Adjunct Faculty - Voice for Musical Theatre
Department:: School of Arts & Joan Palladino School of Dance
Locations:: Franklin, MA
Posted:: Jul 1, 2019
Closes:: Open Until Filled
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Dean College's School of the Arts is looking for a dynamic, experienced, student-centered educator to teach Voice for Musical Theater during the fall semester. The College seeks Adjunct Faculty who focus on experiential learning and active engagement in their classrooms. Adjuncts chosen to teach at Dean create a compelling and professional learning environment for students of diverse learning backgrounds.
The School of the Arts provides a course charter with course objectives and learning outcomes, sample syllabi, and the course materials (i.e., course readings) for the lessons.
- Provide private voice instruction for undergraduate Acting/Musical Theatre students;
- Help students develop good vocal production, study habits and vocal health, based on a solid anatomical model;
- Ability to teach classical technique as well as all periods and styles of Musical Theatre repertoire;
- Facilitate practical musical theory and strategies for study, coaching and fostering of students' appropriate and evolving repertoire acquisition;
- Maintain currency in the field;
- Proficient musical sight-reading and piano skills;
- Other duties as assigned.
- Evidence of excellence in studio teaching at a professional or higher education level, as well as expertise in musical theatre vocal pedagogy and repertoire required;
- Evidence of career success in the vocal field;
- MM in vocal pedagogy preferred.
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