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Assistant Professor of Practice, Production Stage Manager
University of Arizona

Date Posted Feb. 24, 2020
Title Assistant Professor of Practice, Production Stage Manager
University University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ, United States
Department School of Theatre, Film & Television More About This Department...
Application Deadline Mar. 16, 2020
Position Start Date August 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Television/Media Studies
    Drama/Theater/Theater Education

RANK: Career Track Professor of Practice

Duties include collaborating on scheduling with other production staff, oversight of all student stage managers for six show main-stage season and a variety of studio/workshop productions in a professional theatre training program, recruitment of stage management BFA and BA students, stage managing one production per year, and integrating programmatic technological advances into stage management curriculum. Teaching responsibilities include up to two stage management courses each semester as well as mentoring student stage managers.

The faculty member will teach at the undergraduate level and contribute to mentoring students, including those from underrepresented backgrounds. Faculty in our department also participate in outreach and contribute to departmental, college, and university service. Our faculty also help to develop innovative approaches to enhancing student engagement, increasing diversity, and expanding collaborations with community and business partners.

BFA in theatre accompanied with 7 or more years’ stage management experience on a national level.


  • Experience across a variety of mediums including theatre, opera, dance, corporate, and special events
  • 2 years of teaching experience
  • AEA stage management affiliation

  • At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with diverse perspectives and experiences, we encourage minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs.

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Contact Information

  • Justine Collins
    University of Arizona
    Univ. of AZ Sch of Thetre, Film & TV
    PO Box 210003
    Tucson, AZ 85741-0003
  • 520-621-7007


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