Visiting Instructor of Dance
Alma College Theatre and Dance department seeks a full-time, one-year visiting instructor in Dance for the academic year beginning August 2012. Experience teaching classical ballet technique, pointe, partnering, and women's variations is required. The ideal candidate will also have experience choreographing both classical and contemporary ballets and teaching at introductory and advanced levels, including Intermediate/Advanced Modern Technique. Additional expertise in any of the following areas would be welcomed: Dance Philosophy, Dance Criticism, Anatomy and Kinesiology, Injury Prevention for Dancers and Athletes, Somatics, Dance Ethnology and Music for Dancers.
B.A. or B.F.A. in Dance is required; M.F.A. is strongly preferred. Send a letter of introduction, vitae, and contact information for three references to: Carol Fike, Chair of Theatre and Dance, Alma College, 614 W. Superior St., Alma, MI 48801. Review of applications will begin March 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. DVDs of your work as a choreographer and performer are welcome.
A Phi Beta Kappa institution, Alma is a selective, baccalaureate liberal arts college committed to academic excellence and an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. For more information about the College, visit www.alma.edu.
Posted: Tue, February 14th, 2012 at 8:53AM