Assistant Professor: Acting at UNC Charlotte Department of Theatre

Assistant Professor, Acting, UNC Charlotte Department of Theatre. Tenure-track position beginning August 15, 2018. Seeking an MFA or PhD with college-level teaching experience in contemporary acting practice, emphasis on voice and speech. Expertise in IPA, Dialects, Basic Shakespeare Verse and Text desired. Additional areas of expertise may include Musical Theatre, African-American Theatre and/or Race and Performance, and Culturally Responsive Community Practice. A 3/2 teaching load (including one general education course), participation in departmental service and governance, and engagement in ongoing creative and/or scholarly research commensurate with attaining tenure at a research institution are expected.

Screening begins November 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must apply electronically at (Faculty Job #5081). Required submission materials include a letter of application, diversity statement, curriculum vitae, official transcript, three original letters of recommendation, and contact information for five references. UNC Charlotte strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Therefore, we celebrate diversity that includes, but is not limited to ability/disability, age, culture, ethnicity, gender, language, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. AA/EOE.

Assistant Professor, Open Field AND Assistant Professor, Directing Advertisement Body:

The Department of Theater and Performance Studies (TAPS) at Stanford University seeks outstanding candidates for two positions:

• Open field, tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate is expected to maintain a productive research agenda, teach courses in the TAPS Department, and advise students. Although this is an open search, candidates with expertise in theater/performance design will receive special consideration.

• Director and/or Performance Maker, tenure track at the rank of Assistant Professor. Areas of expertise include, but are not limited to: directing drama and musical theatre, performance making, and devised theatre. M.F.A., Ph.D. or comparable experience required. Applicants will be expected to teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels and to direct student productions.

Applications must be received by November 6, 2017 to receive full consideration, although the search will remain open until the positions are filled. For the open field position, applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, a short writing sample (no longer than 2500 words) and for those applying in design, a maximum of five images to: For the position in directing, applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, and a directing portfolio that includes up to five images and brief vision statement explaining method and aims to:

The expected starting date for both appointments is September 1, 2018. Professor Peggy Phelan is the Chair of the Search Committee. Inquiries may be sent to Patrice O’Dwyer [] who will administer the search. Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Assistant Professor of Theater-Directing Emphasis

Kenyon College, a highly selective liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a tenure track position in Drama (emphasis in Directing) at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in July 2018. The successful candidate will teach the equivalent of five courses each year, including one section of Introduction to the Theater, courses in directing, and one or two courses in dramatic literature. In addition, this position requires that the candidate direct one of the season’s main stage productions annually and advise several senior thesis productions. Faculty at Kenyon College are also expected to advise new students, as well as majors within the department and serve on college committees. The successful candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the performing arts in the context of a liberal arts education. A completed MFA is required.

To apply, candidates should visit the online application site: All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon’s employment website. To learn more about Kenyon, visit Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by December 15, 2017 will be guaranteed full consideration. Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The Department of Theatre Arts at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Theatre and Performance Studies position beginning in September 2018, pending budgetary approval. The successful candidate will demonstrate significant expertise in performance studies as well as theatre history. The department is especially interested in scholars with a specialization that has earned conference visibility and the promise or fact of publication, preferably in a field that balances and adds to our current departmental strengths. Duties of the position include instructing graduate level seminars; mentoring graduate students in their research, teaching and professionalization; directing theses and dissertations; teaching multi-level undergraduate courses in performance studies and world theatre; supporting the production work of the department in accordance with candidate’s areas of expertise; active participation in the governance of the department; contribution to the diversity goals of the department through scholarship, teaching and/or theatre/performance practice.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. completed by the date of hire and will also be able to demonstrate evidence of teaching excellence, an active profile in the field, and a robust research plan.

Applicants can apply online at: Candidates should submit a cover letter including research plans, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample of no more than 25 pages, sample syllabi, a teaching statement (philosophy), evidence of teaching and mentoring effectiveness, and provide contact information for three references. For each reference, you will have the opportunity to input a personal email address or an email address generated through Interfolio’s Online Application Delivery. In both cases, an email notification will be sent to the designated address with instructions about uploading the letters to our system. For full consideration, applications should be received by November 1, 2017. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

Assistant Professor of Theatre and Dance

The Pomona College Department of Theatre and Dance invites applications for a tenure-track position in the teaching of acting and directing at the assistant professor level. The position requires a terminal degree in theatre. The Department of Theatre and Dance supports equal access to higher education and values working in a richly diverse environment. The candidate is expected to be specialized in or be knowledgeable about a variety of acting and directing techniques. The candidate is also expected to help provide vision and leadership for the performance area of an eight-member department. Responsibilities include teaching all levels of acting (advanced, intermediate, and introductory), teaching introduction to directing, and directing one mainstage production each year. The teaching load is 2 full-credit courses per semester.

