Choreographer Job Description Sample
Lecturer Ballet Teacher And Choreographer
LECTURER - BALLET TEACHER AND CHOREOGRAPHER BOOKMARK THIS POSTING - PRINT PREVIEW - APPLY FOR THIS JOBPLEASE SEE SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR MORE DETAILS. Please upload a one page philosophy of teaching dance in a BFA program with pre-professional standards in the other category in the document section of your application.
Original, official transcripts will be required at time of hire. POSTING DETAILSPOSITION INFORMATION POSITION TITLE Lecturer - Ballet Teacher and Choreographer ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Ball State University invites applications for a full-time contract position at the rank of Lecturer as a Teacher in Ballet Technique. The program desires an individual with a commitment to collaborative discourse, interdisciplinary inquiry, and entrepreneurial learning practices within a flourishing BFA/BA/BS program in dance.
APPOINTMENT TYPE Non-Tenure-track/Contract LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT FT Academic Year DESCRIPTION Ball State University invites applications for a full-time contract position at the rank of Lecturer as a Ballet Teacher and Choreographer. The program desires an individual with a commitment to collaborative discourse, interdisciplinary inquiry, and entrepreneurial learning practices within a flourishing BFA/BA/BS program in dance. The successful candidate will teach all levels of ballet technique, as well as classical partnering, variations, and staging classical and contemporary masterworks.
A secondary expertise in world or cultural forms, somatic practices, kinesiology, introduction to dance history, jazz and musical theatre forms, and/or pedagogy is highly desired. The successful candidate will also have the ability to see ballet within the context of other forms and someone who can balance a contemporary and classical perspective, as well as its shifting and evolving nature within the world of dance today, collaborate on the vision, design, and management of the Dance program, mentor student creativity and research, and perform departmental and advisory duties as assigned. All faculty in the College of Fine Arts are expected to be quality teachers, productive scholars, or as appropriate to the position, creative artists, and to engage in public service activities.
The most competitive applicants will have a record of engaging students from diverse backgrounds. The university offers many opportunities for enrichment as an educator and a researcher including the Aspire Grants Program and the nationally renowned Virginia Ball Center for Creative Inquiry. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor s degree from an accredited institution plus a minimum of three years consistent professional performance and/or choreography experience in established regional or national dance performance venues (this criteria is established through the Department s professional equivalency document). Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Ability to teach all levels of ballet dance technique. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS M.F.A. in Dance (completed by August 1, 2018) from an accredited institution. Three years of teaching at the university/college level with substantial professional experience.
Excellent communication and organizational skills. Ability to work collaboratively and collegially within a liberal arts setting. CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES NA PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING Requires successful completion of a background check.
POSITIONS SUPERVISED None. EEO STATEMENT Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration fo
Develop new choreographies for new shows and organize rehearsals with the team
Discover and utilize talents of the team
Team up with technicians to ensure similar vision (sound, lighting, set, costume)
Research potential choreographies and shows and propose to Entertainment Manager for development
Prepare casting and refine show contents + 2+ years dancing and choreography experience
Dynamic and engaging personality with ability to motivate a team of dancers and entertainers
Team management is a plus
Fluent in English, any other language a plus (e.g. French, Spanish)
Experience as a dance instructor a plus (ballroom, hip hop, tango, modern, jazz, classical, lyrical etc.)
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Associate Professor In Dance
Associate Professor in Dance Apply now
Job no:505404 Work type:Faculty Full-Time Location:Main Campus (Gainesville, FL) Categories:Arts/Museum Department:13040100 - COTA-THEATRE-CHAIR Classification Title: Associate Professor
Teaching responsibilities include all levels of Modern/Contemporary Technique, Dance Composition, and Repertory. The teaching load is 3/3. Organizational and administrative contributions to the dance program and the school; direction and/or participation in the organization of annual dance concerts, showcases, and festivals.
