Director – Bare: A Pop Opera

The Johns Hopkins University Barnstormers
Baltimore, MD 21218


Deborah Weidman

Job Details


The Barnstormers at Johns Hopkins University are looking to hire a Director for their Spring 2020 production of Bare: A Pop Opera. 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 from December 1-8; directors must be available for 30-45 minutes on one of those days that week. We hope to hold auditions February 7-9 and begin rehearsals immediately afterwards. The show opens on April 3 and will run for two consecutive weekends. The salary for the Director is $3,840 with up to a $500 stipend for travel expenses.

Please send your resume to, as well as a cover letter addressing the following information:
1. Explain why you are interested in directing this particular show
2. Any conflicts you have from February 7 to April 12.

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 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.


February 7, 2020 – April 12, 2020


$3840 + up to $500 stipend for travel expenses



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