Apply to become a Workshop Instructor

We’re seeking passionate animators to teach workshops as part of our Studio Skills Program.

Workshop Instructor Position profile

  • TAIS pays our workshop instructors and assistants at rates set in consideration of CARFAC recommended standards for artist fees for presentation/consultation.
  • TAIS workshops vary in length and scope. New workshop ideas are welcome.
  • Most workshops run 3-5 hours in length per day, including set-up. Multi-day workshops are common.
  • TAIS works with a pool of instructors, and offers instructor assignments according to the scope of the workshop, the instructor’s skills, and the instructor’s availability.

applicant requirements

  • Prior experience teaching and/or working with people from culturally diverse backgrounds and/or age groups.
  • Post-secondary degree or equivalent training or experience in animation production (links to online portfolio may be required).
  • Must be a current member of TAIS (Studio Membership required).
If you meet these requirements and wish to become a TAIS Workshop Instructor, please submit the following to Managing Director Myfanwy Ashmore:
  • a cover letter
  • portfolio links to your work
  • a resume outlining your relevant educational and/or teaching experience
Myfanwy Ashmore can be reached at
1411 Dufferin Street Unit B
Toronto, ON
M6H 4C7 4165337889

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Monday – Thursday 10AM-6PM