musical theater

Associate Arts Professor in Acting, New Studio on Broadway

The Department of Drama at New York University, Tisch School of the Arts seeks applications for a full-time Associate Arts Professor to teach Acting in the New Studio On Broadway Musical Theatre Program commencing the fall of 2019. Application deadline is December 3, 2018. For more information visit http://tisch.nyu.edu/faculty/faculty-positions.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, including a statement of teaching philosophy and practice relevant to this position and curriculum vitae/resume. Application and materials should be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/57269.

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.

Assistant Professor of Theatre (Musical Theatre)

MUSICAL THEATRE – Assistant Professor of Theatre (Musical Theatre): Oakland University. The Department of Theatre in the School of Music, Theatre and Dance invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Theatre—Musical Theatre position beginning August 15, 2019. Responsibilities of this artist/educator: teach undergraduate courses in the musical theatre BFA curriculum such as Acting the Song, Musical Theatre Workshop, Musicianship and Singing Styles; advising students and helping graduating students transition to the professional world. University teaching experience or the ability to demonstrate potential teaching effectiveness, and a record of successful professional work in musical theatre required. Qualified candidates must possess an MFA in Theatre (acting/directing or musical theatre) or comparable degree, plus professional experience; or a master’s degree or BFA with extensive professional experience. Experience in other areas such as stage direction, choreography, vocal coaching and music directing are a plus. Keyboard skills preferred, but not required. The successful candidate will have an understanding of musical theatre tradition along with a familiarity with contemporary musicals and emerging industry trends, be enthusiastic and dedicated to teaching, recruiting/retention and service; and to positive collaboration with fellow artists/faculty within a highly integrated department and school while pursuing growth and success in professional work. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion. Please apply through the direct posting http://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/14888 and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial acceptable), a diversity statement, and contact information for 3 references. Questions may be directed to Jeremy Barnett, Chair, Musical Theatre Search Committee, barnett@oakland.edu.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. More information about the School of Music, Theatre and Dance can be found at www.oakland.edu/mtd. Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral research institution located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University offers 277 degree and certificate programs.

Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women, minorities and others who will bring additional perspectives to our learning environment.

Assistant Professor in Performance: Acting & Directing with a Musical Theatre focus

The Department of Theatre Arts at Ithaca College seeks candidates for a tenure-eligible position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Performance: Acting & Directing with a Musical Theatre focus.

Consistently ranked among the top programs, the BFA in Acting and Musical Theatre degrees offer the rigorous, highly-individualized training of a conservatory within the enriching foundation of a liberal arts education, designed to develop and strengthen the skills, hone the instincts, and foster the passion necessary for a professional career as a theatre artist.

Successful candidates will possess: a foundation of training and professional experience as a performer (actor and/or dancer); a track record as a dynamic, inspiring teacher of acting; leadership skills to help shape the future of the BFA musical theatre program; experience as a professional director and/or performer with significant professional musical theatre experience; and a strong interest in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students. Terminal degree (MFA) in appropriate discipline required.

A full position description and application requirements may be found at http://ithaca.peopleadmin.com/postings/14683. Screening of applications will begin immediately; for full consideration, applications should be received by October 15, 2018.

Musical Theatre Professor

Musical Theatre Professor Department of Film and Theatre College of Humanities and the Arts SAN JOSÉ STATE UNIVERSITY

Job Opening ID (JOID): 24703 Rank: Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) Start Date: August, 2019 Required:

• An MA, MFA or PhD in Musical Theatre, Theatre, or related field at the time of appointment

• A portfolio of creative work demonstrating artistic achievement in musical theatre.

• Professional experience and expertise in directing musical theatre.

• Emphasis on performance techniques in acting, singing, and or/dance.

• Demonstrated artistic achievement as evidenced by a record of artistic production. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

• Design and teach courses in musical theatre and performance, including acting technique and directing technique, as well as classes in musical theatre history and theory; stage acting; and theatre appreciation.

• advise students/participate in student recruitment

• perform various committee and other service

• participation in curriculum development

• address the needs of a student population of great diversity

Application Procedure: For full consideration, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/ philosophy, research or creative production plans, and three confidential letters of recommendation with contact information by October 15, 2018 to https://apply.interfolio.com/53614

Full position description: http://www.sjsu.edu/up/docs/fac-tenure-opps/fac-tenure-opps-fall-2018/Musical%20Theatre%20Position%20Announement.pdf

