2021/2022 Academic Year

2021/2022 Academic Year

PART-TIME FACULTY FOR POST-SECONDARY, UNDERGRADUATE AND POST-GRADUATE PROGRAMMES

Job level Middle
Location
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Information Technology > Others
Published On 19/06/2021

In a city renowned for its international outlook and connections, the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts plays a unique and influential role in developing future generations of performing artists that include performers, practitioners, designers and technicians. The Academy’s six Schools: Chinese Opera, Dance, Drama, Film & Television, Music, and Theatre & Entertainment Arts create a vibrant centre of practice, production, teaching and practice-as-research. Its outstanding reputation is reinforced by the quality of its performers and its partnerships with other centres of excellence locally, regionally and internationally. With international residencies, visiting artists and alumni, which include some of the most respected professionals in their disciplines, the Academy is committed to the training of future world-class performers and practitioners.
The Academy employs leading practitioner-teacher-scholars in a wide range of artistic and academic disciplines. Part-time faculty positions for high quality applicants may be available for specified periods during the academic year. First Semester and Winter Term of Academic Year 2021/2022 will cover 13 September 2021 to 29 January 2022; Second Semester and Summer Term, from 14 February 2022 to 25 June 2022. The Academy welcomes talented and inspiring faculty as possible part-time opportunities occur in the following:

SCHOOL OF CHINESE OPERA

  • Foundation Work / Performance Movement / Cantonese Opera Performance Conventions and Routine Sets / Cantonese Opera Vocal Training / Percussion Training / Musical Instrument Training / Cantonese Opera Make-up and Costumes / Chinese Opera Repertoire / Practical Performance / Cantonese Opera Script Writing / Introduction to Chinese Theatre / Analysis of Cantonese Opera Singing / History of Cantonese Opera / Readings in Chinese Operatic Literature / Readings in Chinese Drama / Introduction to Chinese Music / Theory of Accompaniment and Analysis / Cantonese Opera Notation / Theory of Chinese Operatic Tunes and Melody Writing / Creative Structuring of Cantonese Operatic Singing and Instrumentation / Music Theory of Cantonese Opera and Aural Training / Cantonese Music Orchestral Training


SCHOOL OF DANCE

  • Ballet / Chinese Dance / Contemporary Dance / Improvisation / Contact Improvisation / 身韻 (Shenyun) / Choreography / Aesthetics and Criticism / Music for Dance / Anatomy & Dance Science / Dance History / Dance Education / Body Work / Dancer Wellness / Dance & Technology / Screendance


Master’s Programme

  • Contemporary Dance Practice / Arts Practice / 20th Century Dance History (Chinese and Western) / Dance Education / Dance Pedagogy / Somatic / Choreography / Screendance /Aesthetic and Criticism / Dance & Technology


SCHOOL OF DRAMA

  • Acting / Movement / Tai Chi / History of Theatre / Directing / Media Application


Master’s Programme

  • Professional Practice (Drama and Theatre Education) / Physical Approaches to Acting / Theatre and Technology / Dramaturgy


SCHOOL OF FILM AND TELEVISION

  • Production Administration / Screen Studies / Screenwriting / Directing / Cinematography / Sound Design and Recording / Editing / Post-Production / Production Design / Digital Screen Design / Motion Capture / Animation


Master’s Programme

  • Creative Producing / Production Design / Screen Studies / Screenwriting / Editing / Sound Design and Recording / Cinematography / Directing / Documentary Production


SCHOOL OF MUSIC

  • Western and Chinese Instrumental Music Performance / Western Vocal Studies / Composition and Electronic Music / Conducting / Contextual Studies in Music / Choir / Western and Chinese Orchestration


Master’s Programme

  • Western and Chinese Instrumental Music Performance / Western Vocal Studies / Composition and Electronic Music / Conducting


SCHOOL OF THEATRE AND ENTERTAINMENT ARTS

  • Set and Costume Design / Model-making / Drafting / Drawing / Costume Technology / Property Art / Scenic Art / Lighting Design / Electrical Engineering / Project Management / Event Management / Sound Design / Music Recording / Sound System Design / Electronics / Photography / Music Appreciation / Music Technology / Stage Technology / Technical Management / Production Management / Sound Operation / Health and Safety for Theatre / Theatre Make-up / Period Styles / Communication Techniques / Recording Engineering / Audio Mastering / Motion Graphics / Video System Engineering / VR & AR / Mobile App Programming / Interaction Design / UX Design / Media Server Programming / Video Art / Visualisation for Lighting Design / Moving Light Programming


Master’s Programme

  • Motion Graphics / Video System Engineering / VR & AR / Mobile App Programming / Interaction Design / UX Design / Media Server Programming / Fundraising and Sponsorship / Creative Industries / Arts Management Policy and Practice / Scenic Design / Performance Theory and Practice / Scenography / Spatial Design/Costume Design / Costume Technology & Construction / Costume Management / Technical Direction / Production Management / Arts Marketing and Audience Development / Event Management / Arts Facility Management / Arts and the Law / Artistic Representation / Studies in Cantonese Opera (Costume Design & Scenic Design)


COMPLEMENTARY STUDIES

  • General Education
  • Arts & Aesthetics / Creativity & Storytelling / Cultural Studies / Digital Marketing / Entrepreneurship & Business Administration / Innovation & Evolution / Humanities / Leadership / Language & Literature / Philosophy / Psychology / Religious Studies
  • Language
  • English / Chinese (Cantonese / Putonghua)
  • Applied Learning
  • Dance / Drama / Theatre Production


PERFORMING ARTS RESEARCH
Master’s Programme

  • Processing Writing / Contemporary Hong Kong Arts Practice / Decoding Performance / Performing Arts Education and the Reflective Practitioner

APPLICATIONS
Applicants are expected to be degree holders in a relevant discipline, or demonstrate the highest level professional training to an equivalent level; plus relevant high level professional and international experience together with the ability to teach in English or Chinese. Prospective language faculty should be professionally qualified as teachers. Interested parties applying to teach Master’s Degree programmes are expected to hold a terminal degree in a relevant discipline, together with a track record of high-level professional practice. For some areas of study, current professional practitioners are preferred whilst for others, university-level teaching experience would be necessary. Qualified and interested persons are invited to apply by completing a prescribed application form which will be kept on file under subject discipline until such a time when a vacancy may arise. When a specific post becomes available, shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview. Application forms can be obtained from the Human Resources Office, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, No.1 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong or by e-mail ( ). Application remains open throughout the year. Applications received will be kept on file for consideration by the Academy for one academic year only.
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