Seeking Director & Music Director for 'Seussical, Jr' Theatre camp July 2019

Locally Grown Theatre is seeking an engaging, collaborative director, and a skilled and positive music director--both with youth theatre experience--to work together to direct our middle school/high school theatre camp production of 'Seussical, Jr.' during this July 2019.  In our SEVENTH summer of producing a summer theatre camp in the South Washington County area, we have expanded our program and number of students we serve. In turn, we are looking for team players to become a part of our annual camp program.


The theatre camp runs from July 8-21, 2019 at Park High School in Cottage Grove MN (8040 80th Street S, Cottage Grove MN 55016). Campers will be onsite Monday-Friday from 9 am- 4 pm (both weeks), and performances are Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20 at 7 pm, and Sunday, July 21 at 2 pm. Directors are expected to be on site for each performance.

Directors Hours of camp are 8:30 am-4:30 pm--the Music Director will have some adjusted hours which will be determined in the production process.

In addition, Directors are required to attend the student auditions: Auditions for students who want larger roles are on Monday, May 20, from 4-7 pm

Camp size is approximately 40 students.  Locally Grown Theatre's Artistic Director serves as the producer for the camp, and will be a part of planning and administrating the camp--enabling the directors to focus on the fun and creative process of putting together the show. There will be 2 pre-production meetings that Directors will be asked to attend prior to camp weeks in July.


Experience and confidence in working in theatre with students ages 11-18, and respect for seasoned theatre camp counselors

Positive, upbeat, collaborative attitude 

Adaptability and flexibility in working with groups of large numbers

Innovative and self-motivated

**For the Music Director, advanced piano skills are also required, in order to accompany during rehearsals and learning of the music for the show.  We will use the CD track for tech week and during performances**


Director Stipend of $400--Music Director Stipend of $300--paid at the end of the production week on July 21, 2019.


Please send resume and creative cover letter to Emily D. H. Olson, Artistic Director at [email protected] BY APRIL 30, 2019. Interviews will be conducted on during the week of May 6th, 2019.

Subject line: LGT Seussical Camp

Link to the Summer Camp Registration (FYI):

The mission of Locally Grown Theatre is to plant the seed of theater; to cultivate the inner artist in youth; to nurture the love of theatre arts within the community; to grow artists, of all ages, through experimentation in multiple theatrical forms.

We are a community theatre serving the communities of Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park, Newport, Grey Cloud Island, and the surrounding area.

Come Grow With Us!

Contact information

Locally Grown Theatre
Emily D H Olson
Web site

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Posted April 16