Assistant Teaching Professor, DRAMA-Theater Design and Technology

first_imgCommitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community Job #075502 Posting Details Application Instructions About the Syracuse area Pay RangeCommensurate w/ Experience Hours • Teach a variety of theater design and technology courses asassigned by the Chair and based upon expertise.• Design department productions.• Serve as both an academic and design advisor to student designersin all areas of theatrical design (sets, lights, costumes), guidingthem in the creation and realization of professional qualitytheatrical designs in accordance with current emerging bestprofessional practices.• Engage in inclusive pedagogy and the advancement of diversity,equity, and cultural wealth.• Cultivate collaborative relationships with other programs acrossthe College and University topromote exploration in communication and merged technologies thatcan be at the forefront of new development in the arts.• Engage in continued professional development in the field ofentertainment design and technology.• Participate in service and committee work for Department, Collegeof Visual and Performing Arts, and Syracuse University. Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment inwhich students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, socialactivities, governance, and all other aspects of campus lifereflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. TheUniversity community recognizes and values the many similaritiesand differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we arecommitted to preparing students to understand, live among,appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and worldmade up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds,military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status,cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and genderidentities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a communitythat celebrates and models the principles of diversity andinclusivity. Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic centerof New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New YorkCity. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. Thearea offers a low cost of living and provides many social,cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums,festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shoppingvenues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range ofseasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing andsnow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites,visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trailsalong the Erie Canal. CampusSyracuse, NY Unionized Position CodeNot Applicable LocationSyracuse University FLSA StatusExempt Qualifications Job Description Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-actioninstitution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassmentbased on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, nationalorigin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability,sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteranstatus, or any other status protected by applicable law to theextent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy coversadmissions, employment, and access to and treatment in Universityprograms, services, and activities. Syracuse University is a private, international research universitywith distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and anundeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New YorkState, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history,Syracuse University offers a quintessential collegeexperience.The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: apioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges;nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more thana quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a studentpopulation from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For moreinformation, please visit www.syracuse.edu. Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and themilitary-connected community through its educational programs,community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II,Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans toour campus, and those veterans literally transformed SyracuseUniversity into the national research institution it is today. TheUniversity’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on thishistorical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiativesfocused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to thepost-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed toposition Syracuse University as the employer of choice for militaryveterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military familymembers. EEOC Job Posting Date12/18/2020 Job CategoryFaculty The Syracuse University Department of Drama seeks to hire anAssistant Teaching Professor for its Theater Design and TechnologyProgram. This is a non-tenure-track position beginning in Fall2021. Primary expertise should be in scenic design and digitaltechnology, with additional expertise in production in a variety ofperformance venues and styles. Additional expertise in otherentertainment design genres such as corporate theater, theme parks,and events is highly desired. The department seeks candidates whosepersonal and professional experience, teaching, and creativeactivity contribute to the advancement of equity, aestheticdiversity, and cultural wealth. Successful candidates will enhancethe department’s capacity to both honor and cultivate thecontributions of those communities that have historically beenunder-represented or underserved in theater training and/or thetheatrical profession. The Department offers conservatory-styletraining and an unparalleled level of integration with aprofessional theater: Syracuse Stage, the leading professionaltheater company of central New York. Consistently ranked among thetop programs in the country, the department is committed to thedevelopment of a curriculum that responds effectively to thetechnical and artistic needs of an ever-changing profession, andwhich prepares a diverse array of students to assume leadershiproles. The position will teach a variety of courses as assigned bythe Chair and based upon expertise. Additionally, the position willserve as designer for department productions and as both academicand design advisor to student designers in all areas of theatricaldesign (sets, lights, costumes), guiding them in the creation andrealization of professional quality theatrical designs inaccordance with emerging best professional practices. Continuedprofessional development in emerging fields of theater design andtechnology, as well as service and committee work for theDepartment, the College of Visual and Performing Arts, and theUniversity is expected.For further information, contact Professor Maria Marrero, SearchCommittee Chair. [email protected] • Expertise in digital communications and technology to increasethe digital expansion of the Theater Design and Technologycurriculum.• Commitment to the development of a curriculum that respondseffectively to the artistic and technological needs of anever-changing profession, and which prepares a diverse array ofstudents to assume leadership roles.• Ability and willingness to collaborate with faculty in allprograms (Acting, Musical Theater, Theater Design and Technology,Stage Management, and Theater Management) in the ongoing life of atop-quality pre-professional theater program.• Expertise in diverse aesthetic genres and styles as applied totheater and performance is desired. Job TypeFull-time Job TitleAssistant Teaching Professor, DRAMA-Theater Design andTechnology • Bachelor’s degree plus additional preparation, as demonstrated byeither significant professional experience and/or relevant advanceddegree, are required.• Demonstrated teaching excellence in a pre-professional,professional, or university environment is required.• Proven ability to successfully design and advise professionalquality department productions – as demonstrated by a record ofprofessional accomplishment – is required.• Lead Design or Associate Design experience/expertise incommercial and non-profit theater and other areas of entertainmentdesign (film, television, corporate live events, concerts, themedentertainment, etc.) is required.• Demonstrated experience in bridging the gap between design andtechnology through mounting complex productions in a variety ofnational or international venues is required.• Demonstrated experience in curriculum development in design andtechnology is required.• Demonstrated personal and professional experience, teaching, andcreative activity that will contribute to the advancement ofequity, aesthetic diversity, and cultural wealth arerequired.• Ability to enhance the department’s capacity both to honor and tocultivate the contributions of those communities that havehistorically been under-represented or underserved in performancetraining and/or the performing arts is required. Responsibilities Job Specific Qualifications In addition to completing an online application, please attach thefollowing:Curriculum VitaeCover LetterTeaching PhilosophyName and address of three (3) references. Reference letters will berequested directly from reference providers for finalistsonly.About The College of Visual and Performing ArtsThe College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University iscommitted to the education of cultural leaders who will engage andinspire audiences through performance, visual art, design,scholarship, and commentary. We provide the tools forself-discovery and risk-taking in an environment that thrives oncritical thought and action. To learn more about the college, ourdistinguished faculty, and our program, please visit our websitesat www.syr.edu, www.vpa.syr.edu. Physical Requirements determined by department/chair About Syracuse University Open Until FilledYes Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans Application Deadline RankAssistant Tools/Equipment Quick Linkhttps://www.sujobopps.com/postings/85437 Priority Consideration01/11/2021 Message to Applicantslast_img read more

