Hampshire Shakespeare Company
Amherst, MA

Expires: 03/19/18

Job Dates

03/15/18 - 07/29/18


Contact for Details

Hampshire Shakespeare Company is seeking a Dramaturg for the 2018 Summer Mainstage season of Shakespeare Under the Stars, which will include productions of Othello and Twelfth Night.

Position to begin upon hire and continue to the end of July. The Dramaturg will play a critical role in developing the themes and context of our seasons productions. Responsibilities to include:

Collaborate with artistic staff in the creation, tracking, and distribution of script and script changes
Meet and offer analysis, ideas, and notes with regard to text and staging to the director and artistic staff.
Provide research materials as needed and agreed upon for distribution to directors, cast and creative team
Author dramaturgical notes to be printed in the playbill
Act as a creative and thematic liaison within the creative teams for each production
May lead pre- or post-show discussions during the run of performances upon request of the directors

Required Qualifications

Excellent electronic and verbal communication skills
Research experience
Lives within reasonable commuting distance to Amherst, MA
Reliable transportation
Ability to work with people of any age group
Team player attitude
Willingness to learn
Good sense of humor

Preferred Qualifications
Outdoor theatre experience
Background in Shakespearean dramaturgy
Community theatre experience

While Hampshire Shakespeare is a community theatre, the company offers a small stipend for much of its staff. All stipends are commensurate with experience and company budget.

Interested applicants should send a resume and a cover letter to hampshire.shakespeare.company@gmail.com. Accepting applications through March 12, 2018.


Zachary Apony

President, Board of Directors



Business Address

650 E Pleasant St.

Amherst, MA 01002

Posted: 02/19/2018 06:46:47 EST

Last Updated: 02/19/2018 10:00 EST

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