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Employers seeking to fill positions in theatre education and related fields may post job notices here at no cost. Use our online form to submit your open teaching positions. Positions listed here are posted as submitted, and do not imply or reflect an endorsement of the hiring institution by the Educational Theatre Association or International Thespian Society unless so noted.


Technical Director/Educator, San Diego, CA

Job description

The Bishop’s School is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach Technical Theatre and Design. The teacher must possess demonstrated proficiency in multiple aspects of theatre technology, including lighting and sound design and implementation, and all aspects of scenic design, construction and installation. The Bishop’s School has an unusually active and accomplished performing arts programs, including theatre, dance, choral, orchestral and jazz programs. This teacher will provide design and technical support for all programs in the department, and work collaboratively with all program leaders, as well as a part-time costumer. Responsibilities include overseeing two performing arts facilities - The Taylor Performing Arts Center (a 185 seat proscenium theatre with scene shop immediately adjacent), and a flexible seat Black Box Theatre. Flexibility, the desire to work with students grades 7-12, and an open and collaborative nature are essential.

Qualifications

Candidates need to have, at a minimum, an undergraduate degree in theatre arts (preferably with an emphasis in technical theatre and/or design), and significant experience in several of the desired areas mentioned above. A master’s degree, or equivalent professional, or combination of professional and educational experience is preferred. Above all, the performing arts department is eager to be joined by an educator with a proven track record for successfully collaborating with colleagues to further advance performing arts education.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

The Bishop’s School offers a competitive compensation package including benefits and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About hiring institution

Founded in 1909, The Bishop’s School is a coeducational college preparatory independent day school enrolling students in grades six through twelve. Founded in 1909, the School is located in the center of La Jolla, 10 miles north of downtown San Diego. The 2014-2015 enrollment is 800 students who live throughout San Diego County.

How to apply

Email résumé, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to resumes@bishops.com.

Date of posting:

03/23/2017

Closing date for applications:

05/19/2017

Acting, Singing, Dance Instructors, New York, NY

Job description

We are seeking experienced teachers to lead weekly performing arts classes as part of a pilot program during our Summer 2017 season. These classes will meet on Wednesday evenings for six weeks at the Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, just west of Columbus Circle. We are proud to have produced more than 20 shows featuring more than four hundred New Yorkers from all walks of life.

We are thrilled to launch this new opportunity for everyday adults to access professionally taught acting, singing, and dancing classes in a completely judgement-free zone that starts with fun, community, and creative self-expression and results in tangible skills that are confidently applied in life, work, and on stage.

Responsibilities for instructors of all disciplines may include:
● Attend orientation and training meeting
● Demonstrate skills and technique in one or more of the following disciplines: acting, improvisation, directing, broadway style dance/choreography, music directing, and vocal technique.
● Plan and establish a safe learning environment for all participants
● Facilitate community building through applied theatre, singing, and/or movement exercises
● Implement the AWT You curriculum framework with integrity and fidelity
● Plan and prepare specific content for each class within the AWT You curriculum framework
● Document and submit class agenda, attendance, and reflections for each session according to Administrative processes and deadlines
● Report weekly with Administrative staff any class concerns including curriculum, learning, attendance, and facility issues
● Maintain a high level of flexibility and professionalism at all times, leading with AWT Core Values at the forefront of all interactions
● Implement effective, yet age appropriate group management techniques to hold participants accountable to community agreements

Responsibilities for Acting Instructors may include:

● Facilitate character development exercises
● Direct participants in scene and monologue work
● Guide participants in dialogue interpretation
● Lead theatre and improvisation games and exercises
● Provide material that represents playwrights and characters of diverse backgrounds

Responsibilities for Singing Instructors may include:

● Lead active and engaging vocal warm ups
● Accompany participants on the piano
● Coach participants on both vocal technique and acting performance
● Provide a selection of songs that represents composers and characters of diverse backgrounds as well as material that is appropriate for both beginning and advanced singers
● Identify and provide specific feedback to meet each participant’s unique goals

Responsibilities for Dance Instructors may include:

● Lead upbeat and accessible physical warm ups that can be differentiated for a range of abilities
● Teach and lead exercises to learn/practice basic and intermediate dance technique
● Choreograph and teach dance combinations from broadway shows, representing diverse characters, time periods, and styles of theatre dance
● Create a low pressure but high quality dance environment where participants are encouraged to take risks and challenge themselves based on their own unique goals
● Select and provide music for warm ups and all combinations

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of experience teaching within their discipline to either youth or adults. While it is important to teach skills and technique, that will be secondary to your ability to foster personal growth within our participants while balancing the incredibly wide variety of experience and abilities in the room. Applicants should be, first and foremost, fiercely compassionate community builders with a masterful ability to generate a safe, creative, and inclusive space. Instructors will be trained in the unique processes and communication styles that make AWT what it is.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

$65 per hour

About hiring institution

AfterWork Theater is a non-profit organization that enriches the everyday lives of adults by creating the opportunity to participate in theatrical experiences that promote fun, community, and creative self-expression. No audition required.

How to apply

If you are interested in taking on one of the most challenging and yet rewarding leadership experiences in theater, please submit a cover letter and resume detailing the discipline you are qualified to teach to anya.warburg@afterworktheater.org with YOUR NAME/AWT YOU INSTRUCTOR in the subject.

Date of posting:

03/21/2017

Closing date for applications:

04/07/2017

Technical Theatre Instructor/Designer, Pasadena, CA

Job description

Polytechnic School’s Performing Arts Department is currently looking for an experienced and collaborative teacher. The position’s responsibilities involve teaching (or co-teaching) technical theatre classes and/or design classes and supporting performing arts productions. The school is looking to showcase its strong and vibrant Performing Arts Department while increasing and modernizing production value. We are seeking a joyful, collaborative theatre designer whose past work experience shows strength in professional theatre and the private school culture. There is great opportunity in this position to grow the technical theatre program through both investments in equipment/infrastructure and creating student opportunities in the classroom and a variety of venues.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree; advanced degree(s) preferred, although professional theatre experience may substitute for academic degrees. Three to five years of teaching and/or professional theatre experience.

Ability to manage competing demands and adapt to frequent or unexpected changes.
Ability to work collaboratively and methodically with students, parents, faculty, and staff on a regular basis.
Ability to use effective class management techniques.
Experience with a variety of equipment, for example: digital ETC light console, digital sound console, intelligent lighting fixtures, mixing live sound, large equipment rentals, CAD rendering, Midi, Qlab, etc.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Part-time position.
School is on a six-day rotation.

