Graduate Assistantship in Puppetry
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 MaryMcClung@mail.wvu.edu or call (304) 293-6914. http://theatre.wvu.edu/