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Employment Opportunities

ACH Clear Pathways is seeking teaching artists for work in the historic Kaufmann Center in Pittsburgh’s Hill District. Artists working in all different media are encouraged to apply by emailing or calling 412-815-0471.

The New Hazlett Theater is accepting applications for the 2021–22 CSA Series. Emerging and mid-career artists are encouraged to apply. Those selected will receive five days in the theater space, $5000 in stipends, a materials budget, and more. Artists wishing to receive early feedback must apply by December 1 and the final deadline for applications is December 30.

Pittsburgh Public Theater and Empty Space Project seek emerging and mid-career performance artists within the Greater Pittsburgh area to use one of Shakespeare’s sonnets as inspiration to create something new in their personal style. The final performance pieces will be filmed in the O’Reilly Theater in Pittsburgh’s Cultural District and will premiere at the Shakespeare Monologue & Scene Finalist Showcase in February 2021. Selected artists will receive consultation and support to learn more about Shakespeare’s sonnets, a final produced video of their work, and a $500 honorarium.

UniSound seeks a Black Teaching Artist-in-Residence (BTAR). The BTAR will serve as a thought partner with UniSound and its member organizations towards furthering their mission of creating a more accessible, sustainable, and equitable youth music ecosystem in the Greater Pittsburgh area. Those interested can apply online through UniSound’s website. Applications are due December 4.

The Westmoreland Museum of American Art seeks its next director of learning, engagement, and partnerships. The ideal candidate will be a visionary thinker, bringing new ideas to the Museum and seeing them from conception to execution. This person will play a critical role in developing strategic direction and objectives for their department to deliver engaging experiences to all of our visitors. Those interested should send a résumé and letter of interest to

Professional Learning Opportunities

PAEA and Studio 3C are teaming up to offer Alternative Materials for 3D Art: Cardboard Sculpture on December 8. This workshop, which is free for PAEA members, will explore how cardboard can be manipulated into 3D art projects like masks and other forms of sculpture that are adaptable for all grade levels. Participants are encouraged to create their own projects during the workshop. A materials list will be provided. Participants will receive a Zoom link prior to the event and 1.5 hours of Act 48 credit.

The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia at Pitt will host From Our Classroom to Yours, a webinar series running through April 14. Arts-focused workshops include Picture This! Traveling Through Time with Japanese Art and Manga, Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress, and The Joy of Tangrams. Act 48 credits are available.

Student Opportunities

Written Out Loud is seeking its next cohort of young writers. Those interested can submit an early registration for free to register interest. Written Out Loud’s team includes award-winning screenwriters and artists, and this fall’s activities will take place via Zoom. For more information, see Written Out Loud’s FAQ page or contact

Miscellaneous Opportunities

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