dramaturgy

Dramaturg & Literary Manager

Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, Florida (LORT B Mainstage; LORT D Second Stage) is seeking a Dramaturg & Literary Manager to oversee all aspects of the Literary Office.

Responsibilities consist of managing all dramaturgical/literary functions, including: writing/editing playbill content and dramaturgical research for all productions, participating in season selection, creating/curating content for and leading public programming events, shepherding all new play development efforts, networking with literary agents and cultivating playwrights, acquiring and evaluating new scripts, and supervising/mentoring a Dramaturgy Apprentice.

Ideal candidates will be early or mid-career professionals, with a serious commitment to a career in dramaturgy and/or literary management. Master’s degree in Dramaturgy, Theatre History, or a related field is required. Excellent research, writing, analytical, computer, and organizational and interpersonal communication skills are required.

This is a full-time position with an approximate start date of July, 2019. Please submit resume, cover letter, references and writing sample(s) (one script evaluation and one playbill article, not more than 5 pages total) through our online application portal at https://asolorep.wufoo.com/forms/q1d61riw0a2obhx/ applications will be accepted through April 1, 2019. E.O.E. All applicants reviewed without regard to race, age, religion, color, sex, veteran status, national origin, marital status, or sexual preference.

Assistant Teaching Professor of Theatre

The School of Theatre at the Pennsylvania State University is seeking a fixed term multi-year (non-tenure track) faculty member to begin August 2019. This position requires the teaching of a combination of undergraduate and/or graduate level courses for MFA students, in dramaturgy, performance theory, script analysis, and/or history, as well as the possibility of teaching in the candidate's own area of expertise. Candidates should have completed a Ph.D. Please submit a cover letter including teaching philosophy, CV, and list of 3 references. Applications received on or before February 11, 2019 will receive priority consideration, but the search will continue until the position is filled.

Apply online at https://psu.jobs/job/85045

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POSITION REVISED: Assistant or Associate Professor, Directing

POSITION REVISED: Assistant or Associate Professor, Directing, UNC Charlotte Department of Theatre. Tenure-track position beginning August 15, 2019. Required: MFA or PhD; three years college-level teaching experience. Seeking a highly collaborative artist/scholar with expertise teaching a variety of contemporary directing pedagogies/practices. Experience directing a range of genres/styles required (in keeping with an undergraduate-level training program). Additional areas of expertise may include Musical Theatre, Performance Studies, Dramaturgy, Devised Theatre, and/or Playwriting. A 3/2 teaching load, participation in departmental service/governance, and engagement in ongoing creative and/or scholarly research commensurate with attaining tenure or promotion at a research institution expected. Screening begins January 15, 2019. Applicants must apply electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu/postings/24629 (Faculty Job #005112). Submit application letter; diversity statement; curriculum vitae; transcript; three letters of recommendation; contact information for five references. As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree. The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background check.

Adjunct/Associate Professor Adjunct/Professor in the Practice of Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism

Open Rank Search in Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism

Yale School of Drama invites applications for a faculty appointment in the nation’s leading three-year conservatory MFA & DFA dramaturgy and dramatic criticism program.

The successful candidate will teach classes in at least three fields for MFA students in this professional creative training program, advise MFA and DFA students, and support the Chair in maintaining a dynamic curriculum. The department will consider candidates with expertise in a broad array of specializations in dramatic literature, theory, and theater history. The appointed candidate will have teaching, advising, and administrative responsibilities.

The position requires demonstrated excellence in the field with undergraduate/graduate teaching experience (2-3 years minimum), a record of publications, and experience in mentoring and advising graduate students. Candidates must hold a DFA, PhD, or equivalent degree in dramaturgy, dramatic criticism, theater history, dramatic literature, performance studies or a directly related field. An understanding of the School’s dynamic conservatory environment and dramaturgical practice is essential. Evidence of experience in and commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of operations is required. The appointment will be made at the rank of Professor in the Practice, Associate Professor Adjunct, or Assistant Professor Adjunct, depending upon the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience. Initial appointment will be from one to three years, beginning July 1, 2019, includes competitive salary with full faculty benefits commensurate with rank.

To apply please submit a cover letter, C.V., and three (3) letters of reference. Materials should be submitted through Interfolio, which is free to applicants: http://apply.interfolio.com/54696. Address all questions to Professor Catherine Sheehy, Chair, Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism at catherine.sheehy@yale.edu. Review of applications begins October 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

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