Theatre of Hearts
Los Angeles, CA
One or twice a year Theatre Of Hearts/Youth First (TOHYF) sends out an open artist call seeking PROFESSIONAL Visual Artists who have at least 3-‐5 years of experience in their chosen art disciplines to teach Youth First Artist-‐In-‐Residence workshops to youth in:
Visual Arts (drawing/painting, mural making, mixed media/3d)
Residencies are custom-‐designed and standards-‐based, and typically consist of 2-‐hour workshops conducted sequentially once or twice per week for 13-‐15 weeks, culminating in a Work-‐in-‐Progress presentation. Candidates who are bilingual, have previous teaching experience, and/or knowledge of the VAPA and Common Core State Standards are a plus. All artists must provide their own vehicle, a valid CA driver’s license, and proof of a negative TB test.
You will also be required to obtain and pass a background check at an agency designated by TOHYF. *NOTE: This is a need for basis contract position. Meaning, we work with sites that are in need for programming which can vary in location, length, and time of year.
Please email a current professional resume (please include exhibitions, awards, etc), links to professional website, and a sample lesson plan if you have one. Dance and Theatre artists, please send video reels or YouTube links of previous work.
Interested candidates should review our website (www.theatreofhearts.org) and email all materials to:
TOHYF will review submissions and contact suitable candidates for an interview. Pay typically ranges from $42.00-‐67.00 an hour depending on the contract. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
The mission of the TOHYF Artist-‐In-‐Residence Program is to prevent and intervene in youth violence by involving underserved, low-‐income youth and their families in extended, high-‐quality, standards-‐based, multidisciplinary arts educational workshops. TOHYF works with at-‐risk youth ages 4 to 18 at schools, libraries, probation facilities, and community-‐based sites throughout Los Angeles County. Since 1992, our Youth First Artist-‐In-‐Residence Program has successfully provided over 102,500 youth with an environment that allows them the freedom of self-‐expression. By conducting workshops through TOHYF, professional artists will help underserved youth learn important skills extending beyond the arts. Please review our website to learn more. Theatre Of Hearts/Youth First is an equal opportunity employer/contractor
Job Type: Contract
Salary: $42.00 to $67.00 /hour