Job Title/s: Stage Manager and Technical Stage Manager (two positions)
Responsible to: Executive Director and the Production Manager
Application Closes: Thursday 10th October
Interviews: Thursday 17th October in London
Rehearsals Start: Monday 24th February 2020 in London
Tech week: Monday 16 March – Stockton on Tees
1st Show: Thursday 19th March – Stockton on Tees
Final Show: Saturday 18th April – London
Returns: Monday 20th April
Contract and hours
These are full-time positions. Hours are dependent on agreed rehearsal times and show running times in line with ITC/Equity agreement.
Technical Stage Manager position
Dates: – Monday 16 March – Stockton on Tees/ 9 March (locations as per schedule above)
Pay: £483 per week for 5 weeks plus overtime/holiday pay and subsistence on tour. Plus 3 extra days paid at £100/day (returns and 2 days during week beginning 9th March for introductions and pre-production week planning).
The role will involve working with our director, designers and production manager to stage manage the sound, lighting and visuals of the show. The TSM will be required to oversee all technical aspects on tour and to operate the show (potentially in conjunction with the stage manager). They will liaise with tour venues, in conjunction with the production manager, and will be responsible for relighting the show on tour.
They will also be required to drive a Luton van, to load and unload the set, and to assist the stage manager to fit up and strike the set in each venue.
We are looking for an individual with experience of touring in a similar position and someone with a through grounding in technical theatre. Experience in the Disability Arts field is an advantage.
We will pay £483 per week plus overtime/holiday pay for a total of 5 weeks. Per diems will be paid on tour. All accommodation and touring travel costs will be paid by the company.
Stage Manager position
Dates: Monday 24th February 2020 – Saturday 18th April (locations as per schedule above)
Pay: £483 per week for 8 wks plus overtime/holiday pay and subsistence on tour. Plus 1 day for returns, paid at £100/day.
The role will involve overseeing rehearsals, including sending out rehearsal calls, preparing the venue, being on the book, distributing notes and assisting the Director and Production Manager. During the tour they will take charge of the set, costumes and props and general stage management. They may need to operate during the show.
They will be required to drive a Luton van, to load and unload the set and equipment, and will be responsible for the show reports. They will lead on fit-up and strike assisted by the TSM. We are looking for an individual with experience of touring in a similar position and someone with a through grounding in stage management. Experience of disability arts is an advantage.
We will pay £483 per week plus overtime/holiday pay for a total of 8 weeks. Per diems will be paid on tour. All accommodation and touring travel costs will be paid by the company.
To apply please send a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org including ‘SM’ (for the Stage Manager role ) or ‘TSM’ (for the Technical Stage Manager role) in the subject line, or by post to Vital Xposure, Empire 2, 291 Mare St, London E8 1EJ