to making our camps a success.  You will work directly with campers, ages 4-17.  As an intern, you will perform essential roles in the day to day life of camp including but not limited to:

  • Carpool pickup and dropoff (including COVID intake procedures)

  • Camper snack, lunch, and bathroom breaks

  • Working with and assisting camp teachers in the classroom

  • Leading theatre game exercises and art activities as needed

  • Copying scripts, collecting materials, making name tags, printing rosters

  • Recording performances

  • Running minimal tech for performances 



  • At least 17 years of age

  • A background in theatre, preferably pursuing theatre as a college major/potential career

  • Experience and passion for working with children 

  • Comfortable interacting with parents 

  • Must commit to working a minimum of 5 weeks of the summer (no partial weeks)

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