The Helmerich School of Drama at the University of Oklahoma invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in the area of Movement and Stage Combat. This is a one-year position with the possibility to apply for a full-time position. It is open to candidates with an MFA or PhD in Movement or an allied field. The successful candidate will teach courses in Stage Movement and Period Styles, and other areas of expertise including but not limited to Stage Combat, Clowning, and/or Intimacy Direction. Ability to certify students in Stage Combat and/or Intimacy Direction preferred but not required.
The OU Helmerich School of Drama prepares students for creative and meaningful professional careers in a broad range of jobs in professional theatre, dance, opera, TV, film, live entertainment, industrial and theme park venues. We offer theatre training in a conservatory-style environment while still offering the advantages of a liberal arts education from a nationally renowned university. The School is comprised of 22 full-time faculty & staff with 135 majors. It offers a BFA in Drama with emphases in design (scenic, lighting, costume, and sound), performance, stage management, and dramaturgy as well as an MA in Drama. The School collaborates with the Schools of Dance and Musical Theatre, and the School of Music’s Opera Program to produce 9 main stage productions each year in addition to a season of 3-4 lab Theatre studio productions.
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Interested parties can submit their cover letter, curriculum vita, and three references to the director of the school via email: Seth Gordon firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.