Employment Opportunities



Join Our Team!

San Carlos Children’s Theater is always on the lookout for talented people who share our passion for the performing arts and educating children.

Drama Teacher for Ages 6-13

San Carlos Children’s Theater is seeking well qualified instructors to teach theater arts to children ages 6 to 13. Time: One to three afternoons a week, 1.5-2 hours a day for after-school outreach programs in the San Carlos/Redwood City/Belmont area.

  • Candidate must have at least 3-5 years experience directing, teaching, or managing children in a classroom or group theatrical environment. This is a must.
  • Familiarity with teaching theater curriculum appropriate for a variety of youth age, skill, and experience levels is a must.
  • Excellent classroom management skills are a must.
  • Experience as a performer or theatrical director is a plus, but not required.
  • Degree in theater arts is a plus, but not required.
  • Strong communication skills necessary.
  • Reliable transportation is a must.
  • Individual must possess a sense of play and have a caring nature.
  • A background in music is beneficial, but not required.

Key duties include:

Creating and implementing lesson plans.

This is a paid, part-time position.

Please submit resume and letter of interest to Donna Avanzino, Executive Operations Director at donna@sancarloschildrenstheater.com.

Hiring Choreographer for San Carlos Children’s Theater

San Carlos Children’s Theater, based in San Carlos and serving youth of the mid-peninsula, is seeking a choreographer.

Work together with vocal director to teach choreography in ShowStoppers II. ShowStoppers II includes aspiring musical theater students ranging in age from 10-14. Rehearsals are held on Sundays for approximately 13 weeks between January and May. ShowStoppers perform prior to San Carlos Children’s Theater productions and at special events – approximately 5-6 performances per session.  Previous works and sample repertoire include songs and dances from Hairspray, Into the Woods, Matilda, and others.

Choreographer is responsible for:

  • working with the vocal director to select music
  • teaching and rehearsing dance to performance standards
  • together with the vocal director, supervising and directing performances
  • depending on the choreographers level of interest and ability, light costuming may also be involved
  • regularly communicate updates and reminders to families.
  • reliable transportation a must
  • minimum of 3-5 years’ experience working with youth, teaching dance

Class Description:


If your child loves show tunes, this is the perfect class! Featuring songs from popular Broadway musicals, this exciting performance-based class encourages students to take risks and get creative as they explore the foundations of music and movement on stage. Students work as an ensemble to prepare an electrifying song-and-dance revue that they’ll perform at a variety of community venues. Performances: 3/12 & 3/19 at Fearsome Pirate Frank show, 4/2 Ralston’s Peter Pan show, 4/30 The Elms, 5/14 performance for family and friends of performers, 5/21 Hometown Days.  Performance call time is usually 11:00 for 12:30 performance, concluding at 1:00 PM.

Sundays          5:00-7:00 pm   2/5-5/21   No class 2/19, 4/9, 4/16

  • Paid position

Please submit resume and letter of interest to Donna Avanzino, Executive Director at donna@sancarloschildrenstheater.com