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Chicago Opera Theater for Teens: Teen Director

In the upcoming spring semester at Senn High School, Chicago Opera Theater is looking to hire a qualified Teen Music Director. The Teen Director will be available to Chicago Opera Theater for the creation, production, and completion of the COT for Teens program.


  • Voice instruction to all assigned students
  • Articulating program and student outcomes
  • Serving as a liaison between COT and CPS
  • Planning and managing preparation for Senn High School and COT for Teens performances
  • Collaborating effectively with COT teaching partner, COT admin team, and CPS partner teachers
  • Other rehearsal and performance activities as mutually agreed upon between COT, the Teen Director, and the school

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Music or Theatre Arts and/or related experience or training.
  • 3 or more years of teaching experience (preferably with teens).
  • Teaching instruction experience in voice, dance, musical performance for the actor instruction.
  • Able to create and implement a new curriculum for musical theatre study that is both theoretical and practical.
  • Piano skills (basic accompaniment in the classroom).

To Apply:
Interested candidates should send resume & cover letter to the Director of Education and Outreach, Linden Christ, [email protected]

Andreas Mitisek,
Stefan Edlis & Gael Neeson Artistic Director

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