UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE - CLAIRE TREVOR SCHOOL OF THE ARTS, DEPARTMENT OF DRAMA
The Department of Drama is establishing a search of qualified applicants for a position as part-time lecturer for Spring Quarter 2023 in the curriculum area of Music Theater Dance.
The department seeks applicants to teach a graduate level class to MFA Acting students in the area of Musical Theater Dance. This course serves as a platform for graduate acting students to work on dance technique and develop the stamina required for dance performance. The course needs to encompass conditioning, across the floor and center technique, and a variety of combinations representing dance styles seen in contemporary music theater productions, including tap, jazz and modern. An MFA, or commensurate experience, in Dance /Theater Arts is required. Compensation for the quarter will be approximately $7,000.00 total and is non-negotiable.
Candidates for this position must have strong professional credits and a strong commitment to teaching, training, and working in a university environment. Candidates must demonstrate a pedagogical and professional profile that is compatible with distinguished graduate training at a major research university. Candidates should show a demonstrated ability and commitment to work effectively with a diverse student population. Previous teaching experience of MFA actors is desired.
Candidates must apply using the online application system, RECRUIT, at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF08078 (select 'Apply Now'). Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, reective teaching statement, inclusive excellence activities statement, and names/contact information of at least three references. To ensure full consideration, the application should be completed by February 23, 2023. For additional information, please contact Marcus Beeman, Department Administrator, at Drama@uci.edu.
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