Full-Time Musical Theatre Teacher/Musical Director Faculty Position


Full-Time Musical Theatre Teacher/Musical Director Faculty Position

CATEGORY: Academic/Instructor

A. W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Job Details


The Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida is seeking a full time musical theatre teacher to begin August 2021. 

Minimum Duties: 
Teach five classes in musical theatre performance technique (grades 9-12)
Direct, musical direct, and/or accompany department productions, showcases, and competition pieces 
Adjudicate annual jury exams and freshman admission auditions 
Mentor, encourage, and nurture young talent at varying stages of development
Work collaboratively with faculty in production and curriculum processes 

Minimum Qualifications: 
Degree in musical theatre or theatre; extensive professional training/experience in musical theatre 
Significant experience teaching student actor/singers; high school teaching preferred
Ability to teach “acting the song” storytelling skills in solo and scene study
Ability to teach group/individual vocal technique 
Ability to teach music theory, sight-singing, ear training 
Ability to teach musical theatre audition techniques including building an audition book, cutting/presenting songs, and monologue performance 
Ability to coach repertoire for college auditions 
Extensive knowledge of musical theatre repertoire and styles 
Ability and desire to work with teenagers in a fast-paced and rigorous theatre program 

Preferred Qualifications: 
Excellent pianist/accompanist/sight reading abilities 
Experience as a musical director including rehearsing/conducting student pit orchestras
Experience as a director of musical/non-musical theatre at the professional and educational level 
AEA membership 

Please email the following to michelle.petrucci@palmbeachschools.org: 
1) Letter of intent outlining skills and appropriateness for the position 
2) Current CV including teaching and professional musical theatre experience
3) Contact information for three references who can speak to your professional expertise and ability to teach theatre students

For more info visit dsoatheatre.com


August 4, 2021 -


$47,500 annual



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