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Theatrical Director Resume

A theatrical director resume is written by a creative person who has the ability of directing a play, its actors, and the entire treatment in order to make a sensible and good theater play for the audience to watch and enjoy. He is the person who drives the entire production with his vision and creative capacities, while giving due regards to the budgetary constraints and possible alternatives and solutions and without compromising on the quality of the content.

A theatrical director works in a coordinated manner with producers, actors, and the crew in order to create a worthwhile experience for the audience.

A theater has an artistic director who works in close coordination with the board and decides which play/s to produce for a particular season. It is he who then finds a director for the play.

Following are some of the points to be taken care of, while writing a resume:

Important information first - Every time you go through a resume, you wish to see the most important and relevant information first. Actually, this is what you or the recruiter looks for while going through a resume. This helps in saving the recruiter's time, as he has a lot of other resumes to read too.

Keep the font uniform - It is important to abstain from varying the font size, type, and color in the entire content of the resume. A recruiter would like to see some uniformity in a resume every time he reads it. Also, it is an important official document which needs to be as professionally created as possible. This is why, you should not play around with the font.

Give important work related examples - It is important that you give, under the work experience section, the most important points related to your professional work. State your duties and important work done in each of your previous companies.

Use bullet points - Using bullet points will help you in writing a clear and concise resume with crisp sentences. These sentences need to be short and should only relate to the important and relevant information.

With respect to these points, here is a theatrical director resume sample for your reference.

Alwin Castle
123, Greta Park
Boston, MA, 01234
(123) 412-0216

Objective Statement:

To direct plays, incorporating the writer's vision with my take on the subject matter and build a captivating and engrossing line of events in all the plays in order to enhance my skills and the audience's tastes with every production.

Profile Summary:

  • Directed more than 40 plays till date
  • Experience of 10 years in the theater industry
  • Handled various other responsibilities such as art direction, acting, and scripting
  • Performed all around America and UK

Skills Summary:

  • Excellent direction skills
  • Experience in musical theater
  • Detailing to props and stage setup and complete knowledge of thematic decisions
  • Hands-on experience in set construction and lighting
  • Good communication skills

Work Experience:

Important Direction Credits

The Town WomanMetropolitan Theater House, 2014
Tower of Mr TravisTribecca Hall, 2013
What Goes OnThe Opera Hall, 2012
Mrs. Petigrew's InventionThe Opera House, 2011
Henry Calls CavalryMetropolitan Theater House, 2010
The Street BoyWeinstein House, 2009
Carla MarriesWeinstein House, 2008

Art Direction Credits

The Return of Peter GrinchTravis Square Hall, 2007
Cons of OursMadam Quinn's, 2006
In Capricious StateMadam Quinn's, 2005

Educational Qualifications:

  • Graduated in Arts (Stage Direction) from National School of Theater, University of CA, CA in 2005
  • High School from H.J. Wells High School, CA in 2002


  • Directed some of the most successful plays of the recent past such as Tower of Mr. Travis and The Street Boy
  • Graduated from the prestigious National School of Theater, CA with distinction in Stage Direction

This is how one writes a theatrical director resume while including all the important work done in the field till now. The writer, here, has included his most noted work in bullet points. This alone shall be enough to impress the recruiter. The language, also, is very simple and plain, but the content is information rich and to the point. The length of the resume is another huge factor that needs to be taken care of, as shown in the sample here. It is short and is so because the writer has never deviated from the point throughout the body of the resume. This makes for a quick, crisp, and good read.

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