Job Opportunity for budding dramaturgs …

Now that I’ve made dramaturgy look all glamorous …

Note that this job is for the full year next year, so pass it along to folks you know who are graduating.

Deadline for applications is March 18, 2011.

Woolly Mammoth is currently seeking innovative, ambitious, and dedicated candidates for the 2011-2012 season-long literary internship! This is an opportunity to spend a year in Washington, DC at the area’s premier professional regional theatre specializing in the development and production of new plays.

The Literary Intern is responsible for organizing the flow of scripts through the department, reading scripts, writing script evaluations, and participating in season planning meetings with Woolly’s script readers and artistic leadership. The Literary Intern is also responsible for maintaining the literary database and communication with national literary offices. The intern typically works as an assistant dramaturg on one or more of Woolly’s productions, compiling actor packets and secondary research materials; the intern may also have the opportunity to attend developmental readings, design meetings, and rehearsals as
appropriate. Strong writing and organizational skills are essential.

Interns are full-time, and paid a weekly travel stipend. For information and the application form, visit Email application materials and inquiries to

Woolly is an equal opportunity employer; persons of all backgrounds arestrongly encouraged to apply.

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company is a national leader in the development of new plays, and one of the best known and most influential small theatres in America. The Company garnered this reputation by holding fast to its unique mission: …to ignite an explosive engagement between theatre artists and the community by developing, producing, and promoting new plays that explore the edges of theatrical style and human experience, and by implementing new ways to use the artistry of theatre to serve the people of Greater Washington, DC.

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