Stage Manager – Antigone

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$250/show, plus commission if sells presale tickets.

Position Overview: (2-3 rehearsals per week/ 3-4 hour per rehearsal; plan to spend most of the day at the tech rehearsal on July 5th, 5-6 hours maximum for dress rehearsal on July 6th; 8 shows between July 7th – July 17th)

The stage manager assists with the smooth operation of rehearsals and runs the show during production.

Essential Job Functions

  • Calling rehearsals
  • Running rehearsals (attendance, line memorization help, provide line notes, set up rehearsal space; assemble prompt book with stage business, prop/set plots, cue sheets)
  • Assume active responsibility for the form and discipline of rehearsal and performance, and be the executive instrument on the technical running of each performance.
  • Communicating the director’s wishes to designers and crafts people
  • Coordinating & supervising the work of the stage crew
  • Run the show during production time & maintain the artistic intentions of the Director and the Producer from the dress rehearsal to the end of the run
  • Assist stage crew with technical process, make sure all set pieces, props, and costumes are performance ready-communicating with the proper tech crew members to fix any discrepancies
  • Make sure stage is clear & safe before and after performances (including sweeping and/or mopping as necessary)
  • Communicate with house manager, lighting, and actors regarding production readiness
  • Maintain a safe work environment for all members of the production & the audience
  • Supervise strike, assign strike tasks to all company members (artistic & technical)Requirements
  • Some stage production experience
  • Organizational skills
  • Communication skills and the ability to firmly enforce rules and regulations
  • Computer literacy
  • Attention to detail, ability to ask for help
  • Ability to multi-task, ability to delegate
  • Resourcefulness
  • Calm, clear, and enthusiastic demeanor
  • Positive customer service
  • High school diplomaOther Skills/Abilities
  • Experience with stage management is a plus
  • First aid experience is a plus

Send resume & list of three references to Becca C. Kidwell, Artistic Director with the subject line “Stage Manager – Antigone”  at swiftlytiltingtheatre@gmail.com