28 Jul 2022


Middle School Fall Play Director

Sheridan School  Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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Fall Play Director (Middle School) 


Sheridan School, an independent K-8 school in Washington, D.C., is seeking a dynamic, collaborative, student-centered middle school play director  who loves theatre and wants to positively impact the lives of young people through arts education. The fall play director is responsible for effectively collaborating to create a nurturing educational environment, delivering high-quality instruction, and supporting the social-emotional growth of students.


Founded in 1927, Sheridan is a progressive school with 230 students, a vibrant, engaged community, and a fierce commitment to both equity and diversity. We are dedicated to advancing our practice of progressive education and delivering a rich curriculum that prepares our students to know, to challenge and to achieve. We provide a learning culture that is curious, thoughtful, joyful, and just, and our professional culture is steeped in collaboration, respect and eagerness to embrace new experiences and ideas.


The individual who fills this role will:


  • Direct the fall play
  • Lead with the casting, scheduling, and other necessary duties to prepare the production. This includes: preparation (Summer/Fall 2022), auditions (Middle of September 2022), rehearsals (September – November 2022) and performances (November 18-19, 2022).
  • Collaborate productively, positively and efficiently with staff and volunteers to create a unified vision of the production.


START DATE: Mon, September 13, 2022


The successful candidate will have several years of experience in the theatre industry working with high school or middle school students, a proven ability to establish supportive relationships with all school constituencies, strong communication and writing skills,  mastery of skills/content/understandings of middle school music, and knowledge of developmental stages of students in 7th-8th grade. This is a stipended position.


We are eager to consider candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a letter of interest and resume to Rob Bradford, Head of Middle School, via email at careers@sheridanschool.org.
Please include “MS Fall Play Director” in the subject line.


Sheridan School does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other category protected by law.


To learn more about working at Sheridan, please visit our Sheridan Careers page.


Contract Job in Theatre:
Middle School Fall Play Director
Sheridan School
 Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Job Categories: Theatre. Job Types: Contract. Job Tags: director, education, and school. States: DC.
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