Assistant Professor Adjunct/Associate Professor Adjunct/Professor in the Practice Chair of the Acting Program

Yale School of Drama

222 York Street
N/A, CT 06520


Dec 01, 2020


Nov 05, 2020
Yale School of Drama seeks a dynamic, visionary leader to serve as Chair of the three-year conservatory MFA acting program. Applicants should have strongly demonstrated commitment to practices promoting antiracism, equity, diversity, and inclusion. The Chair will oversee all activities of, teach classes in, and serve as a mentor to approximately 48 students in the acting program. Position will serve in an administrative capacity to oversee curriculum, faculty appointments and review, student recruitment, casting of students in School and Yale Repertory Theatre productions, and balance pedagogical needs with budgetary constraints.


Position requires advanced communication skills, strategic thinking, prioritization, time-management, and problem solving, as well as advanced knowledge of theatre production processes in the entertainment industry. Preferred: at least ten years combined experience of professional work in the theater and teaching in the field. The appointment will be as an Assistant Professor Adjunct, Associate Professor Adjunct or Professor in the Practice of Acting for an initial term of up to three (3) years, beginning July 1, 2021, renewable, and includes competitive salary with full faculty benefits.



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