The Outsider - Stage Manager Submissions (Deadline: 07.03.24) | Playbill

The Outsider - Stage Manager Submissions (Deadline: 07.03.24)

CATEGORY: Technical

Act II Playhouse Ltd.
Ambler, PA

Job Details


Stage Manager

$857 weekly minimum (SPT 8) - Stage manager

Artistic Director, Tony Braithwaite
Production and Company Manager, Carolyn Dixon
Resident Stage Manager, Pat Sabato.

First Rehearsal: 9/17/24
Tech: 10/4-10/6
Previews: 10/8-10/10
Opening: 10/11
Closing: 11/3
Possible Extension: 11/10/24

Performances are Preview Tuesday 7pm, Wednesday 2pm & 8pm, Thursday 2pm, Friday & Saturday 8pm, Sunday 2pm


Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to submit.

Equity stage manager for THE OUTSIDER (See breakdown).

Act II’s work environment is friendly and collaborative; we strive for a “culture of nice” that encompasses our administrative and artistic staff, designers and artists, and our donors and patrons. Act II Playhouse is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.



An Equity Stage Manager for THE OUTSIDER from first rehearsal 9/17 to closing 11/3 with possible extension to 11/10.

Maintain Equity standards under category SPT 8.
Report directly to the Production Manager and Director.
Pre-production - communicate with cast i.e. conflicts to create and maintain rehearsal schedules in coordination with the director.
Time, track, and enforce breaks during rehearsals through tech.
Throughout the process, send daily calls, keep detailed rehearsal and performance reports.
Act as a point of contact and foster clear communication between cast, production, and designers.
Keep a list of your production responsibilities and oversee/manage the responsibilities of your ASM.
This position requires working hours that include weekdays, nights and weekends.

Preferred Skills & Attributes:
Membership in Actors’ Equity Association required.
Experience with and knowledge of equity standards, work experience as an Equity Stage Manager in a professional theater setting.
Ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a dynamic, creative environment.
A proven track record of experience working in many roles backstage preferred.
Excellent communication and organizational skills with an attention to detail and accuracy.
Ability to create and maintain a clean and welcoming environment for our casts and designers.
A passion for live performance and the arts.
We’re looking for the person who has all the answers or isn’t afraid to ask for them.

This is by no means a comprehensive list of everything we require from a stage manager at Act II. The stage manager is arguably the most important role in every production. We recognize that this is a position of great trust and responsibility and will provide a more detailed list of our expectations for this role to applicants we wish to interview.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to Carolyn Dixon, Production Manager. We appreciate the interest of all applicants for this position. However, only candidates selected for consideration will be contacted.

Deadline: 07/03/2024

[email protected]


SPT $857 weekly minimum (SPT 8) - Stage manager




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