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Drama Teacher Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$51,688 (USD)

Average Salary

$25/hr

Average Hourly

$879

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Drama Teacher is $51,688 a year and $25 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Drama Teacher is between $38,596 and $62,574. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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.
Drama Teacher Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

Job family population: 238,710

Estimated population of Drama Teacher jobs: 14,533

Rate of error: 1.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$59,921
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Drama Teacher Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

2019-2020 Anticipated Openings - DRAMA TEACHER
Apr 13
Maplewood, United States
The School District of South Orange and Maplewood
... Drama Teachers Speech/Language Specialists Leave Replacements Teachers of: Math, Science, English/Language Arts, Social Studies, Art, Health/Phys. Ed., Music & World Language/ELL QUALIFICATIONS ...
LR 2019-2020 Anticipated Openings - LEAVE REPLACEMENT SCIENCE TEACHERS
Apr 15
Maplewood, United States
The School District of South Orange and Maplewood
... Drama Teachers Speech/Language Specialists Leave Replacements Teachers of: Math, Science, English ... Language Arts, Social Studies, Art, Health/Phys. Ed., Music & World Language/ELL QUALIFICATIONS ...
Music & Dance Teacher for Beijing Campus
Apr 23
New York, NY, USA
Veritas Collegiate Academy
Veritas Collegiate Academy , a prestigious Top-50 Classical Christian School, is looking to hire a Full-Time Art & Drama Teacher for one of our many international branch campuses China. The ideal ...
Head Toddler Teacher
Apr 11
Woodbridge Township, NJ, USA
The Learning Experience at Woodbridge
We are currently seeking a qualified head teacher for our Toddler classroom. If you are experienced ... Enrichment programs such as yoga, soccer, drama, dance and music are also offered at no additional ...
Enrichment Teacher
May 14
Newark, USA
Ironbound Community Corporation
Gardening, Visual Arts, Music, Drama, Poetry, Skateboarding, Dance, STEM, etc. Enrichment Teacher will be responsible for the development and execution of Lesson Plans. Youth, Summer, Arts, Sports ...
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