New York, NY 10019
Job Title: Non-Union Stage Manager
Reports to: Director and GM
An interactive dinner theatre production seeks reliable and intuitive non-union stage manager.
Principle Duties & Responsibilities:
Studies production website and is familiar with show’s vision / mission.
Set up all appointments and follow-up emails in coordination with cast and creative requests and notifications
Maintain rehearsal calendar and rehearsal schedule and studio reservation.
TECH NEEDS: Maintain / update simple lighting plot, sound plot and costume / prop assignments.
LIGHTING CUES: Assess general lighting plot and availability at the venue. Work closely with Venue technician to communicate and interpret simple lighting plot.
SOUND: Update all sound and music cues. Work closely with Sound Engineer to communicate lavalier assignments / sound cues and sound check at venue prior to each performance and press event.
REPORTS: Submit daily rehearsal, site & performance reports
Update and maintain a detailed and highly organized Prompt Book.
COMPANY & POLICIES: Be familiar with all rules, regulations, and guidelines for production; actors’ contracts; and maintain all company policy in an amicable, consistent and professional manner.
Advance site visit to venue to pre-check venue Rider Agreement and technical checklist
Keep staff and team organized
Set up and break down of show, including the storage and maintenance of all props between shows
Manage photography team & assistants
Communicate with venue needs and expectations for setup
Keeping the team on schedule
Arranging smaller events in addition to the regularly scheduled performances
Direct cast and patrons to their designated locations
Basic social media management
Other duties and responsibilities:
Ability to work cheerfully and professionally with cast; new environment; and diverse populations
Trustworthy, transparent, and utterly reliable in time-management
Maintains impeccable communication skills with integrity, grace, kindness and wisdom.
Work with administrative office & GM to coordinate cast, crew, and musician needs for each show
Advance knowledge in MS Office
Advance knowledge of Lighting, Sound & Lavalieres
Strong Communication, Organizational skills, and detail-oriented
Problem solving skills (ability to find the right solution to an issue not just the easiest solution for them)
Great attention to detail
Good logistical and problem solving skills
Strong team player
Ability to carry heavy equipment
Must be available December and January Weekends.
December 2, 2019 -