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Education & Music Administration AssistantFull-Time
Assistant Stage Manager

Job Title: Assistant Stage Manager
Reports to: Director of Production and Production Stage Manager
Works Closely with: Stage Manager, Production Staff and Select Music and Artistic Staff

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Sarasota Opera, which owns its 1926 historic theater that was renovated in 2007-08, produces four operas in repertory from January to March, a Youth Opera production and opera in the fall. Additionally, throughout the opera season, Sarasota Opera offers, special events and concerts.

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Attending all rehearsals as needed by the Stage Manager

  • Assisting with the collection, organization and running of rehearsal props and costume pieces for the rehearsal room

  • Setting rehearsal rooms

  • Following the score and cueing singers

  • Standing in for missing performers

  • Assisting the stage manager in running all performances - SL or SR responsibilities, cueing

    performers, giving calls, handling performance crises, etc.

  • Overseeing the setting of props and costume pieces onstage

  • Creating sign in sheets for cast and supers

  • Walking the set and backstage areas for safety hazards

  • Recording and transferring spike marks from rehearsal room to stage

  • Generating and maintaining running paperwork for props, wardrobe, A/V and banda

  • Assisting on or stage managing concerts or other special events

    Required Knowledge and Skills

    The successful candidate will have at least two years of stage management experience, must read music well, have a good understanding of Microsoft Office, and good communication skills. Opera experience is REQUIRED, repertory experience is preferred.

    Dates

    Fall Season: Oct. 1st to Nov. 21st 2017 Winter Season: Jan. 8th to Mar. 25th 2018

    This is a seasonal position, with the rate of pay based on previous experience. Housing and travel provided.

    Send resume and cover letter and three references to prodjobs@sarasotaopera.org with “ASM 2017 - 2018” in the Subject line. Please also indicate if you are available for Fall and/or Winter. For more information visit www.sarasotaopera.org. EOE.

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