The faculty member will be expected to mentor undergraduate students in their choreographic processes and/or Senior Projects; create works for student dancers; and guide students in exploring the creative process. Further responsibilities include: continued engagement as a dance professional; innovative scholarly and creative research contributing to professional profile in the field on national and international levels commensurate with advancement toward promotion; commitment to teaching excellence and creative collaboration; active participation in shared governance; effective student recruitment, guidance, and retention; as well as professional service. SCHOOL OF THEATRE + DANCE:The light-filled, state-of-the-art Nadine McGuire Theatre and Dance Pavillion is home to the School of Theatre + Dance (SoTD). The School’s international full-time faculty of 25 recognized artists and researchers, complemented by adjunct and guest faculty and staff, including full- and part-time professionals.
The School features two degree programs in dance designed to develop the individual voice of the dance artist. The degrees in dance provide a foundation in ballet, jazz, modern, West African, Laban Movement Analysis, composition, anatomy, and dance history. The BFA degree in Dance Performance includes four interlocking streams of dance study: choreography and performance, intercultural dance studies, dance and medicine, and dance theatre.
The School’s new BA in Dance Studies facilitates a broad range of interdisciplinary studies in combination with dance. Current enrollment of dance majors stands at approximately 70 students. The School offers MFA curricula in acting and in design/technology, which includes scene design, lighting design and costume technology; BFA programs in acting, musical theatre, scene design, lighting design and costume design; and a BA in general theatre.
Approximately 200 students major in the artistically diverse curricula of the School of Theatre + Dance. Through its production program, outreach and innovative programming, the School of Theatre + Dance provides multiple cultural opportunities annually to thousands of members of the University and the greater community. The University of Florida is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Dance and the National Association of Schools of Theatre.
For more information, visitwww.arts.ufl.edu/theatreanddance. CENTER FOR ARTS IN MEDICINE:Housed in the College of the Arts, the Center for Arts in Medicine (CAM) is committed to advancing research, education and practice in the arts in healthcare, locally and globally. It is the mission of the Center to facilitate research, education and training in the use of the arts to enhance the healing process, to further develop arts in healthcare as career options for artists and to promote art and creativity as catalysts for developing healthy lifestyles through local, regional and global outreach.
The Center provides a framework for interdisciplinary collaboration among University of Florida faculty and students, healthcare providers, clinical artists and our local and global communities. The Center develops and effects interdisciplinary research studies and educational curricula on all levels and serves as a national model for the arts in healthcare research, education and training. The Center’s robust programing provides additional employment opportunities and supplemental income through research, study abroad and summer training programs.
For more information, visitwww.arts.ufl.edu/cam. CENTER FOR WORLD ARTS:Founded in 1996, UF’s Center for World Arts (CWA) advances diversity and internationalism in arts praxis, policy, research and education. Recognizing the power of the artist to articulate the unique human condition, the CWA values arts processes as critical resources to shape and interpret our interconnected—but not unified—world.
In dialogue and exchange with artists, scholars, diverse cultural communities and interdisciplinary partners across the campus and the globe, the Center tests new paradigms of curriculum, scholarship, media, cultural exchange and entrepreneurship. The CWA has been recognized as the artistic arm of UF’s prestigious US Department of Education, Title VI National Resource Centers and the research arm of the bi-continental Africa Contemporary Arts Consortium. Through its interdisciplinary practices and programming, the CWA illuminates the artist’s voice in the contemporary encounter and equips the UF student to engage with and contribute to our increasingly global community.
For more information, visithttp://arts.ufl.edu/cwa/. CENTER FOR ARTS AND PUBLIC POLICY:The Center for Arts and Public Policy (CAPP) is the catalyst for courses in the arts and public policy offered through UF College of the Arts. CAPP provides a forum for the discussion and analysis of arts and public policy issues. Such issues may include, but are not limited to, the arts in education, community and civic engagement through the arts, public funding for the arts, the economic impact of the arts, cultural tourism and cultural diplomacy.
