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Interim Technical Director/Lecturer

Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre (YSD/YRT) invites applications for a full-time interim Technical Director for the Fall 2018 semester. This opening, the result of a new faculty leave program at YSD/YRT, is an exciting professional development opportunity to work with one of the premier technical training departments in the country and help shape future leaders of the industry. Similar openings may occur in the future.

This position will be responsible for advising/supervising graduate students serving as technical directors and assistant technical directors on YSD productions. This position will be appointed as a Lecturer in YSD's Technical Design and Production Department (TD&P) and is responsible for teaching one or two graduate-level courses in technical production, as agreed upon with the Chair. Additional responsibilities include supervision of the YSD carpentry staff member and shared oversight of the shop budgets. The position requires a demonstrated commitment to teaching, creating a safe working environment, and fostering a diverse and inclusive community. In addition, candidates should demonstrate strong communication, time-management, and problem solving skills. The preferred candidate will have an M.F.A. with graduate-level teaching experience. Professional experience in relevant areas is required.

The position begins early August and last six months to mid-January. Exact dates to be determined based on candidate’s availability. Salary range is $31,625 to $45,600, based on length of stay and number of classes taught. Compensation includes Yale University benefits package. Review of applications will begin June 4th and continue until the position is filled. Please send letter and resume (list 3 references) to Shaminda Amarakoon, Chair of TD&P department and Director of Production at Yale School of Drama /Yale Repertory Theatre, P.O. Box 208244, New Haven, CT 06520-8244 or email shaminda.amarakoon@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.

Audience Services Associate

Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre (YSD/YRT) seeks an experienced, strong self-starter, and team player to work in a busy box office.  Responsibilities include customer service, selling tickets, coordinating all aspects of concessions, processing financial paperwork, executing group sales, training student workers, writing contracts, and problem solving.  Requirements include: performing arts box office experience with a computerized box office system; strongly demonstrated oral communication, customer service and problem solving skills, experience processing transactions in a computerized financial system, and cash handling.  Must be able to work weekday evenings and weekends and occasional holidays during production weeks, as well as daytime shifts during non-production weeks.  Experience working with Tessitura and writing contracts a plus.  Full-time, 12-month position with benefits.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Visit our website at www.yale.edu/jobs and go to SEARCH OPENINGS.  Look for the STARS Requisition 48717BR.

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.

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:

Tara Rubin Casting
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 an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.


Equity Principal Auditions (EPAs) are held every spring in New York and New Haven following the season announcement.

Yale Rep will hold Local Equity Principal Auditions for the 2018-2019 season on Friday, May 11, 2018 in New Haven, CT at 305 Crown Street. This is a joint EPA with Long Wharf Theatre; especially seeking local actors within the 50-mile radius of both theatres. Please call the Long Wharf Theatre Box Office M-F 10am-5pm at (203) 787-4282 to schedule an appointment. Please prepare a 1-2 minute Shakespeare monologue to be considered for the Yale Rep season. We welcome local Non-Equity actors to audition as the schedule permits. 

Tara Rubin Casting will hold New York EPAs for Yale Rep for New York actors on Monday, May 14, 2018 from 10am-6pm at Pearl Studios.

For a full casting breakdown for the 2018-19 season, please refer to playbill.com or the AEA Casting Call notice.

 

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

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.