Director for Native Gardens

Pacific Lutheran University Theatre & Dance

Artistic

About the project and the company

The School of Music, Theatre & Dance at Pacific Lutheran University is seeking a director for the Fall 2024 production of Native Gardens by Karen Zacarías.    

Performances: Nov 7-9 @ 7:30pm; Studio Theatre

Description: Pablo, a high-powered lawyer, and doctoral candidate Tania, his very pregnant wife, are realizing the American dream when they purchase a house next door to community stalwarts Virginia and Frank. But a disagreement over a long-standing fence line soon spirals into an all-out war of taste, class, privilege, and entitlement. 

Job Description

The School of Music, Theatre & Dance at Pacific Lutheran University is seeking a director for the Fall 2024 production of Native Gardens by Karen Zacarías. Schedule Details: Design Meetings Begin: Late April/Early May depending on hiring date. Native Gardens Auditions: September 4 & 5 6-10pm Rehearsals: Sunday Sept 29th-Nov 6, Sun-Thursday 6:30-9:30pm Designer Run: October 24th Dry Tech: Nov 1, 4-9pm Tech: Nov 2 11am-5pm and Nov 3 11am-4pm First Dress: Sunday Nov 3 6-10pm Dress Rehearsals: Nov 4-6, 6pm-11pm Final Dress is the last day of the contract. Design positions for this production are filled by PLU Faculty with assistance from student leaders. A student assistant director and detailed deadline schedule will be provided once hired.

Required Qualifications

*Professional and/or educational experience directing plays *Ability to attend all or almost all rehearsals, technical rehearsals and dress rehearsals as listed in the job description

Desired Qualifications

*Ability and comfort working with college-aged actors, stage managers, assistant designers, and an assistant director

Additional information
Preferred method of submission

Email

Pay Rate

$3,000

Audition location

Tacoma Washington

Submission instructions

CV or Resume with relevant professional and/or educational experience; cover letter describing why you would be the best candidate to direct this specific show; 2 references that can speak to your theatrical activity. Applications and questions should be sent to Chair of Theatre & Dance Amanda Sweger swegeran@plu.edu by March 31st at midnight.

Employement type

Other