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Drama Teacher Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$47,344 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Drama Teacher is $47,344 a year and $23 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Drama Teacher is between $35,352 and $57,315. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Teaches acting principles and techniques to individuals or groups: conducts readings to evaluate student's talent.
  • Adapts course of study and training methods to meet student's need and ability.
  • Teaches enunciation, diction, voice development, and dialects, using voice exercises, speech drills, explanation, lectures, and improvisation.
  • Discusses and demonstrates vocal and body expression to teach acting styles, character development, and personality projection.
  • Produces and directs plays for school and public performances.
  • Auditions students to select cast and assign parts.
  • Rehearses and drills students to ensure they master parts.
  • Assigns nonperforming students to backstage production tasks, such as constructing, painting, moving scenery, operating stage light, and sound equipment.
  • May direct activities of students involved in constructing, painting, and lighting scenery.
  • May teach elements of stagecraft, stage makeup, costume craft, play writing, or play direction.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Drama Teacher Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

Teacher - Residential Program
Sep 27
Bethlehem, CT, USA
Newport Academy
The teacher will work collaboratively with students' home school and teachers to ensure that curriculum is obtained, and students are maintained in their home school studies. Our program offers ...
Stage Craft Teacher, interim position
Nov 5
West Hartford, United States
West Hartford Public Schools
Secondary Teaching/Theatre ArtsDate Posted: 11/5/2018Location: West Hartford Public SchoolsDate Available: Mid JanuaryClosing Date: until filled Certification: Theatre or Tech Ed certification, or ...
Online ESOL Children's Teacher (experience required)
Nov 6
Wilton, United States
Teach online English lessons from the comfort of your home, with flexible hours, competitive pay, and a supportive team We are twosigmas, an online tutoring company working closely with elementary ...
Online English Language Children's Teacher
Nov 6
Hamden, United States
Teach children English online -- a rewarding job with flexibility and support. We are TwoSigmas, a team of enthusiastic teachers, designers, and programmers based in Cambridge, UK. We want to bring ...
Literacy through Computers Teacher
Oct 1
Willimantic, United States
Windham Public Schools
Middle School Teaching/ Computer Date Posted: 10/17/2018 Location: C. Barrows STEM Academy Date Available: 10/2018 Closing Date: 10/26/18 Additional Information: Show/Hide Literacy through Computers ...