Assistant Professor of Theatre, Stage Management
Pennsylvania State University School of Theatre
United States

Assistant Professor of Theatre, Stage Management

Penn State University

Campus/Location:University Park Campus
Campus City:University Park, PA
Date Announced:03/05/2020
Date Closing:open until filled
Job Number:94018
Work Unit:College of Arts And Architecture
Department:School of Theatre


The Penn State School of Theatre invites applicants for a tenure-track, 36-week, Assistant Professor position to lead the School’s vibrant BFA Stage Management program, which is ranked top-ten in the nation, and also to serve as the Production Stage Manager for Penn State Centre Stage. This individual will work closely with the Director of the School, the Production Manager, and other production staff on scheduling, crew and stage management assignments, and production protocols and guidelines. Duties include: Oversight of all student stage managers for the main stage season and a variety of studio/workshop productions, supervise technical rehearsals, and sit in on production meetings for all School projects. School service, including recruitment of a class of 4-6 stage managers each year, is also expected. Instructional responsibilities include: Teaching 2-3 undergraduate courses in stage management or production each semester, integrating programmatic technological advances into stage management curriculum, mentoring and assessing students throughout the production process, and promoting best practices for stage managers in all fields of live entertainment and event management. Qualifications include a terminal degree (must be completed by August 2020) plus 3 years of professional stage management experience, or a BFA in Theatre accompanied with 7 or more years stage management experience on a national level; the ability to teach in a college setting; and AEA stage management affiliation. Experience across a variety of mediums including theatre, opera, dance, corporate, and special events preferred. Criteria that will be considered when reviewing candidates include significant recent professional stage management experience operating under the guidelines of Actors’ Equity Association, dedication to active and engaged mentorship of young people, and a commitment to supporting equity, diversity and inclusion in the field. Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a list of at least three (3) current references with contact information. Applications received by April 3 will receive priority consideration, but the search will continue until the position is filled.

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