For more information, visit http://arts.ufl.edu/about/centers/center-for-arts-and-public-policy/. COLLEGE OF THE ARTS:The College of the Arts fosters creative activity, scholarly and artistic excellence and innovation across disciplines. We achieve the university’s mission by training professionals and educating students as artists and scholars, while developing their critical thinking and inspiring a culture of curiosity and imagination. The College offers baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees.
Approximately 1,100 students are pursuing majors in degrees offered by the College of the Arts under the direction of 100 faculty members in its three accredited schools — the School of Art + Art History, School of Music, School of Theatre + Dance. In addition to its schools, the college comprises the Center for Arts and Public Policy, Center for Arts in Medicine, Center for World Arts, Digital Worlds Institute, University Galleries, and the college program of the New World School of the Arts in Miami. The University of Florida:The University of Florida is a comprehensive learning institution built on a land-grant foundation, ranked one of the top ten best public universities in the nation in the 2018 U.S.
News & World Report. We are The Gator Nation, a diverse community dedicated to excellence in education and research and shaping a better future for Florida, the nation and the world. Our mission is to enable our students to lead and influence the next generation and beyond for economic, cultural and societal benefit.
UF is a graduate research institution with more than 50,000 students and membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities. Gainesville, which is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s most livable cities, is located midway between the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. Together, the University and the community comprise the educational, medical and cultural center of North Central Florida, with outstanding resources such as the University of Florida Performing Arts (Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, the Squitieri Studio Theatre, the Baughman Center, University Auditorium), the Harn Museum of Art, the Florida Museum of Natural History and in the community, the Hippodrome State Theatre, and Dance Alive National Ballet.
Advertised Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience; comprehensive benefits package eligible.
MFA or PhD Degree (or equivalent professional experience) with substantial current experience in the field as a choreographer and or/performer at a national and/or international level; demonstrated success teaching in higher education and/or professional dance settings; evidence of commitment to collaboration, to the education of diverse populations, and to excellence in the arts and higher education.
A record of increasing administrative responsibility in dance.
A strong record of collaboration with colleagues both within the university setting and without. Demonstrated commitment to dancer wellness. Considerable experience teaching modern and/or contemporary dance techniques (not limited to Western techniques), repertory, and composition.Expertise is also desirable in one or more of the following areas:
Dance Media and Technology, Experiential Anatomy/Dance Kinesiology, Latin, or other World dance forms, Dance Entrepeneurship, Improvisation, and/or Interdisciplinary Studies. Other areas of expertise will also be considered. Special Instructions to Applicants:
Application Procedure:Review of applications will begin January 12, 2018 and continue until an applicant pool has been established. To ensure full consideration, all application documents must be submitted by January 12, 2018. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority.
Submit the following on-line: 1) Cover letter summarizing qualifications for the position and correlated research agenda 2) Curriculum Vitae 3) 1-2 page Artistic Statement and Teaching Philosophy 4) Minimum of 3 creative works to see a range of the applicant’s choreographic voice. No more than 15 minute sample of creative work on Vimeo or other video - sharing site 5) Sample of teaching on Vimeo or other video - sharing site 6) Names and contact information of three professional references. The application system will prompt the applicant for the names/emails of the references.
The Search Committee may request additional materials at a later time, including letters of reference. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call +1 (352) 392- 4621 or the Florida Relay System at +1 (800) 955-8771 (TDD). The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff, seeking faculty of all races, ethnicities, genders, backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, and those who practice conduct of inclusion. Health Assessment Required:No Advertised:14 Nov 2017Eastern Standard Time Applications close:
Assistant Professor Of Musical Theatre
Posting Detail Information Working Title Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre Posting Number 201700333F Proposed Annual Salary Range Position Type Faculty Work Hours/Week 40 Description of Work Unit The School of Music, Theatre and Dance (SMTD) has 36 tenured and tenure-track faculty as well as 40 non-tenure track faculty. The University Center for the Arts is a nationally recognized state-of the art 350,000 square foot facility, that includes a 550-seat concert hall, a 275-seat organ and chamber music recital hall, a 320-seat thrust theatre, a 100-seat black box theatre, a 200-seat dance theatre, dedicated rehearsal, production and research spaces, along with classrooms, labs and practice rooms.
