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Call for Directors - SLAMBoston at Marblehead Little Theatre

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Call for Directors - SLAMBoston at Marblehead Little Theatre




Call for Directors!

Diverse Voices in Theatre – SLAMBoston SLAMS the North Shore

Marblehead Little Theatre and Another Country Productions have teamed up to bring Boston’s raucous, diverse, and multicultural theater event to the North Shore, April 17-19, 2020. With over 100 plays submitted the first week, eight directors will have the choice of the best of this quality work! We are actively searching for women, POC, and LGBTQ directors for the slam. We are especially interested in working with artists on the North Shore as well as directors in Boston.

Please send in your resume to by 11/30/19. Please visit for more information!

About the slam:

  1. Directors are chosen by mid-December.
  2. Audition is February 10, 6-10 p.m. at Marblehead Little Theatre, 12 School Street, Marblehead, MA.
  3. Directors run their own rehearsals (we recommend four 2-hour rehearsals) according to their own timetable and in their preferred location.
  4. All plays rehearse in the theater.
  5. Tech in the theater is on April 16.
  6. Performances are April 17 and 18 at 7:30 p.m. and April 19 at 2 p.m.
  7. A cash prize is given to the winning play each night.

About the slam timetable:

  1. During the month of November and early December directors are interviewed.
  2. Play selections happen in early January. (Directors bid on their choices.)
  3. Auditions are in February.
  4. Rehearsals happen February-April outside the space.
  5. Rehearsal and tech scheduled at the space.
  6. Performances 4/17-4/19.