VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF THEATER

The Theater and Dance Department at Bowdoin College invites applications for a one-year, full-time, visiting assistant professor position, specializing in actor training, to begin July 1, 2017. Teaching responsibilities include two courses per semester. The successful candidate will offer beginning and intermediate courses in acting, and introductory theater courses designed to interest and engage students who are new to performance. This visiting assistant professor will join a lively and collaborative department that values a wide range of styles and approaches to the study and practice of theater. Terminal degree (M.F.A. or Ph.D.) expected by time of appointment.

Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions. Please submit: a letter of application that describes a research agenda and approach to teaching acting in the liberal arts; curriculum vitae; writing sample; and the names and contact information for three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation upon request. Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. to apply, visit http://careers.bowdoin.edu/postings/3870.

A highly selective liberal arts college on the Maine coast with a diverse student body made up of 31% students of color, 5% international students and approximately 15% first generation college students, Bowdoin College is committed to equality, is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status in employment, or in our education programs.

For further information about the college and the department, see our website at www.bowdoin.edu.

Assistant Lecturer of Film (Screen Acting and Directing)

Department of Theatre and Film seeks a non-tenure-track, full-time, permanent Lecturer of Screen Acting and Directing to teach screen Acting for the Camera and Directing Actors for the Camera to theatre and film students, and also Introduction to Film, and cinema studies courses. 5/5 teaching load with one annual course release for producing video archives of theatre and film events. An additional course releases for candidates with the ability to direct theatrical productions in the department. Salary: $45,000 per year, with benefits. Minorities and women encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications 1) MFA in Film or a related discipline; or, PhD with relevant professional experience. 2) Ability to teach courses in screen acting, directing screen actors, Intro to Film, and cinema studies. 3) Literacy with camera technology. 4) Experience teaching in higher education.

Preferred Qualifications 1) Experience teaching screen acting/directing and cinema studies courses at the university level. 2) Ability to direct theatrical productions. 3) Professional experience in acting, coaching, and/or narrative film.

$45,000. E-submit cover letter, CV, contact info for three references, teaching philosophy, artist philosophy, and acting or directing portfolio to jobs.utoledo.edu (posting # 0600399). Email: edmund.lingan@utoledo.edu. AA/EOE employer.

Assistant Professor of Theatre (Acting and Directing)

The University of Toledo Department of Theatre and Film seeks an Assistant Professor of Theatre (Acting and Directing) to teach majors’ acting and directing courses and general education courses (Beginning Acting for Non-Majors, Intro to Theatre, Intro to Film). In addition, this hire will direct one main stage production annually, supervise student directors, and give acting and directing workshops at recruiting events. Service on the department, school, college and university committees will be required. The teaching load is 4/4 with a one-course release for directing annually. $54,000 annual salary. Tenure-track position. Women and minorities strongly encouraged to apply. Required Qualifications 1) MFA in acting or directing. 2) Professional or college-level directing. 3) College-level experience teaching acting and directing.

Preferred Qualifications:

1) Certification in a voice or movement technique.

2) Experience directing musical theatre.

3) Experience teaching general education in higher education.

Applications materials: cover letter, CV, names and contact info for three references, digital directing portfolio, statement of teaching philosophy, artist's statement. Submit all materials electronically to jobs.utoledo.edu. Posting number: 0600398. Email questions to Dr. Edmund Lingan at edmund.lingan@utoledo.edu.

The University of Toledo is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and educator. For full details: http://jobs.utoledo.edu

Professor of the Practice Position in Theatre Arts and Performance Studies: Head of Physical Theatre of Brown/Trinity MFA Program

Professor of the Practice Position in Theatre Arts and Performance Studies: Head of Physical Theatre of Brown/Trinity MFA Program Position Description: The Brown University / Trinity Rep MFA Programs in Acting and Directing seek a Head of Physical Theatre beginning on July 1, 2017. The selected applicant will be responsible for the training of the MFA cohort of actors and directors. As primary instructor for the Physical Theatre area of the MFA Programs, the appointment requires approximately 15 hours per week of classroom teaching. The Head of Physical Theatre will also work with the faculty in mentoring student productions by attending rehearsals, critiquing student productions and occasionally choreographing student productions as part of their pedagogical duties in addition to routine service duties. The applicant will also be expected to teach Brown undergrad classes in rotation with continuing duties at Brown/Trinity. The Head of Physical Theatre will hold an appointment from Brown University as Professor of the Practice.

