...for the 2020-2021 school year


Physical Theatre Instructor

The Circadium Theatre teacher for 1st and 2nd year students is responsible for teaching performative presence and tools and methodologies for self-directed creation at the intersection of contemporary performance, physical theatre and circus disciplines.  The ideal candidate will possess a mastery of Lecoq pedagogy exercises and performative techniques including Levels of Tension, Neutral Mask, Elements, Animals, Characters, Melodrama, Bouffon, and Clown, as well as a working knowledge of Grotowski principles.  Additionally, successful candidates will possess a working vocabulary as a practitioner, coach, or audience member in one or more circus disciplines, with a history of working in a multi-disciplinary context.
The Theatre teacher will be responsible for:
  • sharing theatrical techniques and exercises with students
  • regularly providing a laboratory space in which circus disciplines can be examined in theatrical contexts, and vice versa
  • critiquing performance and artistic risk-taking for weekly devising assignments
  • structuring classroom time to prepare for weekly creation briefs
  • administrative tasks outside of the classroom: creating and submitting syllabi, grading students, and attending weekly faculty meetings.
12 hours / week
Times, days TBD
Salary TBD
Full academic year calendar TBD

Aerial Instructor

Circadium and the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts are seeking a high-level aerial instructor to begin work in September, 2020.  

The ideal candidate will have:
  • Professional performance experience
  • 3+ years of teaching experience
  • The ability to work legally in the U.S.
  • Ability / interest in relocating to Philadelphia
We are particularly seeking high-level skills in lyra and trapeze.  Other especially-desirable secondary skills include straps, acrobatics, hula hoop and Cyr Wheel.
This position is part-time, with the possibility of growing to full-time within 2 years. 

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Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Circadium is closed from March 16-29