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Head of Movement/Physical Theater
American Conservatory Theater

Date Posted Mar. 2, 2018
Title Head of Movement/Physical Theater
University American Conservatory Theater
Department Conservatory
Application Deadline Mar. 16, 2018
Position Start Date Fall of 2018
  • San Francisco, CA
    United States
  • Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education

HEAD OF MOVEMENT/PHYSICAL THEATER. The American Conservatory Theater seeks experienced movement specialist to train actors in our top ranked MFA program and support professional productions with our Tony award winning A.C.T. Company (LORT A). This senior member of the full time faculty will oversee the movement curriculum in the MFA and must have expertise in teaching movement for actors with a particular emphasis on physical acting, expression and play. Additionally, s/he will serve as a student advisor and may direct MFA productions depending on interest and expertise. The Head of Movement/Physical Theater will support student productions, developmental projects and mainstage works as needed. Demonstrated ability to teach a recognized movement technique (LeCoq, Laban, etc.) is desirable. Significant professional experience is essential. Instructional background in a university or conservatory situation required. MFA or other terminal degree desirable. Position begins fall of 2018. The school seeks persons with diverse and multicultural perspectives. Cover letter, CV, one page personal statement and three letters of recommendation to: Head of Movement Search, A.C.T., 30 Grant Ave., San Francisco, CA 94108-5834 or Deadline: 3/16/18. EOE

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    American Conservatory Theater
    30 Grant Ave.
    Floor 7
    San Francisco, CA 94108-5834


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