StarStruck is currently seeking applicants to fill the following positions:

StarStruck Theatre in Fremont, CA is seeking an experienced Improv/Acting teaching artist for our beginner to intermediate level classes: “Theatre Games” for ages 8-12,  “Improv” for ages 12-18, and “Acting” for ages 12-18.

The ideal candidate:

  • Loves theatre & working with children
  • Is a fantastic leader, communicator, and team player
  • Creates both weekly and daily schedules for their team
  • Is an experienced performer
  • 3+ years experience teaching theatrical classes & camps for ages 8-18
  • 2+ years improv experience 
  • 1+ year theatre directing experience

Class Dates: Tuesdays, September 3-November 5, 2024

Time: 3:45-7:00pm (three 45 minute -1 hour classes)

Location: StarStruck Studios, Fremont, CA

Employment Type: Contract, with opportunity to extend through the year

Compensation: $30-50/hour (based on experience)

Documents Needed: Live Scan, W4

Duties include:

  • Maintain consistency through all class sessions 
  • Collaborate with StarStruck's Artistic Team on all elements of the class from planning through performance content
  • Create semester outline and daily schedules for the team
  • Lead Warm-ups & Theatre Games
  • Coach improv exercises and acting coaching that meets or exceeds StarStruck's artistic standards
  • Assist in pulling/creating costumes, props, and set pieces as needed
  • Manage young actors and potential high school-aged teaching assistant(s)
  • Be a kind & helpful role model for all!

To apply, send teaching/directing resume, performing resume, and cover letter to StarStruck’s Programming Director, Courtney Stokes at Cstokes.StarStruck@gmail.com. Please note in your cover letter if you have any conflicts with the outlined schedule above. Interviews will take place between July 8-26. StarStruck Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all genders, race, and ethnicities to apply.

About StarStruck Theatre

Mission

StarStruck Theatre is a non-profit youth performing arts organization whose mission is to enrich the lives of a diverse community by providing theatre arts education, performance opportunities, and musical productions of uncompromising quality.

Our Guiding Principles

  • We value artistic expression and social interaction.
  • We place priority on the highest professional standards in all areas of production.
  • We provide a positive environment in which young people can learn teamwork and communication skills and build self-esteem.
  • Our programs give children of all ages an opportunity to work together and learn from each other.
  • We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of our programs.

Learn more at StarStruckTheatre.org

IG: @StarStruck_Theatre

Camp Counselors/ Teaching Assistants

Teaching assistants (TA's) are high school and college age students who are are a vital part of the success of classes and camps at StarStruck. TA duties include arriving early to set up the studio, checking in students, helping manage student behavior, demonstrate songs/dances, leading theatre games/warm-ups, supervising lunch and snack breaks, and acting as tech crew for performances at the end of the semester/camp session. More experienced TA's may also be responsible for light directing, choreography, or music directing duties. 


Can I be in the MainStage and TA??
Being a TA while rehearsing for a MainStage is not for the faint of heart, but it is a lot of fun! 

StarStruck Theatre is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of our programs. We highly encourage people of color and other historically underrepresented groups to apply.

Teaching Artists & Summer Camp Directors

StarStruck Theatre in Fremont, CA is seeking talented, positive, and passionate Teaching Artists for our 2025 summer camps (June- August) and classes (September-November).

The ideal candidate:

  • Loves musical theatre & working with children
  • Is a fantastic leader, communicator, and team player
  • Creates both weekly and daily schedules for their team
  • Is a triple threat performer
  • 3+ years experience teaching theatrical classes & camps for ages 6-14

AND/OR

  • 2+ years directing experience 
  • 1+ year musical theatre choreography experience
  • A MFA, BFA, or BA in Musical Theatre, Drama, Dance, or other performing art specialty

Time: Varies by semester. 

  • Fall/Winter Classes meet 1x/Week for 10-12 weeks. Class hours are usually 3:45-6:16pm on weekdays only.
  • Summer Camps meet for 1 week or 3-4 week sessions. M-F approx. 9am-3pm

Location: StarStruck Studios, Fremont, CA

Employment Type: Contract, with opportunity to extend through school year

Compensation: $25-$50/hour 

Documents Needed: Live Scan, W4

Duties include:

  • Maintain consistency through class sessions 
  • Collaborate with StarStruck's Artistic Team on all elements of class casting through performances
  • Create weekly and daily schedules for the team
  • Lead Warm-ups & Theatre Games
  • Create and teach blocking/choreography that meets or exceeds StarStruck's artistic standards
  • Assist in pulling/creating costumes, props, and set pieces as needed
  • Manage young actors (ages vary by class) and teaching assistants (Ages 15-18)
  • Be a kind & helpful role model for all!

To apply, send teaching/directing resume, performing resume, and cover letter to StarStruck’s Education Team at Education.StarStruck@gmail.com. Please note in your cover letter your favorite type of class to teach, age groups you have worked with, and weekly availability for our January-April semester and or/summer camps (June-August). StarStruck Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all genders, race, and ethnicities to apply.

About StarStruck Theatre

Mission

StarStruck Theatre is a non-profit youth performing arts organization whose mission is to enrich the lives of a diverse community by providing theatre arts education, performance opportunities, and musical productions of uncompromising quality.

Our Guiding Principles

  • We value artistic expression and social interaction.
  • We place priority on the highest professional standards in all areas of production.
  • We provide a positive environment in which young people can learn teamwork and communication skills and build self-esteem.
  • Our programs give children of all ages an opportunity to work together and learn from each other.
  • We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of our programs.

Learn more at StarStruckTheatre.org

IG: @StarStruck_Theatre

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StarStruck is always looking for dynamic teaching artists, choreographers, stage managers, directors, and technical theatre professionals to join our company. Please send resume and cover letter to StarStruckOffice@gmail.com.

StarStruck Theatre is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of our programs. We highly encourage people of color and other historically underrepresented groups to apply.