T H E  D I R E C T O R S'  L A B is a dynamic new program for first-time directors that covers the art and practice of directing in a community theatre setting. This combination directing class and hands-on workshop allow a small group of emerging directors the opportunity to develop skills in the areas of leadership, design, composition, research, communication, auditions, budgeting, marketing, and more.


Participants will spend the first half of the program in a series of discussions and exercises. In the second half of the program, participants will apply their skills as they direct and manage an RLT Mainstage production; each participant, with the guidance of Chris Davidson, will direct a scene from Almost, Maine, and will be involved in all aspects of the production.


Admission to the Directors’ Lab is by application and is limited to eight participants.



I M P O R T A N T  D A T E S

Thursdays - October 18, 2018 - January 10, 2019

Almost, Maine Auditions - January 7 - 9, 2019

Almost, Maine Performances - Feb. 8 - 17, 2019



Born of the American Little Theatre Movement, Rome Little Theatre is proud to be one of the oldest community theatres in the country.  From its founding in 1933 to its WWII hiatus and its 1956 revival, and from its residencies at the Gordon Theatre and the Maple Street Community Center to its current home at the Historic DeSoto Theatre, RLT is woven artfully into the rich, historical fabric of Rome, Georgia.

For decades, RLT has been committed to entertaining, engaging, and educating our community through the practice and promotion of the theatre arts. Our success is built on the generous contributions of generations of volunteers, donors, and patrons.

The mission of RLT is to present amateur theatrical productions, encourage interest in drama, and contribute to the cultural and educational life of the community. RLT is an active supporter of the Arts in Rome and Floyd County. 

RLT is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law.

Rome Little Theatre

530 Broad St

Rome GA 30161



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