Email a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, including evidence of professional and teaching activity, and a list of at least five current references with contact information, by January 4, 2018 to:
Please add "Theatre & Drama" to the subject line of the email.
Duties: Teach Voice and Stage Dialects to BFA Performance majors. Voice Coach for Theatre & Drama Main Stage productions. Also teach a beginning-level acting class for non-majors. Participate in faculty governance, attend faculty and departmental meetings, serve on committees at both departmental and university levels as needed.
Qualifications: Experience teaching a variety of vocal production techniques such as Linklater, Fitzmaurice, Berry, and Rodenberg. Specialized training in Voice, Acting, Text, Shakespeare, Speech, Dialects. A documented history of fruitful collaboration with co-workers and/or faculty members. Knowledge of the classical and current theatrical canon. A concrete vision for the acquisition of professional theatrical skills that closely aligns to the overall mission of the U-M School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD). MFA in Theatre or equivalent training/specialization in Voice, Acting, Text, Speech, and Dialects.
ABOUT THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC, THEATRE & DANCE. As a comprehensive performing arts school set in one of the world’s finest public institutions of higher education, SMTD is deeply engaged in the creation, practice, scholarship, and pedagogy of music, theatre, and dance. The school aims to provide leadership, nationally and internationally, in all three fields. SMTD is committed to diversity and inclusion as a means of achieving and sustaining excellence. SMTD fully embraces the notion that academic and artistic excellence is inseparable from an abiding and pervasive institution commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. http://smtd.umich.edu/index.php
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For..." survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.