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Assoc / Asst Professor, Stage Combat and Acting

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

February 13, 2018
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Ann Arbor, Michigan

Academic/Faculty, Other - Academic/Faculty


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 March 1, 2018 to: Please add 'Stage Combat and Acting' to the subject line of the e-mail.
Teach acting and stage combat in a conservatory-style training program. Teach courses in unarmed and armed stage combat for BFA theatre majors, as well as acting classes in modern realism and/or classical theatre. Act as fight choreographer on productions, advise students, and recruit students of high caliber. Maintain national professional profile. Participate in faculty governance, attend faculty and departmental meetings, and serve on faculty and university committees as appropriate.
RANK: Open; tenure-track
MFA in Theatre or other degree in a performance area. Professional movement credentials with SAFD (Society of American Fight Directors). Demonstrated capability to teach acting and stage combat at the university level. This position requires an innovative and collaborative artist with national credits. A strong background in a range of acting techniques to bring to the performance of classical and contemporary material, specialized fight training in film, television, and/or stage, a availability to collaborate on a team of faculty with varied approaches, and a proven capability to teach stage combat and acting.
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 abilities, 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 institutional commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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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.

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