Deadline Extended: Director applications for 2016/17 season

The deadline for non-union directors who wish to apply to direct in Alumnae Theatre Company’s 2016/17 has been extended to 9am on February 24.


To recap, the plays are:

THIS by Melissa James Gibson

September 16 – October 1, 2016


The Gut Girls by Sarah Daniels

(retrospective choice, first presented in Alumnae’s 1997/98 season)

January 20 – February 4, 2017


The Clean House by Sarah Ruhl

April 7 – 22, 2017


Interviews will be scheduled in early March (exact dates TBC) in downtown Toronto (venue TBC).

Reading copies of the plays are available at the Performing Arts Desk in Toronto Reference Library, 5th floor or through the committee at


To apply: Please send your CV and a brief (max. 6 sentence) letter that summarizes both your directing experience and your interest in one of the programmed plays to Program Committee Chair Joanne Williams at no later than February 24 at 9am. **SUBJECT LINE of e-mail must include your name and the play title you are interested in pitching to direct.**   Previous experience with Alumnae is not required.


Directors selected for an interview will be asked to prepare a proposal outlining your ideas for a full production. (A template detailing what the proposal should include will be provided.) A written version of your proposal will be due 48 hours before your scheduled interview.


Please note that Alumnae Theatre Company is a non-union organization (volunteer-run and non-profit), and this is a non-paying engagement. Due to budget constraints we cannot afford to hire Equity or ACTRA members .   Non-union directors of all levels of experience are encouraged to apply, as are those from diverse cultures and backgrounds.


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