drama director assistant resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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I am a seasoned director who works well with all ages of actors and enjoys hard work with an eye to detail. As a recently retired educator of 42 years, I am eager to use my training to reach new groups of theatre-goers with the message of this play that there is justice for the oppressed and marginalized in society, such as children. I look forward to using the creativity of the combined staff to get this message across!

  • Foreign Languages: French, Russian, Arabic & Hebrew
  • Theatre: Mime, Stage Combat, Dialects, Vocalist, Actress ("All Shook Up" at ASGT with Nate Bowen!
  • Leadership: Led groups of adults and students from ages 5-80
  • Computer: Microsoft Word and Excel, Virtual Competence
Drama Director Assistant, 07/2022 to Current
Bay City School DistrictBay City, MI,
  • I stepped in to direct the adults in a summer play about Moses when their Director had COVID. I was responsible for blocking and directing the scenes that were not finished before her illness.
Vacation Bible School Drama Director, 07/2020 to Current
Community United Methodist ChurchCity, STATE,
  • I directed the Camp Musicals based on David, Jonah and Moses at these camps with elementary aged children. I was responsible for casting, blocking and directing scenes, securing costumes, props and set pieces for the final shows.
Drama Director, 09/2002 to 12/2022
Severna Park High SchoolCity, STATE,
  • As Drama Director at SPHS, I coordinated students,staff, administration and parents for the drama productions at the school. I served both as Producer and Director for the many shows including the Fall Musicals, One Acts, Rock'n'Roll Revivals and Falcon Drama Camps. I was also the Thespian Troupe Advisor which involved leading the Thespians in training and our charity efforts. I also served as the Baltimore Cappies Treasurer and SPHS Advisor to prepare our shows for presentations at the annual Cappies Gala at the Hippodrome.Listed below are my specific shows and roles:
  • November 2003 "Into the Woods" Producer and Director
  • January 2004 "One Acts" Producer
  • March 2004 "Rock'n'Roll Revival XIII" Producer
  • May 2004 "You Can't Take It With You" Producer and Director
  • July 2004 "Falcon Drama Camp" Producer
  • November 2004 "Footloose" Producer and Director
  • January 2005 "One Acts" Producer
  • March 2005 "Rock'n'Roll Revival XIV" Producer
  • May 2005 "The Curious Savage" Producer and Director
  • July 2005 "Falcon Drama Camp" Producer
  • November 2005 "Starmites" Producer and Director
  • January 2006 "The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe" Producer and Director
  • March 2006 "Rock'n'Roll Revival XV" Producer
  • May 2006 "Once Upon a Mattress" Producer and Director
  • July 2006 "Falcon Drama Camp" Producer
  • November 2006 "High School Musical" Producer and Director
  • January 2007 "One Acts" Producer
  • March 2007 "Rock'n'Roll Revival XVI" Producer
  • May 2007 "The Odd Couple" Male and Female versions Producer & Director
  • July 2007 "Falcon Drama Camp" Producer
  • November 2007 "The Pirates of Penzance" Producer and Director "High School Musical" Producer and Director
  • January 2008 "One Acts" Producer
  • March 2008 "Rock'n'Roll Revival XVII" Producer and Director
  • May 2008 "The Phantom Tollbooth" Producer and Director
  • July 2008 "Falcon Drama Camp" Producer
  • November 2008 "The Sound of Music" Producer and Director (Baltimore Cappies Best Female Vocalist)
  • January 2009 "One Acts" Producer
  • March 2009"Rock'n'Roll Revival XVIII" Producer and Director
  • May 2009 "Dracula" Producer and Director
  • July 2009 "Falcon Drama Camp" Producer
  • November 2009"Bye Bye Birdie" Producer and Director
