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How to Apply

Email a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, including evidence of professional and teaching activity, and a list of at least five current references with contact information, by January 4, 2018 to: 

smtd-searchcommittee@umich.edu

Please add "Theatre & Drama" to the subject line of the email.

Responsibilities*

Duties: Teach Voice and Stage Dialects to BFA Performance majors. Voice Coach for Theatre & Drama Main Stage productions.  Also teach a beginning-level acting class for non-majors. Participate in faculty governance, attend faculty and departmental meetings, serve on committees at both departmental and university levels as needed.

Required Qualifications*

Qualifications:  Experience teaching a variety of vocal production techniques such as Linklater, Fitzmaurice, Berry, and Rodenberg. Specialized training in Voice, Acting, Text, Shakespeare, Speech, Dialects. A documented history of fruitful collaboration with co-workers and/or faculty members. Knowledge of the classical and current theatrical canon.  A concrete vision for the acquisition of professional theatrical skills that closely aligns to the overall mission of the U-M School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD).  MFA in Theatre or equivalent training/specialization in Voice, Acting, Text, Speech, and Dialects. 

Rank:  Tenure-Track

Mission Statement

ABOUT THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC, THEATRE & DANCE.  As a comprehensive performing arts school set in one of the world’s finest public institutions of higher education, SMTD is deeply engaged in the creation, practice, scholarship, and pedagogy of music, theatre, and dance. The school aims to provide leadership, nationally and internationally, in all three fields.  SMTD is committed to diversity and inclusion as a means of achieving and sustaining excellence.  SMTD fully embraces the notion that academic and artistic excellence is inseparable from an abiding and pervasive institution commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.  http://smtd.umich.edu/index.php

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.