Director for “To The Moon” by Beth Kander, A Virtual Play
Creede Repertory Theatre
Creede, CO 81130
Director will be responsible for leading online rehearsals with a company of actors that represent many diverse identities and contributing to a positive rehearsal atmosphere. They will be skilled at creating and sustaining momentum over a digital platform. Director will collaborate with the production director, design team, playwright, actors, and CRT’s artistic team.
About the Play: To the Moon is a fierce and tender docu-drama about domestic abuse. Almost 200 survivors contributed stories that shaped this script; knowing that such abuse impacts people from all walks of life, five diverse women collaborated to interview survivors and distribute surveys. Playwright Beth Kander weaves these survivors’ stories into a tough and moving play, documenting and dramatizing the tragic realities of domestic abuse in America.
Program Description: To the Moon is a stand-alone event produced under CRT’s Headwaters New Play Program.
Applicable Dates: The production period will consist of one week of rehearsals with two public (digital only) performances the week of February 22, 2021 or the week of March 1st, 2021, exact dates TBD.
Compensation: Fee will align with a LORT D weekly rate.
To Apply: Applicants should submit resume and cover letter to Kate Berry, Associate Artistic Director by November 2, 2020.
Preferred Qualifications or Transferrable Skills: Experience directing and developing new work. Familiarity with online platforms such as Zoom and Streamyard. Experience working with plays of a sensitive subject matter. Experience facilitating a safe and creative working environment.
CRT’s Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Access: We want all people to thrive in our Creede theatre community. When they do, we can create theatre of exceptional quality. Over the past several years, we’ve brought a wider variety of perspectives to CRT’s stages. Although there are many forces that profit from dividing us, this extraordinary mountain town gives us an opportunity to come together. CRT is committed to creating a Culture of Belonging for everyone. Whoever you are, wherever you come from, whoever you pray to or vote for, whoever you love, however you look on the outside, whatever abilities or disabilities you hold in your body, we are committed to CRT being a place you call home.
About Creede Repertory Theatre: Founded in 1966, Creede Repertory Theatre (CRT) is a professional theatre company located at 9,000 feet in a spectacular location in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. The historic town of Creede offers beautiful mountain views, hiking trails and stunning campsites. In a typical season, CRT produces 7-11 plays in rotating repertory, hosts numerous musicals events and concerts, develops new works through the Headwaters New Play Program, and creates nationally recognized educational programs. As part of its values, Creede Repertory Theatre is dedicated to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Access in every aspect of the company and is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Creede Repertory Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages directors from marginalized communities to apply.
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