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The GSA Family consists of creatively-minded individuals who are not only accomplished and determined in their chosen paths, but understand the importance of community and collaboration in the artistic process.  Explore the following pages to see how you can be a part of our team for recruitment, Prep Workshops, Summer Program and on the Alumni Performing Arts Roster.

Summer Program Faculty, Documentarian, & Counselor-In-Residence Positions

GSA hires faculty annually by contract for the three-week summer program. Faculty areas of focus include architecture+design, creative writing, dance, drama, instrumental music, musical theatre, film + photography, visual art and vocal music. The summer program faculty & staff also consist of a Counselor-in-Residence and a GSA Documentarian.

Creative Writing Faculty - Mixed Genre: Poetry, Fiction, or Playwriting (One Position)

Drama Faculty - Movement Specialist (One Position)

Visual Art Faculty - Drawing & Painting Specialist (One Position)

Architecture + Design Faculty (One Position)

 

Send your resume or CV to  Director Nick Covault

Summer Program Staff Positions

There are a lot of people who make GSA happen every year and most of them are our Summer Program Staff. The Summer Program Staff at GSA consists of Residential Advisors, Co-Residential Supervisors, Discipline Assistants, and Administrative Interns.

Staff Postings for the 2020 Summer Program are now open!

New Staff Apply Here

Returning Staff Apply Here

View Job Descriptions

Guest Artist Opportunities

GSA hires guest artists and educators to provide instruction, workshops, presentations and/or performances at our summer program, fall prep workshops, and other various activities throughout the year. Additionally, a need for accompanists and/or additional audition adjudicators arises from time to time.

To be considered for any accompanist, teaching or guest artist opportunities with GSA (including visiting teaching artist or guest presenter) please submit an electronic résumé or curriculum vitae, accompanied by a cover letter/message to Nick Covault indicating your specific interests in working with GSA.

Recruitment Coordinators & Alumni Performing Arts Roster

The Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) looks for Part-Time Recruitment Coordinators every fall. The goal of the recruiter is to positively impact the number of applicants and students served by the various programs of GSA by visiting local high schools, arts/community centers and organizations. Recruitment will take place during the months of September, October, November and December.

Those interested in applying should send a resume and cover letter to GSA.

GSA often calls upon alumni to represent the program at public events, receptions, and program fundraisers.  Additionally, the reputation of GSA’s distinguished alumni leads people from across the state to request the artistic product of those who have gone through our summer program. Could you provide background music at a reception? Could you read your work at a public event?  Let us know your talents and how you could share them at a GSA function or other event.  Email your information to Sammy Jo Watzek at swatzek@kentuckyperformingarts.org.

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