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Assistant Professor, Musical Theatre
Title:Assistant Professor, Musical Theatre

LaGrange College seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position in the Musical Theatre program which is shared by Theatre Arts and Music. The appointment begins with the 2018-2019 academic year beginning August 1, 2018.

Teaching courses in the Musical Theatre performance program (scene study, solo and audition techniques, musical theatre history) and work on musical theatre productions according to candidate’s strengths. Work collaboratively with Musical Theatre faculty to prepare all majors for competitions and auditions. Vigorous recruitment of new musical theatre students is central to the position, including participation in all regional theatre/musical theatre conferences. A record of successful coaching for national unified auditions is preferred.

Terminal degree plus extensive experience and training in Musical Theatre (MFA in Musical Theatre or related Theatre/Music discipline) and/or commensurate experience. The successful candidate should have extensive experience directing and teaching multiple styles of musical theatre repertoire, including classic Broadway, contemporary pop, and rock styles.

All candidates should possess a minimum of two years of teaching at the college level; significant professional experience; and demonstrated network of industry professionals. The successful candidate must also be a strong energetic leader, good communicator and collaborator invested in growing our new Musical Theatre program and mentoring musical theatre students.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Required Documents:
Cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, sample syllabi (if available), contact information for three references, and link to video samples of work on musical theatre productions.


LaGrange College is located in LaGrange, Georgia (pop. 30,000) — about an hour southwest of Atlanta. An inviting community with a sense of traditional Southern charm and old-fashioned hospitality, LaGrange is home to Fortune 500 companies, historic landmarks, unique shops, and restaurants for every taste. Area attractions, for children and adults, range from fine arts, including an art center, symphony, and performing arts to great outdoor life, including Callaway Gardens, West Point Lake, Pine Mountain, and FDR State Park. LaGrange also provides its residents an excellent recreational program. For more information about the city of LaGrange and the surrounding area, please check with the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce.

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