About hiring institution

An independent, coeducational college-preparatory school in Pasadena, Calif., Polytechnic School offers a broad curriculum in the liberal arts for students in kindergarten through grade 12. Founded in 1907, the school enrolls approximately 860 students from diverse ethnic, racial, religious, and economic backgrounds.
The mission of Polytechnic School is to develop the intellect, talents, and character of each student in a community of learning dedicated to principles of academic excellence that values the uniqueness and dignity of each member and fosters personal responsibility and service to others. We are committed to honesty, justice, charity, and the pursuit of knowledge. We respect the dignity and worth of all human beings — their thoughts, their feelings, and their individuality. We seek to celebrate the joy, the love, and the creativity that emanate from the human spirit. We strive to be responsible and contributing members of our families, our school community, and the world. The Poly community appreciates the cultural, ethnic, and economic diversity present in the Pasadena area and strives to reflect it. Members of the Poly community appreciate and learn from individual differences, foster the ability to disagree with civility, and embody courtesy and compassion.

How to apply

Applicants should submit a résumé and cover letter to Cheryl Flores via email at cflores@polytechnic.org or via mail at Polytechnic School, c/o Cheryl Flores, 1030 E. California Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106.

Date of posting:

03/18/2017

Closing date for applications:

05/31/2017

Theatre Department Head, The Chicago High School for the Arts

Job description

Job responsibilities:

Supervise all theatre related staff and ensure that the department meets the goals and mission of the school
Instruct conservatory theatre course(s), serving students with various levels of previous training, learning styles, abilities and needs
Work with Production Manager to produce all theatre department performances and projects, both curricular based and extracurricular
Interview and hire all theatre staff
Oversee training and evaluation of Theatre instructors and staff, conducting formal and informal class observations, providing feedback on teaching practice
Track and report departmental data
Regularly assess student achievement, skill mastery and career development skills
Serve as an advisor to all theatre students
Oversee communication with students, parents and other ChiArts staff to share artistic progress, encourage positive behavior, and resolve behavioral and artistic problems
Assist school administration in recruitment and selection of students
Create an outstanding environment for teaching and learning
Work with academic staff to ensure all student’s overall success at ChiArts
Manage classroom administration and record keeping including: grades, attendance records, and student progress
Manage departmental budget
Work with Finance Department to manage departmental payroll
Collaborate with other ChiArts artistic and academic faculty and the larger arts community
Identify resources, ideas and strategies to ensure student achievement professionally in the world of theatre
Adopt all curricular models and philosophies that are followed in the academic program and work with the principal to integrate these standards in the theatre department
Oversee vertical alignment of the ChiArts Theatre curriculum
Continuously engage theatre arts partners in the school
Build relationships with organizations including theatre companies, conservatories, university and college programs, and directors, casting agents, and master teachers not only in Chicago but also nationally in order to provide opportunities for students and alumni of ChiArts.
Attend and participate in faculty and administrative meetings, parent conferences, open house, performances, community meetings, in-service professional development sessions, and other school functions.
Lead and provide data and information in meetings with faculty, staff, and the community.
Supervise student performances and events
Assist Principal and Executive Director with tasks as assigned

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities/Attributes:

Minimum (5) years previous teaching experience in theatre at a pre-professional or professional level
Minimum (5) years professional experience in theatre (e.g., performer, director, master teacher, producer, artistic director, playwright, designer, theatre school administrator, etc.)
Minimum (3) years supervisory experience
Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred
Secondary School experience required
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent classroom management skills
Experience in lesson planning utilizing Understanding by Design
Familiarity in Charlotte Danielson’s Framework for Teaching
Comfort working in a high-accountability school culture
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proven organizational skills
Proven ability to work with a diverse population
Working understanding of educational law
A high regard for student potential and an ability to provide opportunities for students to develop and succeed
Willingness to be bold and creative in pursuit of what is best for students
Able to adapt and improve in changing situations

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Acting and Musical Theatre instructors
Theatre substitutes
Theatre Department Assistant

Working Conditions:
Job Hazards: This position requires a fingerprint and background check conducted by Chicago Public Schools.
Job Tasks: Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs.
Personal Protective Equipment Needed: N/A
Ergonomic Concerns: This position requires daily use of computers including typing.
Travel Requirements: This position does not require travel as part of the job responsibilities however travel may be required to attend professional development/conferences.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Salary and Benefits:
Full time position (12 months)
Salary starting at $65,000
Benefit package included

About hiring institution

The Chicago High School for the Arts (ChiArts ®) develops the next generation of artistically gifted, diverse scholar artists through intensive pre-professional training in the arts, combined with a comprehensive college preparatory curriculum. The school approaches the development of students through a whole-student approach and through a continuous learning environment for all staff to continuously develop their understanding of our scholar-artists. We strive to build upon, and improve our practices to make sure we are always serving all of our students to the best of our abilities.

The Theatre Department Head supports the mission of the school by fostering a safe, healthy, and inspiring learning community for students and teachers. The Theatre Department Head supports and supervises department staff and curriculum. This supervisory role includes aspects of teacher evaluations and budgetary responsibilities. The theatre department includes two distinct programs: acting and musical theatre.

How to apply

Application Process
Please review ChiArts' Theatre information and faculty bios before applying.Qualified applicants should apply online at www.chiarts.org and upload the following documents:
Cover Letter
Resume
Salary History and Requirements
Contact Information for 3-5 Professional References; do not include letters of recommendation.

No phone calls, please. Applicants who do not follow the submission directions will not be considered. Please be aware that every item listed on a resume is subject to verification, and that any offer of employment is contingent on a successful background check.

Please visit www.chiarts.org for more information.

Date of posting:

03/15/2017

Closing date for applications:

05/31/2017

Theatre Teacher/Director, Houston, TX

Job description

- Teach up to 4 sections of Theatre and Drama classes to grades 8-12.
- Direct at least one major production each year
- Serve as Director of the Children’s Theatre Program
- Manage the Children’s Theatre operating budget
- Serve as an advisor in either the middle or upper school.
- Establish and maintain open, informative and friendly communications with students and theatre parents.
-Maintain regular school hours; evening and weekend hours are also required.

Qualifications

- Bachelor’s degree in Drama/Theatre or related field. Master’s preferred.
- A minimum of three years of teaching experience, preferably in a private school setting.
- Experience in directing middle and/or high school students in both plays and musicals.
- Core knowledge in the development of middle and upper school children.
- Familiarity with a broad range of theatrical styles and pedagogies.
- Experience with either choral music, musical direction, choreography, or technical theatre design (lighting/set/costume), while not required, is a plus.
- Collegial and committed to collaborating with members of the Fine Arts Department.
- Willingness to annually change directing and teaching assignments within the Theatre program.
- Exemplifies Kinkaid’s four core values (honesty, responsibility, respect, and kindness) in interactions with all members of the community.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

- Pay commensurate with experience (Kinkaid has one of the highest salary averages among independent schools in the southwest).
- Generous benefits package including health insurance.
- Regular school hours plus some evenings & weekends for rehearsals.

