APPLY NOW! Greenfield Fellowship

Deadline:  August 1, 2016

Thanks to a generous grant from the Albert M. Greenfield Foundation, Philadelphia Theatre Company is preparing to launch Phase II of The Albert M. Greenfield Fellowship and is seeking three dynamic, creative and experienced applicants for the second cohort of Albert M. Greenfield Teaching Artist Fellows.  The focus of the fellowship will be on specialized work within the community, with populations under-represented in our current programming and projects that expand the boundaries of where and how teaching artists work.  This fellowship is a two year commitment beginning September 1, 2016 and ending August 31, 2018.

Greenfield Fellows will be paid a bi-weekly stipend and will receive sponsored professional development including, but not limited to national conferences and workshops.  The fellowship stipend is $21,000 per year.

The ideal Greenfield Teaching Artist Fellow will:

  • Have a passion for and commitment to arts education in Philadelphia schools
  • Have at least three years’ experience beyond college as a teaching artist in a school or community setting
  • Have at least three years’ experience in professional theatre
  • Have experience with at-risk youth (grades 7 through 12 preferred), community organizations, differently abled adults and/or marginalized members of society
  • Have an understanding of the mission of Philadelphia Theatre Company and its education programming
  • Be devoted to the ongoing creative process of developing professionally as a teaching artist


  • Work with the Director of Education to develop a schedule of roughly 20 hours per week, including teaching, project planning and some administrative work.
  • Teach at least one year-long, Philly Reality residency (Sept. – May)
  • Attend bi-weekly TA planning meetings (Sept. – May)
  • Be fully available throughout the week of Philly Reality (March 14-18)
  • Participate in research surrounding a specific demographic, community, or other affiliated group.
  • Attend national and local conference as a representative of Philadelphia Theatre Company

Qualified, interested parties should submit a cover letter, resume and references via e-mail to Maureen Sweeney, Director of Education at:

Deadline:  August 1, 2016