Work with ArtStream
ArtStream is seeking the best theatre professionals, administrators, and teaching artists to work with students with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs), including autism. Training is provided. Pay is competitive and there are opportunities for advancement.
ArtStream is an equal-opportunity employer.
ArtStream offers performance opportunities to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism. Through performing arts training, ArtStream students practice self-advocacy skills while gaining self-confidence and independence. Skills include public speaking, listening, self-awareness, and workplace communication. ArtStream self-advocates speak on national platforms about their experiences and how the performing arts help them to lead meaningful, independent lives.
ArtStream was founded in 2005 and annually offers over 800 class sessions and 40 performances by 6 Inclusive Theatre Companies and 4 Cabaret Companies. There are six full time staff, 30 partner organizations, and over 60 Teaching Artists.
ArtStream offers skill-based 60 to 90-minute arts classes such as drama, improv, music theatre, storytelling, music, and movement on weekday evenings, as well as 2-hour workshops on weekends. ArtStream programs are located primarily in Montgomery County, Maryland, and in Northern Virginia.
Tips for Working with People with Disabilities
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