theatre instructor resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Goal-oriented Drama Teacher enthusiastic about teaching communication through body language and performance. Distinct expertise gained during 6-year career. Experience providing opportunities for student expression using spoken, written, performative and digital forms of communication. Consistently recognized for inspiring student-centered approach. Committed to promoting intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth of diverse age ranges and backgrounds in students. Successful at working well with students, parents, and other educators. Strong administrator and problem solver with over 9 years of performance experience, as well as over 6 years of directing and tech experience, in theatre. Eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding and training in many different aspects of theatre. Motivated to learn, grow and excel, as well as encourage it in others.

  • Critical Thinking
  • Written Communication
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Supervision
  • Multitasking abilities
  • Training & Development
  • Organization and Time management
  • Microsoft Office
  • Teamwork
  • Theatrical Resume Creation
  • Theatrical Performance Experience
  • Theatrical Directing and Tech Experience
  • Theatre Knowledge
  • Public Speaking and Class Management
Work History
Theatre Instructor, 04/2014 - 03/2020
Bay Area Children's Theatre City, STATE,
  • Attended multiple trainings regarding diversity in the workplace, classrooms, and theatrical performances, as well as gender and racial conscious casting.
  • Attended multiple trainings focusing on emergency medical procedures, becoming certified in CPR and First Aid.
  • Enhanced academic programs with innovative methodologies and collaboration.
  • Attended department initiatives for professional growth to meet career benchmarks.
  • Produced 3 theatrical performances each year streamlining technical elements.
  • Managed Thespian society operations with elected students to promote individual thought and creativity.
  • Planned lessons to reflect group and individual student needs utilizing creative instruction.
  • Implemented effective classroom management techniques to provide safe, calm learning environment.
  • Adapted teaching strategies to remain inclusive to diverse learning styles.
  • Encouraged students to perform at peak ability and learn from failure.
  • Modeled creative acting styles and techniques encompassing varied genres and performance techniques.
  • Evaluated student assignments and projects with corrective comments to guide future growth.
  • Planned and executed activities to promote public speaking, confidence and cooperative skills development.
  • Maintained daily student records and evaluated student progress.
  • Prepared and gathered materials for detailed lesson plans.
  • Met with parents to resolve conflicting educational priorities and issues.
  • Documented student attendance and progress towards goals.
  • Worked with student teachers, acting as a mentor and allowing students to explore leadership opportunities.
  • In addition to instructing theatre, preformed on stage as an actor with Bay Area Children's Theatre's Theatrical Season.
School Tour Performer , 07/2015 - 05/2016
B Street Theatre City, STATE,
  • Sang and danced as part of creative ensembles and troupes for dramatic and comedic performances.
  • Studied scripts to successfully portray over 4 characters in drama and comedies through speech, body language and movement.
  • Learned about characters in scripts and relationships to each other to develop role interpretations.
  • Captured audience by making audience laugh, cry and become excited, shocked and enlightened.
  • Toured in role of a student outreach program with cast of 4 actors for 22 weeks, speaking on the importance of mental health and mental health awareness.
  • Studied and rehearsed roles from scripts to interpret, learn and memorize lines, stunts and cues.
  • Held talk backs with entire schools in attendance, including students, teachers, and councilors, collaborating and discussing how to handle mental health discussions.
  • Collaborated with directors, producers, writing staff and performance teams to determine optimal performance strategies and perfect approaches.
  • Supported production needs by setting up and breaking down stages, moving props and distributing supplies.
  • Leveraged skills in gesturing, body movement and special voices to draw in audience members and build emotional engagement.
Shift Lead, Barista, Server, 09/2014 - 04/2018
Naked Coffee Company City, STATE,
  • Created orders, documented special requests and followed up with kitchen personnel to foster top-quality service and minimize complaints.
  • Learned every menu preparation and numerous off-label drinks to meet all customer needs.
  • Maintained safe working environment by observing safety procedures, policies and regulations.
  • Enhanced operational efficiency by using slow periods to restock employee and customer supplies, including ice, condiments, utensils, napkins, trays and delivery bags.
  • Recommended products based on solid understanding of individual customer needs and preferences.
  • Maintained supply levels in counter and customer areas to meet typical demands.
  • Prevented infections and maintained store professionalism by cleaning and sanitizing work areas.
  • Delivered superior training and leadership to teams to boost performance and help team members achieve performance targets.
  • Worked with POS system to place orders, manage bills and handle complimentary items for dissatisfied customers.
  • Collected credit card, cash and gift certificate payments and dispensed change for cash transactions.
  • Restocked display cases with attractive arrangements to promote specialty food items like bagels and muffins.
  • Kept register accurate through correct billing, payment processing and cash management practices.
  • Responded to and resolved customer questions and concerns.
  • Completed store opening and closing procedures, including setting up registers and checking products.
  • Collaborated with kitchen team to support order preparation, manage efficient deliveries and minimize customer service issues by verifying meals.
  • Trained and mentored new employees to maximize team performance.
  • Kept updated knowledge of menu and promotions, recommending specific items according to preferences and food allergies.
  • Upsold high-profit items such as appetizers and mixed drinks to enhance sales numbers.
  • Created efficient work schedules for each team member to maintain deadlines and keep shifts properly staffed.
  • Educated coworkers and customers about new products.
  • Advised customers daily on whole bean and bulk tea purchases by detailing origin, flavor and pairing recommendations.
  • Controlled line and crowd with quick, efficient service.
  • Kept employees operating productively and working on task to meet business and customer needs.
  • Greeted and maintained relationships with regular customers.
  • Trained new team members with positive reinforcement and respectful, encouraging coaching.
  • Constantly expanded personal knowledge of coffee styles and varieties.
  • Pleasantly interacted with customers during hectic periods to promote fun, positive environment.
  • Engendered customer loyalty by remembering personal preferences and allergy information.
GED: , Expected in
Diablo Valley College - Pleasant Hill, CA
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Associate of Arts: Theater Arts, Expected in
Diablo Valley College - Pleasant Hill, CA
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Associate of Arts: Theatre Arts, Expected in
Sacramento Community College - Sacramento, CA,
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School Attended

  • Diablo Valley College
  • Diablo Valley College
  • Sacramento Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Theatre Instructor
  • School Tour Performer
  • Shift Lead, Barista, Server


  • GED
  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Arts

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