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Assistant Professor of Theater Design for Performance 2023-24-Department of Theater at St. Olaf College

Assistant Professor of Theater Design for Performance 2023-24

The Department of Theater at St. Olaf College invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position in Design for Performance at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2023.

The Theater department conceives this position as a design generalist, who will bring expertise in designing scenery, props, lighting, and sound, with skill in multimedia performance, and a demonstrated commitment to integrating contemporary media technologies in design and production. Successful candidates will bring perspectives on design as a category larger than theater and performance, including designing for film, television and video, dance, music, architecture, and graphics, among other applications. A tenure-track faculty member with contemporary media expertise and who conceptualizes design in broad and interdisciplinary ways will reflect the department’s goal to use traditional training in live theater as foundational for myriad creative careers in a mediated society.


Completed M.F.A. in Theater Design with demonstrated excellence in teaching and designing for performance at the undergraduate or graduate college level, with design experience in professional or regional theater desired.

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