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2017 Spring Classes and Camps Now Enrolling

San Diego Junior Theatre’s Spring 2017 Classes and Camps are now online for enrollment. Register today!

2017 Spring Classes and Camps Now Enrolling

San Diego Junior Theatre’s Spring 2017 Classes and Camps are now online for enrollment. Register today!

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Out of the Wings: Carlos Mendoza, The Wizard of Oz

Carlos Mendoza Headshot

Carlos Mendoza is the founder of the Hispanic Arts Theatre, an innovative theatre company that promotes Hispanic cultural awareness. One of his main projects has been creator and producer of The New Mambo Kings, a musical revue with a blend of Latin culture through voice, music, and dance.   Carlos has an extensive resume as actor, director, choreographer and producer. He has won several awards: San Diego Critics Circle Awards for his productions of West Side Story and Ragtime; the 2014 BRAVO (San Diego) award for body of work , the 2015 National Youth Arts Award for his production of In the Heights at San Diego Junior Theatre and the Inland Theatre League Award for his production of   In the Heights at Performance Riverside.  In addition, Carlos choreographed two full seasons of Dos Y Dos for the Latin American Multimedia Corporation, a groundbreaking educational TV/DVD Series. When not working in theatre, Carlos can be seen sailing the seven seas as Cruise Director for Holland America Line. He is currently a project coordinator for Beyond the Bell Broadway, for the San Ysidro school district.


Christian Rowley Scholarship

Deadline for San Diego Junior Theatre’s Christian Rowley Scholarship is 5:00pm on Monday, March 6, 2017. Read more or apply today.

Christian Rowley Scholarship 2017

Deadline for San Diego Junior Theatre’s Christian Rowley Scholarship is 5:00pm on Monday, March 6, 2017.

Read more or apply today.


2017 Winter Classes Now Online!

Junior Theatre’s Winter 2017 Classes are now online for enrollment. Register today!

SDJT Winter Classes 2017

San Diego Junior Theatre’s Winter 2017 Classes are now online for enrollment. Register today!

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Education Director

San Diego Junior Theatre provides engaging, innovative, high-quality theatre education and productions for children of all cultural heritages, ages, abilities and levels of interest.

 

Position Summary: Reporting to the Executive Director, the Education Director is responsible for the operations of all education programs, supervising all Education Department staff, and promoting Junior Theatre in the community.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

 

Leadership

  • Represent and advocate for Junior Theatre in the community
  • Supervise Education Program Manager and related staff
  • Participate in the ongoing strategic planning process as an integral member of the senior management team

Program

  • Oversee all Education programming, including school year sessions, summer and vacation camps, and outreach programs
  • Guide all Education Program Development, including planning brochures and schedules, developing new curriculum, and creating new opportunities
  • Recruit, train, and manage all teaching artists and aides

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to: San Diego Junior Theatre, Attn: Education Director Position, 1650 El Prado, # 208, San Diego, CA 92101 or e-mail to resume@juniortheatre.com (please include “Education Director” in subject line).

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Out of the Wings: Justin Lang, A Midsummer Night’s Dream

JUSTIN LANG HEADSHOT

Justin Lang is slated to direct SDJT’s upcoming production of  A Midsummer Night’s Dream!

Justin has been teaching and directing Shakespeare in San Diego high schools through an education and outreach program he co-created, with Dan Windham with New Village Arts. Directing credits include: Lord of the Flies, The Tempest, As You Like It, Henry V, Macbeth, and The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged). Favorite acting credits include; Of Mice and Men (George Milton) [nominated for a San Diego Critics Circle Award for Best Dramatic Production], Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Azolan), The Curious Case of the Watson Intelligence (Watson), It’s A wonderful Life (Sam Hinds “Live Foley”), As You Like It (Orlando), Romeo & Juliet (Romeo).