Job Posting: Directors, Spur-Of-The-Moment Shakespeare Collective

Spur-Of-The-Moment Shakespeare Collective is looking for three DIRECTORS for the next session of SHAKESPEARE-IN-HOSPITALS.

SHAKESPEARE-IN-HOSPITALS is a one-of-a-kind program that eliminates physical, economic, and social barriers to community engagement encountered in the health care sector using performance and classical text. Artists get the opportunity to engage in a creative conversation and build on a network with emerging and established artists from diverse backgrounds, while bringing the results to members of the health care community.


  • Direct ensemble members through a set of scenes/monologues from the canon
  • Help to construct pieces that are versatile to multiple stages and environments
  • Interact/collaborate with actors, directors, and guest artists
  • Facilitate an atmosphere for open discussion and collaboration with fellow directors
  • Must have a background in classical performance
  • Must be self-motivated and organized
  • Must be passionate about classical theatre and contemporary performance


  • Rehearsal period: 8 weeks, from August 17th to October 11th.

PAY: Honorarium

Submission deadline: February 13th 2014

Cover Letter and resume may be submitted electronically to Victoria Urquhart at We will be holding interviews in the last few weeks of February.

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