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Visiting Guest Lecturer in Acting

University of Texas at Austin
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 2, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Performing Arts
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Visiting Guest Lecturer in Acting

College/School/Unit: College of Fine Arts
Department: Theatre & Dance
Posted: May 30, 2023
Apply By: Jun 16, 2023


The Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a full-time, one-year visiting guest lecturer position in the Acting Area for the 2023-2024 academic year. Ideal candidates will demonstrate a strong ability to teach acting, specializing in voice and speech, and movement, to our undergraduate population.

Our future colleague will help us innovate within one of the largest university theatre and dance communities in the country, with 50 full-time faculty and staff, 400 undergraduate students, and 70 graduate students. We aim to create the most intellectually diverse, inclusive and equitable department possible by cultivating a community of faculty, staff, and students that includes the experiences and expertise of historically-underrepresented traditions and perspectives. The University of Texas at Austin has been designated a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and we fully engage in the University's strategic plan to foster a community that values diversity and inclusion as necessary elements of a world-class educational environment. We enthusiastically welcome applicants whose teaching and professional practice demonstrate inclusive excellence.


Minimum Requirement: MFA in Acting

Preferred Requirements: Experience, specialization and/or certification in voice/speech and movement methodologies, including but not limited to:
  • Voice and Speech: Knight-Thompson, Linklater, Rodenburg, Berry, Fitzmauric
  • Movement: Lecoq, Clown, Feldenkrais, Alexander Technique, Gyrokenisis, Tai Chi, Michael Chekov Technique, Grotowski work, Contact Improv, Yoga, Pilates, Barre

Application Instructions

Interested applicants are invited to upload a brief statement of interest (no more than one page) and curriculum vita.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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