June 1, 2022

Theater Director, private school

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Farmington Valley Academy Montessori, a private non-profit school in Avon, 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 flexibility as hours range from 6-35+ hours per week depending on the production cycle. Resumes may be sent to Deb Parenti at

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