Directors

Director 

May 19 arrive / July 4 depart
Salary $5,000 for the 6-week contract / $400 travel / private dorm housing / 14 meals a week

All directing applicants must have previous and appropriate experience in directing the type of play for which they are applying – Shakespeare, musicals, or plays with heightened language. Previous experience outside academia, at regional theatres, or other festivals is an asset.

Directors must work within a brief rehearsal schedule as part of a four-show rotating repertory, with limited budgets, personnel, space, and actors of varying degrees of training and experience. 

 

Children’s Show Director 

Salary $1,500 / $400 travel / private dorm housing / 14 meals a week

Responsible for directing the children’s play, which rehearses for two weeks once the four-show rotating repertory has opened. Must work within a brief rehearsal schedule, limited budgets, personnel, space, and actors of varying degrees of training and experience. 

 

Vocal Director 

May 19 arrive / July 4 depart
Salary $4,500 / $400 travel / private dorm housing / 14 meals a week

Responsible for:

● Working with all directors to elicit maximum vocal clarity and expression from each actor
● Coaching actors in private tutorial sessions addressing voice production (breathing, phonation, articulation, resonation), working with Shakespearean text, accents, and dialects
● Assisting directors and actors, as needed, with characterization and interpretation
● Participating in opening night discussions

 

To apply send or E-mail a résumé with current mailing address, telephone number, E-mail address and at least two letters of recommendation or references, and any examples of your work  to the Festival Office:
 
info@TexasShakespeare.com

Application Deadline: October 30th, 2016

 

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