Careers

Sharjah Performing Arts Academy (SPAA) is an independent Academy established by His Highness, Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Ruler of Sharjah, to address a growing demand in the UAE and MENA region for formal quality education and professional training in the performing arts sector. SPAA is the only performing arts conservatoire in the MENA region, offering quality undergraduate and graduate degree programmes taught in English. The purpose-built Academy comprises one 432 seat theatre, two fully equipped studio performance spaces, TV/recording studios, twelve sprung rehearsal studios, 12 singing tutorial spaces, a resource library, gymnasium and cafe.

Sharjah Performing Arts Academy specialises in training graduates for work in the international professional performing arts industry. The faculty working at SPAA are highly experienced practitioners within their respective fields. The focus of the Academy is practical rather than academic. The central value for a SPAA graduate is arming them with the highest levels of practical skills for their field and giving them the tools to be able to successfully generate their own work or practice.

To apply for one of our current vacancies, please send a maximum one (1) page cover letter with your most current CV to careers@spaa.ae.

 

*See individual Job Descriptions for application closing dates.

Current Vacancies

Lighting Technician
Alongside the Production Manager and other colleagues, maintain, operate and advise on lighting operational capabilities within the Academy to a world leading standard.
Singing Tutor
The Singing Tutor is responsible for direct teaching and planning within singing related activities at SPAA. The Singing Tutor has a key role in delivering safe practice within the delivery of modules containing singing related teaching. This role requires a skillset in which the candidate has extensive practical experience in their field but also has some experience in module delivery. This team is led to work succinctly alongside the other departments within the performance courses and the wider faculty at Sharjah Performing Arts Academy. The Singing Tutor reports directly to the Lead Singing Tutor.
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
The Marketing and Communications Coordinator will contribute to existing marketing campaigns while actively engaging in creating new initiatives, strategizing, overseeing PR activities, planning & coordinating events, managing inventories, and assisting with the design process for marketing collateral.
Acting Tutor – Musical Theatre Department
Alongside the Programme Leader – Musical Theatre and other colleagues, the Acting Tutor will develop and deliver training and assessment in acting to a world-leading standard. The Acting Tutor reports directly to the Programme Leader – Musical Theatre, and ultimately the Executive Director.
Acting Tutor – Acting Department
Alongside the Programme Leader – Acting and other colleagues, the Acting Tutor will develop and deliver training and assessment in acting to a world-leading standard. The Acting Tutor reports directly to the Programme Leader – Acting, and ultimately the Executive Director.