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Stage Manager

 

POSITION: Stage Manager

STATUS: Independent Contractor - Temporary

REPORTS TO: Stage Director; Artistic Administrator

DIRECT REPORTS: None

COMPENSATION: Remuneration negotiable, based on experience

LOCATION: Modesto, CA; Fresno, CA

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Townsend Opera and Fresno Grand Opera seek a Stage Manager for our April/May 2017 production of

Carlisle Floyd’s Of Mice and Men. Dates for these contracts are: April 5-May 8, 2017. The Stage

Manager will manage the staging staff and interact with other departments. Duties include assisting the

Stage Directors and Conductors with organizing and running of all staging and technical rehearsals. The

Stage Manager will lead in the creation of production paperwork including running sheets, and the

preparation of the calling score, and coordinate and call all cues during technical rehearsals and

performances.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Attend all rehearsals and keeping notes on blocking, staging, etc., from the Stage Director

• Liaising between the Properties Coordinator and Stage Director

• Assisting the Stage Director at rehearsals

• Sending out daily communication with the cast and staff

• Update and disperse production schedule updates

 

QUALIFICATIONS

• Degree in Stage Management preferred, but not required

• Ability to read music

• Theater Experience

• Opera Experience

• Ability to read technical drawings

• Positive demeanor

• Strong organizational skills

• Ability to manage a large workload over a short period of time

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please send a brief letter of interest and resume along with contact information for two references

electronically to Charla Lawson at clawson@townsendoperaplayers.com. No phone calls please.

 

Deadline to apply is Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 5:00 pm.


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