Assistant Director


Assistant Director

CATEGORY: Directorial

Magic Theatre
San Francisco, CA 94123

Job Details


Assistant Director - Magic Theatre

Magic Theatre seeks an Assistant Director for the World Premiere production of Joy and Pandemic by Taylor Mac directed by Loretta Greco.

Primary duties will include acting as the Assistant Director, and will also work alongside other departments including Production, Dramaturgy, and Administration.

Duties will include: Attending rehearsals and production meetings, assisting the director and dramaturg with their production needs, running lines with actors, compiling audience feedback surveys, interacting with community partners and stakeholders, as well as general administrative support. AD Apprentice will also re-stage the production for community performances (COVID-19 restrictions permitting) at Laney College in Oakland and in the Tenderloin neighborhood.

Time Commitment: 24th August, 2021 through September 29th, 2021

Production Schedule:

  • First Rehearsal: Tuesday, August 24th, 2021

  • Designer Run: Thursday, September 16th

  • Tech: September 18th, 19th, and 21st, 2021

  • First Preview: Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021

  • Opening Night: Wednesday, September 29th, 2021

  • Closing Night: Sunday, October 17th, 2021

  • Extended Close: Sunday, October 24th, 2021


$550 / wk

Qualifications and Experience

Experience in directing or assistant directing.



August 24, 2021 - September 29, 2021





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