Wed. 1/30: If You Want to Work in Theatre Don’t Miss this Program!

William (Bill) Partland ’73 spent thirty years working as a free-lance director and as an artistic director in both the not-for-profit and commercial theatre before moving into education – join us via Skype to ask any questions related to either working professionally in the theater and/or pursuing graduate studies.

January 30th @ 3:30 PM in Rockefeller 1930s Room

RSVP:  http://www.wejoinin.com/career.services@dartmouth.edu

WILLIAM PARTLAN

Bill Partlan is Associate Professor and head of Directing in the School of Theatre and Film of the Herberger Institute for Design and  the Arts at Arizona State University. He is also the Artistic Director of Triple Espresso LLC. in Minneapolis.  His world premier production of TRIPLE ESPRESSO has been performed in 44 American cities, as well as in Canada, Ireland, London’s West End, Belgium in Flemish, and Munich and Berlin in German.

He has directed such well-known talents as Angela Bassett, Delroy Lindo, Mary McDonnell, Frances McDormand, Howard Rollins, and John Turturro in off-Broadway, regional and international premiers over the last twenty-five years.  Known for his work with new plays and playwrights like Alan Ball, Lee Blessing, Jeffrey Hatcher, and John Patrick Shanley, he has directed forty-four new plays at the O’Neill Center’s National Playwrights Conference including premiers of August Wilson’s MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM and FENCES.

Bill directed the world premier of ALL GOD’S DANGERS, starring Cleavon Little at the Cricket Theatre, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Off-Broadway and for PBS American Playhouse. His American-premiere production of Hugh Whitemore’s THE BEST OF FRIENDS was produced off-Broadway by Michael Douglas and Producer Circle.  He directed SWIM VISIT and SACRED JOURNEY off-Broadway at Primary Stages.  His production of SACRED JOURNEY toured the U.S. and Great Britain, twice.  He has directed regionally at Actors Theatre of Louisville, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Alliance Theatre, The Empty Space, Florida Stage, Jewish Repertory Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Mixed Blood Theatre, New Mexico Repertory Theatre, Philadelphia Festival Theatre, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, Trinity Repertory Theatre, Virginia Stage, and Yale Repertory Theatre.

Bill was for nine years the Artistic Director of the Cricket Theatre in Minneapolis. He served as Producing Artistic Director of New Stage Theatre in Jackson,  Mississippi and founded and directed the New Play Series at New York’s Bottom Line Theatre where he premiered the musical LEADER OF THE PACK, the music of Ellie Greenwich, featuring Darlene Love, Paul Shaffer, Jimmy Vivino, Lenny Pickett and Ellie Greenwich herself.   Bill has directed for National Public Radio’s EARPLAY series and has served as an on-site reporter for the National Endowment for the Arts and as Jury Chairman for the 2000 Cairo International Festival for Experimental Theatre.

He is a magna cum laude graduate of Dartmouth College and the National Theatre Institute.  He earned his MFA in Directing from the University of Minnesota on a Bush Foundation Fellowship.  (Biography supplied to us courtesy of Bill Partlan)

Conversation with Dickie George re: job and internship opportunities in Intelligence

Below is information received by Career Services from ISTS – Please note:  RSVP BY NOON FRIDAY, JULY 13th!

Please join us for a discussion with Dickie George on job and internship opportunities at Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory on Monday, July 16th from 2-3pm. The discussion will take place in the Jackson Conference Room of Cummings Hall.

RSVP at info.ists@dartmouth.edu by noon on Friday, July 13.

http://www.ists.dartmouth.edu//events/abstract-apl_discussion_0712.html

Abstract

Dickie George was at the National Security Agency for 41 years, the last eight of which as Technical Director for Information Assurance; he currently serves as the Senior Advisor for Cyber Security for the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics lab. Dickie will talk about life as a researcher in the Intelligence Community and will discuss opportunities for students as permanent hires and for seasonal (summer as well as other times) intern positions at both NSA and APL. There will be stories spy versus spy events, a discussion of what it means to be a target, a discussion of the threat/adversary model, the cold war, the cyber cold war, and how the adversarial model has changed. There will be ample time for questions about life in Maryland.

Questions? Contact info.ists@dartmouth.edu