BFA Actor Training Program
The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance seeks a dynamic program director to provide leadership, academic advising, and national recruitment for its conservatory-style BFA/Guthrie Actor Training program at the University of Minnesota.
The University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater BFA Actor Training Program offers an undergraduate training curriculum, which leads to a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree. In a unique actor training partnership, The University of Minnesota College of Liberal Arts and the Guthrie Theater combine outstanding academic preparation with the artistic vision of the internationally known Guthrie Theater. JOB ID: 326769
The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance provides a variety of student employment opportunities. These include but are not limited to:
Scenery & Props: The scene and prop shops hire a total of 10-15 students per year. Most student employees are trained to work in all areas of scenery and props from wood and steel construction, props building, scenic painting, and rigging. These shop employees also handle some outside community and professional projects. Employment is also possible during the summer months. For more information contact Jason Allyn-Schwerin.
Lighting: The light lab hires around 4-10 students per year including Light Lab Lighting Technicians and Rental Event Lighting Technicians. These staff members are involved with everything from inventory, installing and focusing light plots, to designing and operating. For more information contact William (Bill) Healey.
Costumes: The costume shop hires between 5-7 students per year including undergraduate costume assistants and wardrobe crew chiefs. This hands-on shop provides a variety of opportunities for learning new techniques and working with different production departments. For more information contact Susan Binder-Pettigrew.
Audio & Media: The audio/edia shop hires between 4-6 students per year. Students set up and support audio and media productions within the department season and for rental events within the Rarig Center. For more information contact Montana Johnson at email@example.com.
Marketing & House Management: The marketing and communications office hires 3-6 student employees who develop and distribute marketing and promotional materials and facilitate department events. For more information contact Amy Esposito.