Theatre - Dance

This full-time temporary Theatre department position in Dance will teach 4 sections of dance classes each semester. These courses would be chosen from the following dance classes: Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Hip-Hop, Musical Theatre Dance, Modern and World Dance, Introduction to Dance, and Viewpoints and Suzuki Movement Studies. There may be opportunity to give additional workshops and choreograph.

The faculty member is responsible for planning syllabus, meeting and teaching all classes, meeting office hours and providing and entering grades in a timely manner. Applicants must demonstrate an ability to interface with faculty, staff and students and to balance teaching and production needs of an active undergraduate program. They must contribute to the recruitment and retention program for the department and university. They must enjoy and have experience working with non majors.

Type of Position(s): Full-Time Temporary Required Qualifications: Requirements: MA or M.F.A. in Dance or related field. Experience in teaching dance at the college level and working with non-majors.

Preferred Requirements: M.F.A. in Dance or related field. Experience in teaching and choreographing at both the professional and college level and working with non-majors.

Posting Opens: 8/8/19 Posting Open Until Filled

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Assistant Professor in Acting

The Department of Theatre Arts at the UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH invites applications for a tenure-stream Assistant Professor in Acting, beginning in September 2019, pending budgetary approval. Candidates should have extensive professional experience in performance. Applicants should have expertise in at least two of these areas: Voice and Movement, Stage Combat, Commedia / Acrobatics, Heightened Language / Shakespeare, and Actor Professionalization. The successful candidate will teach Performance Area courses open to undergraduates, take an active role in season productions (as vocal coach, fight choreographer, etc.), assist with regional conference attendance and recruitment, help train graduate student and adjunct instructors in the Performance Area, and may also teach within the graduate MFA Performance Pedagogy Program. Qualifications: A completed MFA; evidence of two years of successful college teaching experience; and five years of professional experience. Union membership (AEA, SAG, etc.) and demonstrated evidence of strength in curriculum design and course development are preferred. Strong written and oral communication skills required. Please upload a curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation, a diversity statement, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to by December 1, 2018. 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/Disable.

Assistant Professor of Dance, Non-Tenure Track (NTT) effective Fall 2019

The School of Theatre and Dance seeks an engaging and collaborative individual who appreciates a diverse academic environment for a 9-month, renewable position in Musical Theatre Dance starting August 19, 2019. Positions joins a Dance faculty of six. The School offers B.F.A. degrees in Musical Theatre and Dance Performance, a Dance B.A., and produces eight productions annually. Opportunities exist for employment at the School’s professional summer theatre.

Responsibilities Teach theatre tap, jazz and ballet to dance and musical theatre majors. Choreograph for dance concerts and/or musicals. Teach from among partnering, jazz styles, commercial dance. Candidate will share creative advising and mentorship.

Qualifications M.F.A. and/or professional equivalent in Musical Theatre Dance. Experience teaching Musical Theatre Dance and choreography at the university or professional level. Additional competencies considered. Applications considered November 15, 2018. Apply at #997995). Include letter of application, curriculum vitae, links to choreography (two complete works and clips as desired), a diversity statement, and a list of five references. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be sent to Barbara Verlezza ( or Dance Search Committee, D101 Kent Center for the Performing Arts, Kent State University,1325 Theatre Drive Kent, OH 44242-0001

Assistant Professor of Musical Theater

Ohio University Theater Division invites applicants for a full time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Musical Theater for Fall 2018. The university seeks faculty members who bring a critical perspective to issues of diversity and multiculturalism and is invested in hiring faculty members who can contribute to the climate of diversity in the Theater Division.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will develop and lead a new BFA Musical Theater track in conjunction with the established BFA in Performance track. When the program is fully developed, a teaching load of three courses per semester is expected. The candidate will direct productions; being able to serve as a choreographer or music director is desirable. The successful candidate will shape the new Musical Theater track by guiding the search for three additional faculty members. Additional duties include advising, coaching, committee work, and recruiting.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Professional experience directing or acting; choreography or musical director experience

• Terminal degree - MFA or MM in Musical Theater; MFA in Directing or Acting

• Extensive knowledge of both traditional and contemporary musical theater repertoire

• Demonstrated ability to work closely and effectively with a diverse student body, and staff

• AEA or SDC membership


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