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Stage Manager

CATEGORY: Technical

The Atlanta Opera
Atlanta, GA


Kenneth Timmons

Job Details


Stage Manager for Spring 2023 Discoveries Series

Reports to: Production Stage Manager

FLSA Status: N/A

Employment Status: Independent Contractor

Supervisory Requirements: No

Dates: March 1, 2023 to April 2, 2023 (inclusive)

Salary: $1025/week + Housing & $350 travel stipend


The Stage Manager is a contract employee who, under the guidance of the Production Stage Manager, will organize the documentation, preparation, and running of all rehearsals and performances for the upcoming production of The Snowy Day. They will also maintain a working score for assigned production, and other duties related to stage management as assigned.


· Perform those duties that are industry standard for the position

· Run all rehearsals

· Call performances

· Create, maintain, and distribute running paperwork, as assigned

· Set up rehearsal rooms

· Assist PSM with all scheduling needs for the production

· Assist with the collection, organization, and running of rehearsal props and costume pieces for the rehearsal room

· Create and distribute daily rehearsal notes & performance reports

· Help to maintain order and discipline at all rehearsals and performances

· Archive all final production paperwork in the digital archives

· Other duties as assigned


· Excellent written and oral communication skills

· Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

· Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite, especially Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel

· Ability to work independently and meet deadlines

· Exceptional time management skills

· Ability to lead & work collaboratively within a team and with multiple departments

· Attention to detail

· Ability to communicate with and effectively organize large groups of people, in both rehearsal and performance


· Bachelor or Associate degree in Theatre or related field preferred

· At least 3 years of experience in professional live theatrical production

· Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds

· Ability to communicate using a phone and headset

· Have a valid driver’s license

· Ability to work in an outdoor environment

· Ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time


Mar 1, 2023 - Apr 2, 2023


$1,025Wk + Housing and $350 Travel Stipend



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