The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.0804 Monday, 3 May 1999.
Date: Saturday, 01 May 1999 16:41:13 -0700
Subject: Artistic Director--Tygres Heart Shakespeare
Tygres Heart Shakespeare Company, resident in downtown Portland Oregon's
Performing Arts Center, seeks an Artistic Director. The AD will be
primarily responsible for the evolution and implementation of the Tygres
Heart artistic mission: producing ferociously good Shakespeare in an
intimate setting, where the verse and language are predominant. Founded
by Jan Powell and in our Ninth Season, we have a budget of $400,000,
minimal debt, and an office staff of 3. We produce Shakespeare plays in
the Winningstad Theater (a reconfigurable indoor Elizabethan courtyard
seating about 250) in the fall, winter, and spring. We have an
education outreach program. Ideal candidates will have a degree in
theater or related area, extensive background in professional theater
and in Shakespeare production, a history of community involvement, and
experience in artistic management at a senior level.
Duties include directing at least one play, and acting if appropriate to
the AD's skills.
Salary: Negotiable, in $45-50K range (please submit salary
requirements). Health insurance. Submit letter, resume, published
reviews of work, and references (by mail only) to: Search Committee,
Tygres Heart Shakespeare Company, 2119 North Kerby, Portland, Or,
97227. Expect to fill position by August 1, 1999.
Informal email inquiries until May 15 to Search Committee Chair: