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Chair of Technical Design and Production/Director of Production

Yale School of Drama seeks to appoint a senior faculty member to teach, oversee faculty and curriculum, recruit students, and serve in an administrative capacity for the nation’s leading three-year conservatory MFA technical design and production program. Position also serves as Director of Production for Yale Repertory Theatre. Applicants should have demonstrated leadership in the field with at least ten years of combined experience of professional work in the theater at an advanced level and distinguished teaching in the field. Position requires advanced interpersonal, communication, strategic thinking, prioritization, time-management, and problem solving skills, with a strongly demonstrated commitment to safe working practices in the entertainment industry. Experience of, ability to promote, and commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of operations required. The appointment will be as an Associate Professor Adjunct or Professor in the Practice of Technical Design and Production for an initial term of up to three (3) years, beginning July 1, 2017, renewable, and includes competitive salary with full faculty benefits. 

Send resume, cover letter, and 3 letters of reference to Chair, TD&P Chair Search Committee, Yale School of Drama, P.O. Box 208244, New Haven, CT  06520-8244 or email grace.obrien@yale.edu.

Yale University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and considers applicants for employment without regard to—and does not discriminate on the basis of—an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Review of applications will begin January 9, 2017.

Associate Director of Digital Technology

Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre (YSD/YRT) seeks a strong self-starter to serve as subject matter expert in, and primary support for, digital technology (including computers, networks, operating systems, printers, IT security, projectors, servers; and cellular and desk phones).  This position evaluates and tests user applications, operating systems, and other digital technology, and participates in budget development and oversight.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required, including the ability to work effectively with, and explain technical content to, a large number of staff, faculty, students, interns and other professionals.  Strong project management, problem-solving, and organization skills a must.  Must have knowledge of Windows and Mac operating systems, Active Directory, creating scripts using group policies, VBA and PowerShell scripting. Preferred: Experience working in the theater or other performing arts, or experience working with Ethernet connectivity.  Full-time w/Yale University benefits package.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. 

Go to www.yale.edu/jobs , requisition number 41764BR.

Yale University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.  Yale University is an equal opportunity employer.

Costume Design Teacher, Yale School of Drama

Yale School of Drama seeks a full-time Assistant Professor Adjunct in costume design for the MFA Design program, starting July 1, 2017. Responsibilities include teaching classes in costume design and execution, supervising and mentoring student work on productions, participating in the annual admissions process, and supporting the co-chairs in developing and implementing the curriculum in design.  Applicants should have significant experience as a costume designer in the professional theatre and significant experience teaching advanced students and professionals in the field.  Applicants must be willing to relocate to/live in the greater New Haven area. The appointment will be as an Assistant Professor Adjunct of Design for a term of up to three years beginning July 1, 2017, renewable, and includes competitive salary with full faculty benefits. 

Send resume, cover letter, and three references to Chair, Costume Design Search Committee, Yale School of Drama, P.O. Box 208244, New Haven, CT  06520-8244, or email mary.volk@yale.edu. Applications accepted until the position is filled.

Yale University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.  Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. 

Director of Theater Safety and Occupational Health

for Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre (YSD/YRT).  This position serves as expert resource to, and senior level collaborator for YSD/YRT in the workplace and classroom; and for the theatrical production process; establishes and implements standards, training and practice, strategies, policies, procedures, communications, documentation, monitoring, and reporting for all aspects of theater safety, emergency planning and preparedness, security, and occupational health; and serves as leader in the field in the areas of safety, emergency planning and preparedness, accessibility and ADA compliance, and occupational health.  Eight years related experience, or four years related experience with a Bachelors or advanced degree (preferred); performing arts experience required.  Expert leadership, communication, strategic planning, problem solving, and prioritization skills.  Must have ability to work effectively, flexibly, and safely with a large number of staff, students, interns and other professionals representing a diversity of personalities, gender expression, race, sexual orientation, religion, ability, age, class, and immigration status. Full-time with Yale University benefits package.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. 

Apply online at www.yale.edu/jobs Please reference Job Requisition 41304BR

Yale University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.  Yale University is an equal opportunity employer.