About hiring institution

The Kinkaid School is a co-educational non-sectarian day school enrolling 1,400 students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade. Located on a sixty-five-acre campus in the heart of Houston, Texas, the school offers a thriving intellectual community in the midst of a vibrant, urban, diverse culture.

The Fine Arts program benefits from outstanding resources including a 773-seat auditorium, a black box theatre, a dance studio, costume shops and many classrooms and rehearsal spaces. The Theatre program currently mounts seven productions each academic year (2 major musicals, 2 major plays, 2 Children’s Theatre productions, and an evening of student-directed one-acts). The full-time Theatre staff includes three acting teachers, two technical theatre directors, and a costumer.

How to apply

Fill out the online application at facultyadministratorcareers-kinkaid.icims.com/jobs/1135/director-and-teacher-of-acting/job

Date of posting:

03/09/2017

Closing date for applications:

04/14/2017

Dramaturg, Pasadena, CA

Job description

A Noise Within, California’s premier classical repertory theatre, is currently seeking a Dramaturg to create study guides for A Noise Within’s 2017-2018 season.

The Dramaturg will report to the Director of Education and will be responsible for researching, compiling, and writing all materials for 6 study guides.

Duties will include:
• Researching the historical context of all 6 shows in the 17-18 season
• Compiling, writing and editing of the:
o Synopsis
o Character breakdown
o Biographies of the playwright and other relevant individuals
o Themes
o Timeline
o Additional resources
o Relevant images that align with content
o Works cited
o Additional content as needed
• Requesting and receiving permission to reprint any articles sourced from scholarly publications

Qualifications

The ideal candidate is a self-starter who is able to work independently from home while adhering to strict deadlines. Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree strongly preferred.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

This is a project-based contract starting in late April. Compensation is $2000 total for the project.

About hiring institution

A Noise Within, celebrating its 25th Anniversary during the 2016-17 season, was recently named “one of the nation’s premier classical repertory companies” by The Huffington Post, and is a leading regional producer based in Pasadena, CA. ANW’s award-winning resident company practices a rotating repertory model at their state-of-the-art, 283-seat performing space. This venue, established in 2011, has allowed ANW to expand its audience, surpassing its previous box office and attendance records each year. In addition to producing world-class performances of classical theatre, the organization runs robust education programs committed to inspiring diverse audiences of all ages. Helmed by Producing Artistic Directors Geoff Elliott and Julia Rodriguez-Elliott, who hold MFAs from San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theatre, A Noise Within truly delivers CLASSIC THEATRE, MODERN MAGIC.

How to apply

To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and no less than 3 writing samples to Alicia Green, Director of Education and Community Outreach, at agreen@anoisewithin.org. Include “Dramaturg Application” in the email subject line. Incomplete applications will not be considered. A Noise Within is an equal opportunity employer.

Date of posting:

03/01/2017

Closing date for applications:

04/01/2017

SAF Young People's Theater Artistic Director, Telluride, CO

Job description

Seeking a full-time, year-round Artistic Director for the SAF Young People's Theater program in beautiful Telluride, Colorado at the historic Sheridan Opera House. Job duties include (but are not limited to) instructing a range of after-school classes and directing musical theater productions for children aged 5-18, overseeing other SAFYPT faculty members and technical and design staff as related to theatrical productions ((three per school year) and being a part of the non-profit Sheridan Arts Foundation team. As an integral member of the small Sheridan Arts Foundation staff you will assist with other Sheridan Opera House events throughout the year (concerts, art shows, etc) when not directing Young People's Theatre.

Qualifications

Requires a degree in theater and or/education and an extensive background in both.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Full time, year-round. Salary depends on experience. Includes vacation & medical coverage.

About hiring institution

The Sheridan Arts Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit in Telluride, Colorado dedicated to restore and preserve the historic Sheridan Opera House as an arts and cultural resource for the Telluride community, bring quality arts and cultural events to Telluride and provide local and national youth with access and exposure to the arts through education and the Young People's Theater program.

How to apply

Please send resume and cover letter to Ronnie@sheridanoperahouse.com

Date of posting:

03/01/2017

Closing date for applications:

03/31/2017

Program Director, Middletown, CT

Job description

The program director is responsible for overseeing day to day programming for Oddfellows Playhouse Youth Theater and putting our mission into action. These programs include on-site afterschool & Saturday classes, 3 – 4 mainstage productions each season, the Summer Children’s Circus of Middletown, and partnerships and contracts with other organizations. This position reports directly to the Artistic Director, and works with all staff, contracted artists, interns and volunteers to realize the vision of the organization.

As 1 of 2 full-time positions at the Playhouse, this role is vital to putting mission into practice and steering the organization into the future.

Qualifications

Advanced Degree and/or Experience in Theater, Circus, Education and/or Social Justice programming. Experience as a Youth Theater/Circus Director & Producer; Teaching Artist across age groups; Ability to design curriculum & lesson plans; Working with Special Needs Population through the Arts; Running successful theater education programs; Excellent Communicator; Organized; self-directed; Management experience – particularly artists & volunteers; Authentic connection to organization’s mission.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Full-Time position; Nights & Weekends & variable daytime hours.

About hiring institution

Oddfellows Playhouse Youth Theater, based in Middletown Connecticut, is committed to youth development through the performing arts. Through residencies, after-school programming, youth circus and main-stage productions over 1000 young people build skills, self-knowledge and community connections every year. By bringing students from diverse cultural backgrounds, abilities, and socio-economic groups together to engage with the arts and create performances we advance social justice, arts and youth engagement in our community.

How to apply

TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter, resume and sample program description to kristen@oddfellows.org

Date of posting:

03/01/2017

Closing date for applications:

03/30/2017

Lecturer in Theatre, Spokane, WA

Job description

LECTURER IN THEATRE (FULL OR PART TIME DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS)
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE
START DATE: FALL 2017

Application review will begin immediately. The position remains open and applications reviewed until filled.

THE POSITION: LECTURER IN THEATRE/ACTING AND DIRECTING
The Theatre Department at Whitworth University invites applications for a Lecturer in Theatre with an emphasis on acting and directing.

The Whitworth University Theatre Department offers students the unique opportunity to explore theatre from a faith-based perspective through a wide range of experiences. A collaborative, supportive faculty of theatre practitioners facilitate the creativity and discipline of their students through classes in acting, directing, non-traditional performance, design, theory, history and literature. Numerous performance opportunities, including main stage productions, touring shows, an improv troupe, and student-directed productions give students experience in a variety of performance styles. Whitworth University Theatre encourages students to develop a vision for the role of theatre in both their communities and the world at large.

