The Walt Disney Company Resident Director in New York, New York

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.

Company Overview :

DISNEY THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS (DTP) operates under the direction of Thomas Schumacher and is among the world’s most successful commercial theatre enterprises, bringing live entertainment events to a global annual audience of more than 20 million people in more than 50 countries. Under the Disney Theatrical Productions banner, the group produces and licenses Broadway productions around the world, including Beauty and the Beast , The Lion King , Elton John & Tim Rice’s Aida, TARZAN®, Mary Poppins , a co-production with Cameron Mackintosh, The Little Mermaid , Peter and the Starcatcher , Newsies , Aladdin , and Frozen . Other successful stage musical ventures have included the Olivier-nominated London hit Shakespeare in Love, stage productions of Disney’s High School Musical , Der Glöckner Von Notre Dame in Berlin, and King David in concert. DTP has collaborated with the country’s leading regional theatres to develop new stage titles including The Jungle Book , The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Freaky Friday .

Job ID: 555306BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Studio Entertainment