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Lecturer in Musical Theatre

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Lecturer in Musical Theatre

Department of Theatre and Performance Studies

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, non-tenure track Lecturer in Musical Theatre faculty position in the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies, which begins August 2019.

Nine-month annual contract (Aug-May); Non-Tenure-Track

Specialization in Musical Theatre music direction and vocal technique and/or choreography Teaching expectations include: 4-4 course load in area of specialization.

The Department of Theatre & Performance Studies (NAST accredited) seeks applications for a Lecturer in Musical Theatre to begin August 2019.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a broad knowledge of musical theatre styles and repertoire as well as specialize in one or more of the following capacities: music director, vocal coach, choreographer, movement specialist.

Candidates specializing in music direction would serve as accompanist and vocal coach for multiple musical theatre technique classes, auditions, juries, and other musical theatre performances. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: accompanying musical theatre classes, music directing (piano/conducting) department musical productions, programming keyboards, rehearsing roles for production, arranging music, transposition, and private vocal coaching of musical theatre performers.

Candidates specializing in choreography should demonstrate skills and experience in choreographing musicals, teaching musical theatre dance styles and other movement skills, directing, and devising.

For all candidates, potential opportunities may arise to offer courses in musical theatre performance, musicianship, audition preparation, musical theatre history and literature, musical theatre dance, or other topics per candidate's experience and expertise. Masters degree in Music, Dance or Theatre, or its foreign equivalent is required. Terminal degree is ideal. Significant professional experience in musical theatre required. Experience in teaching voice is preferred.

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country's most dynamic cities. As Georgia's third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu.

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status.

Georgia is an Open Records state.

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Posted: 11/9/2018
Application Due: 1/8/2019
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