LECTURER RESPONSIBILITIES:
The anticipated part- to full-time load, contingent on qualifications and needs, will consist of a combination of teaching undergraduate courses, supervising student projects, and the potential to direct a mainstage production. Courses will be drawn from the following areas: acting, directing, voice, movement, introduction to theatre, script analysis, theatre history and/or other areas of expertise such as musical theatre, multi-cultural theatre, playwriting, etc.

The Theatre department at Whitworth University values diversity of background and experience. We seek scholars who enjoy collaborating with undergraduate students on applied research projects and who seek the challenge of inspiring students to reach their full potential. We believe that teachers with diverse backgrounds and experiences make our program stronger and provide better outcomes for our students.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
● MA or MFA in theatre or related field of study strongly preferred; BA plus exceptional professional experience may be considered.
● A commitment to the Christian faith and to the integration of faith and learning.
● Experience directing, performing, and/or teaching in theatre at the educational, professional, or community level.
● Ability to work effectively as a colleague with university administration, faculty, staff, students, and guest artists.
● Demonstrated awareness and commitment to effectively establishing relationships and positive communications across multiple dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to race, gender, physical limitations, class or religious perspectives.
● Commitment to providing an equitable, just, and inclusive learning environment for all students.
● Must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States by the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue to work legally for the proposed term of employment.
● A commitment to equal opportunity; and a commitment to the educational mission of Whitworth University as a Christian liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian church.
● Employment offer is contingent on a successful background check, including education verification.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS
● Demonstrated effectiveness or potential in college-level undergraduate teaching
● Strong relational skills with students and colleagues
● Skill in the use of classroom technology

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Full or Part time depending upon qualifications. Full Benefit package including tuition remission for employee and dependents.

About hiring institution

ABOUT WHITWORTH UNIVERSITY
Founded in 1890, Whitworth has been consistently ranked among the top regional colleges and universities in the West. Whitworth’s mission is to provide its diverse student body an education of mind and heart, equipping its graduates to honor God, follow Christ, and serve humanity. This mission is carried out by a community of Christian scholars committed to excellent teaching and to the integration of faith and learning.

How to apply

APPLICATION PROCESS
The following documents are required to complete the online application form at www.whitworth.edu/jobs:
1. A letter of interest that relates your education and experience to the required qualifications of the position.
2. A personal essay characterizing your Christian faith. Please read www.whitworth.edu/facultyfaithessay before you write your essay.
3. Your curriculum vitae.
4. The names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three or more professional references.
5. Three recent student course evaluations, or a note explaining why they are not available.
6. Representative reviews, adjudications or other assessments of creative work (if available).

Please direct questions about the position to the search committee chair, Aaron Dyszelski at adyszelski@whitworth.edu.

Whitworth complies with all federal, state, and local nondiscrimination laws that are applicable to religious nonprofit institutions and does not engage in unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability. With our commitment to building a diverse community, the university encourages applications from populations underrepresented at Whitworth including members of racial/ethnic communities, women, and persons with disabilities.

Date of posting:

02/24/2017

Closing date for applications:

03/24/2017

Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre, Spokane, WA

Job description

VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF THEATRE (FULL TIME)
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE
START DATE: FALL 2017

Application review will begin immediately. The position remains open and applications reviewed until filled.

THE POSITION: VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF THEATRE/ACTING AND DIRECTING
The Theatre Department at Whitworth University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre with an emphasis on acting and directing.

The Whitworth University Theatre Department offers students the unique opportunity to explore theatre from a faith-based perspective through a wide range of experiences. A collaborative, supportive faculty of theatre practitioners facilitate the creativity and discipline of their students through classes in acting, directing, non-traditional performance, design, theory, history and literature. Numerous performance opportunities, including main stage productions, touring shows, an improv troupe, and student-directed productions give students experience in a variety of performance styles. Whitworth University Theatre encourages students to develop a vision for the role of theatre in both their communities and the world at large.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teach up to seven undergraduate courses per year from the following areas: acting, directing, voice, introduction to theatre, theatre history and/or other areas of expertise such as musical theatre, multi-cultural theatre, playwriting, etc. Direct one mainstage production each year.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
● Serve as an integral member of a small cohesive departmental team that provides quality education defined by goals rather than a narrow list of duties
● Participate in departmental activities and campus governance
● Work with department colleagues in the design and reorganization of curriculum
● Advise senior capstone projects and other student work
● Participate in student academic advising and mentoring
● Collaborate with colleagues to develop and improve educational assessment plans for the theatre department
● Assist with recruitment of potential theatre students
● Pursue an ongoing program of creative or other scholarly work
● Other duties as assigned based on a candidate’s strengths and departmental/institutional needs
● Service to the university and to the greater community/discipline.

The Theatre department at Whitworth University values diversity of background and experience. We seek scholars who enjoy collaborating with undergraduate students on applied research projects and who seek the challenge of inspiring students to reach their full potential. We believe that teachers with diverse backgrounds and experiences make our program stronger and provide better outcomes for our students.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
● An earned terminal degree (Ph.D. or MFA) in theatre or other related field.
● The department will consider candidates who are nearing completion of a terminal degree and who have a solid plan for completion of their degree.
● A commitment to the Christian faith and to the integration of faith and learning.
● Experience directing at the educational, professional, or community level. Experience working outside the educational theatre setting is valued.
● Strong ability to further develop our curriculum in performance, directing and other areas based on the candidate’s areas of interest including but not limited to theatre education, interdisciplinary arts, musical theatre, theatre for young audiences, and/or multicultural theatre.
● Demonstrated effectiveness or potential in college-level undergraduate teaching.
● Strong relational skills with students and colleagues.
● Skill in the use of classroom technology.
● Ability to work effectively as a colleague with university administration, faculty, staff, students, and guest artists.
● Demonstrated awareness and commitment to effectively establishing relationships and positive communications across multiple dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to race, gender, physical limitations, class or religious perspectives.
● Commitment to providing an equitable, just, and inclusive learning environment for all students.
● Must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States by the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue to work legally for the proposed term of employment.
● A commitment to equal opportunity.
● A commitment to the educational mission of Whitworth University as a Christian liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian church.
● Employment offer is contingent on a successful background check, including education verification.

