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eta Creative Arts Foundation Executive Search

eta’s Board of Directors is seeking an experienced Executive Director with a strong background in African American arts and cultural traditions. We are seeking transformational leadership as we move into the 21st Century. eta will need a leader to work with its Board of Directors to develop and implement strategic plans for operations and fundraising. The successful candidate will also create a plan of action that fosters relationships with a broad spectrum of donors and in collaboration with the Producing Artistic Director enhance staffing and establish innovative programming.

Please submit a letter of interest, resume, a writing sample and three professional references to: EDsearch@etacreativearts.org by April, 15, 2019. Visit www.etacreativearts.org for full position description.

Assistant Arts Professor of Acting, Tisch School of the Arts

The Graduate Acting Program at New York University, Tisch School of the Arts seeks applications for a Full-Time Assistant Arts Professor to teach Acting commencing the Fall of 2019. Ideal applicants are teacher/directors with significant practical and academic expertise in teaching at the graduate level and working with designers in a professional production setting. Additionally, expertise in one or more of the following areas is desirable: Shakespeare, global theatre traditions, the Black Arts Movement, contemporary or classical heightened poetic text.

The Graduate Acting Program has an extensive conservatory curriculum that combines the rigorous classroom study of acting with annual production work. The successful applicant will have both a grounding in theatrical traditions and an interest in developing and exploring new tools for teaching actors into the future.

Employment responsibilities typically include five courses each year (including production directing responsibilities), along with professional work/research and committee service. Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.F.A., or M.A. in a relevant field at the time of the appointment.

New York University is a Research 1 University with campuses in Greenwich Village, Brooklyn and Midtown Manhattan, as well as global campuses and sites in several cities around the world. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, three confidential letters of recommendation, and a teaching statement of no more than 5 pages. Application materials can be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/58351.

For full consideration, applications should be submitted no later than January 1, 2019.

New York University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. New York University is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its hiring and promotion process without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy or childbirth (or related medical condition), sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial status, caregiver status, national origin, ethnicity, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, unemployment status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

Lecturer - Hair, Wig, Makeup Specialist

The University of North Carolina Greensboro is now accepting applications for a nine-month, non-tenure track lecturer position as Hair, Wig, Makeup Specialist in the School of Theatre to begin August 1, 2019.

Responsibilities include design hair, wigs, and makeup, and occasionally costumes for campus productions. Teach basic and advanced makeup special effects and prosthetics, wig styling and wig maintenance. Supervise student wardrobe running crews and wig and makeup workshops. Attend dress rehearsals and strikes. Assist in maintaining costume stock and coordinating costume loans. Collaborate in planning and scheduling Design and Technical Production area activity and creative work. Advise students on curriculum requirements and assist in student recruitment.

Preferred Qualifications: Strong preference for candidates with a graduate degree in wig and makeup design and certification in cosmetology; experience working with students in a college theatre environment and in professional theatre. Experience working with digital design software is strongly desired. Applicants with appropriate training, ability, and/or professional experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered.

Salary Range Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications Review Begin Date: 1/7/2019 For more information, go to https://spartantalent.uncg.edu/postings/12459

EOE AA/M/F/D/V

JOB OPPORTUNITIES- Signature Theatre

Signature Theatre, one of New York’s leading Off-Broadway theatres, is seeking to fill several positions, full-time and part-time. Founded in 1991, Signature Theatre celebrates playwrights and gives them an artistic home, producing six to eight productions annually. In 2005, Signature began its groundbreaking Signature Ticket Initiative, providing affordable tickets to all its productions. In 2012, Signature opened the Pershing Square Signature Center, the Frank Gehry-designed 75,000 square foot Center featuring three theatres, two rehearsal studios, a central, public lobby with a café and bookstore, as well as administrative offices. In 2014, Signature became the first New York City theatre to receive the Regional Theatre Tony Award.

Artistic Line Producer – Full-time

Marketing Assistant – Full-time

Production Manager – Full-Time, Temporary

Tessitura and Database Manager – Full-time

Ticket Services Representatives – Part-time

Security Officer – Full-time

For detailed job descriptions, please visit our website www.signaturetheatre.org Applicants should send their cover letters and resumes, as detailed in the job description via Email to: careers@signaturetheatre.org

Senior Lecturer in Costume Design

The Department of Theater and Performance Studies at Stanford University is seeking applicants for a full-time Senior Lecturer in Costume Design, with an appointment to begin September 1, 2019. This position involves the following responsibilities:

Teaching: Three undergraduate classes per year in costume design and other related areas as needed, as well as supervision and mentoring of student designers.

Design: Costume design for three main stage productions (dance and theater) over the academic year. Costume designs include research, design presentation, and realization of costume production, in a range of periods and styles. (The ratio between the number of classes and productions may vary).

Service: This position will require service on the Theater and Performance Studies (TAPS) Production Committee. Also, the senior lecturer in this position is expected to coordinate design curriculum and work closely with other design faculty, and to collaborate with the costume shop manager on construction and management of the costume shop as needed. Required

Qualifications: MFA in costume design or allied field; professional costume design experience; excellent teaching, mentoring, and communication skills. Experience in shop management, costume construction, draping, pattern making, and millinery. A successful candidate for this position will have ability to understand and appreciate the mission of a theater department in a liberal arts university and to work closely with faculty, staff, students, and visiting artists. Ideal candidates will have experience in multiple design areas and mediums. Application materials: Applicants should send curriculum vitae, cover letter, three letters of reference, a design portfolio for 3 productions, and 3 course syllabi to Beth McKeown, Department Manager, at bmckeown@stanford.edu. For full consideration, materials must be received by October 15, 2018. The term of appointment will begin on September 1, 2019.

Apply here: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11459

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.