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Faculty Vacancy in Opera Theater - Oberlin College

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: College/University
State/Province (or you can select Remote): Oberlin , OH
Position: Faculty Vacancy in Opera Theater
Deadline: December 22, 2023
Posted: November 22, 2023

Job Description / Duties

The Oberlin College Conservatory invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Opera Theater beginning in the 2024-25 academic year.

Direct mainstage operas;
Teach opera workshop classes, in collaboration with the music director/pianist;
Teach seminars in opera directing and/or other opera courses as expertise and interest allow;
Oversee the opera budget, in collaboration with the conservatory business manager and the conservatory dean;
Coordinate design process and all production personnel for the mainstage operas, in collaboration with the theater department;
Coordinate mainstage repertoire selection process, in collaboration with voice faculty, opera staff, and theater personnel.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Outstanding record of professional experience as an opera director;
Advanced degree in opera theater, theater, or equivalent experience;
Experience as a lyric theater director or equivalent performance experience; musical and linguistic expertise;
Practical knowledge of theater technology;
Experience teaching acting and/or movement to singers;
Demonstrated success in working effectively and collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students.

Additional Information

Review of applications will begin on December 22, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. Those received after that date may be considered until the position is filled.

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The Oberlin College Conservatory of Music, founded in 1865, is the nation’s oldest continuously operating conservatory, and the only major music school in the country linked with a preeminent liberal arts college. Students are enrolled in undergraduate programs leading to the Bachelor of Music in performance, jazz studies, composition, technology in music and related arts, and musicology. Oberlin also offers graduate programs leading to the Master of Music in conducting, the Master of Music in performance on historical instruments, the Master of Fine Arts in piano technology, as well as artist diplomas.