THEATRE DEPARTMENT INFORMATION
Whitworth’s Theatre Department offers Bachelor's Degrees in Theatre. To read more about our department please see our department website: www.whitworth.edu/academic/department/theatre/index.aspx

ABOUT THE SPOKANE AREA
Spokane Washington with a population of about 200,000 is located on the Spokane River west of the Rocky Mountain foothills in eastern Washington State. Creativity flourishes in Spokane, the home to a diverse range of arts and entertainment venues. Cultural offerings around the area include events at the renowned Smithsonian-affiliated Northwest Museum of Art and Culture. Performing arts opportunities abound at the INB Performing Arts Center, Spokane Civic Theatre, Stage Left, Lake City Playhouse, and the Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre. The city also offers First Fridays, when downtown comes even more alive as featured artists and musicians take over restaurants, tasting rooms, and galleries. For more information on Spokane please visit www.movetospokane.com

Whitworth complies with all federal, state, and local nondiscrimination laws that are applicable to religious nonprofit institutions and does not engage in unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability. With our commitment to building a diverse community, the university encourages applications from populations underrepresented at Whitworth including members of racial/ethnic communities, women, and persons with disabilities.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Full-time; Full benefit package including tuition remission for employee and family.

About hiring institution

ABOUT WHITWORTH UNIVERSITY
Founded in 1890, Whitworth has been consistently ranked among the top regional colleges and universities in the West. Whitworth’s mission is to provide its diverse student body an education of mind and heart, equipping its graduates to honor God, follow Christ, and serve humanity. This mission is carried out by a community of Christian scholars committed to excellent teaching and to the integration of faith and learning.

How to apply

APPLICATION PROCESS
The following documents are required to complete the online application form at www.whitworth.edu/jobs:
1. A letter of interest that relates your education and experience to the required qualifications of the position.
2. A personal essay characterizing your Christian faith. Please read www.whitworth.edu/facultyfaithessay before you write your essay.
3. Your curriculum vitae.
4. The names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three or more professional references.
5. Three recent student course evaluations, or a note explaining why they are not available.
6. Representative reviews, adjudications or other assessments of creative work (if available).

Please direct questions about the application process to Human Resources at jobs@whitworth.edu
Please direct questions about the position to the search committee chair, Aaron Dyszelski at adyszelski@whitworth.edu.

Date of posting:

02/24/2017

Closing date for applications:

03/24/2017

Bilingual Arts Teacher, Washington, DC

Job description

DCI is hiring full time Bilingual Arts Teacher. We are building an exciting bilingual arts program that will eventually grow to include IB Diploma Program Theatre courses. This will be the first year in our new building, with a new performance space.

Qualifications

A Master's Degree in secondary education or this content area is preferred (Bachelor's Degree is required). Able to meet HQT requirements under NCLB. Previous experience teaching in this content area is strongly preferred. Experience with 1:1 technology a plus.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

DCI is committed to the principles of servant leadership and to providing faculty and staff with the resources and training they need to provide an excellent education experience for every student and family.
We have a benefits package that includes health and disability insurance and paid leave.
We offer teachers daily planning time, professional development, and reasonable class sizes.
Teachers and staff have the appropriate technology and support to do their work.

About hiring institution

District of Columbia International School (DCI) is a public charter middle and high school in DC. We aim to provide our students with a world-class education that empowers them to follow their passions and change the world. DCI’s education centers on the:
International Baccalaureate curriculum framework;
Advanced language learning in Chinese, Spanish and French; and
A culture focused on student agency supported by 1:1 technology.

We currently serve 520 racially and economically diverse students in grades 6-9. We will move to the Walter Reed campus in 2017 where we will grow into a 6-12 middle and high school and serve 1500 students.

While only in our third year DCI has become IB World School and has been rated Tier 1, the highest rating by our authorizer the Public Charter School Board. We are dramatically increasing our staff in 2017-18 and look forward to receiving your application. Come join a great team building a great school!

How to apply

Email cover letter and resume to resume@dcinternationalschool.org

Date of posting:

02/23/2017

Closing date for applications:

06/01/2017

Lead Theatre Teacher/Director, Kingwood, Texas (Just north of Houston)

Job description

Experienced theatre teacher able to implement full courses of college preparatory acting curriculum. Direct two mainstage plays, 1 musical, and 1 UIL One Act Play, along with sponsoring Drama Club and school chapter of International Thespian Society.

Qualifications

College degree with eligibility for a Texas Secondary teaching certificate.
Experienced high school theatre teacher.
Extensive directing experience/resume.
Effective communication skills, able to maintain open lines of communication, be available for and skilled in conflict resolution, and exemplify and encourage healthy ensemble relationships.
Effective organization and leadership skills.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Salary schedule is listed on www.humbleisd.net. Full time position comes with the option of health benefits. This is a 187 day contract with the first day beginning in mid August and ending the first week in June.

About hiring institution

Kingwood High School is a large public high school just north of downtown Houston. The theatre department has a reputation of high quality students with supportive administration, parents and community. For more information visit www.kingwoodtheatre.com

How to apply

Visit www.humbleisd.net and click on employment, employment opportunities, high school certified, then look for High School Theatre. Also send resume to fchuter@humbleisd.net.

Date of posting:

02/21/2017

Closing date for applications:

05/01/2017

Theater/Technical Theater Teacher, Shafter, California

Job description

Teaching 5 classes combined of beginning theater (with a small film element), technical theater, and directing at least two productions (Fall or Winter and Spring) after school. Also acts as auditorium manager.

Qualifications

Minimum requirements: Bachelors degree and appropriate credential.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Salary starts at $40,302. Benefits: health, dental, vision, life insurance.
Additional theater teacher stipend and auditorium manager stipend.

About hiring institution

Kern High School District is the largest in the state of California with 18 campuses having full Performing Arts departments with auditoriums.

How to apply

Through the Kern High School District website, www.kernhigh.org.

Date of posting:

02/16/2017

Closing date for applications:

06/02/2017

Director of Fine Arts, Austin ISD - Austin, TX

Job description

SKILL REQUIREMENTS
This position requires knowledge of innovative instruction and curriculum, as well as a broad working knowledge of art, music, theater, and dance. Experience in urban schools with diverse student populations is required. Incumbent must have experience developing and delivering professional development in fine arts. Incumbent must possess the ability to provide leadership in the development of curriculum that integrates social and emotional learning. Incumbent must have excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as the ability to guide and lead other professionals and work cooperatively with others. Employees in this position must be able to read, write, and speak/communicate in English in order to receive and to provide work-related information in a timely manner to other employees, supervisors, principals, school personnel, volunteers, members of the Board of Trustees and, where appropriate, visitors and students.