  • January 2010 "One Acts" Producer
  • March 2010 "Rock'n'Roll Revival XIX" Producer and Director
  • May 2010 "M*A*S*H" Producer and Director
  • July 2010 "Falcon Drama Camp" Producer
  • November 2010 "The Phantom of the Opera" Producer and Director (Cappies Best Female Vocalist"
  • January 2011 "One Acts" Producer
  • March 2011 "Rock'n'Roll Revival XX" Producer and Director
  • May 2011 "Our Town" Producer and Director
  • July 2011 "Falcon Drama Camp" Producer
  • November 2011 "Fiddler on the Roof" Prodcuer and Director (Cappies Best Orchestra and Best Male Lead Actor)
  • January 2012 "One Acts" Producer
  • March 2012 "Rock'n'Roll Revival XXI" Producer and Director
  • May 2012 "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" Producer and Director
  • July 2012 "Falcon Drama Camp" Producer
  • July 2012 "Godspell" Producer
  • November 2012"Les Miserables" Producer and Director )Cappies Best Male Lead Actor)
  • January 2013 "One Acts" Producer
  • March 2013 "Rock'n'Roll Revival XXII" Producer and Director
  • May 2013 "Romeo and Juliet" Co-Producer and Co-Director
  • July 2013 "Falcon Drama Camp" Producer
  • July 2013 "Smokey Joe's Cafe" Producer
  • November 2013 "In the Heights" Producer and Director (Cappies Best Female Vocalist, Best Male Vocalist, Best Featured Actor)
  • January 2014 "One Acts" Producer
  • March 2014 "Rock'n'Roll Revival XXIII" Producer and Director
  • July 2014 Falcon Drama Camp" Producer
  • July 2014 "Once on the Island" Producer
  • November 2014 "Grease" Producer and Director (Cappies Best Orchestra, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress"
  • January 2015 "One Acts" Producer
  • March 2015 "Rock'n'Roll Revival XXVI" Producer and Director
  • July 2015 "Falcon Drama Camp" Producer
  • July 2015 "Zombie Prom" Producer
  • November 2015 "Almost,Maine" Producer (Cappies Best Supporting Actress)
  • January 2016 "One Acts" Producer
  • March 2016 "Rock'n'Roll Revival XXVII" Producer and Director
  • July 2016 "Falcon Drama Camp" and Rock'n'Rioll Revival Jr" Producer
  • November 2016 ""School of Rock" Producer and Director (Cappies Best Ensemble, Best Orchestra, Best Lead Actor)
  • January 2017 "One Acts" Producer
  • March 2017 "Rock'n'Roll Revival XXVIII" Producer and Director
  • July 2017 "Falcon Drama Camp and RnR Jr 2.0" Producer
  • November 2017 "Oklahoma!" Producer and Director (Cappies Best Female Dancer)
  • January 2018 "One Acts" Producer
  • March 2018 "Rock'n'Roll Revival XXIX" Producer and Director
  • July 2018 "Falcon Drama Camp and RnR Jr 3.0" Producer
  • November 2018 "Mamma Mia" Producer and Director
  • January 2019 "One Acts" Producer
  • March 2019 "Rock'n'Roll Revival XXX" Producer and Director
  • July 2019 "Falcon Drama Camps and RnR Jr 4.0" Producer
  • November 2019 "Cinderella" Producer
  • January 2020 "One Acts" Producer
  • March 2020 "Rock'n'Roll Revival XXXI" Producer and Director
  • July 2020 "Falcon Drama Camp & RnR Jr 5.0" Producer
  • November 2020 "Virtual Broadway Revue" Producer
  • January 2021 " Virtual One Act" Producer
  • March 2021 "Virtual RnR XXXII" Producer
  • November 2021 "Freaky Friday" Producer
  • January 2022 "One Acts" Producer
  • March 2022 "Virtual Rock'n'Roll Revival XXXIII" Producer
  • July 2022 "Falcon Drama Camp" Producer
  • September 2022 "Footloose!" Producer
Education and Training
Master of Arts: French, Russian, Theatre, Expected in 05/1985 to Towson University - Towson, MD,
  • As a Theatre Major, I studied Acting 101 and Mime at Towson and at U of MD College Park, I took directing, Stage Combat and Stage Makeup. I switched majors to foreign language but took the Praxis to become an accredited Theatre Arts teacher.

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