Nebraska Wesleyan University invites applications for an Adjunct Instructor to teach the undergraduate course: Introduction to Stage Management in the Theatre Arts Program. This is an adjunct position that would teach one class, in a face to face format, during the spring 2022 academic semester. The start date for this position will be January 10, 2022.
Stage Management is an introductory course in production management introducing students to basic guidelines and techniques for stage managing theatre productions including: communication skills, collaboration skills, rehearsal management, assembling the stage manager's cue and production book, and tech rehearsal/production run management. Students will also learn about professional stage management and equity rules, guidelines, and membership, It is anticipated that each class member will serve as a stage manager for a university production and submit a detailed cue and production book.
Knowledge of fundamentals of theatre etiquette, terminology, and skills required to perform duties as a stage manager.
Knowledge of best practices in communication, working with a director and production team, in pre-production, rehearsal, and performance.
Knowledge of AEA (Actor’s Equity) standards.
Ability to devise and supervise individual and group projects for students.
Ability to maintain a strong, positive, professional approach to teaching and theatre training.
Commitment to Diversity
Diversity is a core value of Nebraska Wesleyan University’s mission and we embrace it as a source of strength. Applicants are encouraged to
demonstrate how they enhance and embrace this University core value in a diversity statement submitted as part of their application materials.
Nebraska Wesleyan University provides equal educational and employment opportunities to qualified persons in all areas of university operation without regard to religion or creed, age, genetic information, gender identity and expression, disability, marital status, race, or national or ethnic origin, in compliance with state and federal laws, including but not limited to Title XII, Title IX, and the ADA. E-Verify, EOE.
How to Apply
To apply, please upload a letter of application addressing qualifications, resume, a diversity statement, and the names of three professional references at the following URL: https://nebrwesleyan.applicantpro.com/jobs/ Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.