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Celebrating our 66th Season
2024-2025 SEASON

Scarborough Players invites applications from Directors for the following production:

October 2024 – Screwball Comedy by Norm Foster

October 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 2024

Deadline to apply: April 18, 2024

Application Information

To apply, please prepare and submit the
following items:
 A current resume highlighting relevant experience
 A cover letter stating your interest
 Names and contact information of two arts-related references, for example, theatre groups for which you have worked previously

For your interview, please prepare a proposal describing your understanding of the play and how it will be realized in the production.

Please be sure to cover the following topics in your proposal:

1) Story Telling i.e. What is the style of the production? What’s the primary action? How does this story engage the audience?
2) Casting Requirements with brief character summaries – we’d like to know your perception of the characters
3) Audition Process
4) Rehearsal Process
5) Set and Props Concepts and Challenges, if applicable (please consider our stage is a thrust stage and how you will take advantage of that)
6) Lighting and Sound Concepts
(and Challenges, if applicable)
7) Hair and Makeup Concepts
(and Challenges, if applicable)
8) Costume Concepts
(and Challenges, if applicable)
9) Each production has a budget which will be strictly enforced – we are managing costs as we recover from the pandemic shut down.
a. How do you see this budget being distributed? 
b. Is there anything in your concept for the production that may require special arrangements or costs? Examples: fight coordinator, hydraulic beauty shop chair that raises and lowers, revolving gobos, etc.
10) Preferred Production Staff, if applicable
11) Any commitments that would conflict with rehearsal or show dates
A copy of the director job description and audition policy are available by request. 

The interview is 20 minutes total which includes a 10-minute presentation and 10 minutes for questions from the hiring committee.


*Submit your application by mail to:
Scarborough Players Hiring Committee
c/o 780 Birchmount Road, Unit #5
Scarborough, ON M1K 5H4

Email is the most efficient way to apply.

Deadline to apply: April 18, 2024

Interviews dates and times will be determined by the Hiring Committee likely beginning of May 2024 TBD.

For further information, email

Additional notes:

 While we strive to interview as many candidates as possible, we cannot guarantee that all applicants will be interviewed.
 Scarborough Players is a community theatre organization – non-union/non-paying
 Scarborough Players is a volunteer organization and we do not provide honorariums

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