Ashley Hall seeks candidates for the Upper School Drama Teacher and Director. This is a full time position beginning in August 2017. Candidates should possess the ability to build and maintain a strong theater program for the school. The Theater program provides students with fundamental training and study in theater arts including foundation classes in acting, and dramaturgy. Successful candidates will bring an educational vision , energy and external opportunities in an all girls environment
As Theater Director, candidates should have an experience directing a variety of performances with Upper School Students, including musicals, operas, dramatic plays, and one –acts. These productions should complement interdisciplinary study throughout the school.
Candidates should demonstrate the ability to create developmentally appropriate curricula, establish a supportive and engaging environment for students, work collaboratively with colleagues and parents and contribute to the rich life a thriving independent school environment.
3-4 productions a year; including a musical, opera or Shakespeare production
teach Upper School electives in Drama
Organize and oversee the National Thespian Society
Encourage workshops and competitions
Engage the Charleston community through performances throughout the city