Associate Professor Adjunct/Professor in the Practice of Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism

Yale School of Drama seeks a professor to teach and advise students and to serve in an administrative capacity for the nation’s leading three-year conservatory MFA & DFA dramaturgy and dramatic criticism program.  The successful candidate will teach classes in at least three fields for MFA students in this professional creative training program, advise MFA and DFA students, support the Chair in maintaining a dynamic curriculum, and coordinate the program’s guest speaker series.  Candidates with expertise in any of the following areas are encouraged to apply: theory (drama, theater, and performance); Renaissance, Baroque, Romantic or other aspects of pre-20th-century drama or theater history; global theater (Asian, Latin American, other); critical writing; academic and dramaturgical research methodologies.

Position requires demonstrated excellence in the field with at least seven years’ undergraduate/graduate teaching experience, a record of extensive publications, and experience in mentoring. An understanding of the School’s dynamic conservatory environment and dramaturgical practice is essential.  PhD or DFA required.  Experience in and commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of operations required. The appointment will be as an Associate Professor Adjunct or Professor in the Practice of Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism for an initial term of up to three (3) years, beginning July 1, 2017, renewable, and includes competitive salary with full faculty benefits. 

Send resume, cover letter, and 3 letters of reference to Chair, Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism Search Committee, Yale School of Drama, P.O. Box 208244, New Haven, CT  06520-8244 or email catherine.sheehy@yale.edu.

Yale University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and considers applicants for employment without regard to—and does not discriminate on the basis of—an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Review of applications begins January 15, 2017.

Casting at Yale Rep

Yale Repertory Theatre works under the League of Regional Theatres (LORT) contract with Actors' Equity Association (AEA), the union of professional actors and stage managers. The union determines the number of Equity and non-Equity actors cast in each production.

Photos and resumes may be sent to:

200 W. 41st Street
Suite 401
New York NY 10036

Photos and resumes sent to Yale Rep will be forwarded to Tara Rubin Casting.


Auditions

Yale Rep is committed to an inclusive casting policy and encourages all actors to audition regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, or presence of a disability.

Equity Principal Auditions (EPAs) are held every spring in New York and New Haven following the season announcement. The 2016-17 Season EPAs were held on May 9, 2016. 

Play Submissions

Yale Rep

Yale Repertory Theatre accepts submissions of full-length plays, musicals, translations, and adaptations. All submissions are considered for productions at Yale Rep and for development opportunities with the Binger Center for New Theatre.

Playwrights must submit their work either through established agents or by first sending a letter of inquiry, accompanied by a brief synopsis, cast breakdown, a ten-page dialogue sample, and a résumé. The Literary Office will review these materials and contact playwrights regarding Yale Rep's interest in reading a full manuscript.

Submissions are accepted year-round. Unsolicited manuscripts will not be reviewed.

Yale Rep prefers electronic submissions. You may send files (as either .doc, .docx, or .pdf) to literary.office@yale.edu.

Materials may also be sent to the address below. Please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope if you wish to have your materials returned.

P.O. Box 208244
New Haven, CT  06520

Yale Institute for Music Theatre

Established in 2009, the Yale Institute for Music Theatre is a program of Yale’s Binger Center for New Theatre that bridges the gap between training and the professional world for emerging composers, book writers, and lyricists. The Institute seeks distinctive and original music theatre works by emerging composers and writers to be developed in an intensive lab setting. During a two-week summer residency at Yale School of Drama, the Institute matches the authors of the selected works with collaborators, including professional directors and music directors, as well as a company of actors and singers that includes professionals and current Yale students. The residency culminates with open rehearsal readings of each project, presented as part of New Haven’s International Festival of Arts & Ideas.

Please note that the Yale Institute for Music Theatre has an independent submission process. Scripts submitted to Yale Rep’s Literary Office are not considered for the Institute, nor are scripts submitted to the Institute read by Yale Rep’s Literary Office. The Institute submission guidelines are posted at drama.yale.edu/YIMT.

Ushering

Yale Repertory Theatre seeks ushers for Saturday and Wednesday matinees. Responsibilities include but are not limited to tearing tickets, answering questions, handing out programs, and seating audience members. Customer service experience is a plus. Most work calls are four hours. Please contact Shane Quinn, Assistant Director of Audience Services, at 203.432.1234.