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Lecturer in Physical Theater

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Music & Theater Arts Section

Job Title: Lecturer in Physical Theater
Job Location: Cambridge , MA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Humanities: other
Arts: visual & performing arts
Application Closing Date: 12/15/2017
Date Posted: 2017-10-17
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Lecturer in Physical Theater
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Teaching six classes per year is required: a variety of Acting and Performance courses, including Introduction to Acting. Participate with the rest of the faculty in† mentoring students and the realization of the programís mission.†

Job Requirements

Candidate should hold an MFA or PhD in Acting or Performance (completed by July 1, 2018), or possess 5-10 years of equivalent professional experience in the Performing Arts, with an emphasis on Physical Theater, and have demonstrated success as a teacher at the university level or as a trainer of professionals in the field.

Modes of physical theater sought may include, but need not be limited to: Commedia dellíarte; contemporary or intercultural approaches to dance and choreography as they relate to theater and physical engagement; improvisation techniques; Lecoq; or Suzuki.

The successful candidate will be a practicing artist open to theatrical experimentation and varied modes of expression, and will join the acting and directing faculty in the instruction of introductory acting classes as well as classes in his or her specialization. †

Information and Application Process Instructions

Starting date: July 1, 2018

Required Materials: A cover letter including your teaching philosophy; list of classes and workshops you have taught, including two syllabi where available; curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation; and a link to a digital portfolio of supporting materials such as videos or other documents showing accomplishments in the field.

Additional materials may be requested at a later date.

Apply: Only online applications are accepted. Apply at:

MIT is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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