Duke University, Theater Studies

2024 27021
Position ID:Duke-TheaterStudies-AIR2025 [#27021]
Position Title: Artist in Residence
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Theater Studies / Acting, Directing
Appl Deadline:2024/03/15 11:59PMhelp popup* (posted 2024/01/17, listed until 2024/03/15)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Theater Studies at Duke University in Durham, NC invites applications for an Artist in Residence to begin July 2024. This full-time, one-year position is intended for a recent graduate of an MFA program (2021 or later preferred) in either Acting or Directing; the position requires an MFA at the time of hire. Job duties will include a 2/1 teaching load in small laboratory-based acting classes as well as ancillary coaching in the successful candidate’s areas of expertise, whether as a choreographer, movement coach, fight or intimacy director, or any other. While in residence at Duke, the successful candidate will also direct the department’s Mainstage production of Lynn Nottage’s By the Way, Meet Vera Stark OR pursue a creative project of the candidate’s own. 

Submit a cover letter addressed to Chair Darren Gobert, vitae, a directorial statement on Nottage’s play OR a description of the creative project to be pursued, and two letters of recommendation. Applications received by March 15, 2024, will be guaranteed consideration.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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Further Info:
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Campus Box 90680
Durham NC 27708