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Employment

If you are interested in a teaching or designing position,please submit your complete resume to: trypskids@gmail.com

Be sure to include your current email and mobile phone number.

TRYPS hires artists 6-12 months in advance:

Fall positions are filled by the previous July. 

Spring positions are filled by the previous November. 

Summer positions are filled by the previous April/May.

Returning teachers have first right of refusal each semester.

The TRYPS artistic director will contact you for an interview depending upon your experience and the positions available.

Saturday Morning Teachers

Theater classes are offered on a 6-week semester basis in the fall and spring for children in ages 3 thru grade 9.


Classes run from 9AM-12PM


Paid position – Previous Experience Required

 

College students & up

Costume Designer
Scenic Designer
Lighting Designer
Sound Designer
Paid position – Extensive Experience Required College students & up

Designers

Theatre Camp Teachers

Theater classes are offered for five one-week theater
intensives and one week during Spring Break for children entering Grades K-7.


Camp hours are 8AM-4:30PM.


Paid position – Previous Experience Required

 

College students & up

Choreographers
Stage Managers
Master electricians
Sound  & Light Board Operators
Paid position – Previous Experience Required

College students & up

Other Artists

STUDENT INTERNSHIPS

Work next to our professional designers.
Learn so you can earn!

Assistant Director

Assistant Stage Manager

Lighting Crew

Light Board Operator

Sound Crew

Sound Board Operator

Stage Crew

Set Building Crew

Set Painting Crew

Property Design

Costume crew & Seamstress

We hire interns from our “Friend In Education” Rock Bridge High School.
Students are paid based on their skill and knowledge and have the
opportunity to learn from the professional artists and designers at TRYPS.

 

Once trained and proficient in these areas, you can start earning a paycheck –$100-$500 – depending on your experience and position.

If you’re interested in our internship program – call 449-4536!

Unpaid positions for young people

in grades 7-college

Shadow teachers for classes, day camps and workshops
Assistant Stage Managers
Stage Crew
Sound  Crew
Light Crew
Set Painters

VOLUNTEER

  • Buy a block of tickets for your scout group, church, or youth group.

  • Go see the plays! Even when your child isn’t in one!

  • Email friends to come see the plays – you are the best reason friends will make time to attend.

  • Come to the special events – the Princess Tea Parties, Go Kart! Go Art!, Open Mic Night and the numerous other special events we host!

  • Volunteer – we always need help making copies, delivering flyers, cleaning and vacuuming, selling tickets.

  • Volunteer to build or paint or sew – every show takes hundreds of hours to create. We need you!

  • Give a TRYPS Gift Certificate toward tuition for a class, workshop or production.

  • Donate items for the raffle baskets – the raffles work miracles and help make money available for scholarships.

  • Buy a program advertisement.

  • Make a donation to the scholarship fund – $250 helps us with partial scholarships for as many as three students.

DONATE

Your Donations at Work:

  • $25 buys a print cartridge

  • $50 pays for one partial camp scholarship

  • $100 sponsors tickets for 50 children

  • $150 pays for a rehearsal pianist

  • $175 pays for one day’s theater rental

  • $200 helps build the set, props and costumes

  • $250 is a full scholarship for a production tuition.

  • $500 helps underwrite royalties for one play.

If interested in our programs

call 573-449-4536

Children's  Theater

Children's Theater

1200 East Broadway

Columbia MO 65215

573-449-4536

trypskids@gmail.com

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