Stage Manager

Stage Manager

CATEGORY: Technical

Mills Entertainment
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Job Details


Job Purpose

Mills Entertainment is seeking an experienced Stage Manager for a celebrity-driven dance tour from June 9th through August 5th.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

·         Participate in production meetings and phone conferences prior to the tour dates.

·         Manage rehearsal process and maintain proper documentation of blocking and technical elements.

·         Manage tech rehearsal process, in collaboration with the Production Manager.

·         Create and maintain a calling script for run of show.

·         Participate in technical advances, as deemed necessary by the Tour Manager or Technical Director.

·         Manage daily crew and show call times, sound checks, performances, and seating/house holds.

·         Participate in calling the truck pack during load-in and load-out.

·         Supervise and participate in the deck load-in and load-out, including laying the marley floor and setting props and scenic items.

·         Call audio, video, lighting, spot, and deck cues. 

·         Ensure that all equipment and show supplies are ready for movement post-show.

·         Ensure that the team adheres to all safety procedures.

·         Assist other departments when necessary or available.

·         Complete rehearsal and show reports, according to Company standards.

·         Participate in production meetings and general tour check-ins while on the road.

·         Report any maintenance or expendable needs to Tour Manager and/or Assistant Tour Manager.

·         Lead a smooth, successful and enjoyable workplace.


Required Qualifications:

·         Touring experience is a must. 3 years or more preferred.

·         Experience calling a dance show is required.

·         Must have experience working in IATSE houses, under Union rules.

·         Ability to work in a fast paced environment.

·         Must be self-motivated and have strong leadership skills.

·         Must be able to solve problems as and when they may arise.

·         Strong organizational and adaptability skills.

·         Positive attitude and the ability to remain effective under pressure.

·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an outgoing, positive dynamic personality to engage partners and team members.

·         Must be willing to submit to a background check.

·         Able to work varied hours and commit 100% of time for regional travel and work on the road for the entire tour.

·         Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.


Preferred Skills

·         Higher consideration will be given to candidates who have worked with celebrity or high-profile talent in the past.

·         Higher consideration will be given to candidates with lighting experience.


Additional Information: This is a touring position that requires travel. Position runs June 9th - August 5th, 2019.  Weekly rate is $1,200 plus $40 per-diem. Travel and accommodations are provided.


June 9, 2019 - August 5, 2019





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