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Lecturer in Dance - Theatre & Dance

Troy University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Apr 12, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Performing Arts
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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TROY UNIVERSITY is a comprehensive public institution serving more than 20,000 students worldwide at four campuses in Alabama, multiple sites throughout the United States, multiple international locations, and through an extensive online learning program.


Troy University is currently accepting applications for the following positions:


Lecturer in Dance – Theatre & Dance:

Troy, AL


Job Summary

The Lecturer in Dance position is a full-time position primarily in Dance with expectations of strong integration with Theatre.  Teaching responsibilities include multiple levels of Modern Contemporary Techniques with emphasis in at least two modern techniques/styles (Cunningham, Horton, Limon, Graham, African-Diaspora, etc.) and additional interest or experience in somatics, anatomy and alignment, dance composition, choreography, improvisation, dance and technology, dance for screen, and partnering. Emphasis on teaching and mentoring Dance and Theatre students in highly experiential studio work, traditional classroom instruction, and production and rehearsal processes. Strong background and experience in production/performance, collaborative creative processes, and integrating dance with theatre as well as other art forms and other disciplines. Teaching opportunities in ballet techniques, non-major dance courses, jazz, tap, musical theatre, commercial dance styles, dance history, choreography, and pedagogy. Sustained interest in contributing to the artistic and intellectual growth of the Department, College and University; proactive engagement and collaboration in the work of faculty and the department; and continuing to gain experience in the field.


Minimum Qualifications

  1. Master’s degree in Dance or a Dance related field with 18 hours of graduate study in Dance, OR BA or BFA degree in Dance with commensurate professional experience
  2. Demonstrated teaching skills
  3. Minimum of two years of professional dance experience
  4. Dedication to education, passion for teaching, and commitment to professional relationships with students
  5. Commitment to building and growing a successful dance program that prepares students for today’s dance profession, with focus on attracting and sustaining student engagement toward developing multifaceted dance professionals
  6. Ability to develop practical, innovative teaching strategies designed to challenge and inspire dance students physically, creatively, and intellectually
  7. Ability to appreciate and respect all dance styles and techniques
  8. Interest and engagement in sharing and teaching critical approaches to dance
  9. Ability to collaborate with students, Departmental faculty, College faculty, and university administration
  10. Ability to make strong contributions to the continued development of the BFA in Dance and the Department of Theatre and Dance
  11. A collaborative and open attitude
  12. Strong interpersonal skills


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Troy University is an EEO/AA employer.

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