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2019 URTA Interviews - Chicago (Directing & Stage Mgmt)
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Date(s) - 01/25/2019
8:00 am

Target Regions

Northeast: Illinois

Target Occupations

Director, Stage Management


WHAT: 2019 URTA Interviews – Directing & Stage Mgmt – Chicago
WHEN: January 25, 2019
WHERE: The Palmer House Hilton

The Interview: In a single day, present your portfolio to more than a dozen MFA programs at once–and attend callback interviews that same afternoon.
NOTE: Design/Tech interviews ONLY happen in Chicago

Information for Applicants
When you register for one of these areas, youwill be asked to upload a “Common Packet”, which must be submitted by the due date (TBA).

ALL Common Packets will include:

  • Individualized letter of interest (sent directly to each school)
  • Resume of experience
  • Scholastic transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of professional goals

Directing candidate should also include:

  • Statement of directorial philosophy

Producing/Theatre Management candidates should also include:

  • Two writing samples

Stay tuned for the 2019 Candidate Handbook! For reference, view the 2018 Candidate Handbook for more information on how to prepare.

About URTA…
The University Resident Theatre Association was founded in 1969 with the mission of supporting excellence in professional training of theatre artists, ensuring the continued renewal of the American theatre.

Since that time, URTA has grown to include many programs and services, all working toward that same goal. Whether it’s maintaining the highest quality standards for our member universities, helping to match potential students with the MFA program best suited to their needs, facilitating engagement of professional artists at universities, or expanding our offering of continuing education programming to students, faculty and professional artists, URTA is setting the stage for emerging theatre artists, superior theatre training, and professional advancement!

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