theatre design

Visiting Assistant Professor - Lighting Design

The School of Theatre at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro invites applications for a non-tenure-track Assistant Professor of Lighting Design beginning August 1, 2019. This is a one-year position with the possibility of being extended. Qualifications: MFA in Design with special expertise in Lighting, demonstrated professional achievement as a lighting designer, and university-level teaching experience. Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Lighting and other design and technical theatre areas as qualified; mentoring student lighting designers for school productions and potentially designing lighting for some school productions. Candidates fluent in current versions and workflows in VectorWorks and Lightwright are preferred. Skill and interest in training and supervision of student stage managers also desirable. Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Review of applications will begin July 17, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. UNCG is especially proud of the diversity of its student body, and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position including women and members of minority groups. We are an EEO/AA employer with a strong commitment to increasing faculty diversity.

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Theatre Design and Technology Full-Time Lecturer

McDaniel College Theatre Department is accepting applications for a Full-Time Lecturer of Theatre Design and Technology to begin in Fall 2019. The ideal candidate will be a proven teaching artist able to expand the department’s artistic and teaching profile.

Responsibilities: serve as Scenic and/or Lighting Designer for 4 theater productions for the academic year; supervise and advise student designers in all areas of design; coordinate student crews to serve as technicians; work with the Technical Director to maintain production shops and equipment, as well as set construction; teach a 2-2 load in Theatre Appreciation, Stagecraft, and design courses, and serve on committees as requested (2-2 load includes 2-credit student-crew lab sections off load). The lecturer will work closely with undergraduate students in a hands on production environment. Other program duties may be assigned. We are especially interested in candidates who are dedicated to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts environment, and who will thrive in a small, ambitious collegiate setting. A terminal degree in theatre is required (MFA preferred), and Professional design experience is expected. McDaniel College offers a generous benefits package.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, design portfolio and three references via Letters of recommendation may be emailed directly to Search to begin immediately and open until the position is filled.

McDaniel College is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate any discrimination or harassment on basis of any protected status including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military status, genetic information, marital status, veteran’s status or any other legally protected status.

Professor in Theatre Design

Professor in Theatre Design, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

A probationary tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor is available in the Department of Music and Theatre Arts. The department seeks a candidate with expertise in lighting and scenic design, and an ability to teach introductory sound technology who is committed to teaching excellence. Duties and responsibilities include teaching introduction to design, history of design, lighting and scenic design, and introduction to sound technology; and providing scenic and lighting designs in a new state-of-the-art performing arts center (Pablo Center at the Confluence) as part of diverse mainstage productions which include plays, musicals, and operas. The department serves approximately 110 majors and minors in undergraduate programs in theatre arts and dance, as well as 375 majors and minors in music. The theatre program is primarily housed in the Pablo Center which includes a 1200-seat theatre, a flexible 400-seat theatre, rehearsal rooms, and labs for sound, lighting, scenic, and costume design, and recording arts. MFA in Theatre Design required. This appointment carries an initial two-year probationary appointment beginning with the 2019/2020 academic year, August 26, 2019.

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