Qualifications: A successful applicant will have a major focus in Dell’Arte, Clown, or Modern Dance training, with supplemental work in Yoga, Mask, Viewpoints, Improvisation, Puppetry, and/or Devised Work. Alexander Technique is a primary method of training in the program. Applicant’s focus should be compatible with this training. MFA degree preferred; BA or BFA required. 3-5 years of university, conservatory or studio teaching required.

Members of Underrepresented Minority Groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Application Materials and Deadlines: Please send a letter of interest, CV, and three reference letters to Search Committee Chair at Brown University via Interfolio.

For fullest consideration, candidates will submit applications by March 15, 2017, though applications will be accepted until the position is filled or the search is closed. The term of employment will begin July 1, 2017. Link: https://apply.interfolio.com/40452

 

Learning Director - Triad Stage

Triad Stage, an LOA to LORT-D Theater producing in both Greensboro and Winston-Salem, NC, is seeking an innovative and energetic individual to help design and implement a new Education and Learning Program targeted towards middle-schoolers through adult education. The full-time, year-round Learning Director position is ideal for someone who believes in a process based program and has experience with pioneering new initiatives. Triad Stage has a core value of Inclusion and is actively seeking to diversify its staff. Salary commensurate with experience. For more information please visit: http://triadstage.org/workwithus. For consideration please send cover letter, resume and education philosophy to Theater@triadstage.org.

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VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF DANCE

The Department of Theater and Dance at Bowdoin College invites applications for a one-year, full-time, visiting assistant professor of Dance, to begin July 1, 2017. As a collaborative and interdisciplinary department, Theater and Dance is committed to student achievement in the performing arts. As such, we encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our department and college. Specifically, we seek applications from those who could teach dance history, introductory dance courses, and an area of studio technique. Experience in ballet, modern, or contemporary preferred, but other areas of expertise will be considered. The teaching load is two courses each semester. The successful candidate will possess effective collaborative skills, interdisciplinary adventurousness, and enthusiasm for teaching, mentoring, and advising a diverse population of students. Terminal degree (M.F.A. or Ph.D.) expected by time of appointment.

Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions. Please submit: a letter of application that describes a research agenda and approach to teaching dance in a liberal arts setting; curriculum vitae; writing sample; and the names and contact information for three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation upon request.

TO APPLY Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Visit https://careers.bowdoin.edu/postings/3871 to apply. A highly selective liberal arts college on the Maine coast with a diverse student body made up of 31% students of color, 5% international students and approximately 15% first generation college students, Bowdoin College is committed to equality, is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status in employment, or in our education programs. For further information about the college and the department, see our website at www.bowdoin.edu.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre (Acting) 9 Month Appointment; KENT STATE UNIVERSITY

The School of Theatre and Dance invites an energetic, innovative and collaborative Visiting Assistant Professor to join a progressive faculty of 18 for a 9-month, one-year term position in Acting starting August, 2017. Requirements: MFA in Theatre, or other terminal degree in Performance Area. Minimum one year teaching at the University level. Ability to teach undergraduate courses in a Stanislavsky-based acting sequence and a secondary area, which may include movement, multi-cultural or non-Western theatre, professional aspects, devising theatre. Excellent interpersonal, communication, collaborative, and time management skills essential. Candidate will collaborate with full-time theatre and dance faculty and a technical staff of five. Opportunities available for summer employment at Porthouse Theatre, the School’s professional summer theatre.

Applications will be considered immediately and until the position is filled. Please visit http://jobs.kent.edu. Attach cover letter, vita and a list of 3 references. Send 3 additional reference letters to Visiting Assistant Professor Acting Search, School of Theatre and Dance, Kent State University, B141 CPA, Kent, OH, 44242 or electronically to cbrow176@kent.edu AA/OEO.

Accredited by NAST and NASD, we share a commitment to diversity, collegiality and collaboration. Kent is a historic and thriving arts community located 35 miles southeast of culturally enriched Cleveland.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Theatre (Voice/Speech)

Full-time, nine month, tenure-accruing faculty position. The School of Theatre and Dance at the University of Florida invites applications for a specialist in vocal training for actors at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Applicants should be able to contribute to the recruitment and retention of MFA and BFA acting students in a vibrant professional theatre training program within one of the nation’s top public research universities.

Minimum Qualifications: Terminal degree required. At least 4 years of full-time teaching on the college/university level or commensurate experience. Significant experience as a performer and/or coach. Preferred Qualifications: Specialization, experience and/or certification in one or more pedagogical approaches, such as Lessac, Linklater, Berry or other notable voice training techniques are required. An eclectic approach to training the actor’s voice may also be welcomed with proof of effectiveness. Preferred candidates might also exhibit leadership potential, national or international reputation, and/or demonstrated conduct of inclusion.

