Visiting Assistant Professor - Theatre & Dance

Wisconsin, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
May 03, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Visiting Assistant Professor of Acting

We are seeking candidates with acting expertise and teaching methodologies that embrace the multi-centric perspectives in our field. Candidates will bring unique experiences and approaches to teaching and scholarship that expand traditional theatrical convention. Candidates will be outstanding teachers and mentors who will share their individual viewpoints and experiences with our dedicated students. Our department values anti-racism, inclusivity, and equity. As we intentionally aspire to address the need for systemic change in our department,the theatre industry, and our greater community; we strongly encourage BIPOC and other historically underrepresented candidates to apply. This position will teach a year-long acting sequence for our incoming BFA Acting and Musical
Theatre students as well as a year-long sequence in period acting styles. Additional courses may include Acting for the Camera, Improvisation, and the possibility of other courses within the candidates’ expertise. Directing one production a year is also a regular expectation of the position.

Required Qualifications
• MFA in Acting
• Professional acting experience

Preferred Qualifications
• Expertise in period acting styles
• Experience with Improvisation Technique and practice
• Experience with acting for the camera
• Meisner Technique or other actor training methods
• Experience in teaching at the university level
• University or professional directing experience
• Membership in AEA and/or SAG-AFTRA