The Department of Theatre and Dance at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit, Catholic University in Silicon Valley, seeks candidates to teach one or both courses in THTR 29/129 Rehearsal and Performance, in Winter 2018 (.15 course load, Jan 16 through February 9, 2018) and Spring 2018 (.15 course load, May 1 29, 2018) .
THTR 29/129 Rehearsal and Performance involves serving as Costume Shop Assistant to help Costume Shop Manager to both teach student work crew costume construction skills and create costumes for two theatrical productions in Winter quarter 2018 (February 3 6 will need to be available for technical and dress rehearsals as needed) and one to two theatrical productions in Spring 2018 (May 26 29 will need to be available for technical and dress rehearsals as needed). Position is equivalent to .15 course load.
$990 for work to be coordinated by Costume Shop Manager. Not benefits eligible.
BS or BA degree with degree in Theatre preferred, or commensurate professional experience.
Extensive costume construction experience required. Both professional and educational costume shop experience, with an understanding and appreciation for values in doing educational theatre desired. Ability to perform and teach costume construction skills. Candidates should have appropriate availability to be in residence in the shop according to a schedule coordinated with the the faculty Costume Shop manager.
Ability to carry out the professional duties of position. Candidates should have a collaborative work style, strong organizational and communication skills and a commitment to teaching theatre through production, within a liberal arts context.
Duties include but are not limited to the following:
1. Work in costume shop according to schedule coordinated with Costume Shop manager generally from 1 5 pm three days a week for approximately 12 hours/week. 2. Work with the Costume Shop Manager to assist in teaching costume construction skills to student work crew. 3. Perform costume construction tasks as coordinated by the Costume Shop Manager. 4. Fulfill other instructional or academic duties as appropriate as may be requested by the Chair of the Department.
Course Description THTR 29/129 Rehearsal and Performance: serve as Costume Shop Assistant to help Costume Shop Manager both teach student work crew costume construction skills and create costumes for theatrical productions. Winter 2018: Images Dance Concert and Tartuffe. In Spring 2018: The Glass Menagerie and Legally Blond.
Santa Clara University, a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California's Silicon Valley, offers its more than 8,000 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master's, Ph.D., and law degrees. Distinguished nationally by the fourth-highest graduation rate among all U.S. master's universities, California's oldest operating higher-education institution demonstrates faith-inspired values of ethics and social justice.