Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Drama invites
applications for a full-time tenure-track Directing faculty
position in The John Wells Directing Program.
We seek a dynamic individual with a demonstrated practice of
directing to teach practice-based and academic/theory courses for
BFA and MFA Directing students in a conservatory setting.
Our successful candidate will teach a mix of directing
foundation courses (script analysis and staging techniques), and
any of the following genres and contemporary forms as applicable to
their expertise: digital media and/or TV and film, play styles,
choreography, directing musicals, directing new plays, disability
arts practices, theatrical intimacy practices, and/or performance
as social practice.
The applicant will have a curiosity about working across both
live performance and digital platforms, is an innovative,
conscientious and compassionate leader/collaborator, who can work
with a large, diverse faculty. Our applicant possesses strong
pedagogical skills, passion for curriculum building, maintains a
dedicated commitment to anti-racist, equity, and anti-oppression
frameworks while adopting a decolonial approach to teaching,
research and practice. The position is Pittsburgh based.
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Applications will be accepted through December 10,
2021 for initial review. Early application is