Job Opportunities

It takes a village.  A community.  A team.

For 34 years, Storycatchers Theatre has been empowering court-involved youth to craft and perform musical theatre from their own personal stories of growing up in Illinois’ underserved neighborhoods.  This requires a resilient and dedicated staff.  If that sounds like you, keep scrolling to see our list of available positions.

Storycatchers is an equal opportunity employer.  Decisions and criteria governing the employment relationship with all employees at Storycatchers Theatre are made in a non-discriminatory manner, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, age, FMLA status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state or local statutes.

Open positions:


Teaching Artist/Actor

Position Summary

A Storycatchers Theatre Teaching Actor is a mentor and performance coach who works with justice-involved youth in the rehearsal and performance of an original piece of musical theatre crafted from their personal stories. They participate in rehearsals and perform onstage, however, they are also responsible for coaching youth (ages 13-18) through the acting and singing process, often through one-on-one conversations about the script, character development, motivations, emotions, movement and developing a stage presence.

The required dates of program attendance are: Sept. 25th – Nov. 17th, 2019

Mondays and Wednesdays 2:30-10pm
Sunday 12-5pm

Daytime performances on November 13, 14, 16, 17

For a full list of the job description and requirements, click here to open the PDF.  To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to with the position title in the subject line.

If you want to apply to our Changing Voices program for court-involved youth, click the button to fill out your application online.

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