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Deadline: August 6, 2019

This call is for theatre directors whose primary task will be assistant directing one of the plays in the Festival’s 2020 season. The Festival’s 2020 season begins in February with the final openings in August. Assistant directors are usually required for 8 to 16 weeks within that timeframe. Participants may be given the opportunity to choose a piece of classical text for the Directors’ Workshop Presentation slated for the fall of 2020. Workshop participants receive a fee, travel costs and a housing subsidy.

Applications must include a completed application form, a résumé, a letter of recommendation, a personal letter and a photo and can be submitted by mail or email. The application form and more information are available at

Submissions must be postmarked or emailed by August 6, 2019. Decisions for 2020 will be made no later than November of 2019. Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

We extend our thanks to the Department of Canadian Heritage, the late Johanna Metcalf and the George Cedric Metcalf Foundation, and the Philip and Berthe Morton Foundation. The Michael Langham Workshop for Classical Direction is sponsored by the Dalio Foundation and by RBC Emerging Artists.

We recognize that diversity – in our workplace, in our audiences and on our stages – fosters a rich and creative environment. We are actively striving to build a more diverse workplace.

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