Interested in joining the Young Audiences roster?
We bring new artists onto our roster annually who are committed to inspiring young people. A Young Audiences teaching artist provides students with direct access to arts experiences they may not otherwise have access to. These unique opportunities include sharing forms of self-expression, artistic techniques, mastery of art forms, ties between the arts and other curriculum areas, and insight into a professional artist’s life. Our process is highly selective, not taking on more than 4-5 artists per year.
Young Audiences carefully reviews the quality of an artist’s skills and teaching capacity prior to considering additions to our roster. The following is required:
- Written application that includes a resume or CV, current bio, work samples, and a sample lesson plan submitted digitally in Spring 2019.
- Artists selected to move to the next stage will be invited for an interview with Young Audiences staff.
- Artists may audition at a local school. An interview does not guarantee an audition.
- Program needs may vary year to year and it is up to the discretion of Young Audiences staff to determine if a proposed applicant meets program needs. We often provide training opportunities and may require participation in some level of training for artists new to Young Audiences.