Classified - 30 - CPAMN

Rate of Pay: 
$14.00 $15.00

Summer Theatre Education Internship at Children’s Performing Arts 

Position Description: Children’s Performing Arts is seeking aspiring arts professionals to serve as teaching assistants for their upcoming summer camps. Interns will collaborate with professional teaching artists and staff to plan and implement over 15 theatre classes, including production camps and creative dramatics classes. To read more about our upcoming offerings visit


  • High school graduates who are at least 19 years old 
  • Background in theatre, musical theatre, music or theatre education, creative writing, or related field
  • Interest in working with students ages 5-17 years old
  • Strong sense of collaboration and excellent communication skills 
  • Commitment to fostering both artistic expression and leadership skills in students
  • Ability to think on your feet and work independently as necessary


  • Collaborate with professional teaching staff to create weekly lesson plans
  • Assist teaching staff with classroom management, instruction, and coaching 
  • Manage students in before/after care and lunch breaks for camps when necessary


  • Interns will work an average of 35 hours per week between June 12th and August 18th (with unpaid time off the week of the Fourth of July)
  • Interns will be paid $14-$15 an hour, paid biweekly
  • Housing is not provided

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, résumé, three references, and any conflicts between June 12th and August 18th to Education and Programs Manager, Maddie Ripperger at  [email protected] by Friday, March 31st at 5 PM. Priority will be given to applicants who have turned in material by March 24th.

Organization Overview: Children’s Performing Arts, has made its home in The Hanifl Performing Arts Center since 2018. Children’s Performing Arts has been dedicated to fostering artistic expression and leadership in students since our creation in 2005, offering both education based leadership, production opportunities, as well as camps, classes, and workshops. As an institution, CPA values creativity, curiosity, and community engagement. 

Inclusion Statement: Children’s Performing Arts honors the uniqueness of each individual and embraces diverse backgrounds, values, and viewpoints to build a strong, inclusive community that prepares everyone for life in a multicultural and inclusive society. Performing arts are enhanced by shared perspectives of those with varied backgrounds and views. We believe that all students belong at the center of the story, regardless of gender, race, size, sexual orientation, or abilities. CPA strives to be a “home to everyone.” This includes staff, students, contractors, board members, audience participants, volunteers, and community members.


Contact information

Children's Performing Arts
Maddie Ripperger
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Friday, March 31
Posted March 3