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Events Stage Manager and production assistant

Length of Commitment: 3/2/2018 - 3/24/2018 and 4/16/2018 - 6/30/2018

Purpose of position: Assist Associate Production Manager and General Management Coordinator to meet the administrative and stage management needs of event rentals inside the theatre spaces. Assist in the coordination of event activities in theater spaces and act as a Non-AEA Stage Manager for all event rentals within the above period. Provide general support for the Production Department as needed, which may include general office and clerical support.

Minimum/core requirements

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of Stage Management in a theatrical setting.
  • Must be highly organized, self-starter with experience creating and maintaining paperwork for theatre.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Evening and weekend work required.

Skills Required

  • Ability to support the needs of a wide variety of performance aesthetics and technical operations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting.

Prefered Skills and Experience

  • Special Event Stage Management - Corporate, music and dance performance experience a plus.
  • Must be able to lead a room of non-theatre clients.

Specific duties include,
but are not limited to

  • Preparation of documentation for incoming events and productions.
  • Preparation of schedules, running sheets and track sheets.
  • Assist in the scheduling of space requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Associate Production Manager or General Management Coordinator.

Major responsibilities

  • Assist Associate Production Manager and General Management Coordinator to meet the administrative and stage management needs of event rentals inside theatre spaces.
  • Serve as Stage Manager and/or Production Coordinator for activities in theaters and outside spaces as necessary during the above period.
  • Liase with Production Department Heads as needed to support technical and personnel needs of events.

To Apply

Send cover letter and resume to:

Joel Krause
Production Manager
Arena Stage
1101 6th St. SW
Washington, DC 20024
Email: jobs@arenastage.org

No calls please.

Arena Stage values diversity in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.