2017 Call For Directors

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BRAVE NEW PLAY RITES FESTIVAL 2017 DIRECTING APPLICATIONS HAVE NOW CLOSED

We are seeking TEN Vancouver-based Directors for our 2017 productions. This is an excellent opportunity for theatre artists starting their career looking for professional experience. BNPR is a student-based production run with professional integrity.

Qualifications

The role of Director is an integral part of a successful  Festival.

Each Director will be responsible for directing one play. Each play will have a running time of 10-15 minutes.

All experience levels are welcomed to apply.

BNPR Provides:

  • Technical crew, and front of house staff
  • Festival auditions presenting a large pool of actors
  • Rehearsal space, performance space
  • Promotional materials and publicity
  • A collaborative process with the playwright to continue developing a new work with actors and a dramaturge 
  • A supportive environment for directors to experiment and hone their skills

We are looking for individuals with:

  • Strong collaborative and interpersonal communication
  • Excellent attention to detail with a mind for efficiency under a small budget
  • Ability to work independently
  • Reliable, punctual and responsible; available during 3 month process
  • A creative problem solver who remains flexible in a fast-paced environment

Important Dates

Schedule is flexible, with a few key dates.

  • January 21: Playwright/Director Festival Orientation
  • January 22, and the evening of January 23:  Auditions
  • February 1-March 18: Rehearsals (Director and actors will work out specific schedules)
  • March 20-26: Festival Tech/Production Week — Studio 1398

Compensation

Directors will receive a small honorarium at the completion of the festival.

How to Apply

Email to bravenewplayrites@gmail.com:

1) A Completed Application: directorapplication-2017

2) Your theatre CV/résumé

We look forward to your application.

-2017 Festival Staff