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Season Auditions at NCT

NASHVILLE CHILDREN'S THEATRE concluded our annual general Actor's Equity auditions on March 22, 2018. Please watch this space for the announcement for the 2019-20 auditions. 

NCT operates under the Actor's Equity Association Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) 2015-2019 Collective Bargaining Agreement. Tennessee is a right to work state; membership in AEA is not a prerequisite. The complete agreement can be viewed here. 


NCT's Dragonkeeper Program

The Dragonkeeper program is a student training program for high school and college students ages 16 and up that gives participants (Dragonkeepers) the opportunity to experience the different aspects of daily operations in a professional theatre company for young audiences. The program offers Dragonkeepers a variety of workshops and training opportunities to learn about aspects of the theatre's administrative, artistic and educational components. As a part of the Dragonkeeper program, participants are also eligible to work in a paid capacity as an usher for weekend performances. Click here for more information.

The application period for the for the 2018-19 season is now closed.


Job Opportunities at NCT

There are no opportunities at this time.


Internships at NCT

NCT provides intern opportunities for the benefit of participants to provide high-level training and work experience in specialized areas of theatre for and with youth. Click Here to Learn More.


Volunteer with NCT

In order to serve 82,000+ kids, teachers, and families each year, we need you! There are many ways to volunteer with Nashville Children's Theatre including:

  • Usher at a performance.
  • Help answer phones during the work day.
  • Serve on a special event committee. These committees include Education Ambassadors, Marketing Advisory, and Fundraising. 
  • And many more...

Sign up here and we'll connect you to a volunteer experience with the theatre.


Equal Opportunity Employment: Nashville Children’s Theatre is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law. 

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described in our job posts are representative to those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job described. While performing the duties of the job described, the employee is regularly required to handle, feel, talk and hear and frequently required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms above the shoulder. The employee is frequently required to sit and occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate, however during a performance the noise level can be loud. Customary to a theatrical environment, the employee may be required to operate in a low-light backstage environment. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move 25 pounds. 

Disclaimer: NCT job postings are not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While the posts are intended to be an accurate description of the current job on the date it is posted, it is not intended to exclude that other, different tasks may be required when circumstances change (e.g.: emergencies, change in personnel, workload, rush jobs, or technological developments or advancements).