One-Year Lecturer in Theatre

TCU Department of Theatre invites applications for a dynamic teacher for a one-year, full-time Lecturer in Theatre during the 2018-19 academic year, teaching courses primarily in the TCU Core Curriculum, specifically multiple sections of Survey of Musical Theatre, as well as other classes such as assigned. The TCU undergraduate theatre program offers the BFA and BA degrees in a liberal arts curriculum and seeks a collaborative colleague for this one-year, non-renewable position, which begins August 13, 2018. This position includes a competitive salary with a benefits package. Qualifications: Terminal degree (MFA or Ph.D), or significant professional experience preferred. Minimum of 3 years teaching experience preferred. Professional theatre experience is also highly desirable. Required Duties: Two semesters of teaching 3- 4 courses per term, as determined by departmental needs, which will likely consist of Survey of Musical Theatre, among others. Other courses in Theatre may also be included in teaching assignments. The person serving in this position is not required to participate in scholarship, creativity, or service activities beyond mentoring and meeting with students to support their work in classes, nor will this person have Theatre TCU production assignments. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate outstanding teaching skills in large lecture courses, and smaller discussion courses. To apply:

Applicants must complete the electronic application at https://tcu.igreentree.com\css_faculty. The following must be attached to your electronic application: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information (telephone numbers; email addresses) for at least three current references. Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.

TCU encourages applications from diverse candidates and is dedicated to an inclusive learning community. As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Assistant Professor of Theatre (Musical Theatre)

MUSICAL THEATRE – Assistant Professor of Theatre (Musical Theatre): Oakland University. The Department of Theatre in the School of Music, Theatre and Dance invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Theatre—Musical Theatre position beginning August 15, 2018. Responsibilities of this artist/educator: teach undergraduate courses in musical theatre BFA curriculum such as Acting the Song, Musical Theatre Workshop, Musicianship, Musical Theatre History; serve as Musical Director on department productions; accompanying, vocal coaching; advising students and helping graduating students transition to the professional world. Qualified candidates must possess an MFA in Theatre (acting/directing or musical theatre) or comparable degree plus professional experience; or a master’s degree or BFA with extensive professional experience. University teaching and performance/musical directing experience with at least 5 years of professional theatre work required. Experience in other areas such as stage direction/choreography, are a plus. The successful candidate will have an understanding of musical theatre tradition along with a familiarity with new musicals and emerging trends, be enthusiastic and dedicated to teaching, recruiting/retention and service; and to positive collaboration with fellow artists while pursuing growth and success in professional work. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Please apply through the direct posting http://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/13093 and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial acceptable), a diversity statement, and contact information for 3 references. Questions may be directed to Karen Sheridan, Chair, Musical Theatre Search Committee, sheridan@oakland.edu. Review of applications will begin on May 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. More information about the School of Music, Theatre and Dance can be found at www.oakland.edu/mtd.

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral research institution located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 132 bachelor's degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women, minorities and others who will bring additional perspectives to our learning environment.

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

 

Apply online at: http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/25531

Lecturer in Musical Theatre

The University of North Carolina, Greensboro is now accepting applications for a nine-month, non-tenure track Lecturer in Musical Theatre faculty position in the School of Theatre, College of Visual and Performing Arts. Musical Theatre, currently a minor, is an emerging program with strong potential for growth in the School of Theatre as a concentration within the BFA Acting Program. The program will work across the College of Visual and Performing Arts in collaboration with the Schools of Music and Dance.

Position Responsibilities: The School of Theatre seeks applications for a full-time Lecturer in Musical Theatre to begin August, 2018. This lecturer will work in close cooperation with the Musical Theatre Program Coordinator and report to the Director of the School of Theatre. She or he will also have a significant role in shaping the direction of this emerging area. The successful candidate will take on varied responsibilities as the program demands, and we encourage applications from qualified candidates with a range of interests in this discipline. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: music direction; song coaching; directing musical productions/scenes; and teaching musicianship skills for actors and dancers. Extensive knowledge of musical theatre repertoire, a knowledge of current trends in the professional industry, and the skills required to work within those trends are essential to this position. Preference will be given to those with strong piano skills. Voice training and/or experience teaching voice is highly desired, and we strongly prefer a candidate who can teach the History of Musical Theatre.

Other responsibilities may include advising students and participating in student recruitment; performing and other service at the department, college and university levels; participating in curriculum development and teaching of other courses to meet the needs of the program and its students.

The school seeks candidates who have a record of success teaching individuals from underrepresented groups in higher education and whose professional experiences have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. Candidates are encouraged to describe how diversity issues have been or will be brought into their teaching and service.

Required education, qualifications, and experience: MFA in Musical Theatre or commensurate degrees in Music and/or Theatre with extensive professional experience in Musical Theatre.

Preferred qualifications and experience: We have a strong preference for candidates with: experience working with students in a college musical theatre program; an established relationship with the professional theatre industry; and ideally, experience working on the development of original musicals. Applicants with appropriate training, ability, and/or professional experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered.

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To learn more or to apply to for this position, please visit our UNCGjobsearch website at https://jobsearch.uncg.edu and view position 999546. EOE AA/M/F/D/V

Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre

The Department of Theatre and Dance at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre.

Responsibilities:  Teach Musical Theatre History, Performance, Repertoire, and Musicianship.  Serve as musical director and accompany departmental productions and projects.  Participation in recruitment, advising, committee work and service to the university will also be required. The candidate will be expected to vigorously pursue creative/research activities appropriate to the discipline.

