Call for Directors for 2020-2021 Season

Ramona Hillside Players in Hemet, CA is putting out a call for directors for our 2020-2021 Season. If you are interested in directing a show, please send us a list of 2-3 shows you would like to direct, along with your experience. Be sure to include your contact information and your preference of time slots. Email us at

1st Slot – Auditions July 2020. Show runs September 2020.
2nd Slot – Auditions September 2020. Show runs November 2020.
3rd Slot – Auditions November 2020. Show runs Janaury 2021.
4th Slot – Auditions Janaury 2021. Show runs March 2021.
5th Slot – Auditions March 2021. Show runs May 2021.

The budget breakdown is as follows. (RHP will purchase the rights and scripts so these will not come out of your budget).
Director – $700
Set – $200 (Additional funds can be requested if necessary)
Stage Manager – $250
Lights / Sound – $250

The Board of Directors will review the submissions and determine which shows we want to produce for the upcoming season. We will contact you if you are selected as one of the directors. After all of our directors have been selected, we will send out a notification to all the other directors not selected.

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    Linda Stockham

    Several seasons ago I submitted to the Ramona Hillside Players a copy of Richard Everett’s delightful comedy “Entertaining Angeles.” This is a one set, small cast play that I thought would of interest to the Board but I never heard anything back. There is a copy somewhere at the theatre. I would be interested in directing it but I am cautious about my lack of directing experience; that is, it has been over 50 years since I have directed a play and that was in college. Since then I have directed several fund-raisers at CalState San Bernardino involving my one-act plays.

    Furthermore, I have submitted to RHP my latest play “The Great Algonquin” that I could direct if no one else wanted to. It would be a world premiere for RHP; however, it did have a staged reading by a group in Maryland and the director emailed me that it would a hit – the audience loved it. Seeing how successful my play “Divorce Sale” was for RHP, I would hope it would be seriously considered for production.

    Thank you, Linda

    • rhp_master


      Hi Linda,
      We receive various play submissions from time to time. While we do our best to look over them, not every submitted play makes it past the submission process. When we put out a call for directors, we ask that they present us with the plays they would like to direct. On rare occasions, we don’t choose any of the plays the directors submitted but offer them the opportunity to direct a play of our choosing. So the best bet to getting your play’s produced is to have a director attached to it like what happened with “Divorce Sale” when Vesta took on directing duties. Not having directing experience isn’t a deal-breaker, so we will place your name and your plays up for consideration.

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    Linda Stockham

    I’d be interested in directing KIND SIR in the 5th spot of a season. Two other plays I would consider are SORRENTO BEACH and THE DEEP BLUE SEA.

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