General Theatre Teachers and Directors (Part-Time)

The Highwood Theatre Inc. - Silver Spring, MD

The Highwood Theatre is a non-profit organization dedicated to building community through innovative, inclusive theatre and arts programs at our home in downtown Silver Spring and in schools throughout the DC metropolitan area.

The Highwood Theatre produces 12-13 professional and student mainstage productions annually, along with bi-monthly improv comedy nights and other studio events, in addition to student classes, private lessons, summer camps, and extensive work in over 40 schools. Entering its 16th season, Highwood’s physical plant includes two black box theatres, rehearsal spaces, technical theatre spaces, and offices in downtown Silver Spring.

Teaching Artists report to the Artistic Director, who oversees all arts education programing on-site and in schools.

Basic Responsibilities:


Availability: Must be available a minimum of three afternoons a week - between the hours of 2:30 and 6:30 (flexible for seniors in high school).  Additional evening availability on a minimum of two afternoons a week (between the hours of 6:00 and 9:00 PM) is desirable.  Compensation amounts vary by program; some are hourly, some are stipend. Reliable transportation required. Work will be located in downtown Silver Spring, MD and/or other off-site locations in Montgomery County, Prince George’s County, DC, and/or Fairfax County.