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Stage Manager and ASM Required - Panfish Productions

This is a Temporary, Part-time position.

Category: Production
Province: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Stage Manager and ASM Required
Deadline: April 27, 2013
Posted: April 15, 2013

Job Description / Duties

Panfish Productions is seeking a talented and enthusiastic Stage Management team for our upcoming show, Stephen Joffe's "Offers of Home", running July 18th-28th at the Theatre Passe Muraille Backspace. This is the premiere production of this play, which won Panfish's 2012 New Play Contest and has spent several months in development.

Rehearsals will begin in mid-May, and will require a commitment of approximately 10-15hrs per week.

Qualifications / Required Skills

The successful candidate will have experience in managing rehearsals and calling shows. The SM will be responsible for attending all rehearsals, creating and maintaining the "show bible", taking notes during rehearsal, facilitating communications between the director, actors, designers, and production team, being present and taking notes during the tech days at the theatre, and calling the show from the booth during the run. Please note that you must be available July 15th, 16th and 17th for the show's tech days.
Technical theatre knowledge of any sort is an asset.

The ASM will be responsible for attending rehearsals as necessary, assisting the SM in any or all of their duties, being on hand during tech days at the theatre, and being present backstage during the run to act as running crew. Candidates for ASM need not have previous stage management experience.

Additional Information

Please direct any questions about the show or the company to kelizabeth@panfishproductions.ca; the script is available upon request.

Salary: Profit Share

Contact Information

Submissions should be made to  no later than 11:59pm on April 27th. Please include a resume including past stage management work and other relevant theatre experience, a cover letter telling us a little bit about yourself, and at least two references (one actor or director, and one technician or crew member).

Panfish Productions is a professional company run on a profit-share model. Submissions open to non-union Stage Managers only.

Employer Profile

Panfish débuted in 2010 with its production “4-Play: 4 One Act Plays” to rave reviews. In 2012 the company proudly presented a Canadian classic with its production of “The Melville Boys.”

Moving into the 2012-13 season, we’re excited to announce a new, more focused artistic vision: Canadian theatre with a current socio-political relevance. In plain English, that means we’re focusing on what’s going on around us: socially, politically, as Canadians. Whether through new works or classic Canadian plays with current themes, we look forward to telling our stories and to really delving into what it means to be living here, now.

 Panfish is still committed to mentoring and developing theatre artists and professionals and we feel that our new artistic direction is a perfect fit for the foundation that’s served us so well so far.

In November 2012 the company held its inaugural New Play Contest, and we’re currently hard at work developing the winning play into a part of our 2013 season.

If you’re interested in learning more about Panfish Productions and where our company is going, please feel free to visit our website at www.panfishproductions.ca

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