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OrganizationTracy Proctor
TypePart Time
Application DeadlineMay 15, 2016
College Degree Required?No
Phone434-296-1303 x322


Director of Upper School Drama (Part Time)

Tandem Friends School is looking for someone to produce and direct one musical and one straight play each academic year, produce a one-act play festival each academic year, and teach one drama class each semester.
The job responsibilities include:
– selecting appropriate plays and musicals
– recruiting and supervising design team (and directors for one-acts)
– holding auditions and casting productions
– rehearsal scheduling, including communication with faculty, students and parents
– scheduling and attending set builds
– recruiting and training student backstage/running crew/light and sound board support
– publicity
– coordinating volunteer box office and concession support
– managing budgets for each production.
Additional responsibilities include:
– Planning and teaching a drama class each semester (content TBD)
– Providing grades and comments for each student.
As a member of the Arts Program, the Director will:
– Coordinate and maintain use of the Community Hall with middle school theatre program and music department
– Coordinate and maintain use of set and lights with middle school theater program
– Assist with hanging lights and moving risers
– Participate in keeping prop, backstage and costume areas organized.