Director – The Curious Savage

The Johns Hopkins University Barnstormers
Baltimore, MD


Deborah Weidman

Job Details


The Barnstormers at Johns Hopkins University are looking to hire a Director for their Fall 2019 production of The Curious Savage. This entirely student-run theatre group will perform the show in Swirnow Theater, a state-of-the-art black box space on the Johns Hopkins Homewood campus in Baltimore, MD. Director interviews will be conducted August 31 and September 1; directors must be available for 30-45 minutes on one of those days. We hope to hold auditions September 13-15 and begin rehearsals immediately afterwards. The show opens on October 25 and will run for two consecutive weekends. The salary for the Director is $2500 with up to a $500 stipend for travel expenses.

Please send your resume to [email protected], as well as a cover letter addressing the following information:
       o Explain why you are interested in directing this particular show.
       o Any conflicts you have from September 15 to October 25.

Swirnow Theater has approximately a 50′ x 50′ stage, 20′ high suspension grid for lighting, and a flexible audience (can be multi-sided or one-sided). 

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact the producer, Deborah Weidman, at [email protected]. If you can’t make it to Baltimore during the interview dates, let us know and we can coordinate a video call or phone interview.


September 15, 2019 – October 25, 2019


$2500 + up to $500 stipend for travel expenses



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