Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre

  • Full Time
  • Greensboro, NC
  • $55,000 - $60,000 USD / Year

Website UNC Greensboro School of Theatre

The School of Theatre at UNC Greensboro invites applications from a diverse group of candidates who are experienced and actively engaged in advancing equity and inclusivity in their teaching and professional/creative practice for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank beginning August 1, 2024. Review of applications will begin November 15th and continue until the position is filled.


• Teaching courses in musical theatre dance and performance for BFA and BA students. (Coursework may include classes in dance technique, scene study, audition technique, and others depending on experience.)

• Directing and/or choreographing departmental musicals.

• Serving as a liaison between the Schools of Theatre and Dance to coordinate and implement dance coursework for musical theatre students.

• Advising students, assisting in student recruitment, and serving on departmental, college, and university committees.

Minimum qualifications: MFA in Theatre or Dance or equivalent professional experience. Applicants should have special expertise in musical theatre dance styles (such as jazz and tap) as a performer, director, and/or choreographer. We are looking for candidates with strong skills in collaboration and communication, as well as professional networks to help bridge classroom experiences and the profession.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Professional experience (as an actor, dancer, director, and/or choreographer)

• University-level teaching experience

• Experience with inclusive teaching strategies (identity-conscious and culturally sensitive) at the undergraduate/graduate levels

• Experiences with decentralizing and decolonizing curriculum or building courses typical for musical theatre dance.


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