Musical Theater Director

Job Type

Full Time Temporary


Details: Starting Salary $5000 for the camp season.




272 6th Avenue
New York
New York
United States


Camp Description:

This day camp is the summer program of LREI, a historic Progressive Education school located in the West Village. Our priority is to offer a safe, creative, engaging place for children to grow in the summertime. We foster a non-competitive, welcoming environment for all children who attend. Children are encouraged to make new friends and to participate in fun activities that interest them and provide opportunities to learn new skills.

Season Dates:

-Attend all staff Orientation June 18th-22nd, 10am-6pm or until rooms are set up.

-Camp Season: June 25th - August 3rd, 8:30am-4:30pm.

-End-of-Season Celebration: August 4th, evening.

*Candidates must be available for all pre-season and season dates in order to be considered for employment, without exception. Please do not apply unless you are available for all dates listed.

Level of Language Proficiency


Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Responsibilities of Musical Theater Director include:

-Create a safe, welcoming, and engaging environment for children in an age-specific camp group (between 9 and 13 years old).

-Plan and lead a musical theater workshop program

-Prepare the cast of campers to perform 1 musical every 2 weeks of the 6-week program for 3 unique productions total.

-Supervise the Associate and Junior counselors in the age-group team.

-Communicate with parents about daily events and their children.

-Work collaboratively with other counselors.

-Communicate with administrators on a daily basis; accept feedback and process camp-based challenges and successes.

-Work to uphold the program’s progressive education and diversity initiatives in every camp activity.

Salary starts at $4,200-$4,650 for the camp season.

Musical Theater Director Job Qualifications

Minimum college degree with background in theater, at least three years of experience as a Musical Theater Director in an educational or camp program; ability to generate and lead group activities for children between the ages of 9 and 13; ability to work collaboratively with other teachers and communicate effectively. All Counselors are required to get current CPR and First Aid certification. We provide CPR and First Aid training during Orientation week.

For more information about the program visit:

To apply, email a resume with cover letter to: