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Job (Red Deer): Theatre Instructor – Sessional Full-Time – Red Deer College

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Job (Red Deer): Theatre Instructor – Sessional Full-Time – Red Deer College

Competition’s: 2014-F-013
Competition closes midnight, April 21, 2014
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
Start Date: August 13, 2014
End Date: May 12, 2015

“Subject to budget approval”

Teaching in the Theatre Performance and Creation program, the
successful candidate will work as part of a team, within a flexible
conservatory model, including team-teaching, inter-disciplinary and
modular lesson delivery.
The successful candidate will be expected to be an active member of the
faculty, the college community, and the community at large,
participating fully in activities undertaken by the department on and off
campus. Teaching, directing or supervisory duties will include some
evenings and weekends. Opportunities include the potential to conduct
study tours to world theatre centres (London, New York, etc.) and
liaising with provincial and national theatres to establish professional
field placements, intensives and collaborative projects.

Duties:

 •Preparing and instructing classes in a combination of any of the
following areas: Devising Theatre, Voice and Speech, Interdisciplinary,
Acting, Actor Movement, Directing, Play Analysis, Theatre History, Business of the Arts
•Advising students to achieve their educational and career goals
•Potential opportunity to direct a main-stage, studio or TYA production
•Teaching, researching, creating or managing in other areas of
specialization as appropriate to the candidate’s strengths
•Attend department and curriculum meetings
•Supervising/advising student involvement, special projects and
professional field placements
•Attending field trips as required
•Ongoing planning and curriculum review as appropriate
•Recruiting

The Theatre Performance and Creation Program is part of RDC’s
Performing Arts Department which also includes programs in Theatre
and Entertainment Production, Music and Motion Picture Arts. RDC
students experience intensive high quality education enhanced by
smaller class sizes, and personalized learning. The program has
established two-year block transfer arrangements with select
universities, and graduates often ladder directly into the Motion Picture
Arts Applied Degree Program. Trained as self-initiators, graduates may
create careers in independent theatre as well as pursue further training
in aspects of education and performance.

The Department provides a supportive atmosphere for innovation in
scholarship, curriculum delivery, and student engagement. Additionally,
the Department hosts a full season of music, theatre, and film events
featuring students, faculty, and guests. Professional development
activities are supported by both the Department and the College’s
Professional Development program.

RDC is committed to a learner-centered environment that provides
students with current, practical, and innovative learning experiences as
well as tools to maximize their educational success and create personal
learning networks.

Join a program with a strong commitment to undergraduate education
and experience a collegial, progressive, and innovative working
environment.

Minimum Qualifications:

•Master of Fine Arts, Master of Arts preferred
•Demonstrated past post-secondary teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications:

•A preferred emphasis in voice and speech for the actor;
Certification or equivalent experience in a significant voice or
speech training methodology
•Inter-disciplinary experience, or related art form practice an asset
•Industry success as a Director/Creator

Applications accepted through RDC website only: www.rdc.ab.ca/employment

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