Careers

BSA employs more than 100 full- and part-time teachers who provide for a rigorous curriculum both in arts and academics. The core of the arts faculty is composed of distinguished professional actors, dancers, musicians and visual artists, who teach at the school on a part-time basis, providing a critical link between the BSA students and the professional arts world. Many of the arts faculty members also teach in TWIGS, BSA’s after school and Saturday arts instruction program.

Thank you for your interest in Baltimore School for the Arts. We are currently seeking a principal acting teacher and a stage design and production manager.

Principal Acting Teacher

Baltimore School for the Arts seeks an exceptional principal acting teacher to help lead its pre-professional Actor Training Program. This is a full time, secondary teacher position employed for 10 months per year by Baltimore City Public Schools with an excellent benefits package (family health insurance and pension plan).

The successful candidate will teach acting at several levels as well as envision and implement actor training programming at BSA. This person will work closely with the theatre department head to design performances and educational experiences for students grades 9-12.

This employee must be eligible for or willing to promptly pursue certification as a secondary teacher as specified by the Maryland State Department of Education.

Qualifications

  • Training and expertise as a theatre professional working in various acting settings
  • Strong evidence of successful teaching in theatre programs, high school or college
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to bring diverse groups together to support a common goal
  • Bachelor degree required, master’s degree preferred in theatre or education

Responsibilities

  • Actor training and mentoring for BSA theatre majors in the areas of acting, scene study, improvisational theatre, playwrighting, and classical theatre
  • Mentoring and preparing students for performance on campus as well as preparation for college, conservatory, and professional auditions.
  • Supervise student performances
  • Communication with students and families of the acting program
  • Serves as an employee of Baltimore City

The Baltimore School for the Arts is an exciting and fast paced pre-professional environment. We have very high standards for our students and faculty.  This position requires someone who is highly imaginative, a willful collaborator and constant supporter of students.  We do several professional quality productions every year. Recent performances have included:

  • Once on This Island
  • Waiting for Lefty
  • As You Like It

This is a great opportunity for a creative, professional artist, and educator.

Cover Letters and Resumes should be emailed to lgray@bsfa.org by Friday, March 29. Please feel free to contact us with any questions

Stage Design and Production Leader

Baltimore School for the Arts (BSA) seeks an exceptional theatre production professional to teach in and lead its pre –professional Stage Design and Production (SD&P) Program. This is a full-time, secondary teacher position employed 10 months per year by Baltimore City Public Schools with an excellent benefits package (family health insurance and pension plan).

The successful candidate will teach various SD&P classes as well as envision and manage technical theatre programming. In addition, this person will supervise SD&P students as they perform production responsibilities for a wide range of public performances at BSA. The successful candidate will work closely with the theatre department head to design performances and educational experiences for students grades 9-12.

This employee must be eligible for or willing to promptly pursue certification as a secondary teacher as specified by the Maryland State Department of Education.

Qualifications

  • Training and expertise as a theatre professional working in various technical theatrical settings
  • Strong evidence of successful instruction in theatre programs, high school or college
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills and ability to bring diverse groups together to support a common goal
  • Bachelor degree required, master degree preferred in theatre or education

Responsibilities

  • Technical training and mentoring for high school students in the areas of stage lighting, audio engineering, video projection, set design and construction, costume design and construction, stage and production management
  • Manage stage design and production faculty
  • Supervise SD&P students producing BSA shows in theatre, music, and dance
  • Communication with students and families of stage design and production program
  • Serves as an employee of Baltimore City

The Baltimore School for the Arts is an exciting and fast paced pre-professional environment. We have very high standards for our students and faculty. This position requires someone who is highly imaginative, a willing collaborator and constant supporter of students. The theatre program does several professional-quality productions every year. Recent performances have included:

  • Once on This Island
  • Waiting for Lefty
  • As You Like It

This is a great opportunity for a creative, professional artist, and educator.

A letter of interest and resume should be emailed to lgray@bsfa.org by Friday, March 29.  Please feel free to contact us with any questions.