The successful candidate will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students. The candidate must understand the goals of theatre education within the liberal arts mission of the College, and embody these goals in teaching, service, and professional achievement (which may include creative activity and/or traditional research). Significant experience with college teaching (beyond graduate assistantships) and/or professional experience is preferred. The appointment begins July 1, 2018.

Pomona College, the founding member of the Claremont Colleges, is a highly selective liberal arts college attracting a diverse, national student body. Applications should be submitted via Please submit a dossier, including (a) letter of application, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) transcripts, (d) portfolio/work sample (e) three brief statements -one addressing teaching philosophy and experience, one addressing scholarship/ professional work and your future directions, and one addressing demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body, and (f) three letters of recommendation. These documents should be uploaded to The deadline for applications is November 1, 2017.

Multimedia Manager

wo River Theater in Red Bank, NJ, is looking for an extremely creative digital storyteller and strategic online marketer to develop, implement, track and optimize all of the theater’s multimedia campaigns. The Multimedia Manager will work with the marketing team, supporting teams (such as professional videographers and photographers) and vendors to launch successful digital campaigns on time and on budget. Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits package includes medical and vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, paid vacation, personal time and a 403 (b) retirement plan. Two River Theater is dedicated to the goal of building an equitable and culturally diverse work environment and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.

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University of PIttsburgh Graduate Program- MFA Performance Pedagogy

The University of Pittsburgh invites applicants for the MFA Performance Pedagogy program for enrollment for Fall 2018. MFA candidates will teach a range of performance classes from foundational acting to special topics for which they receive a highly competitive financial assistantship that includes tuition, stipend and health benefits. The MFA in Performance Pedagogy is a unique full-time two-year program designed to equip working, professional actors with the pedagogical tools for teaching performance at the college and university level. Each student receives mentorship by experienced teachers and explores actor-training methods. MFA candidates will also complement teaching and classroom work with practical experiences on main-stage and lab season productions. The program has a successful record of career placement with alumni working in all levels of academia. Students receive specific feedback on job materials in order to be competitive in the academic market.

Successful applicants will be seasoned professional actors with at least five years of professional experience, preferably with some teaching or coaching, and willing to make a full commitment in residence in Pittsburgh. For more information, please contact Maggie Bupp, Graduate Student Services Administration at or view our admission application requirements online: Deadline: January 15, 2018

Assistant Professor of Theatre Acting/Directing (Tenure Track, Georgia College)

Assistant Professor of Theatre: Acting/Directing (Tenure-Track Faculty) Georgia College & State University Department of Theatre and Dance Position The Georgia College Department of Theatre and Dance seeks a dynamic Assistant Professor for Acting/Directing and stage director to teach acting and directing, direct in our performance season, and teach at least one general education (core) class, including Theatre for Social Change. The candidate will have an appreciation of African-American Theatre and ability to direct plays from the canon of African-American playwrights as well as the larger scope of playwrights throughout history. The Assistant Professor will work in an environment of artistic and academic excellence at one of the nation’s top public liberal arts universities. We seek an individual who is committed to theatre and teaching within the context of a strong liberal arts environment devoted to diversity, internationalism, community outreach, engaged learning, undergraduate research, and the free exchange of ideas. The Assistant Professor will direct one play per year, mentor a diverse population of students, and have expertise in teaching both acting and directing. The department is especially interested in candidates who can work collegially and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds and whose experience, research, teaching, and service can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Georgia College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to cultural, racial, and multi-ethnic communities and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. It is expected that successful candidates share in this commitment. Applicants must have a terminal degree in Theatre or Performance Studies, or related field and a record of excellence in teaching and artistic or scholarly activity, especially in the field of acting and directing. About Georgia College Georgia College is known for combining the educational experience of private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of public universities. The university’s main campus is a residential learning community focused on undergraduate education and a select number of graduate programs. Faculty and staff are dedicated to engaging students through high impact pedagogies that foster intellectual curiosity, reasoned inquiry, and critical thinking. We strive for excellence in the classroom and beyond. We nurture collaborative leadership and global citizenship. We value reason, respect and responsibility. Georgia College seeks faculty and administrators who understand and embrace our public liberal arts mission and are dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through teaching, scholarship and service. All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core curriculum and providing foundation courses for majors and non‐majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual journey.

