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Assistant Dean/General Manager/ Lecturer in Theater Management, Yale School of Drama/Yale Rep

Participates with deans in strategic and administrative planning to enable YSD/YRT to fulfill its academic and artistic missions.  Serves as General Manager for YRT.  In concert with Deputy Dean, oversees and mentors Theater Management students in professional work assignments. Oversees human resource matters related to faculty; participates in the development of YSD’s equity, diversity, and inclusion programs. Teaches Theater Management classes in areas of expertise.  Applicants should have minimum of seven (7) years of professional theater experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Strong oral and written communications skills, facility for thinking strategically and for long-range institutional planning, and knowledge of and connections to the national theater community a must. Preferred: master’s degree and graduate conservatory teaching experience.

Go to www.yale.edu/jobs, requisition number 43041BR.

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.   

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.

Business Office Analyst

Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre (YSD/YRT) seeks a full-time Business Office Analyst. Reporting to the Business Manager, this staff member oversees all financial aspects of YRT’s payroll corporation (Drama Productions, Inc.), develops budgets and final reports for grant and gift solicitations, processes faculty appointments; develops, monitors and reconciles payroll spreadsheets, maintains the chart of accounts, serves as process support for human resources; and participates in month-end reconciliation processes. Position requires: strong problem solving, financial analysis, and budgeting skills; ability to guide, train, and mentor; demonstrated commitment to customer service and working in a team environment; experience working in a professional theater.  Full Yale University benefits package.

Go to www.yale.edu/jobs, requisition number 42511BR (Job code Financial Assistant 5, Drama Productions).

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 2017-2018 season on Thursday, May 25, 2017 in New Haven, CT. This is a joint EPA with Long Wharf Theater held at Long Wharf's Stage II; especially seeking local actors within the 50-mile radius of the theatres. Please call the Long Wharf box office at (203) 787-4282 to schedule an appointment and for preparation instructions. 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 Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from 9:30AM-5:30PM at the Actors Equity Building.

For a full casting breakdown, please refer to the AEA website under Casting Call.

 

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.