Directors

Director - position closed

May 20 arrive / July 5 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. 

The Merchant of Venice, directed by Leslie Reidel

Blithe Spirit, directed by Nathanael Johnson

Henry V, directed by Stephen Wyman

Carousel, directed and choregraphed by Stephen Terrell. TSF is pleased to welcome Stephen back for his 17th season.

 

Children’s Show Director

June 14 arrive / July 21 depart
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 - position closed

May 20 arrive / July 21 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

We are pleased to announce that Jennifer Burke will be returning for her 8th consecutive season as Vocal Director for our 30th Anniversary season.

 

 

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, 2015

 

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