CAP offers a variety of paid opportunities for both current CalArts students and recent graduates who are interested in gaining experience in arts education and community engagement.

CAP Music at Watts: Piano and Voice Instructors

 

CalArts CAP seeks 1 Voice Instructor and 1 Piano Instructor to teach 1-on-1 lessons to youth ages 8-18. This is a partnership between CAP and the Watts Towers Art Center Campus. Instructors develop and implement curriculum for a 20-week course of lessons, culminating in a final recital in April 2022.
 
  • Class Dates: Oct. 26 - Dec. 16 and Jan. 11 - April 7 (20 weeks total)
  • Class Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays 3-7PM
  • 30 minute one-on-one lessons

Detailed info can be found in the application links.

Voice Instructor Application

Piano Instructor Application

APPLICATION DUE DATE: October 4

For more information, contact Program Manager Annapurna Kumar.

Sony Pictures Media Arts Program (SPMAP)

 

The Sony Pictures Media Arts Program is a FREE 30-week online class taught by CalArts Alumni and Students. It is offered through a partnership between the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, the CalArts Community Arts Partnership, and Sony Pictures Entertainment. Students ages 12-18 create animation, comics, stop motion, digital art, and more from home!

CalArts alumni and current students are invited to apply to teach animation at one of our six SPMAP Partner Sites. Co-Lead Instructor and Assistant Instructor positions are available.

These positions are now filled. Please check back next fall!

For more information, email Program Manager Annapurna Kumar at akumar@calarts.edu.

CalArts Creates at LAPL: Creative Writing & Graphic Design Workshops

Graphic Design

June 22- July 8

Meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 1:00-3:00PM for 3 weeks (9 sessions)

Apply to team-teach at this free 3-week after-school program offered through a partnership between CalArts and Los Angeles Public Library. This program is for students ages 13-17 who reside in LA County. This hands-on workshop explores topics such as composition, the principles and elements of design, typography, collage, and various forms of image-making. All class meetings will take place online via Zoom and Google Classroom.

These positions are now filled.

 

Creative Writing

July 27- August 12

Class meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 3:00-5:00PM for 3 weeks (9 sessions)

Apply to team-teach at this free 3-week after-school program offered through a partnership between CalArts and Los Angeles Public Library. This program is for students ages 13-17 who reside in LA County. This hands-on workshop explores topics such as creative writing, storytelling, zine-making, and spoken word performance. All class meetings will take place online via Zoom and Google Classroom.

These positions are now filled.

School-Based Programs

CAP offers a variety of in-school arts programming at public schools across LA County.

CAP Elementary Programs
CAP partners with Saugus Union School District elementary schools West Creek Academy, Rosedell Elementary School, and Bridgeport Elementary School to provide six to eight weeks of in-school Visual, Digital, and Performing Arts classes for the 2019-2020 academic year. Classes will be led by one alumni Lead instructor, and selected classes will be assisted by a CalArts student instructor. 

Applications for lead instructors for our CAP Elementary Programs are now open. Apply here.

Applications for CalArts student instructors for our CAP Elementary Programs are also open. Apply here.

For more information about teaching with CAP in schools during the 2019-2020 school year please email Program Manager James Waterman at jwaterman@calarts.edu

CAP Photo Program at CalArts Photo Lab

Current CalArts students are invited to apply to assist in teaching traditional and digital photography techniques to high school students. The class meets on Thursdays from 4pm - 7PM in the Spring Semester at the Photo Lab at CalArts, making use of professional-grade equipment and facilities. This year classes will be online via Zoom.  

CSIs assist the Lead Instructors, Photo Faculty Andy Freeman & Alejandro Sanchez. There are 4 positions available.

These positions are now filled. For questions, please contact Program Manager, Alma Catalán at acatalanmontiel@calarts.edu.

 

Self-Help Graphics

Current CalArts students are invited to apply to assist in teaching a visual arts survey class to high school students at CAP Partner Site, Self-Help Graphics. Two CalArts student instructor positions are available. Student instructors are responsible for supporting the lead instructor in the classroom for their 20-week course of lessons in painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, and filmmaking. The class includes a final Spring culmination event. The Self-Help Graphics class will meet on Wednesdays online via Zoom from 4:00pm - 7:00 PM in Spring semester 2021.

Fall and Spring positions are now filled. Please check back for future openings.

These positions are now filled. For questions, please contact Program Manager, Alma Catalán at acatalanmontiel@calarts.edu.

CAPSA: Creative Labs Summer 2021

 

CAPSA: Creative Labs is a four week summer interdisciplinary arts program designed for high school students to explore, interact, and play with all disciplines taught at CalArts. All CAPSA: Creative Labs are led by CalArts teaching artists which include, Main-lead instructors, Co-lead instructors and Teacher Assitants(TAs). The program culminates with an exhibit and or performance by the teaching artists and high school students. The program will be online using Zoom and will run four times from July 5 to July 30 Monday through Friday from 1pm - 3pm.

These positions are open until filled. For questions, please contact Program Manager, Alma Catalán at acatalanmontiel@calarts.edu

CAPSA: Creative Labs Coordinator CLOSED 

Main- lead Instructor for CAPSA     CLOSED 

Co-Lead Instructor for CAPSA.       CLOSED 

Teacher Assistant for CAPSA. OPEN FOR FILM/ANIMATION, MUSIC, AND CREATIVE WRITING

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