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Resident Director

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 555306BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Studio Entertainment Brand Disney Theatrical Group Date posted May. 14, 2018

Job Summary:


Location(s): North American Tour

Disney Theatrical Group, the leader in live family entertainment is in search of a Resident Director for THE LION KING North American Tour. The duties include but are not limited to: executing and implementing the instructions of the Production’s Director and Associate Director; performing all services required by Producer to maintain the overall artistic quality of the Production’s direction, including attending and supervising audition, understudy, and cast replacement rehearsals and attending technical rehearsals; overseeing or assisting with directorial-related issues for special events (i.e. marketing, press & sales events) for The Lion King. To be considered candidates must be willing to relocate to engagement cities effective immediately.

Candidates should be team players with strong communication skills. Organizational skills, attention to detail, and experience in directing are essential.

If you are interested in exploring this opportunity, please send your resumes with a brief cover letter explaining what informs your theatre and directorial philosophy.

About Disney Theatrical Group:

The Disney Theatrical Group, a division of The Walt Disney Studios, is among the world’s most successful commercial theatre enterprises, producing and licensing live entertainment productions and events around the globe. Its nine Broadway titles, including the current Broadway productions of The Lion King, Aladdin and this year’s Frozen, have been seen by over 160 million theatergoers worldwide. The division also delivers live shows through its license to Feld Entertainment, producer of Disney on Ice and Marvel Universe Live. Additionally, the division licenses full-length and junior and kids adapted titles for regional, school and community theatre productions.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Buena Vista Theatrical Group Ltd., which is part of a business segment we call Disney Theatrical Group.

Buena Vista Theatrical Group Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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