Adjunct Faculty (Course: Introduction to Commercial Theater Management; Performing Arts Administration Graduate Program)
New York University
Location: New York, NY
Internal Number: 122126
The Performing Arts Administration graduate program at NYU Steinhardt seeks qualified candidates to teach the following graduate-level course:
Course Title: Introduction to Commercial Theater Management
This course is offered in-person in the Spring 2024 semester. (View NYU's academic calendar.) The course is offered once a year in the Spring semester. Depending on student feedback, the contract may be extended for additional semesters.
The successful candidate will be responsible for co-designing and teaching a comprehensive introductory course that addresses all aspects of the commercial theater production process (acquisition/development, planning, staffing, funding, marketing, branding, product positioning, and the global distribution of live commercial theatrical entertainment products).
We are committed to substantially diversifying the composition of our faculty as New York University is dedicated to developing and implementing strategies that advance inclusion, diversity, belonging, equity, and innovation across the entire NYU community. We strongly encourage applications from women, People of the Global Majority, and LGBTQ+ individuals. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach.
In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the contact hour rate for this position is $200/ instructional hour. This rate is based on the collective bargaining agreement with Local 7902.
Develop and deliver a comprehensive curriculum for a graduate-level commercial theater management course.
Plan and organize course content and materials, assignments, and assessments.
Provide engaging and informative classroom instruction and facilitate classroom discussions.
Grade and provide individual and group feedback on assignments and projects.
Foster a supportive learning environment that values diverse perspectives and promotes critical thinking, creativity, and collaboration.
Engage students in hands-on learning activities such as case studies, field trips, and guest lectures that deepen their understanding of the subject matter and prepare them for real-world scenarios.
Stay up-to-date with trends and developments in the commercial theater industry.
The Performing Arts Administration graduate program provides students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to become leaders of performing arts organizations through completing arts administration and business management courses, industry-specific electives, two internships supervised by industry professionals, and a comprehensive mentoring and professional development program.
The program has approximately 100 full-time MA students. The ideal candidate will be able to prepare students to pursue a career in commercial theater management. We are seeking candidates from a diversity of backgrounds who possess a broad set of academic and professional skills.
Steinhardt School's Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions at New York University offers the highest level of professional training and education in the performing arts within the world's cultural center, New York City. This is matched by the superb academic resources of a world-class university. We seek educators of the highest caliber, who embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live.
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