Stage Management Apprentice


Apprenticeship Description

The Stage Management Apprentice assist the Resident Stage Managers in mainstage productions in addition to serving as stage managers and assistant stage managers in PTC production.

Ideal for aspiring stage managers, production managers and production assistants

Alumni include resident AEA stage managers, production stage managers, production assistants and stage management professors

Learning Goals

  • Learn how Equity rehearsal rooms and performances operate along with the bylaws of the union and its function within a large arts organization
  • Learn to assist actors, directors, designers, and fellow stage managers in the execution and advancement of their work, both artistically and logistically
  • Learn how to navigate the job application process for future positions
  • Learn about the other artistic and administrative departments and how they interact with stage managers from rehearsal through performance

Learning Strategies

  • Assist the Equity Stage Managers in facilitating the rehearsal process, technical process, and performance in day-to-day tasks.
  • Act as the stage manager and/or assistant stage manager for Professional Training Company productions
  • Create and manage rehearsal schedules
  • Manage communication between departments
  • Organize crew responsibilities and execute the performances accordingly
  • Process documents to generally assure expedient and reliable organization of day to day aspects of the department

 

Ideal Candidates Should Possess

  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • An ability to work on multiple projects and tasks in fast-paced and high-pressure situations
  • Flexibility to respond to the needs of various collaborators and to rapidly changing circumstances and personalities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with strong computer literacy

ACTORS THEATRE IS COMMITTED TO RECRUITING AND FOSTERING A DIVERSE COMMUNITY OF STAFF AND APPRENTICES. INDIVIDUALS FROM TRADITIONALLY UNDER-REPRESENTED GROUPS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. AA/EOE

 

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Apprenticeship Dates

Late July 2019 through April 2020

to apply

Applicants for this position should submit:

  1. Resume with contact information for at least three references
  2. Cover letter
  3. Two letters of recommendation

Please address application materials to Paul Holmes, Production Stage Manager.

If you have any questions about the application process, please email our recruitment coordinator at ptc@actorstheatre.org.

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Actors Theater of Louisville
316 West Main St.
Louisville, KY 40202
Box Office: 502.584.1205
502.371.0956 TDD

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