7 Jun 2021


Full-Time Musical Theatre Teacher/Musical Director Position

A. W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts  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 August 2021. 

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: 

  • Degree in musical theatre or theatre; extensive professional training/experience in musical theatre 
  • Significant experience teaching student actor/singers; high school teaching preferred
  • Ability to teach “acting the song” storytelling skills in solo and scene study
  • Ability to teach group/individual vocal technique 
  • Ability to teach music theory, sight-singing, ear training 
  • Ability to teach musical theatre audition techniques including building an audition book, cutting/presenting songs, and monologue performance 
  • Ability to coach repertoire for college auditions 
  • Extensive knowledge of musical theatre repertoire and styles 
  • Ability and desire to work with teenagers in a fast-paced and rigorous theatre program 

Preferred Qualifications: 

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


Please email the following to michelle.petrucci@palmbeachschools.org as soon as possible: 

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


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Full-Time Musical Theatre Teacher/Musical Director Position
A. W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts
 West Palm Beach, Florida, United States

Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: director, education, music, musical theatre, teaching, and theatre. States: Florida.
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