How to Become a Theatre Director

Theatre Director Job Description

Theatre directors oversee all stages of a theatrical production in order to ensure its script is creatively and properly interpreted by the cast. 



Theatre Director Job Duties

  • Operate within budgetary constraints
  • Conduct auditions in order to select cast
  • Select and hire musicians, designers and other staff
  • Liaise with marketing and promotions staff
  • Help to publicize the production by giving interviews
  • Schedule, manage and conduct rehearsals
  • Work with writers in order to ensure their script is properly interpreted
  • Attend preview performance and prepare detailed notes for the cast and production teams



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