Sessional Job Posting – Theatre Program – AMBROSE UNIVERSITY
The Theatre Program in the Faculty of Arts & Science is seeking sessional instructors for the 2016-17 academic year for: Stage Combat I and II, Rehearsal and Performance I (Classical Play) and II (Contemporary Play).
Ambrose University Theatre offers a rigorous conservatory-style Diploma in Acting. The Acting Diploma is a demanding 2-year training pedagogy for a small, select cohort of students. It is designed to train actors for a professional career. Sessional instructors are expected to collaborate throughout the year with the Director of Theatre and other instructors to achieve instructional aims and maximize student progress.
Term: Fall 2016 and Winter 2017
Rate: $1365 per credit hour
- Stage Combat should introduce students to the basics of unarmed and armed combat techniques, safety principals, and choreographic storytelling.
- Rehearsal and Performance will involve the direction of a fully produced play utilizing student actors. Instructors will also be expected to teach students the fundamental processes of professional theatrical rehearsals and production.
Qualifications: Terminal Degrees in a relevant field are strongly preferred (MFA), with other relevant certification (i.e. Fight Director’s Canada). BA/BFA or MA will be considered if candidate has a strong pedigree of professional performance credits. We are looking for candidates who currently maintain professional practice in their discipline.
Closing Date: Review of applications begins immediately; the positions will remain open until filled.
How to Apply: Forward a curriculum vitae, letter of application (clearly indicate which course you would like to teach), and professional performance resume to: Barrett Hileman, Director of Theatre, Ambrose University c/o [email protected]. Indicate Sessional Position in Theatre in the subject line.
Ambrose University and Seminary is a private, accredited Christian post-secondary institute located in South West Calgary. The Faculty of Arts and Science offers provincially accredited Bachelor of Arts degree programs majoring in Behavioural Science, Christian Studies, English Literature, General Studies, and History as well as Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Education (After Degree), Bachelor of Music, and a Bachelor of Science majoring in Biology.
Ambrose is committed to the integration of Christian faith with academic discipline, with a vision for academic excellence in the service of the church and the world. For more information visit us online at www.ambrose.edu. For more information on the theatre program, please click here.
Additional Information: Ambrose Theatre Faculty agree to read the University’s Statement of Faith upon initial appointment and govern the content of his or her instruction in accordance therewith. Employment is contingent upon satisfactory background criminal check and submission of academic transcripts. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Ambrose University is committed to employment diversity and encourages applications from all qualified men and women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities.