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Career Opportunities

Production Management Apprentice

Work in concert with the Production Manager on the execution of rehearsals and performances for SPARC programming and the administrative duties related to the daily operation of the production department. Tasks may include but are not limited to: assisting with box office and patron communications, implementing new organization systems and calendars, mentoring SPARC youth, and providing extra support during program performances. In addition, the apprentice may have the opportunity to SM and ASM for programming throughout the season.

Applicants should possess a strong interest in youth work and should be attentive to details, have excellent communication & computer skills, a knowledge of theatrical terminology, leadership abilities, and a valid driver’s license.

Application Deadline: Sunday, November 27, 2022

Apprenticeship Length: January 3, 2023 – July 31, 2023

Some weekend and evening availability will be required throughout the season.

Pay: $15/hr for up to 20hr/wk

To Apply:

Fill out the online application and submit a theatrical and/or work resume and references. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Associate Faculty

COMING SOON!  We are expanding our teaching staff to include this new full-time position.  We are looking for a teaching artist with experience delivering high-quality community-centered arts education programming. With a focus on theater, dance, and/or music, the Associate Faculty member will need experience directing for the stage, teaching in classrooms, and facilitating in community.  More information coming soon.  To be the first to know, sign up for our mailing list.

Adjunct Faculty

​We are always looking for new teaching talent at SPARC.  We work on a rolling basis to hire our teaching teams, but our hiring timelines breakdown for each program area, as follows:

September-November:  Spring Productions; Spring Training Classes; New Voices
December-February:  Summer Camps, Summer Programs, & Summer Productions
March-May:  Fall Training Classes; School Year Long Programs; Live Art; Spectrum; Community Partnerships; New Voices Festival of New Works
June-August:  Fall Productions; STAGES

If you are interested in joining our team, click HERE for our Faculty Interest Form so we can get to know you better.

Internships Available

SPARC’s internship program provides opportunities for high school students, college students, or those seeking professional development to gain experience in the field of youth arts and arts administration. Join our team to help provide an atmosphere where creative expression flourishes, meaningful connections are built, and individuality is celebrated.  We have year-round learning opportunities available throughout our organization. While SPARC’s internship program is currently an unpaid opportunity, interns will have access to SPARC’s resources and perks as they become available.

Click here to preview a PDF of the application. This is not the application. If after viewing the application you would like to apply, you can either come back to this page or you can click the hyperlink at the top of the preview application to take you to our online application.

If you have any questions while filling out the application, please contact us at sparc@sparcrichmond.org.

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