24 May 2017

Full-Time Job Instructor of Musical Theatre

Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts – Department of Theatre (Job Poster) – West Palm Beach, Florida, United States

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Job Description

The Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida is seeking a full time musical theatre teacher to begin Fall 2017.

Minimum Duties:
• Teach five classes in musical theatre performance technique (grades 9-12)
• Direct, musical direct, and/or accompany department productions, showcases, and
competition pieces
• Adjudicate annual jury exams and freshman admission auditions
• Mentor, encourage, and nurture young talent at varying stages of development
• Work collaboratively with faculty in production and curriculum processes

Minimum Qualifications:
• BFA in musical theatre; candidates with extensive professional training/experience
in musical theatre but no degree also considered; AEA membership preferred
• Significant experience teaching student actor/singers; high school teaching
• Ability to teach “acting the song” storytelling skills & techniques in solo and scene
• Ability to teach group/individual vocal production
• Ability to teach basic music theory/sight-singing
• Ability to teach musical theatre history
• Ability to teach musical theatre audition techniques including building an audition
book, cutting/presenting songs, and monologue performance
• Extensive knowledge of musical theatre repertoire and styles
• Ability and desire to work with teenagers in a fast-paced and rigorous theatre

Preferred Qualifications:
• Excellent pianist/accompanist/sight reading abilities
• Experience as a musical director including rehearsing/conducting student pit
• Experience as a director of musical/non-musical theatre at the professional and
educational level

Please submit the following via email to Michelle Petrucci, Dean of the Department
of Theatre at michelle.petrucci@palmbeachschools.org

1) Letter of intent outlining skills and appropriateness for the position
2) Current CV including teaching and professional musical theatre experience
3) Contact information for three references who can speak to your professional
expertise and ability to teach theatre students



• Job Title: Instructor of Musical Theatre
• Job Type: Full-Time Job
• Employer: Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts – Department of Theatre
• website: www.awdsoa.org/
• Location: West Palm Beach, Florida, United States

Job Categories: Theatre. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: arts education, Instructor, music, school, teaching, and theatre. Location: Florida.


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