Colorado State University (CSU) is a land grant institution with a student enrollment of approximately 30,000 students in over 150 programs, and a faculty numbering 1,700. The College of Liberal Arts, within which the school is located, is the largest college in the University. CSU is located in Fort Collins, Colorado, a beautiful city of 150,000 located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, 65 miles north of Denver.
Outside magazine has named Fort Collins an “editor’s choice” for its “America’s Best Towns 2013” edition. Colorado State University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. Tenure/Tenure Track?
Yes % Research 35 % Teaching 50 % Service 15 % Administration 0 Open Posting Date Open Until Filled Yes To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 12/17/2017 Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date 08/16/2018 Position End Date Position Summary The Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre’s responsibilities will include teaching theatre and/or musical theatre courses, movement, voice, acting and technique courses, as well as courses that can support the entire theatre program, depending on the candidate’s teaching qualifications and abilities. Direct and/or choreograph one production per year. Provide production supervision of theatre/music theatre students for productions.
Candidates will be expected to speak and understand common vocabulary among theatre artisans (lighting terminology and theatrical practices). Candidates will be expected to participate in the shared governance of the department, support curriculum development, recruit and mentor theatre students, contribute towards the operation and development of an active production season, and advance the reputation and visibility of the University nationally and internationally. Advancement at Colorado State University requires ongoing professional activity, engaged scholarship and creative artistry, effective teaching and advising, and departmental and university service. Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires) Required Job Qualifications (1) Terminal degree in theatre, musical theatre or related field, OR the minimum of a Bachelors degree in theatre, musical theatre or related field and combined evidence of 5 years of professional musical theatre experience as a performer, director, and/or choreographer. (2) Evidence of successful teaching of musical theatre at the undergraduate level. (3) Professional experience in musical theatre as a performer, director, and/or choreographer supported through the submission of a portfolio of professional and academic credits demonstrating a high-caliber musical theatre background.
Preferred Job Qualifications (1) Evidence of experience and success on stage with the combination of one or more of the following areas: vocal performance, acting, movement, direction, choreography and/or dance. (2) Evidence of and experience with and training in the pedagogy of voice and movement; e.g. Linklater, Feldenkrais, etc. Special Instructions to Applicants Applicants should submit: • A cover letter • Curriculum vita • Philosophy statement • Sample syllabus • One hyperlink to streaming video of your work in the areas of performance, directing, teaching, or choreography (10 minutes’ maximum). Online links should be embedded in a word document and should be accessible by direct link (e.g. no further registration is required), through domains such as YouTube or Vimeo • Names and contact information for three professional references (Your references will be emailed a request for a letter of reference immediately upon submission of your application) Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; to ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by December 17th, 2017.
Please note that a complete application consists of the requested materials and three letters of references. Please inform your referees that letters should be submitted by December 31st, 2017 to ensure full consideration. Background Check Policy Statement Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students.
To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.
EEO Statement Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.
The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407. The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836. Diversity Statement Ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities.
Search Contact Tina Little (970) 491-5562 Essential Duties Job Duty Category Teaching/Advising Duty/Responsibility (1) Specified duties may include teaching introductory theatre/musical theatre courses, movement, voice, acting and technique courses, as well as courses that can support the entire theatre program. (2) Provide advising and mentorship for students in theatre and musical theatre. Percentage Of Time 50 Job Duty Category Research/Creative Activities Duty/Responsibility Engaging in scholarly and/or creative activities appropriate to the discipline and commensurate with the requirements of a Research I institution. Percentage Of Time 35 Job Duty Category Service/Outreach Duty/Responsibility Participating in faculty service activities and committee work, including, but not limited to curriculum development, recruitment of musical theatre and theatre majors, and outreach. Percentage Of Time 15 References Requested References Requested Minimum Requested 3 Maximum Requested 3 Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Applicant Documents Required Documents
Sample Syllabus or syllabi
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Media Optional Documents
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