Our website is: Please apply at:

Tenure Track Position (Assistant Professor) in Scenic Design and Lighting or Costume Design

Scenic and Lighting or Costume Design; California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Tenure Track Position (Assistant Professor) in Scenic Design with secondary emphasis in Lighting or Costume Design. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Design Scenery and Lighting or Costumes or Properties for University Theatre Productions, supervise and mentor student designers, teach multiple design courses, student advising, departmental and university committees, participation in university, college, and departmental governance, grant writing, and scholarly/creative activities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: M.F.A. or Ph.D. in Scenic and Lighting or Costume Design, completed by August 1, 2018. Experience teaching Scenic and Lighting or Costume Design and designing at university and/or professional level (minimum 2 years each.) Ability to function in a collegial manner in a production oriented undergraduate department.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstration of ability to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and/or service, and of commitment to teach in a multicultural environment. DATE OF APPOINTMENT: First consideration given to completed applications submitted no later than October 15, 2017. Review of applicants begins October 15, 2017 and continues until position is filled. The university is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

For expanded position description, call (909) 869-3987 or e-mail Marie Maslowski at

Assistant Technical Director - DePauw University

DEPAUW UNIVERSITY seeks to hire a full-time salary position as Assistant Technical Director. Schedule includes some nights and weekends. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required; degree in technical theatre or performing arts preferred. Microsoft Office Suite, Google Calendar, Google Apps, and Online Data Entry. Experience with AutoCAD and/or Vectorworks is desirable. 

Duties include the following:  Implement designs in lighting, sound, scenery and video. The Assistant Technical Director should be competent in all of these areas, but may have a concentrated interest. Perform safety checks and maintenance on equipment and facilities, ensuring that safety guidelines are being met.  Supervise and maintain scene shop, update and maintain inventory, assist with Theatre Production labs, supervise scene shop work study students as assigned. 

Candidates should submit application materials by going to the DePauw Human Resources open position site: Please submit: a cover letter; resume; and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. 

DePauw University is a nationally recognized, leading liberal arts college near Indianapolis. DePauw University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Women, members of underrepresented groups, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Direct questions to Tim Good at

Marketing and Audience Services Associate – New York Theatre Workshop

We are one of the city’s leading not‐for‐profit Off‐Broadway theatre companies and we’re looking for a Marketing and Audience Services Associate. For more than three decades, NYTW has provided a home to artists to hone their creative voice, a space for them to develop their projects and a platform to produce groundbreaking work. NYTW is renowned for a long list of acclaimed work including Jonathan Larson’s Rent; Enda Walsh’s Once; Rick Elice’s Peter and the Starcatcher; Tony Kushner’s Homebody/Kabul; Caryl Churchill’s Far Away, A Number and Love and Information; David Bowie and Enda Walsh’s Lazarus; and Anaïs Mitchell’s Hadestown. NYTW’s productions have received a Pulitzer Prize, 17 Tony Awards and assorted Obie, Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Awards. Our four‐person marketing team is responsible for promoting five major productions per season, leading a robust annual membership campaign, supporting projects in the new Next Door at NYTW series, and marketing the institution’s many offstage efforts including education programs, workshop activities and fundraising initiatives. This position is overtime eligible. Benefits include employer paid medical, dental and life insurance and paid time off. NYTW is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). For more information on the position and instructions for applying please visit

Master Electrician

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is seeking a Master Electrician to join our exceptional theater lighting department. The lighting department is responsible for the lighting and changing over of an 11-show, 3-venue, 8-month rotating repertory season. Our team of lighting and projection technicians is looking for an individual with excellent technical, communication, and organizational skills to join them.

To view a complete job description and application instructions, visit

At OSF we believe that diverse ideas, cultures and traditions reflect the broad diversity of the nation and enrich our insights into the work we present on stage. We are committed to diversity in all areas of our work, including play selection, casting, marketing and public relation efforts, education programs, strategic recruitment of staff and volunteers, and the composition of the Board of Directors. People of color and members of underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.

As a team leader, the Master Electrician will be expected to embrace the Festival’s commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. This individual must model inclusive behavior and demonstrate a degree of cultural competency that enhances relationships with all company members while working with staff to build and maintain an inclusive environment.

Capital Campaign Manager

Signature Theatre is currently working to raise essential private funding in a campaign for expanded facilities and an artistic excellence fund. The Capital Campaign Manager will support the Development Staff, Board, and Campaign Committee in their work on the campaign. The position will be responsible for: overall campaign organization/management including pipelines, prospect tracking, strategy tracking, task assignment and maintenance of timelines, researching and identifying prospects, scheduling meetings, preparing talking points, assembling presentations, and full meeting preparation for Board members, campaign volunteers and staff, working with the leadership in writing all campaign correspondence including solicitation proposals, meeting requests, and meeting follow up, maintaining master campaign calendar to maximize cultivation events and keep campaign committee on track, and organizing and monitoring volunteer assignments and follow up, and assisting in all aspects volunteer support and solicitations.

