GENERAL CALL FOR DIRECTORS

 

Are you an aspiring stage director?
Are you a seasoned and experienced director?
We would like to hear from you!

 

Theatre Aurora is seeking directors for the 2022-2023 Season: The Mighty Heroine.

 

If you would like to be considered for the position of director, please contact our Artistic Director at artisticdirector@theatreaurora.com by Friday, June 3, 2022. Please include:

  • Play(s) you are interested in directing

  • A brief summary of your vision for the production

  • A theatre resume or summary of theatre experience

 

All applicants/teams will be asked to attend an interview with the Director Selection Committee. If submitting as a team (Producer, Director, Stage Manager, etc.) please make it known when sending in your first email.

 

2022-2023 Season includes the following productions:

MOTHER OF THE MAID

A DRAMA

By Jane Anderson

 

October 19 – 29, 2022

 

The story of Joan of Arc’s mother, a sensible, hard-working, God-fearing peasant woman whose faith is upended as she deals with the baffling journey of her odd and extraordinary daughter. This riveting play is an epic tale told through an unexpected and remarkable perspective.

 

4f/3m

 

A NICE FAMILY GATHERING

A COMEDY

By Phil Olson

 

November 23 – December 3, 2022

 

It’s Christmas Eve, and a young newspaper reporter on the brink of being fired has been assigned a last-chance story about a typical family Christmas – his family’s Christmas. He goes home to his recently widowed mother, his crazy uncle, his eccentric grandmother, and his battling siblings, who provide no shortage of material.

 

4f/3m

 

FUN HOME

A MUSICAL

Music by Jeanine Tesori

Book & Lyrics by Lisa Kron

 

January 25 – February 4, 2023

 

When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life. Moving between past and present, Alison relives her unique childhood playing, her growing understanding of her own sexuality, and the looming, unanswerable questions about her father.

 

4f/2m/2b/1g

**Please note: An honorarium will be considered and discussed for the roles of Music Director and Choreographer

 

THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK

A DRAMA

By Frances Goodrich & Albert Hackett

 

March 1 – 11, 2023

 

For nearly two years, Anne, her father, mother, and sister, joined with the Van Daan family, hide in a secret annex space above her father’s former office in Amsterdam, as the Nazis deported the Jews of Holland to their deaths. In her secret attic, Anne comes of age: she laughs, plays, fights with her mother, and falls in love for the first time.

 

5f/5m

 

GLORIOUS!

A COMEDY

By Peter Quilter

 

April 19 – 29, 2023

 

Florence Foster Jenkins is a legendary New York heiress and socialite who wanted to be a great operatic diva despite having one of the worst singing voices in history, and who used all her money, charm, and unstoppable will power to make it happen. The soprano voice she hears in her head is beautiful, and it never occurs to her that this is not the sound issuing from her mouth.

 

4f/2m

 

Theatre Aurora is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion. As such, we encourage people of all races and ethnicities, gender identities, sexualities, abilities, and ages to apply.

NON-EQUITY / NON-PAYING