September 18, 2023
Seniors Act Out! (A Cultural Exploration for Seniors in Performing Arts)
Call for Drama Instructor
Waterfront Neighbourhood Centre has a great new opportunity for a Drama Instructor!
Seniors Act Out (A Cultural Exploration for Seniors in Performing Arts) will provide free, accessible programming that teaches fundamental skills in the performance arts and theatre with a strong focus on building cultural awareness and celebrating differences to meet the diversified needs of community members. Through various forms of entertainment and engagement of lively celebrations, artistic experiences, dramatic play, and musicals seniors will enhance their creative abilities, increase their cultural competency, and gain a new sense of belonging through peer-to-peer connections. A strong objective of the project will focus on creating an awareness and appreciation of individual cultures through the performance arts, promoting civic engagement and social inclusion.
We’re looking for an enthusiastic, energetic, and creative individual to teach Dramatic Arts to Senior Participants 55+ to run workshops that will take place every Thurs. 3:15 to 4:45 pm, Sessions & locations include: 25 Bishop Tutu, 150 Dan Leckie, 679 TCHC & 627 Queens Quay West. Project end date: March 27, 2024.
Drama Instructor will help participants develop fundamental skills in acting, building, and creating sets, making props, designing costumes and more. They will engage in various skits and acting exercises.
If you specialize in any of these areas or if you have an interesting idea for a workshop that you would like to lead, please send the following:
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- Outline of one session
- Materials needed per participant.
- Teaching experience is an asset.
Instructor Compensation: $150 per week (24 weeks for 1.5 hrs per week) = $3600 + $500 for Performance Materials/Supplies and/or Props.
Please submit your application by Friday, September 29, 2023, to:
Seniors Act Out (A Cultural Exploration for Seniors in Performing Arts) Committee
Waterfront Neighbourhood Centre
627 Queens Quay West
Toronto, Ontario M5V 3G3
Contact Person: Gaby Motta, (416) 392-1509 ext.328
Please put in the email subject line: Seniors Act Out (A Cultural Celebration for Seniors in Performing Arts)