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Teaching Artists

Wheelock Family Theatre at Boston University (WFT@BU) is always looking for passionate teaching artists to join our team! Teaching artists are contracted on a freelance, per class, basis, and work a variety of schedules based on semester needs and teacher availability. Both weekday and weekend hours as well as school vacation and summer programs.

Wheelock Family Theatre faculty is composed of individuals with a wide range of experience both as teachers and as theatre artists with experience working with students pre-k through high school. Areas of focus include Creative Drama, Acting, Directing, Playwriting, Dance, Choreography, Music Directors, Early Childhood, Shakespeare, Clowning, Puppeting, and more!

Interested in becoming a Teaching Assistant? Learn more about this training role on our Internships page here.

Interested in joining our faculty? Tell us about yourself! Please send resume, and/or a summary of work experience to: Jeri Hammond, Director of Education at

Designers & Technicians

Technical Director – The Addams Family

We’re seeking a Technical Director for our fall production of The Addams Family. This position will be responsible for costing out, building, installing, and striking scenery for our production of The Addams Family. The Technical Director will delegate work to the carpentry crew, overlooking the shop’s daily operations, administration, and budgets. In addition, the Technical Director will ensure the proper functioning, maintenance, and safety of technical equipment and staff. Click here to learn more about the position and how to apply.

We’re always looking to expand our current list of designers and technicians. Please email a copy of your current resume with a personal statement to our Artistic team at For personal statements, we welcome applicants to choose between submitting a written statement of up to 1 page, or an up to 2-minute video recorded statement.

Staff & Administrative

Please visit Boston University Careers for current openings.


Pleases visit our auditions page for more information on upcoming auditions.

WFT@BU  is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please note all newly hired employees, will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire.  You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions).  For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the Back2BU site.