Devised Theatre Collaborator with Background in Physical Theatre/ Dance or Script Development

Uptownworks NYC
New York, NY 10031

Job Details


This is an exciting opportunity to work with Uptownworks NYC in the development stages of a new project.
We are a small production company, established in 2013. We look to foster new voices within the community through various platforms. Past projects include directing/choreography at SOHO Rep, resident directing at The Flea Theatre, Assistant directing at The York Theatre, producing One Act Reading Nights, producing documentary film and film for corporate clients. 

FRAGMENTS is currently in development.
We are seeking an intelligent, collaborative minded individual to work on devising this piece which is based on a woman’s experience of WWII in Austria. The end goal is to have this fully produced in a black box theatre in NYC and then toured in small venues.
This piece will feature an entirely original score which is part of the devising process. You will primarily be working with an experienced choreographer/ devisor and Broadway Dance Captain. 

At present we are seeking someone with the following availability:

January 14th, 21st, 29th and Feb 4th: 5.30pm-7.30pm. 
This is the initial commitment, after which we will discuss further collaboration. 

There will be a $50 stipend for this first stage.

Please apply if:
You are keen to get in on the ground level with a new project
You would like to contribute your own voice to developing a piece of theatre
You have a movement/ dance background OR you are an experienced script writer
You have an interest in documentary/ verbatim based theatre
You are passionate about the rehearsal process 

Please send a resume, short cover letter and one example of your work (either a link to dance/ movement footage or a script) by January 6th. Interviews will be scheduled for the following week.

Thank you for your interest in working with Uptown and we look forward to hearing from you!


January 7, 2019 – April 27, 2019





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