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Masters in Theatre (Directing)

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Desired salary: $30,000.00
Desired position type: Full-Time
Location: Austin Texas, United States

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3600 Greystone Dr.
Apt# 830
Austin, TX 78731


I am Jashodhara Sen, and I have completed my Masters in Theatre from Oklahoma State University in 2013. I am interested in any full-time position in which I would be able to utilize my previous experiences and also learn from experts. I respect and admire the innovative work your school is currently pursuing, and it would be a privilege to be part of the group.
After my training in contemporary Indian theatre and Masters in Theatre with a specialization in directing, I am eager to use my education and experience in the field of theatre education, and work with youth. My knowledge will be enriched upon getting an opportunity to work with an organization which is rich and diverse. I am a fast learner with acute concentration and patience. My next experience to work with youth is in the United States working as a teaching assistant. I assisted for Introduction to Theatre and Contemporary Theatre. During the course of two years, I substituted for the instructor several times and did presentations on Brechtian Theatre, Theatre of the Oppressed, Indian and Asian Theatre, and Theatre for Social Change. I love to hear from the students as much as I enjoy sharing my experience and knowledge with them. As a part of my thesis directing project, I have directed British playwright Caryl Churchill’s play Far Away. Directing a play in an educational yet professional setting was an excellent learning experience for me.
I am an enthusiastic and self motivated person. I can bring enthusiasm, passion, intelligence, and humility to the organization. I am a trained dancer and have outdoor experiences with Girl Scouts in India. I am trained in photography and painting. I have experience in teaching theatre to children and adolescents for a non-profit educational organization in India. As a student of performing arts and an educator, I believe in team work which is an essential part of any educational institution. In addition, I enjoy working with groups of all ages and wish to explore different cultures. My passion is to educate the youth using theatre as a medium.
My recent career goal is to device my knowledge and experience for an organization and work in their performing arts department. In due course, I want to work with underprivileged and socially unrecognized youth groups, using Eastern theatre experience with Western theatre techniques and creating a multicultural experience for them to create a better future. The academia has developed inquisitive learner in me to that extent where I want to make use of it in the real world of theatre. My academic background in theatre gives me the confidence to reach out to showcase my diverse education and cultural background. At present, a job as a theatre educator is what I require the most to fulfill my goals.
I firmly believe that I can bring my strong, diverse creative and outdoor experiences to best fit the requirement of a teacher. I am attaching my resume for further information about me.
I welcome the opportunity to speak with you about my qualifications if needed, and ways that I can contribute to your program.
Thank you and I look forward to hearing from you soon.
Jashodhara Sen



Masters in Theatre Graduated: 2013
Oklahoma State University, OK
(With a specialization in Directing)

Masters in Theatre Arts Graduated: 2010
Academy of Theatre Arts, University of Mumbai, India


Teaching Experience
Graduate Teaching Assistant September,2011-2013
Oklahoma State University

Salaam Bombay Foundation (India) as a counselor and teacher August 2010- September 2010
(With underprivileged adolescents)

Professional Work experience
Education Intern at ZACH Theatre Present

House Manager Oklahoma State University, 2011-2013

Assistant Stage Manager Oklahoma State University, 2011
• Play: No Exit

Aranya, professional theatre group in India, 2010

Salaam Bombay Foundation (NGO) India, 2010

Directing Experience
• Working as an Assistant Director and Choreographer July, 2013
(Midsummer Night’s Dream, ZACH Theatre)
• Thesis directing project ‘Far Away’ by Caryl Churchill September, 2012

• ‘What I Did Last Summer’ by A. R. Gurney, a classroom directing project December, 2011

• Pratibimb (Reflectin), by Mahesh Elkunchwar using three different languages India, 2009
(Academic production)

• Assistant director for a television serial Feb-April,2008
Employer/director: Mr. Arvind Babbal Mumbai, India

Jashodhara Sen

3600 Greystone Dr, Apt# 830, Austin, TX 78731. Mob No: (405)-334-2755, E-mail:

Acting Experience
• Production name: Mamtazbhai Patangwale (Hindi), Character: Tanu (protagonist’s wife) 2010, Mumbai, India

• Production name: Jag Utha Hai Raigad (Hindi), Character: Yesu Bai (female lead), 2010, Univ. of Mumbai, India

• Production name: Virasaat (Hindi), Character: Bhabhi (female lead), 2010, Univ. of Mumbai.

• Production name: Kaalchakra (Hindi), Character: Mother (female lead), 2009, Univ. of Mumbai.

• Actor, 2002-2005
• Name of theatre group Nabamayukh Natya Samstha,
 Calcutta, India.

• Crowned as Ms. India 2011 and represented India in Ms. International pageant at OSU.
• Worked as a host in Indian cultural program at Oklahoma State University. 2011
• Volunteered as a group leader ‘The 8th Women International Playwrights’ Conference’ 2009, University of Mumbai.

Community Involvement
• Actively participating in on-campus community called ‘Cultural Connections’ 2011-2012, OSU
• Member of Bengali Association, Tulsa and published a short story in the magazine (Bidisha Magazine) 2012
Campus Involvement
• Member of Indian Students Association and International Student Organization at OSU

Jashodhara Sen

3600 Greystone Dr, Apt# 830, Austin, TX 78731. Mob No: (405)-334-2755, E-mail:

• On ‘Realism’ November, 2009
• Theatre of the Oppressed, games and practices by Jillian Campana
• Indian folk dance ‘Lavani’

English, Bengali, Hindi
Presented scholarly paper at 24th Annual Research Symposium at Oklahoma State University February, 2013
Presented original creative writing at Oklahoma State University Humanities Conference, Second Annual Meeting
March, 2012
Honors & Awards
• Secured first position in Humanities for presenting a scholarly paper at the 24th Annual Research Symposium at Oklahoma State University
• Recipient of Ankan Bivakar (diploma in painting) from Rabindra Bharati University Calcutta, 1998-99
• Nominee for President’s Award in Girl Guide Calcutta,1998


    Presentations, Research, Team management, writing

Groups & Associations

    ZACH Theatre

Spoken Languages

    English, Hindi

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