Set Design and Scenic Artist Lecturer
The Department of Theatre Arts at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a non tenure-track, three year renewable position (pending budgetary approval), beginning September 2013. The successful candidate will possess extensive professional experience in theatre set design, prop design and scenic artistry. We are especially interested in applicants with experience teaching introductory and upper level design courses.
A commitment to mentoring undergraduate designers through coursework, projects and professional development is also desirable. An MFA in theatre design and prior teaching experience required. Lecturers are expected to attend faculty meetings, serve on committees, interact with the off-campus community, and participate fully in the administrative duties of the Theatre Arts Department.
Please send a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and contact information of three references to: Laura McCarthy-Blatt (email@example.com), Attn: Set Design and Scenic Artist Search Committee. Deadline for application is April 10. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity.
Costume Design Visiting Lecturer
The Department of Theatre Arts at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking a one semester Visiting Lecturer in Costume Design for the 2014 spring semester. Duties will include teaching Costume Crafts class, and designing costumes for two shows that will be produced in that term.
Other duties will include working with two costume shop staff, supervising student workers, attending design/production meetings and dress rehearsals. An MFA in Costume Design with some teaching experience is preferred. A BFA with professional experience will be considered.
Letter of application
Names of 3 references
Deadline is April 12, 2013. Contact Julie Allardice Ray, University of Pittsburgh Department of Theatre Arts, 1617 Cathedral of Learning, Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Musical Theatre/Voice & Movement Lecturer
The Department of Theatre Arts at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a non tenure-track, three year renewable position, beginning September 2013. The successful candidate will have extensive professional experience in performance and will bring skills that supplement those of the current faculty. We are especially interested in applicants with expertise in the areas of musical theatre, vocal direction, voice & movement and Shakespearean acting.
The successful candidate will teach undergraduate intermediate and upper level acting, musical theatre, and voice & movement classes. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate a successful record of mentoring undergraduate performers; experience with KCACTF, SETC and/or URTAs desirable. The ability to teach in an MFA pedagogy setting and an interest in directing also desirable. Lecturers are expected to attend faculty meetings, serve on committees, interact with the off-campus community, and participate fully in the administrative duties of the Theatre Arts Department.
- completed MFA
- evidence of at least two years of successful college teaching experience
- demonstrated professional level artistry in the field of musical theatre.
AEA membership preferred. Strong written and oral communication skills required. Please send a curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching and mentoring effectiveness to: firstname.lastname@example.org (Laura McCarthy-Blatt), Attn: Musical Theatre/Voice & Movement Search Committee. Deadline for application is April 1. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity.
The Technical Director facilitates supervision of University theatres and scene shop areas for both Department of Theatre Arts’ productions and used by external groups. Requires supervision of scene, costume, lighting and prop shops and University theatre facilities. Supervision and execution of all builds and load-ins, construction, lighting hangs for productions; supervision of lab students and student employees. Maintanance of shop and theatre equipment. Must have computer aided drafting.
This is a full time position August through May, part-time 50% May through August.
To apply, visit https://www.pittsource.com/postings/search