Assistant Professor of Performing Arts-Musical Theatre

We're looking for a new colleague who will teach foundational and upper-level musical theatre courses, supervise capstone projects, and work with colleagues on curricular and school innovations aligned with the professional field of performing arts with a focus on inclusive excellence. Could that be you? If so, check out the full position descrition and apply.

In the Spotlight

Crystal U Davis
Crystal U. Davis, CLMA is a dancer, movement analyst, critical race theorist, and an assistant professor of dance at the University of Maryland, College Park.
McGuire & Simon
Janine McGuire and Arri Lawton Simon are an award-winning musical theatre writing and producing team based in New York City. 
Photo of the late Karla Burns performing.
Remembering Karla Burns.
Photo of Javier Ignacio.

Javier Ignacio returns to Wichita to lead a song-filled tribute to MTWichita's first 50 years...

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After graduating in 2018 with a BFA In Performing Arts - Dance, Hunter has kept busy and active. COVID-19 hasn't stopped this artist from pursuing her dreams...

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Maria Tate graduated from WSU in 2006 with a BFA in Dance. Since graduation Maria has performed and/or taught with Tulsa Opera, Tulsa Ballet, Joel Hall Dancers (Chicago), Spark! Circus in Thailand and many others...

Social Justice dancer
"I am an artist, an activist-educator and an intellectual- I am a kinetic storyteller."
Julius Thomas III
Julius returned to Wichita to perform in Smokey Joe's Cafe in Concert at Music Theatre Wichita. The Alumni Association caught up with him for a video chat.
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Learn more about one of our dance instructors and alumn here at Wichita State, Deiondre Teagle!
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Ia Hawkins answers our weekly "In the Spotlight" Q&A!
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Learn more about Sheldon Mba.
Taylor Poling's Headshot
Taylor Poling asnwers this weeks "In the Spotlight" Q&A!
Natalie Carrera's Headshot
Alumni Natalie Carrera answers our weekly "In the Spotlight" questions!
Larry Daniels Posing
Learn more about our SPA Day guest artist Larry Daniels!
Jessica Penzia's Headshot
Find out more about the librettist of Fox Sisters, Jessica Penzia!
Anthony DeAngelis' Headshot
Find out more about the composer of Fox Sisters, Anthony DeAngelis!
Christyn Budzyna's Headshot
Find out more about the lyricist of Fox Sisters, Christyn Budzyna!
Read more about a partnering with the University of Veracruz in Xalapa, Mexico.
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With immense experience as a dance educator, community arts advocate & facilitator, and arts administrator/manager, Mina Estrada will make an immediate and important impact on the dance program and entire SPA.
Joseph Urick is an award-winning actor from New York City. He has performed nationally and internationally at such theatres as the ZACH Scott in Texas, Florida Shakespeare, the Hippodrome Theatre in Florida, as well as the Papagaou Theatre and Anagyius Theatre in Greece. 
Emily Orr is a music director, conductor, pianist, arranger, vocalist, and educator with over 10 years of professional experience. Born and raised in Wichita, KS, Emily comes from a musical family and became involved in multiple facets of the Fine Arts at an early age. She grew up performing in local community and regional theatres as both an actor and pianist—from Music Theatre for Young People to the Crown Uptown Dinner Theatre, Cabaret Old Town, and Music Theatre Wichita.
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Learn more about the Bela Kiralyfalvi National Student Playwriting Competition 2023 Winner, Elizabeth Shannon!
Darrell Grand Moultrie's Headshot
Learn more about our Guest Artist Darrell Grand Moultrie who is creating a new work for our WCDT Spring Concert!