Application Instructions: Review of applications will begin March 13, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, all application documents must be submitted by March 13, 2017, via the University of Florida online application system at: http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/501410/assistantassociate-professor-of-theatre.

Associate Director of Digital Technology - Yale

Associate Director of Digital Technology - Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre (YSD/YRT) seeks a strong self-starter to serve as subject matter expert in, and primary support for, digital technology (including computers, networks, operating systems, printers, IT security, projectors, servers; and cellular and desk phones). This position evaluates and tests user applications, operating systems, and other digital technology, and participates in budget development and oversight. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required, including the ability to work effectively with, and explain technical content to, a large number of staff, faculty, students, interns and other professionals. Strong project management, problem-solving, and organization skills a must. Must have knowledge of Windows and Mac operating systems, Active Directory, creating scripts using group policies, VBA and PowerShell scripting. Preferred: Experience working in the theater or other performing arts, or experience working with Ethernet connectivity. Full-time w/Yale University benefits package. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Go to www.yale.edu/jobs , requisition number 41764BR. Yale University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Yale University is an equal opportunity employer.

Executive Director, African American Cultural Center, Pittsburgh, PA

The African American Cultural Center (“AACC”) is a newly created 501(c)(3) organization with the primary purpose and mission to own, operate, and preserve the August Wilson Center building located at 980 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as a vibrant community asset focused primarily on producing and presenting African American arts and cultural programming. The AACC is further committed to ensuring that the organization has the time and resources necessary to build the community support and trust required for its long-term success as a community institution. The AACC seeks a dynamic, strategic leader with strong business acumen to serve as its Executive Director and be a liaison to myriad community stakeholders, to lead the organization through a strategic planning process, and to design and put in place financial, fundraising, marketing, community outreach, and audience development systems that will ensure longer-term organizational stability. The ideal candidate has a strong operations/business background, and a demonstrated passion for the arts. Current and future confirmed programming at the center can be viewed here - https://culturaldistrict.org/pages/awc/ Visit https://jobs.nonprofittalent.com/job/executive-director-11/ for complete information and application instructions.

Accompanist/Music Director -Penn State University

The School of Theatre invites applications for a full-time fixed term accompanist/ music director in the BFA Musical Theatre program. The position will work with the head of musical theatre and other faculty to build on the program’s many strengths. This is a fixed term multi-year instructor position with a start date of August, 2017. Duties include accompanying voice lessons for BFA musical theatre majors, accompanying/music directing studio classes (example classes include Song Analysis, Scene Study, Ensemble Character, New Works, Showcase), and teaching music theory classes. Other responsibilities include music direction of select studio and mainstage productions, participation in student recruitment, faculty committees and governance.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for remaining current in the field with regard to evolving styles, techniques, and repertoire. Qualifications include significant professional experience in accompanying/ teaching/ coaching. The successful candidate must have a comprehensive knowledge of repertoire and styles of musical theatre (including pop, rock, country, and rap/ spoken word), knowledge of classical vocal repertoire, and strong sight-reading skills. Proficiency with Finale and MainStage software programs, and experience in arranging is desired.

Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a list of at least three (3) current references with contact information here: https://psu.jobs/job/69172. Applications received by February 27 will receive priority consideration but the search will continue until the position is filled. Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, disabled individuals, and other protected groups.

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FULL-TIME ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF THEATRE DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/PROGRAM DIRECTOR

The University at Albany/SUNY Theatre Program is currently seeking a full-time (10-month) Tenure-Track Director/Producer, at the Associate Professor rank, to join our core group of passionate professionals, beginning in August 2017. The successful candidate will serve as the Program Director, teach two or three courses per semester depending on production or administrative assignments, provide vision and enthusiasm to the Theatre Program, help us regrow the Theatre major, embrace the challenges and opportunities of our five-theatre Performing Arts Center, and participate in service to the program, college, university, and community. The University at Albany has a strong commitment to diversity, offers excellent benefits, and is an EO/AA/IRCA/ADA employer. Additionally, the Theatre Program is enthusiastically dedicated to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. You may find more information about us at: http://www.albany.edu/theatre/

For consideration, candidates must have an MFA in Directing or appropriate terminal degree in an aligned field. Application materials must be submitted online through Interview Exchange at: https://albany.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=80222 The complete position description, including minimum qualifications and requirements, is available at the above link. All applications must include a letter of interest specifically addressing position qualifications and ability to work with a culturally diverse population, current curriculum vitae, brief teaching philosophy statement, directing samples/portfolio, and contact information for a minimum of four professional/academic references. A review of applications will begin in late-February, and the search will remain open until the position is filled. Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/p8h2n39kqc