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About Youth Theatre Northwest:
Based on Mercer Island at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Youth Theatre Northwest’s mission is to nurture the intellectual, artistic, and personal development of children and youth through drama education, performing opportunities, and live theatre experiences. Through the magic of theatre, YTN helps young people “find their light" of self-confidence, sensitivity, creativity, and leadership.
YTN’s core staff is small but mighty, producing 10-12 shows per year and serving about 2,000 children across the Puget Sound. Additionally, YTN employs 60 individuals throughout the year as educators and theatre artists.
Youth Theatre Northwest hires professional artists for our productions and in our education department year around. If you are interested in learning about further opportunities, please see the list below.
Current Job Openings:
We are always looking for fun and thoughtful teaching artists through our season! We offer positions for both experienced educators and new artists.
Payment is hourly wage DOE.
Email Cory@youththeatre.org if you’re interested in: Lead Educator, Outreach Educator, Music Director for Classes, Teacher in Training, or Class Assistant.
Youth Theatre Northwest offers a myriad of production artist opportunities every season. If you are interested in directing, musical directing, choreography, or theatrical design (set, lights, sound, costumes, and props), Email Cory@youththeatre.org.
Production artists are paid a stipend rate that is dependant on position and the scale of the show.
Youth Theatre Northwest is hiring Stage Managers and Assistant Stage Managers for our season. YTN Stage Managers work with the director and the professional design team, as well as working with children and communicating with their parents to make the process smooth and nurturing.
Depending on the experience level, YTN will provide a mentor to help train/support you.
If you are interested, please email Cory@youththeatre.org.
Stage Manager Rate: $14-$16/Hour depending on the project and/or experience level.
Assistant Stage Manager: $14-$16/Hour depending on the project and/or experience level.
Youth Theatre Northwest offers a variety of unpaid internship opportunities for college and high school students, educators, and emerging theatre artists throughout the year. Our staff of theatre professionals will create an internship that is focused on your interests and educational objectives.
- Education Assistants
- Production Designer Assistants for Set, Costume, and Lighting
- Assistant Director (must be above 18)
- Marketing and Operational Assistants (Marketing, Development and other)
To inquire further, please submit a letter of interest to YTN Program Director Cory Southwell.
Community Service Hours:
If you’re a student and looking for a fun and meaningful organization to fill your community service hours for your school, we have a variety of facility or office-related work you can perform. To inquire further, contact YTN Managing Director Stephanie Bull.
Please note: Youth Theatre Northwest is committed to creating a safe and nurturing environment for all students. Therefore, all applicants above the age of 18 are subject to a background check.