Assistant Stage Manager | Playbill

Assistant Stage Manager

CATEGORY: Technical

The Atlanta Opera
Atlanta, GA


Kenneth Timmons

Job Details


Assistant Stage Manager for Spring 2023 Discoveries Series

Reports to: Production Stage Manager

FLSA Status: N/A

Employment Status: Independent Contractor

Supervisory Requirements: No

Dates: March 1 to April 2, 2023 (inclusive)

Salary: $825/week + Housing & $350 travel stipend


The Assistant Stage Manager is a contract employee who, under the guidance of the Production Stage Manager & The Snowy Day Stage Manager, will assist with the documentation, preparation, and running of all rehearsals and performances for the upcoming production of The Snowy Day. They will also maintain a working score for assigned production, and other duties related to stage management as assigned.


· Perform those duties that are industry standard for the position

· Run rehearsals if the SM is not in rehearsal

· Create, maintain, and distribute running paperwork, as assigned

· Set up rehearsal rooms

· Assist with the collection, organization, and running of rehearsal props and costume pieces for the rehearsal room

· Assist with the creation of daily rehearsal notes

· Help to maintain order and discipline at all rehearsals and performances

· Create sign-in sheets for cast

· Other duties as assigned


· Excellent written and oral communication skills

· Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

· Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite, especially Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel

· Ability to work independently and meet deadlines

· Exceptional time management skills

· Ability to work collaboratively within a team and with multiple departments

· Attention to detail

· Ability to communicate with and effectively organize large groups of people, in both rehearsal and performance


· Bachelor or Associate degree in Theatre or related field preferred

· At least 1 year of experience in professional live theatrical production

· Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds

· Ability to communicate using a phone and headset

· Have a valid driver’s license

· Ability to work in an outdoor environment

· Ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time


Mar 1, 2023 - Apr 2, 2023


$825/Wk + Housing and $350 Travel Stipend



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