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Sessional Instructor, DRAM 210 Introduction to Acting II, Faculty of Arts

Job ID: 17081

Updated: December 6, 2018

Location: Main Campus

Position Description

Applications are invited to teach the following two courses in the Winter 2019 session for the Division of Drama, School of Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA). Lectures for the Winter 2019 term run from Jan. 10 to Apr. 12, 2019.


DRAM 210 Introduction to Acting II

Current Offerings:

Winter 2019 SEM S01 Mon 09:00-11:50 a.m., LAB B01 Wed 09:00-10:50 a.m.
Sessional hired at 1.0 HCE

Winter 2019 SEM S02 Mon 1:00-3:50 p.m., LAB B02 Wed 1:00-3:50 p.m.
Sessional hired at 1.0 HCE

Course Description: An introduction to the actor's interpretation and performance of texts for the theatre.

Course Hours: 3 units; H(3S-2)

Prerequisite(s): Drama 209

Antirequisite(s): Credit for Drama 210 and 200 will not be allowed.


  • M.F.A. in Drama or advanced professional training with significant professional experience
  • Significant teaching experience and demonstrated ability to deliver acting curriculum at the post-secondary level
  • Experience in theatre performance
  • Contemporary practice as an artist

Application Process: To apply to the above teaching opportunity, please submit a letter of application to the email account indicating which course(s) and session(s) you are interested in teaching.

In support of your application, please provide the following:

1. current, up-to-date CV (if the SCPA does not already have one on file)

2. 3 references (required if you have not taught for the SCPA before)

3. description of your qualifications in support of each course you are interested in teaching, as well as any restrictions (e.g. scheduling day or time constraints) that would need to be taken into consideration

If you have any questions, please contact April Viczko, Division Chair, Drama, by email at or by phone at 403-220-5095.

Application Deadline: Thursday, December 20, 2018

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Faculty of Arts visit Careers in the Faculty of Arts.

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