The Youth Performing Arts School is a nationally recognized performing arts high school and is a magnet of duPont Manual High School.  YPAS serves over 400 majors in all aspects of the performing arts.  With two main performing venues (886 seat Proscenium theatre and a felxible black box theatre) the school offers over 80 performances per year.  We pride ourselves with our professional faculty and staff.  Please see below our current searches.

Technical Theatre Teacher

Now accepting applications for a full-time Technical Director/Teacher/Scenic Designer. Duties include: designing scenery for four major drama, musical, and/or dance productions plus several smaller scale productions; organizing and supervising crews of student carpenters; maintaining equipment for two well-equipped theaters, and scene shop. To get a better picture of the department: please visit www.ypastech.com.  Minimum qualifications: BFA in Scenic Design and/or Technical Direction (MFA preferred) plus ability to retain a K-12 teaching certificate in KY.  Application deadline: rolling.
For consideration, please email cover letter, resume (including three references with phone numbers), and digital copies of five design/drafting examples to: Amy Berry, Department Head,  RE: Scenic Design Application amy.berry@jefferson.kyschools.us [or mail: YOUTH PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL, 1517 South Second Street, Louisville, KY 40208].

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