Professor of Performing Arts: Musical Theater

Position Details

Position Information

Campus Location: Savannah
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Professor of Performing Arts: Musical Theater
Work Year: Academic Year
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SCAD seeks a full-time professor of performing arts with a focus on musical theater to help students develop skills in a professional environment that emphasizes careers in film, television and theater.

Performing arts students receive focused instruction paired with opportunities in real-world projects, including stage productions, SCAD films, a TV sitcom and in-house series, dance concerts, original works, new interpretations of classical and modern plays, musicals and improv performances as well as senior projects and M.F.A. thesis shows.

The SCAD Casting Office — the only on-site, professionally run casting office in higher education — connects SCAD actors to productions in Georgia’s powerhouse film and television industry as well as in the New York and Los Angeles markets. Through star-studded events such as the Savannah Film Festival and SCAD aTVfest, the university prepares students for thriving careers in performing arts.

The ideal candidate has experience directing musical theater at the professional level and the ability to instruct undergraduate students in the fundamentals of musical theater performance. Industry connections and experience as an acting teacher at all levels are preferred.

⎯ Terminal degree (typically an M.F.A.) in theater, performing arts or related field; May consider professional experience in lieu of a terminal degree

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Note: Only complete packages will be considered. An unofficial transcript of your highest degree awarded, cover letter, resume or CV, and portfolio or link to an online portfolio are required. If you have difficulties in uploading your documentation, please email

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Portfolio
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