Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Performing Arts: Theater (PERFA 132) Play in Production

California, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 22, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Performing Arts: Theater (PERFA 132) Play in Production

Location: Moraga,CA
Open Date: Jun 21, 2021
Deadline: Jul 5, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description: Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.


Saint Mary's seeks an innovative theatre director for the production practicum course, PERFA 132, Play in Production, in Fall 2021

PERFA 132 Play in Production: Stage Director Job Description

M/Tu/W/Th 7:00-10:00 pm; Su noon-6:00 pm— in person

Saint Mary's College seeks an accomplished Stage Director for its Fall ‘21 mainstage Theatre production. Our goals include providing in-person performance opportunities for our undergraduate student cohort, and continuing to advance our commitment to equity and justice.

At minimum, candidates must possess an MFA in Directing OR have equivalent professional experience (at least 10 professional productions). Candidates must also demonstrate excellence as a Stage Director, for example through recommendations and/or nominations for regional awards. Additional requirements include commitments to color- and gender-conscious casting practices; transparent and equitable rehearsal and production scheduling; and the inclusion of student designers and/or an assistant director as part of the artistic team. We additionally require that candidates have received training in equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging. Experience directing diverse casts is highly desirable.

NOTE: The minimum qualifications for this course have changed from previous offerings, specific to the Fall 2021 offering. Those members of the Saint Mary's College bargaining unit desiring to teach this course should supply materials to facilitate this qualification review, including an updated resume or CV and a cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the stated qualifications.

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