Position requires a Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of progressive fundraising experience. Signature Theatre is a Tony Award®-winning regional theater that broadens and brightens the region’s cultural landscape with its bold productions of new and established works and engaging education and outreach programs. Musical theater is Signature's "signature," and is renowned for its definitive Sondheim productions, inventive adaptations of overlooked works, and investment in new projects.

Director of Corporate Giving - Signature Theatre

The Director of Corporate Giving will have responsibility for developing and implementing an effective, comprehensive corporate annual giving program. A senior member of Signature’s development operation, this position will have oversight of corporate giving programs and will be responsible for leading the successful execution of strategy, stewardship, benefit fulfillment and special events for all corporate giving areas. Responsible for direct fundraising targets, this position requires the experience and motivation to aggressively grow both the dollar amount raised and the number of corporate donors, continuing to build upon an annual giving program currently enjoying record-high levels of success. This position will also be a key member of the capital campaign team. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of progressive fundraising responsibility. Signature Theatre is a Tony Award®-winning regional theater that broadens and brightens the region’s cultural landscape with its bold productions of new and established works and engaging education and outreach programs. Musical theater is Signature's "signature," and is renowned for its definitive Sondheim productions, inventive adaptations of overlooked works, and investment in new projects.


Yale Undergraduate Production and Theater Studies seek a Technical Director to oversee all aspects of theatrical production work for a 10-14 production curricular season.

Responsibilities include: Provide robust safety oversight for production season; collaborate with staff and faculty in a range of offices; train, mentor, and supervise students during strikes, load-ins, and other tech activities; hire, train, and oversee graduate student employees; maintain and improve theater equipment; coordinate yearly workshop series; lead 2-4 workshops/year. Requirements include: Demonstrated mastery of scenic construction; knowledge of lighting, sound, and projection fields; experience in education and professional environments. Preferred: MFA. Non-standard work schedule including evenings and weekends. Full-time seasonal (10 month) renewable position with full Yale benefits. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Yale University 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.

To apply, visit then select Search Openings on 2 screens. Search for STARS Requisition 44585BR. Please include a cover letter referencing position 44585BR.


Light Board Programmer

Light Board Programmer - Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre seeks a Light Board Programmer. Working in an environment of graduate students and professionals, responsibilities include light board programming and operation for productions, handling lights, focus calls, and maintenance and repair of lighting equipment. Opportunity to audit MFA level courses while expanding professional resume credits. Minimum salary is $22.36/hr., plus Yale University benefits package. Full-time, nine-month renewable position (September through mid-May), preferred start date early September. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Click on to apply for the position (STARS Requisition #44582BR). Make sure to upload your resume (which includes 3 references), and include a cover letter referencing position 44582BR.

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.


Two River Theater in Red Bank, NJ, is seeking a full-time General Manager. The GM reports to and works directly with the Managing Director to oversee and support the general operations of the Theater. The General Manager’s responsibilities include acting as a collaborator on the producing team, negotiating and preparing contracts for all production personnel, production budgeting, acting as a liaison for all artist unions and the League of Resident Theaters (LORT). The General Manager is a member of Two River Theater’s senior management team and works closely with Finance and Operations as well all department heads to help guide the organization resulting in growth and stability. Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits package includes medical and vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, paid vacation, personal time and a 403 (b) retirement plan. Two River Theater is dedicated to the goal of building an equitable and culturally diverse work environment and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. Full details at


Assistant- or Associate-Level Faculty Position in Islam and the Arts

Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or a tenured Associate Professor faculty position in Islam and the Arts. The search is open to scholars focused on Islamic religious arts and performance; non-religious artistic and literary productions of the diverse cultures of Islamic societies; and scholar/artist practitioners. The applicant must have a conferred terminal degree in his/her field by September 1, 2018. The appointment can be in one of the following departments in the School of Humanities and Sciences: Art and Art History, Music, Theater and Performance Studies, or Comparative Literature.

The successful candidate will be based in a humanities department but is also expected to contribute to the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies’ curricular and outreach efforts. Candidates should demonstrate interests that afford effective interactions with a broad range of colleagues and the ability to teach and mentor a diverse student body. Teaching responsibilities will be determined by the home department.

Applicants should provide a cover letter including a brief statement of research interests, a curriculum vitae including list of publications, and one recent writing sample or, in the case of an arts practitioner, a link to the applicant’s website. Assistant level and untenured applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted to Currently tenured applicants should submit the names of three references.

For full consideration, materials should be received by October 2, 2017. Please use the following link to apply:

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.