Assistant/Associate Adjunct Faculty in Performing Arts: Theater (PERFA 42) Intro to Tech Theater

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7101575 (Ref.No. 3126599)
Posted: June 7, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: May 23, 2022
Deadline: Jun 06, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description: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 42, Introduction to Tech Theater
The Performing Arts Department seeks an instructor for Perfa 42, Introduction to Tech Theater, for the Fall 2022 term.

This course will be taught on the Moraga campus, in person, on Thursdays from 9:45am - 11:20am during the 2022 Fall term.

Course Description: This course covers the basics of the theatrical production process, welcoming students with little or no experience to the world “behind the scenes.” Topics covered include: roles in the production process; basics of tool use and scene shop safety; introduction to carpentry and stagecraft; basics of electrics, sound and costume/wardrobe; and fundamentals of working on stage crew.

Required Qualifications: An MFA in Technical Production and 3 years of experience working with undergraduate students. The successful candidate will have experience in a culturally diverse classroom setting, the ability to create a student-centered, interactive and collaborative learning environment, and a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education.

Candidates must reside in California.

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