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Work with NBYT: Volunteer and Staff Positions in 2015

LogoNew Britain Youth Theater is looking for the following volunteers and staff for 2015.

Substitute Teaching Artists and Program Assistants

NBYT seeks resumes from Teaching Artists and Program Assistants as substitutes for after-school theater programs in New Britain for the remainder of the 2014-15 school year.

Teaching Artists are responsible for following lesson plans for groups of up to twenty 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. Program Assistants will assist with warm-ups, instruction, rehearsals, and other planned activities; will support “share day” performances; and will help to supervise program participants.

All applicants must be reliable team players and be responsible for their own transportation. Availability during after-school hours (3:00 to 6:00 p.m.) on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and/or Thursdays is required. Background checks will also be required. Hourly salary is dependent upon experience.

Set Designers and Builders, Lighting Designers, and Board Operators

NBYT also seeks additional set designers and builders, lighting designers, and light and sound board operators for upcoming productions. Payment of stipends will be on a project-by-project basis and based upon involvement and time-commitment.


NBYT is also accepting resumes from interns interested in education, production, or administrative positions. Available work includes teaching assistance, assistant stage management, marketing, fundraising, and more. Positions are available during the spring semester or summer. Hours and commitment are flexible. Interns are unpaid, but NBYT will cooperate with schools and colleges to provide academic credit or community service credit if available.

To Apply

To apply, please send an email (with resume if available) to Executive Director Darren Farrington by email to No phone inquiries please.

About New Britain Youth Theater

Founded in 2010, New Britain Youth Theater brings together the best of community and educational theater for children and teens in Connecticut. NBYT provides after-school programming to schools in and around New Britain, produces a season of performances by and for children and young adults, and offers drama classes and summer programs. The theater reaches children and their families in Greater New Britain, Greater Hartford, the Farmington Valley, and throughout Connecticut. NBYT programs include “Kids on Stage!” and “Little Kids on Stage!” productions, the NBYT Teen Company, Stage Performance classes, community outreach programs, and more. NBYT is dedicated to enriching the lives of children and young adults by encouraging creative thinking and collaborative teamwork, fostering self-confidence and self-esteem, and developing social and academic skills through involvement in high-quality, low-cost programs in the performing arts. NBYT operates its programs in schools and community spaces throughout Greater New Britain. NBYT is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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