Production Supervisor for NAMT Festival of New Musicals

Production Supervisor for NAMT Festival of New Musicals

CATEGORY: Administrative

National Alliance for Musical Theatre
New York, NY 10018

Job Details


The Production Supervisor for the National Alliance for Musical Theatre is a part-time position that will report to the Festival Producing Director and General Manager for the 31st Annual Festival of New Musicals, scheduled for October 24 and 25, 2019. Contract will commence on July 15, 2019 and end on November 1, 2019 (or whenever duties below have been completed and approved by management). This is a part-time temporary position with no benefits, and will be paid as an independent contractor.  National Alliance for Musical Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Festival Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Manage administrative rehearsal needs and act as a liaison between NAMT, General Management and the rehearsal locations.
  • Oversee master space calendar and production calendar in communication with the Line Producers and General Management.
  • Assist General Manager as needed in sourcing of viable stage management candidates.
  • Coordinate stage management submission of paperwork for festival plots and specs to compile for General Manager.
  • Attend key dates, including, but not limited to: Official Festival production meetings at New World Stages, sound check dates (likely Monday, October 21), performance dates (October 24 and 25) and load out (Monday, October 28).
  • Participate in load-in and load-out of festival equipment and materials.
  • As needed, sub in for stage managers in rehearsals during pre-approved stage management conflicts as mutually agreed upon.
  • Under direction of General Manager, facilitate technical needs as instructed. Be on-site at rehearsals for at least 3 hours per day whenever rehearsals are in session to support Stage Managers.
  • Work in tandem with Festival team on presentation days to cue start times on both stages.
  • Work in tandem with Festival Stage Managers on presentation days to make sure casts are assembled and ready for presentations.
  • Attend a post-festival meeting.
  • Stage Manage the “Songwriters Showcase” at the Festival on October 24 or 25.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of AEA stage reading guidelines and policies
  • Experience balancing multiple schedules for concurrent events
  • Maturity and professionalism to represent NAMT to well-known artists
  • Flexible schedule October 10-29, 2019
  • Working well under pressure
  • Ability to lift equipment up to 50 lbs and walk up to 100 ft unassisted, as needed
  • Excellent personnel skills to represent NAMT to vendors
  • Strong communication skills
  • Willingness to get your hands dirty and pitch in when needed


July-August:  5 hours per week

September –October 6: 10 hours per week

October 7-13: 20 hours per week

October 14-20: 40 hours per week

October 21-25: Full days

October 28 – November 2:  Load out and wrap up as needed


The position is part-time and temporary.  The position will be paid $1,500 flat fee and will not receive social security and unemployment insurance benefits.  No health benefits or paid time-off are included.  Payment will be issued $500.00 upon signing the contract, $500.00 on September 6 and $500.00 upon completion of the Festival and post-mortem documentation.  Payments will be paid by invoice from the contracted employee containing mailing address and social security number.


July 15, 2019 - November 1, 2019





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