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Stage Manager - KW Musical Productions

This is a Temporary, Part-time position.

Category: Production
Province: Kitchener, Ontario
Position: Stage Manager
Deadline: May 8, 2015
Posted: April 28, 2015

Job Description / Duties

Stage Manager
The stage manager is responsible to the producer/director.
*Paid Position
Duties include the following
General:
● Arranges for the selection of assistant stage managers
● Attends all production meetings
Auditions:
● Coordinates auditions with directorial team and the Production Committee and Production
Manager
Preparation for Rehearsal:
● Creates Cast Contact List
● Prepares lists and forms for distribution to the actors
● Prepares, in cooperation with the Director, a preliminarily list of props necessary to begin
rehearsal and works with Props Designer to have appropriate props available as determined
● Creates a rehearsal schedule in cooperation with Directorial team, and ensures that schedule
is adhered to by directorial team
● Tapes out the set on the rehearsal hall floor
● Prepares the green room area
Rehearsals:
● Responsible for the smooth running of rehearsals
● Ensures rehearsal props are available
● Ensures rehearsal space is safe and useable maintains a neat, orderly and easily
understandable prompt book
● Notes start time, break time and finish time of rehearsals
● Takes blocking notes, missed lines, entrances and exits
● Prepares and distributes daily production notes
● Cooperates with Costume Designer for cast to be available for fittings when not disruptive to
rehearsals
Tech Week:
● Organizes cue to cue and all technical rehearsals
● Responsible for calling all cues
● Oversees all backstage activities
● Ensures the show is running smoothly
After Opening:
● Takes responsibility for maintaining the director’s vision throughout the run
● Monitors that all production personnel and actors report in
● Prepares and distributes performance reports
Health and Safety:
● Prepares health and safety data sheets
● Has First Aid training or ascertains someone on the cast or crew who is First Aid trained, and
makes the identity of First Aid person clear to cast and crew
● Ensures first aid kit is stocked
● Ensures all actors and crew know where all fire exits, fire extinguishers are locate
● Posts health and safety information
● Liaises with front of house, calling fire/ambulance/police in case of emergency
● Takes responsibility for evacuation of actors and crew in case of emergency
● Works closely with the director, producer and actors

Qualifications / Required Skills

Skills:
● Strong organizational skills
● Strong communication skills
● Calm and helpful manner under pressure
● Ability to multi-task
● Knowledge of lighting and sound equipment
● First Aid training if possible

Additional Information

Grease
February 12-14 & 18-21, 2016
St. Jacobs Country Playhouse

Salary: Paid Position

Contact Information

KW Musical Productions is now accepting applications for the Creative Team for Grease. Please send applications to  by Friday May 8th, 2015.

Employer Profile

KW Musical Productions is a community theatre organization based in Kitchener-Waterloo Providing the opportunity to experience & participate in high quality musical theatre since 1948.


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