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July 9, 2022

Seeking a Theater Director for private school in Avon

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Farmington Valley Academy Montessori, a private non-profit school in Avon, CT, seeks a part-time theater director to join the faculty starting in the fall of 2022. The successful candidate will support all students in grades 1-8 as they oversee the winter and spring theater performances.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Teach introductory theater workshops to incoming students.
  • Create and direct the annual winter scene night. This project involves working with all students in grades 1-8 to write appropriate but stimulating scenes and monologues.
  • Direct the annual spring musical. Duties include direction; stage management; production stage management; set design; hiring of any creative positions (MD, LD, etc.); working with parent volunteers to ensure the construction of props, costumes, and set; coordinating with the theater venue; and all scheduling of auditions and rehearsals.

 

Candidates should have experience in educational theater and stage/production management; a background in playwriting is helpful but not required. Applicants must be highly organized and have daytime (school day) flexibility as in-person hours range from 6-30+ hours per week depending on the production cycle. Resumes may be sent to Deb Parenti at office@fvamontessori.org

 

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