A Terminal degree (MFA, PHD, or the equivalent of) in a field directly related to the musical theatre profession (with a minimum of 18 Graduate Credit Hours completed in the teaching discipline) plus significant professional experience at a national or international level.
A distinguished reputation and achievements/honors in Musical Theatre that evidences a career of extensive national and/or international professional experience (i.e.: Broadway, LORT, etc).
Demonstrated teaching experience at the collegiate and/or professional level (workshops, seminars, and/or formal classes).
Demonstrated ability to collaborate within the scope of a collegiate production environment.
● Significant experience in creative collaboration and the artistic promotion of diverse content. ● Record of excellence in teaching and successful engagement of students in creative activities and training at the collegiate level. ● Preference will be given to candidates who are currently developing or have previously developed creative projects in the theatre industry and are willing to develop new work in residency at WCU.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Application must be made online. Hard copy materials will not be accepted for review.
Interested applicants must submit the following attachments: Letter of Application; Resume or Curriculum Vitae detailing professional experience; unofficial transcripts from highest earned degree; and a list of three professional references (including full contact information).
Please direct questions to Claire Eye (Department Head; School of Stage and Screen) at email@example.com
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