Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Performing Arts: Theater (PERFA 37-01) Character Creation Lab

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7071347 (Ref.No. 2033536)
Posted: October 23, 2020
Application Deadline: November 6, 2020

Job Description

Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Performing Arts: Theater (PERFA 37-01) Character Creation Lab

Location: Moraga, CA

Open Date: Oct 23, 2020

Deadline: Nov 6, 2020 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

PERFA 37-01 Character Creation Lab
Spring 2021
Thursdays 11:30 am-1:05 pm
Modality: Hyflex (open to both remote and in-person students)

Saint Mary's seeks an innovative instructor for its Performance Lab series. This course will train students to transform into vivid and unique characters using the alchemical elements of imagination and physical technique. Drawing on tools from Alexander Technique, Michael Chekhov Technique, and other physical theatre forms, students will find confidence, creativity and expressive freedom as they bring to life the many characters who live inside.


The successful candidate is an accomplished professional, with demonstrated excellence as an undergraduate acting instructor, and a minimum of a graduate degree in a related field. They will have experience with culturally diverse classroom settings; the ability to foster a student-centered, interactive and collaborative learning environment; and will demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education.

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