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September 26, 2011

Job opportunities at TAD!

ASSOCIATE ADMINISTRATOR. U of M Theatre Arts and Dance (TAD) seeks a full-time ASSOCIATE ADMINISTRATOR who serves as the chief administrative support person in a vibrant University department serving 400 major students by 85 employees. Duties include assistance to the Chair, office and human resource management, curriculum planning and fiscal management. The ideal candidate has 5 years of related experience with two years in a supervisor role. See full list of duties and requirements, and apply online: http://employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=97840. Learn more about TAD at http://theatre.umn.edu. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

PRODUCING DIRECTOR. U of MN Theatre Arts and Dance seeks a full time PRODUCING DIRECTOR to manage and produce all performance and public events at a dynamic University department, residing in the vibrant Twin Cities arts community. The ideal candidate has a bachelor's degree (masters degree preferred); 3 years related professional experience; knowledge of, experience with and appreciation of traditional and experimental performance production and the promotion and marketing of it; demonstrated ability to problem solve, lead, multi-task, organize, facilitate and think broadly while paying attention to details, communicate, negotiate, budget resources, manage projects, and supervise and manage employees. Compensation is commensurate with experience in the $60,000s Application deadline: October 31, 2011. For more information and to apply visit http://employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=98043. Learn more about TAD at http://theatre.umn.edu. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

September 14, 2011

REMEMBERING 9/11 PERFORMANCE SPARKS DIALOGUE

REMEMBERING 9/11: A Performance and Community Dialogue brought together students and faculty from across the university campus to consider how we choose to remember the tenth anniversary of September 11th. This unique production, devised and created by both dance and theatre majors, was directed by two graduate students Mike Mellas and Elliot Leffler, who moderated an engaging and thought-provoking discussion with the audience following the performance. For more details click on Minnesota Daily's news story "The Power of Memory" by Sarah Harper.