JOB PURPOSE AND RESPONSIBILITY
Incumbent is responsible for supervising and developing the PK-12 Fine Arts program for the district. Incumbent has responsibility for facilitating the district curriculum and Fine Arts programs and supporting campus implementation of these programs. Incumbent is responsible for ensuring implementation of the Board’s policies while working within the boundaries of the executive limitations. Incumbent provides leadership, guidance, and supervision of program staff.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Develops and implements strategic plan for Fine Arts program improvement.
Promotes the Visual and Performing Arts program for the purpose of improving the quality of student outcomes and encouraging student development; ensures equity and access for students to Fine Arts programs.
Monitors Visual and Performing Arts services (e.g., evaluating programs and attendance, reviewing staff, overseeing equipment procurement, staffing, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring that performance outcomes are achieved within budget, department, and district objectives.
Supervises the development, implementation, assessment and administration of curriculum and instruction for the Fine Arts program.
Provides instructional leadership and support for all PK-12 students.
Provides leadership in a continual process of developing, aligning, and assessing Fine Arts curriculum.
Monitors trends and developments in regional, state, and national organizations and state and federal departments of education for local impact on public education.
Works collaboratively with Associate Superintendents’ offices and other staff to provide coordinated program support to schools.
Supervises and evaluates program staff.
Provides staff development training for all Fine Arts programs.
Prepares departmental administrative functions (e.g. hiring, counseling, training, supervising, evaluating, monitoring budget, developing procedures, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining necessary staffing, enhancing productivity of staff, and ensuring that necessary outcomes are achieved.
Supports Human Resources to recruit highly qualified Fine Arts staff to the district.
Develops and supports the implementation of educational facilities specifications for Fine Arts program.
Develops an ongoing current comprehensive base of research information for campus use.
Serves as a liaison with fine arts organizations, outside agencies, governmental units, nearby schools, and universities in special projects.
Coordinates the PreK-12 Fine Arts Enrichment Program and assists in securing support and funding from local organizations.
Develops and promotes partnerships.
Prepares a wide variety of often complex materials (e.g. plans, budgets, funding requests, reports, analyses, recommendations, procedures, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities and issues, meeting compliance requirements, providing audit references, making presentations, and /or providing supporting materials for requested actions.
Develops and oversees budgets for district departments.
Supervises District’s Performing Arts Center (PAC) management and operations.
Consults and advises on facilities planning and educational specifications. Assists in the development of equipment standard, facilitates the proper equipping of new and existing schools, supervises equipment maintenance, budgets, repair, replacements, and procedures.
Responds to inquiries of students, parents, other school personnel, community representatives, etc. for the purpose of providing information, assistance and/or direction regarding the program and student activities.
Familiarity with a variety of applications of technology and broad instructional design.

OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED
Perform other related duties as assigned; however, all employees are expected to comply with lawful directives in rare situations driven by need where a team effort is required.

PHYSICAL EFFORT AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made if necessary.

This position involves working in a normal office setting with no unusual physical demands or exposure to hazardous situations. This position involves travel to district campuses. This position may involve rare exposure to blood or body fluids. Regular attendance is required for this position.

PERSONAL WORK RELATIONSHIPS
This position reports directly to the Associate Superintendent of Academics. Incumbent has regular contact with administrators, teachers, and other AISD staff.

Qualifications

Education: Master’s degree in related area required.
Experience: Three (3) years of successful teaching and leadership experience in the field of fine arts (visual arts, theater arts, music, dance). Experience with professional development, curriculum design and implementation, and current instructional methods required.
Supervisor or Mid-Management Certification required.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

COMPENSATION:
Duty Days: 230
Pay Grade: A10
Salary Range: $96,000-107,000
Social Security Participation
Teacher Retirement
Comprehensive Benefits Package
Employee Discount Program

Closing Date: Until Filled

An Equal Opportunity Employer

About hiring institution

The Austin Independent School District in Austin Texas.

How to apply

Position is open until filled.
Please click the link below for more information about this vacancy and to apply.

www.applitrack.com/austinisd/onlineapp/default.aspx?AppliTrackPostingSearch=director&AppliTrackJobId=21212&AppliTrackLayoutMode=detail&AppliTrackViewPosting=1

Date of posting:

02/15/2017

Closing date for applications:

04/26/2017

English Drama Teacher (Teach Drama in Taiwan), Taipei, Taiwan

Job description

Helen O'Grady Drama Academy Taiwan is looking for full-time English drama teachers.

About us:
Helen O'Grady Drama Academy is an international company established in 1979 and headquartered in the U.K. With more than 60,000 students attending classes weekly, it's the largest children's organization of its kind in the world. Our aim is to develop children through drama, building confidence, creativity, and communication skills.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree
• Native English speaker
• You should have clear speech without strong accent, vibrant dynamic personality, outgoing nature with lots of vocal and physical energy.
• Teaching children or drama/theatre experience

Job summary:
Helen O’Grady Drama Academy Teacher is responsible for implementing and promoting the Drama program in conformity with our international Teaching System and the Helen O’Grady Drama Academy operating standards. Training, lesson plans, curriculum and scripts are ALL provided.

• Working hours: 40 hours per week, including 26 hours teaching. Two days off per week.
• Prepare for classes at least one day before scheduled class.
• Prepare necessary teaching aids or props for each class where necessary.
• Review your student observations before preparing for the end of term evaluations.
• When necessary, be ready to substitute another teacher in classes where called upon by the supervisor.
• Maintain excellent communication with parents and students before and after class.
• Prepare and Assist in Event Days and Theme Days activities.
• Conduct and/or assist in demo classes
• Contribute suggestions and improvements in the marketing and/or field activities to increase the new student enrollments.
• Contribute and assist during productions where able whether or not it is your class performing. This includes, but not limited to, props, stage sets, costumes, makeup, music, sound, etc.

More info:
www.helenogrady.com.tw
www.helenogrady.co.uk
www.facebook.com/helenogradytaiwan

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree
• Native English speaker
• You should have clear speech without strong accent, vibrant dynamic personality, outgoing nature with lots of vocal and physical energy.
• Teaching children or drama/theatre experience

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

• Working hours: 40 hours per week, including 26 hours teaching. Two days off per week.

Salary based on experience and qualifications. We also like to know your expectations.

ARC and health insurance are provided,
Housing allowance,
Retention bonus,
Contract completion bonus,
Training opportunities

About hiring institution

Helen O'Grady Drama Academy is an international company established in 1979 and headquartered in the U.K. With more than 60,000 students attending classes weekly, it's the largest children's organization of its kind in the world. Our aim is to develop children through drama, building confidence, creativity, and communication skills.

How to apply

Please send your cover letter and CV to info@helenogrady.com.tw

Date of posting:

01/21/2017

Closing date for applications:

04/30/2017

Assistant/Associate Professor in Creative Technology, The College of Performing Arts at The New School

Job description

The College of Performing Arts (CoPA) at The New School (consisting of the Mannes School of Music, The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, and The School of Drama) invites applications for a full-time Renewable Term Appointment (RTA) at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Creative Technology. This is a key faculty position to help establish creative technologies as a core part of the curricula for all CoPA students.

