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2020 URTA Interviews - Directing & Stage Mgmt - Chicago
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Date(s) - 01/24/2020
All Day

Target Regions

Northeast: Illinois

Target Occupations

Production, Director, Management, Stage Management


WHAT: 2020 URTA  Directing & Stage Mgmt Interviews – Chicago
WHEN: January 24, 2020
WHERE: Palmer House Hilton, 17 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL

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, you will be asked to upload a “Common Packet”, which must be submitted by the due date (TBA).

ALL Common Packets MUST INCLUDE:

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

Directing candidates should also include:

  • Statement of directorial philosophy

View the 2020 Candidate Handbook for more information on how to prepare.

Please review the links below for helpful information in advance. If you have additional questions, please visit the URTA website (www.urta.com), or email theurtas@urta.com.

About URTA…

Founded in 1969, the University Resident Theatre Association works to ensure the continued renewal of the American theatre by supporting excellence in the professional training of new artists.

URTA continues to develop programs and services that answer the needs of university theatres, training programs, and individual artists. Whether it’s articulating the highest standards for professional training, helping to match potential students with the MFA program best suited to their needs, facilitating engagement of professional artists at universities, or expanding the scope of our education and career outreach programs, URTA is setting the stage for emerging theatre artists, and professional advancement.

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