Assistant Director

Website Strawdog Theatre Company

Strawdog Theatre Company is looking for an ASSISTANT DIRECTOR for its annual production of “Hershel & the Hanukkah Goblins”. Assistant Director will give support to the director through rehearsal and tech and be responsible for preparing understudies for the scheduled understudy performance. We are also looking for candidates who are interested in and enthusiastic about streaming/video broadcast.

General Dates and Times (Subject to change)
Rehearsals: Oct 9 – Nov 12,  Sunday – Thursday 11am-3pm
Tech: Nov 12 – Nov 29, 10am – 3:30pm Weekdays, 10am – 6pm Sundays
Thanksgiving Break: Nov 20-25
Previews: Nov 30 & Dec 2, 7pm
Performances Dec 3 – 23, Thursday & Saturday 7pm, Sunday 11am & 2pm

Understudy Rehearsals
Sun, Nov 12, 2023 at 10am – 12pm
Tues, Dec 5, 2023 at 11am – 2pm
Tues, Dec 12, 2023 at 11am – 2pm
Tues, Dec 19, 2023 at 11am – 2pm
Thus, Dec 21, 2023 at 7pm (Understudy Performance)

Instructions to Apply:

Please reach out to Artistic Director, Kamille Dawkins ( to express interest. Resumes, cover letters, links to websites, etc - all welcome, but not required.

We are interested in hearing from all candidates; we are especially interested in hearing from BIPOC candidates and/or candidates of Jewish heritage.

To apply for this job email your details to

Pay Rate/Range*: $700