Stage Director

  • Santa Elena, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica
  • Visit our website to learn about our mission and philosophy and about Monteverde, Costa Rica before submitting your application.
  • Download and complete the volunteer staff application.
  • In addition to the application, please provide your resume - professional resume with education, work & volunteer experience is required; please also submit your theatre, dance and/or music resume if you have one.

Submit your application and your resume(s) by email: director@farcornersmusicals.org

by mail:

Far Corners Community Musical Theatre 1108 Fort Street Mall Suite 9B Honolulu, HI 96813

Deadline: We consider volunteer applications on a rolling basis. Thus, we encourage you to submit your application early in order to secure your preferred position. However, we will continue to accept qualified volunteers up until two weeks before the start dates.

Do you love musical theatre? Join us and make an immediate difference in the lives of Costa Rican teens who share your passion, while putting on the Costa Rican premiere of Les Miserables School Edition. We need energetic, creative individuals to assist with Costa Rica Theatre Camp, an intensive summer theatre program for teens. Join us in a breathtakingly beautiful environment as we put on a full production of a musical with a fantastic, diverse group of youth.

Stage Director responsibilities:

  • Direct a full-length musical with a cast of Costa Rican youth, in collaboration with a music director
  • Teach basic acting and performance skills
  • Develop an artistic vision for the production including all design elements
  • Lead teens in activities outside of rehearsal, such as cooperative games and improvisation

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent, or equivalent amount of relevant work experience
  • Intermediate or higher Spanish proficiency, or commitment to significant study in preparation for the summer
  • Experience directing plays or musicals; if no experience directing a musical, significant experience performing in musicals
  • Creativity and willingness to work in a non-traditional theatre setting where resources are limited
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience working with children/youth
  • Interest in and open mind towards immersion in a new culture
  • Flexibility, patience and maturity
  • Leadership experience
  • Commitment to abide by our drug/alcohol policy

Housing, food stipend and airfare provided.

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  • Santa Elena, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica
  • Start and end dates:

    6/12/16 - 8/4/16
  • Duration:

    Less than 3 months
  • Time commitment:

    Full time (30-40 hours/week)
  • Times of day:

    Mornings Afternoons Evenings
  • Days of week:

    Weekdays Weekends
  • Schedule:

    Fixed schedule
  • International volunteer options:

    International volunteers welcome

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