The American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA), a post-secondary performing arts college with campuses in Los Angeles and New York City, is accepting resumes for part-time teaching positions in Musical Theatre. The position is based in Los Angeles.

AMDA is specifically seeking instructors with experience teaching courses in any/all styles of Musical Theatre including: Light Opera, Contemporary, and Pop/Rock. AMDA is also seeking instructors with expertise teaching Musical Theatre History. Applicants should specify their use of any film clips and/or texts associated with their curriculum.

Ideal candidate should possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, honed from personal performing experience on a professional level and pedagogy of teaching at a college level.

Performance Credentials:

  • The American Musical and Dramatic Academy differentiates itself from other performing arts colleges by having students learn from “working faculty.” Applicants must have performance experience within the industry; preference will be given to those with recent / current performance credits.

  • Experience with a variety of styles, and periods, is a plus.

Teaching Credentials:

  • College-level teaching plus a willingness to learn curriculum-specific material, is required.

  • Applicants will have experience in providing and maintaining a professional rehearsal and performance atmosphere within the classroom.

  • Successful applicants will have demonstrated an ability to work effectively with diverse populations and varying proficiency levels.

  • Applicants will be able to communicate with students in a positive and effective manner.

Academic Credentials:

  • BFA in Musical Theatre (minimum) / Master’s degree or higher (preferred) / or comparable educational or professional experience.

Qualified applicants should submit cover letter, resume and salary history to LAMT@amda.e du. Applicants with performing resumes and teaching resumes are encouraged to submit both.

AMDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Location: Hollywood