After-school Teaching Artist

Job description: AFYP seeks experienced Teaching Artists with afternoon availability to teach our after-school classes in Fairfax County, VA. A qualified Teaching Artist will have at least one year of classroom experience, a college degree, and a strong background in theater arts.

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter to Please include information about your availability in your cover letter.

Note: there may be before-school opportunities; there may be opportunities in Arlington and Alexandria

Summer Intern

Applications for Summer Internships will be available in early 2019. The below information pertains to Summer Camp 2018 and all ages, dates, and duties subject to change for Summer Camp 2019.

Acting for Young People offers internships for our Summer Acting Camp Program which is part of Mason Community Arts Academy’s summer programs at George Mason University in Fairfax. The internship program is designed to provide students and recent graduates with an opportunity to learn about theater and theater education. Working with our camp staff, interns also get to learn from theater professionals with local and national credits, including Theater of the First Amendment, Steppenwolf & Woolly Mammoth Theater. Interns are paid a weekly stipend.

General Information: Our summer camp runs from June 18 – August 5 with regualr camp sessions between June 25 - July 27. The day starts at approximately 7:00 am and runs until approximately 4:00 pm. with options for later shifts and work in our after care program.  There will be planning meetings in the weeks prior to camp.

Opportunities for ages 14-15 (Junior Counselors) and 16+ (Internships) 

Junior Counselor (Ages 14-15) - A candidate must be ages 14-15. Prior theater training/experience, especially in the AFYP program, is a plus.
Internships (Ages 16+) - A candidate must be age 16+ (junior or senior in high school or a college student). Prior theater training/experience is a plus.