Responsibilities include leading the advancement of technology-infused creative practice across The College of Performing Arts and the larger New School campus. This practice encompasses performance-based project development, curation, teaching, and curriculum development. The successful candidate will appreciate the opportunity and challenge of bringing together disparate strands of technology-inflected teaching and learning across the three performing arts schools of CoPA. While principal faculty are generally expected to teach five courses or their equivalent annually, the specific teaching load for this position will depend on service obligations in consultation with the Executive Dean.

The ideal candidate will be an artist-teacher with exemplary knowledge and experience in the use of technology in creative performance and arts education. Demonstrated achievement in the fields of media, new visual practice, and/or media performance will be a plus. Candidates should be facile in the field of audio/visual culture and other relevant fields and disciplines.

The candidate will be inspired by the broad range of disciplines across CoPA and The New School, including design, social sciences, liberal arts, visual arts, and of course, the performing arts.

Qualifications

While we recognize that no single candidate will possess all of the following, the ideal candidate will have:
-A graduate degree in directly related field
-An emerging international recognition as a practicing artist
-A minimum of three years of experience teaching in higher education
-Broad-based understanding of creative technologies used in the creation of live and recorded music, and theater performances and productions
-A significant interest in transdisciplinary collaboration
-A track record of performing and/or publishing in conventional and non-traditional forums
-An interest in building a core technology-based curriculum in a conservatory and near-conservatory like programs
-Experience in mentoring students for careers in performing arts fields
-Knowledge of the current trends and transformations in the professional landscape and industries
-An openness to sharing ideas, experience and knowledge with others
-Excellent organizational and communication skills
-Administrative experience in an academic or arts institution

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

This position is full-time Renewable Term Appointment (RTA) at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with an initial term of 3 years

About hiring institution

About The College of Performing Arts and its three schools: The Mannes School of Music, The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, and The New School for Drama
The New School’s College of Performing Arts (CoPA), formed in the fall of 2015, brings together Mannes School of Music, the iconic 100-year-old conservatory; the legendary New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, and the innovative and ground-breaking School of Drama. With each school contributing its unique culture of excellence, the College of Performing Arts creates opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, innovative education, and world-class performances. As part of the formation of The College, Mannes has moved into the newly renovated Arnhold Hall in Greenwich Village, a state-of-the-art facility designed especially for the performing arts. Also housed in Arnhold Hall are The School of Jazz and the School of Drama’s BFA program. As a part of The New School, students and faculty across the College of Performing Arts experience a supportive and rigorous environment with enhanced opportunities to collaborate with colleagues in a wide array of disciplines, from the visual arts and fashion design, to the social sciences, to public policy and advocacy, and more. CoPA has over 900 degree and diploma seeking students, including a variety of programs at the undergraduate and graduate level, as well as a Preparatory program with 400 students.
For more information about The College of Performing Arts and its three schools: www.newschool.edu/performing-arts/

About The New School
Imagine a university where scholars, artists, and designers find the support they need to challenge convention and fearlessly create positive change in the world. Imagine a community where walls between disciplines are dissolved, so journalists collaborate with designers, architects with social researchers, media specialists with activists, poets with musicians. Imagine an intellectual and creative haven that never has and never will settle for status quo. In 1919, a few great minds imagined a school that would rethink the purpose of higher learning. The New School was the result. Today, it is the only comprehensive university housing a world-famous design school, a premier liberal arts college, a renowned performing arts college, a legendary social research school, and many more schools and programs designed for students of every age and stage of life. No other university offers a more creatively inspired, rigorously relevant education. Their academic centers in New York City, Paris, Shanghai, and Mumbai offer more than 10,000 students more than 135 undergraduate and graduate degree programs
For more information about The New School: www.newschool.edu

How to apply

To apply, please visit: careers.newschool.edu/postings/13818

Applications must be submitted online. Email submissions will not be accepted. Submissions will not be returned to applicant. Included with materials should be:
-Curriculum Vitae
-Cover letter
-Concise statement of pedagogical approach and teaching philosophy, summarizing past teaching experience
-Well-organized selection of artistic work in an easily accessible format (for example: website, Adobe pdf, YouTube or Vimeo)
-Names and contact information for at least four references
-Other supporting material such as a selection of applicant’s writing (writings, interviews, statements, course evaluations) and critical reviews of applicant’s work by others

Date of posting:

01/02/2017

Closing date for applications:

07/01/2017

Assistant Professor of Arts Management and Entrepreneurship, The College of Performing Arts at The New School

Job description

The College of Performing Arts (CoPA) at The New School invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Arts Management and Entrepreneurship at 50% proportional full time faculty on a Renewable Term Appointment to begin July 1, 2017. This faculty position plays a key role in the implementation and development of a new Master of Arts Management and Entrepreneurship degree, which is also available in combination with CoPA undergraduate performance degrees so that both degrees can be completed in five years (BM or BFA plus MA).

Officially launching in the fall of 2017, the Master of Arts Management and Entrepreneurship program is one of the first graduate programs designed specifically to help performing artists develop the critical skill sets they need to excel as independent artists, reinvent existing cultural organizations, and launch their own arts-related enterprises. The program is provided in partnership with the Non-Profit Management program at The New School’s Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy. About one-third of the course work comes from Milano non-profit management courses. Additional information about the program, including the curriculum can be found at newschool.edu/performing-arts/ma-arts-management.

Faculty duties include teaching up to two courses at the graduate level per academic year, conducting active research, collaborating with relevant course and curriculum development, mentoring part-time faculty and students, as well as providing service to the program, college, and the university.

The New School is committed to actively recruiting from a diverse pool of applicants. We encourage candidates from groups underrepresented in US higher education to apply.

The New School does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, sex or gender (including gender identity and expression), pregnancy, sexual orientation, religion, religious practices, mental or physical disability, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, marital or partnership status, or any other legally protected status.

The position will begin on July 1, 2017 with an initial three-year renewable term appointment and the possibility of renewal following a successful reappointment review. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be an arts management professional with experience in arts industry management as well a professional performance background. Considering the centrality of entrepreneurship within this program, experience and interest in the creation of new arts business ventures is a plus. A related Master’s degree and minimum of three years of executive level management in the arts management field or equivalent experience are required. Evidence of university-level teaching excellence preferred.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

50% proportional full time position on a Renewable Term Appointment (3-year contract)

About hiring institution

Management at The New School
At The New School, we are reinventing management education to prepare the next generation of leaders who will shape a new, inclusive economy. We seek faculty candidates interested in joining our imaginative trans-disciplinary faculty who embrace design, social research, and the performing arts. Our progressive programs are situated in the Parsons School of Design; the School of Media Studies; the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy; the College of Performing Arts; and the Bachelor’s Program for Adults and Transfer Students. We believe that design-focused management education promotes the emergence of more just, sustainable, and equitable systems while catalyzing new problem-solving for thriving organizations and societies.

