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Employment

About Employment @ TNP

The Naples Players is one of the largest non-profit community theaters in the nation, located in scenic downtown Naples, Florida. We have a professional full-time staff with experience ranging from regional theatre to international and off-Broadway. The Naples Players is devoted to their community and relies on the generous volunteers who eagerly participate to create each season.

We are always looking for qualified Directors, Choreographers, Stage Managers, and Musical Directors. These are contracted positions. Please send your information to Bryce Alexander – [email protected]

Part-Time Box Office Associate

The Naples Players are searching for experienced and motivated individuals with a background in customer service, communication, and sales to join our Box Office team! Box Office Associates will work in a fast-paced, high-volume, customer service role selling tickets for TNP and rental productions, and serve as a point of reference for inquiries about the theatre. Associates are vital to the smooth operation of The Naples Players’ Box Office and Front of House to ensure a positive experience for all current and potential patrons.

Ideal candidates should possess the following skills:

  • Must be able to communicate clearly and efficiently over the phone, via email, and in person
  • Must be able to adapt on the fly and work effectively in a team environment
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends
  • Familiarity with computers
  • Must be able to work 20-30 hours per week

Other desirable skills include:

  • Competency with Word, Excel, and/or Tessitura Ticket Systems
  • A background in theatre is helpful, but not required.

 

Pay Ranges 18-20/hr.

 

TO APPLY:

Submit a resume and cover letter to:

Luke Jaconis
Box Office Manager
[email protected]

Part-Time Inclusive Arts Teacher

The Naples Players are seeking qualified artists and educators to join our Arts Access team as an Inclusive Arts Teacher. An Inclusive Arts Teacher will be responsible for facilitating performing arts experiences to classrooms that have one or more exceptional students. Inclusive Arts Teachers work at all grade levels and in all subjects, though most will specialize in specific grades and topics based on experience. Fulfilling the responsibilities and duties of an Inclusive Arts Teacher requires management of day-to-day class activities, collaborating with co-teachers, managing the education plans of students who require varying levels of additional support, and planning activities that emphasize inclusion and integration. You will also be responsible for documentation efforts and individualized progress tracking, attending meetings with parents, and assisting each student in attaining their educational goals. Flexibility and creativity are particularly helpful for this role.

Through our year-round Arts Access and Education programming, we engage students of all ages and abilities in multiple theatrical disciplines in our performing arts classes. We offer online classes, in-house classes such as Musical Theatre and Improv skills-based showcase classes, production classes, Dance Classes, On-site classes with Community Partners, and much more.

We are currently hiring part-time contracted teachers to facilitate Inclusive programming, which are separated into the following age groups:

  • Kindergarten (Ages 4-6)
  • Intro to Inclusive Improv (Ages 8-12)
  • Advanced Inclusive Improv (Ages 12+)
  • Inclusive Dance (Ages 12+)
  • Inclusive Musical Theatre (Ages 12+)
  • Musical Theatre with STARability (Ages 18+)
  • Musical Theatre Online with STARability (Ages 18+)
  • Improv Online with STARability (Ages 18+)

Candidates should have practical arts knowledge with the desire to share their skills for the benefit of students and increasing access to the arts in the community. We are especially interested in educators with experience in interdisciplinary theatrical arts, such as Acting, Directing, Improv, Musical Theatre, Dance/Choreography, and Music Direction.

Current partners include, but are not limited to:

  • Collier County Public Schools
  • STARability
  • Easter Seals of South Florida
  • Alzheimer’s Support Network
  • The Learning Room
  • NCH Project Search

Ideal candidates should be/have…

  • Experience participating in and facilitating an artistic discipline with students living with ASD, IDD, or other neurological/emotional/developmental disabilities
  • Document efforts and track the progress of each student, and make suggestions for ways to help each student attain their educational goals.
  • Passion for cultivating community and access to the arts through educational experiences for students of varied ages and backgrounds
  • Professional experience teaching populations between the ages of 2-18 and/or adults; comfortable leading and holding space for a class of up to 16 students
  • Ability to adapt to a variety of classroom settings and student populations
  • Ability to effectively assess needs and problems objectively
  • Must have the ability to report to work on a regular and punctual basis

Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, reach with hands and arms, and must occasionally lift, move, and/or support up to 50 pounds (and/or up to adult size body weight with 2-3 person lift). Position can require some degree of physical interaction with students who have difficulty controlling physical behavior.

Other desirable skills include:

  • Bilingual Spanish/English Speakers
  • Associate’s Degree/Bachelor’s (preference in Education, Special Education, or other appropriate discipline)
  • Trained to work with inclusive students, or those who have a disability but are still capable of functioning in a general education classroom alongside students who do not have special needs
  • Experience in diverse theatrical modalities (Intimacy, Viewpoints, Laban, Circus, Mask, Puppetry)
  • If a Music Director, experience accompanying students/groups on piano.
  • Training and experience in DEI, Trauma Informed/Trauma Responsive Classrooms, Healing Centered Engagement, and other responsive mediums.

Schedule and pay:

Schedule and hours are determined by type of class and age group; typically classes are 1-2 hours – both during the day, Mon-Fri. and early evenings.

Starting Rate: $20-35/hr, increasing based on experience

TO APPLY:

Submit a resume and cover letter to:

Summer Pliskow
Director of Arts Access and Applied Theatre
[email protected]

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701 5th Avenue South, Naples, Florida 34102

(239) 263-7990

Monday-Saturday: 10am to 7pm
Sunday: CLOSED

*Will-Call & Wait-List opens 2 hours before curtain

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