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Artist Calls and Opportunities: Faculty Search for Shakespeare in the Park Lecturer

Deadline to apply: 12/31/14

Position Announcement
Department of Theater and Dance
University of California, Santa Barbara

LECTURER. University of California Santa Barbara, Department of Theater and Dance seeks director of Shakespeare to teach Theater 194A Group Studies in Acting and Directing: Shakespeare in the Park, open to undergraduates of all majors. This ten-week course is designed to facilitate the study of Shakespeare through public performance. Artistic responsibilities include condensing one Shakespeare play into a compact script, assigning roles to all students who take the course, rehearsing, coordinating technical aspects of the show, and presenting the play during the concluding weekend of the quarter. Logistical responsibilities include, but are not limited to, interfacing with Isla Vista Arts and Isla Vista Recreation & Park District, procuring security services and insurance for the event, and implementing a plan for all student actors to participate in at least one technical aspect of the production. The department is especially interested in candidates able to create a dynamic outdoor performance on a limited budget.

MA or MFA in theater or an equivalent degree is required. Application, including cover letter summarizing qualifications and a current CV, must be completed online: Contact information for 2 references willing to write letters of recommendation will be required. Deadline to apply: 12/31/14. Appointment is for Spring quarter 2015, beginning 3/30/15. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected Veterans and individuals with

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