About The College of Performing Arts and its three schools: The Mannes School of Music, The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, and The New School for Drama
The New School’s College of Performing Arts (CoPA), formed in the fall of 2015, brings together Mannes School of Music, the iconic 100-year-old conservatory; the legendary New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, and the innovative and ground-breaking School of Drama. With each school contributing its unique culture of excellence, the College of Performing Arts creates opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, innovative education, and world-class performances. As part of the formation of The College, Mannes has moved into the newly renovated Arnhold Hall in Greenwich Village, a state-of-the-art facility designed especially for the performing arts. Also housed in Arnhold Hall are The School of Jazz and the School of Drama’s BFA program. As a part of The New School, students and faculty across the College of Performing Arts experience a supportive and rigorous environment with enhanced opportunities to collaborate with colleagues in a wide array of disciplines, from the visual arts and fashion design, to the social sciences, to public policy and advocacy, and more. CoPA has over 900 degree and diploma seeking students, including a variety of programs at the undergraduate and graduate level, as well as a Preparatory program with 400 students.
For more information about The College of Performing Arts and its three schools: www.newschool.edu/performing-arts/

About The New School
Imagine a university where scholars, artists, and designers find the support they need to challenge convention and fearlessly create positive change in the world. Imagine a community where walls between disciplines are dissolved, so journalists collaborate with designers, architects with social researchers, media specialists with activists, poets with musicians. Imagine an intellectual and creative haven that never has and never will settle for status quo. In 1919, a few great minds imagined a school that would rethink the purpose of higher learning. The New School was the result. Today, it is the only comprehensive university housing a world-famous design school, a premier liberal arts college, a renowned performing arts college, a legendary social research school, and many more schools and programs designed for students of every age and stage of life. No other university offers a more creatively inspired, rigorously relevant education. Their academic centers in New York City, Paris, Shanghai, and Mumbai offer more than 10,000 students more than 135 undergraduate and graduate degree programs
For more information about The New School: www.newschool.edu

How to apply

To apply, please visit: careers.newschool.edu/postings/13819

Applications must be submitted online. Email submissions will not be accepted. Submissions will not be returned to applicant. Included with materials should be:
-Curriculum Vitae
-Cover letter
-Statement of pedagogical approach and teaching philosophy, summarizing past teaching experience
-Names and contact information for at least three references
-Other supporting material such as a selection of applicant’s writing (writings, interviews, statements) and critical reviews of applicant’s work by others

Date of posting:

01/02/2017

Closing date for applications:

07/01/2017

Theatre Technical Director, Sacramento, CA

Job description

SFHS is seeking a part-time temporary Theatre technical director for current through April 2017.
-Oversees sound, scenic and technical elements of two “One Acts” and one Play – “12 Angry Women”.
-Finish the construction and painting of the sets.
-Supervises students and volunteer crews in building the sets.
-Oversees all technical elements of productions except for lighting.
-Provides a safe learning experience for students and parents serving on construction and running crews by instructing them in the technical aspects and safety procedures involved in scenic construction, and sound design.
-Assigns tasks to students, staff and parent assistants supervising in all aspects of production, efficiency and safety.
-Maintains a clean and safe backstage at all times for set construction, adhering to safety guidelines.
-Participates in all production meetings, tech rehearsals, dress rehearsals and striking the sets.
-Works with Producer, Director, Lighting Designer, Costumer, Set Dresser, Propsmaster, and Student Tech Club.

Qualifications

Technical theatre, Construction, Lighting, Set-build/design

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

15-40 hrs/week, no benefits

About hiring institution

St. Francis Catholic High School, a Diocesan four year all-female college preparatory high school.

How to apply

Complete the "Support Position" Application available at www.stfrancishs.org/careers

Date of posting:

12/08/2016

Closing date for applications:

04/01/2017

Director of Theatre, Eastern University

Job description

Director of Theatre/Professor of Theatre (Open Rank) beginning 2017-2018 academic year.

Eastern University, a university of the liberal arts and sciences located in St. Davids, Pennsylvania, invites applications for the Director of Theatre position beginning Fall 2017. The successful candidate must have a M.A, M.F.A. or Ph.D. in Theater; professional and teaching experience preferred. The successful candidate must also be able to articulate personal faith in Jesus Christ as central in their life of faith and an adherence to standard Christian doctrinal beliefs. Applicants not clearly able to articulate this vein of faith will not be considered.

The Director of Theatre directs, oversees and is responsible for the Theatre program at Eastern University, including the co-curricular (theatre-making, programs, and productions) and curricular (classes, training, recruitment and placement) aspects, as well as the administration of the program. Under the supervision of the Chair of the Performing Arts Division and the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Director of Theatre is directly responsible for policy making, student development, and the co-curricular theatre budget. The successful candidate will also teach appropriate theatre courses within her/his area of expertise. The Director of Theatre is responsible for the development of the program, as well as serves theatre students in an advisory and mentoring capacity.

The Director of Theatre directs at least one mainstage production per year at Eastern and serves as Executive Producer of all Eastern Theatre productions and programs. The Director of Theatre represents the Theatre Program to the University and beyond and is the primary recruiter of students for this program. The Director of Theatre’s job, in short, is the fulfillment of the mission and goals of Eastern Theatre as defined in the Theatre Mission Statement, Theatre Program Model and in accordance with the Eastern University Catalogue.

The successful candidate should be able to teach and/or supervise other faculty in the following courses: Actor’s Lab, Acting, Directing, Performance Production, Stage Craft and Design, Introduction to Theatre.

The ideal candidate will be committed to addressing Christian faith, gender, multi-cultural, and inter-disciplinary issues and effectively teaching written, oral and critical thinking skills in Theatre courses and as appropriate in the Core Curriculum.

Qualifications

M.A. in Theatre or
M.F.A. in Acting or Directing (preferred) or
Ph.D. in Theatre.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Full time, $45-55,000.
Full benefits.
Medium size program - director, teacher, administrator.

About hiring institution

Eastern University is a Christian university of the arts and sciences that integrates faith, reason and justice for students in its undergraduate, graduate, Seminary, urban, professional and international programs. Applicants should have a religious commitment compatible with its mission. The university complies with federal and state guidelines of nondiscrimination in employment; members of protected classes encouraged to apply.

How to apply

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applicants are requested to send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial copies of graduate transcripts, and three professional letters of recommendation to jobs@eastern.edu or by mail to:
Eastern University Office of Human Resources
1300 Eagle Rd.
St. Davids, PA 19087-3696

Date of posting:

10/26/2016

Closing date for applications:

03/31/2017