Graduate Assistantship in Puppetry

Job #2250

Job Type Part Time
Location Morgantown, West Virginia
Field Costume Design and Technology
Post Date Sep 6, 2021
Salary Stipend: $6,750 for the semester and full tuition waiver (renewable for 5 semesters)

WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY School of Theater and Dance is accepting applications for a unique Graduate Assistantship with the WV Puppet Mobile for Spring 2022 semester (renewable for 5 semesters). Duties include training puppeteers, building puppets, puppet performance, supervising tours, booking shows, etc. Compensation includes a full tuition waiver, health benefits, and stipend: $6,750.00 per semester. The GA position will assist the candidate towards earning an M.F.A. in Costume Design and Technology - a three-year program offering classes in costume design, construction, crafts, wigs, makeup, mask making, etc. WVU is a NAST accredited professional training program offering students substantial production experience in theatre, dance, opera, and musical theatre.


On-campus or virtual interview and portfolio required. For information contact Mary McClung, Director of Costumes and Puppetry. Email or call (304) 293-6914.