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Saturday, December 20, 2014


Deadline: January 30, 2015

The SA State Theatre will be presenting new theatre works in their 2015/16/17 programme.

For this reason, the State Theatre is looking for dynamic and theatre loving postgraduates who have Theatre Studies and/or literature as their background with a proven track record as theatre makers. Candidates must have a wide knowledge of theatre and literature in South Africa and abroad. These candidates will provide dramaturgical support to new projects.

The Dramaturge will be responsible for supporting new writing and successful development and completion of new plays. As an independent part of the Artistic team the Dramaturge needs to hold workshops and readings for the development of new plays, and should also attend showcases, rehearsals, dress rehearsals, previews. The Dramaturge will also read and evaluates scripts for recommendations to the Artistic Director. The Dramaturge will also help to host visiting artists, often organizing workshops or talks

This is a three year project based contract and the closing date for entries is January 30, 2015.

Interested candidates should hand-deliver, mail or e-mail certified copies of qualifications and a CV with three contactable references to Charlotte Malibe, Human Resources.

Hand Deliver: Human Resource Office, The South African State Theatre, 320 Pretorius Street Pretoria
Post: PO Box 566, Pretoria, 0001

Please note that the company will only consider applications which meet the criteria. Should you not hear from us within 20 days after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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