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.

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

Summer Arts at Dorsey High School 

In partnership with Dorsey High School, CalArts Community Arts Partnership Summer Arts (CAPSA) offers free creative labs for high school students in Los Angeles County. CAPSA: Creative Labs is a free 4- week summer interdisciplinary arts program designed for high school students to explore, interact, and play with all the disciplines taught at CalArts. CAPSA: Creative Labs classes are led by CalArts artist educators. The program is hosted at Susan Miller Dorsey High School from July 5 to July 28, 2023, Monday through Friday from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM.

CAPSA teaching opportunities will open up in early March 2024. 

For questions, please contact Program Manager, Alma Catalán at ​

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