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Robert Plant Shares New Single “Bluebirds Over The Mountain,” Announces Tour

first_imgRobert Plant is a musician who needs no introduction. As the iconic Led Zeppelin singer gears up for the release of his eleventh LP, Carry Fire, Plant has announced the first North American headline dates on his upcoming world tour celebrating the album–due out October 13. Following the release of “Bone Of Saints” and “The May Queen,” Robert Plant has released “Bluebirds Over The Mountain.” Written by rockabilly legend Ersel Hickey and later recorded by both Richie Valens and The Beach Boys, “Bluebirds Over The Mountain” features special guest Chrissie Hynde joining Plant on vocals. The track is accompanied by a striking companion visual, which you can enjoy below:On Carry Fire, Plant once again teams with his Sensational Space Shifters, a group composed of Justin Adams, John Baggott, Dave Smith and Liam “Skin” Tyson, though other numbers on the record include cameos from cellist Redi Hasa, violist/violinist Seth Lakeman, and vocalist Chrissie Hynde. Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters will begin their North American tour on February 9 at Raleigh, NC’s Memorial Auditorium and then continue through early March (complete dates below). Additional dates will be announced soon. For updates, please visit Robert Plant’s website.According to the press release, Plant is very committed to getting tickets into the hands of his fans and not scalpers or bots, and so is collaborating with Ticketmaster to sell Pre-sale tickets through its Verified Fan ® program. Fans can visit robertplant.tmverifiedfan.com to register for Verified Fan Pre-sale access now until registration closes on Wednesday, September 27, at 12pm Eastern Time. Those verified and selected will receive a text invitation two to four hours before the Pre-sale begins on Thursday, September 28 at 12pm Eastern. The general public on-sale will be on Friday, September 29.In addition, every ticket purchased online will be joined by either a physical or digital copy of the new album, Carry Fire, upon its October 13 release. Instructions on how to redeem the album will be emailed after ticket purchase.Carry Fire is available now for pre-order at all digital music retailers and via Plant’s website. All pre-orders are joined by instant grat downloads of the tracks “The May Queen” and “Bones of Saints,” along with the just unveiled album highlight “Bluebirds Over The Mountain.” Those three songs are also available now for individual purchase at all DSPs and streaming services. In addition, all pre-orders made via Nonesuch or robertplant.com will receive an exclusive limited edition print inspired by the album’s cover art.ROBERT PLANT & THE SENSATIONAL SPACE SHIFTERSCARRY FIRE NORTH AMERICAN TOUR 2018FEBRUARY9 – Raleigh, NC – Raleigh Memorial Auditorium11 – Charlotte, NC – Ovens Auditorium12 – Norfolk, VA – Chrysler Hall14 – New York, NY – Beacon Theatre16 – Boston, MA – Orpheum Theatre17 – Toronto, ON – Massey Hall20 – Chicago, IL – Riviera Theatre22 – Minneapolis, MN – Orpheum Theatre24 – Denver, CO – Temple Hoyne Buell Theatre26 – Phoenix, AZ – Symphony Hall28 – Oakland, CA – Fox TheaterMARCH2 – Los Angeles, CA – Orpheum TheatreADDITIONAL DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED*****ROBERT PLANT // Carry Fire (Nonesuch/Warner. Bros)Release Date: Friday, October 131. The May Queen2. New World…3. Season’s Song4. Dance With You Tonight5. Carving Up The World Again… a wall and not a fence6. A Way With Words7. Carry Fire8. Bones Of Saints9. Keep It Hid10. Bluebirds Over The Mountain11. Heaven SentPRODUCED BY ROBERT PLANT“enwog yth wnair, gair gyrddbwyll armes, telynores twyll”last_img read more

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