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Backstage manager - Cavalia Inc

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Production
Province: Touring show in Nanjing, China, International
Position: Backstage manager
Deadline: January 13, 2018
Posted: December 20, 2017

Job Description / Duties


Reporting to the Artistic Director, the Back Stage Manager is responsible for all backstage operations to ensure the smooth running and integrity of the performance, the installation and transportation of scenic equipment. The person must be available to work on a variable schedule.


Responsible for continuity during performances, especially as regards to backstage operations and artists' entrances;
Supervise rehearsals and artists' schedules;
Act as liaison between those involved in the performance, including the Stage Manager,
Costume Manager and Equestrian Trainers;
Ensure integrity and the long life of props and scenic equipment required for the show;
Ensure the artistic tent and backstage are clean and function smoothly;
Liaise with other departments to respond to the needs of artists and musicians;
Assist the Artistic Coordinator with administrative management of the department;
Maintain a safe working environment;
Participate in set-up/tear down of all backstage infrastructures and preparation of props and scenic material for transport;
Supervise loading of artistic equipment during set-up/tear down;
Be on call for special events, rehearsals and training, and for emergencies;
Perform any other task related to artists' needs and to ensure operations run smoothly.


Experience as backstage manager on a major artistic production is an asset;
Tour experience is an asset;
Basic knowledge of costume, make up and prop management;
Fluently bilingual; knowledge of a third language is an asset;
Autonomous, highly organized and able to work under pressure;
Good team player, dynamic;
Available to work full time on tour and authorized to work in foreign countries

Salary: To be discussed

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