Qualifications: Required: DMA, PhD, MFA, or MM with requisite professional experience; significant knowledge of musical theatre repertoire and styles; record of successful musical direction and effective teaching at the college and/or university level; accompanying skills.

Preferred: Extensive professional experience in the field; thorough knowledge of singing techniques and vocal production.

Applications: Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  To apply, go to facultyjobs.ua.edu  and complete the online application.  Attach a letter of application, specifically addressing how your qualifications, training, and experience meet the stated needs of the position, and curriculum vitae. Three current letters of recommendation and other supporting materials should be sent electronically to: Stacy Alley, Search Committee Chair; Department of Theatre and Dance, The University of AlabamaBox 870239, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0239

    (205) 348-6247 or FAX (205)348-9048

    slalley@ua.edu, www.as.ua.edu/theatre

The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Assistant Professor Musical Theatre (Voice)

The Department of Theatre and Dance, The University of Alabama The Department of Theatre and Dance at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre (Voice).

Responsibilities: Teach private lessons to Musical Theatre track students. Additional duties include teaching class voice for non-majors as well as participating in recruitment and auditions. Participation in advising, committee work and service to the university, college, and department will also be required. The candidate will be expected to vigorously pursue creative/research activities appropriate to the discipline.

Qualifications: Required: DMA, PhD, MFA or MM with requisite professional experience; thorough knowledge of vocal technique and styles of musical theatre vocal production; knowledge of musical theatre repertoire; a record of effective teaching at the college and/or university level; remain current in the field with regard to evolving styles, techniques, and voice pedagogy.

Preferred: Extensive professional experience in the field; Soprano/Belter or Mezzo/Belter.

Applications: Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, go to facultyjobs.ua.edu and complete the online application. Attach a letter of application, specifically addressing how your qualifications, training, and experience meet the stated needs of the position, and curriculum vitae. Three current letters of recommendation and other supporting materials such as audio/video recordings should be sent electronically to:

Dr. William A. Martin, Search Committee Chair Department of Theatre and Dance The University of Alabama Box 870239 Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0239 FAX (205)348-9048 marti001@ua.edu, www.as.ua.edu/theatre

The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Film & Theatre Chair & Musical Theatre Professor Positions at SJSU

SJSU’s Film and Theatre department offers B.A. degrees in two majors: Theatre Arts and Radio-Television-Film, runs multiple theatre stages/spaces (with accompanying scene and costume shops) as well as an FM radio station and a film production company (Spartan Films). The College of Humanities and the Arts, which houses F&T, also runs the state-of-the-art Hammer Theatre, a City of San José/SJSU partnership that allows opportunities for co-productions as well as signature department-produced theatre/RTVF events.

 

DEPARTMENT CHAIRPosition requires a Ph.D. or M.F.A. in a field of Radio, Television, Film or Theatre, with sufficient publications or creative productions to warrant tenure and Associate or Full professor. Administrative experience required, including managing staff/budgets. 

Applications with support materials must be submitted by Oct. 25, 2017 to https://apply.interfolio.com/44586

Position description: http://www.sjsu.edu/facultyaffairs/unit3/tenuretrack/Employment/FandT%20Chair2017.pdf

 

MUSICAL THEATRE PROFESSOR Position requires Ph.D. or M.F.A. in Musical Theatre or related field, with demonstrated artistic/professional achievement (proven ability to direct stage musicals) and university teaching experience. Candidate will develop/teach courses that serve a diverse body of theatre students, emphasizing practical training for musical theatre performance; emerging trends in musical theatre; and history/theories of the genre.

Applications with support materials must be submitted by November 13, 2017 to https://apply.interfolio.com/44998

Position description: http://www.sjsu.edu/facultyaffairs/unit3/tenuretrack/Employment/FandT%20Musical%20Theatre.pdf

Associate Professor (Teaching Track) in Music Theater, Carnegie Mellon University

Are you an expert vocal coach or music director? Do you have passion for all things Music Theater? In this position you will be working at the foremost Music Theater training ground in the country, educating the next generation of Broadway talent.

In this role, you will: Instruct students within a BFA conservatory program. Mentor and coach music theater students. Serve as music director of various projects throughout the academic year.

Qualifications: You hold a Bachelor’s degree in music theater, music theory, music studies or a similar field. You have an MFA -OR- the equivalent professional experience including national and/or international practice in diverse areas of music theater. Previous experience as a vocal coach, pianist and accompanist, and/or music director. A keen knowledge of Broadway singing techniques, styles and repertoire. We are committed to diversity, inclusion and innovation, inviting artistic collaboration between faculty, staff and students, our University, and the theatrical community at large.

Application Instructions: To apply please submit a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, and a document listing three references with contact information to apply.interfolio.com/45533 by November 15, 2017. Inquiries should be directed to Professor Gary Kline at gk16@andrew.cmu.edu