stage manager

Russell Sandifer (
Wed, 10 Jun 1998 11:44:57 -0400

Good Morning,

My assistant & stage manager, Ami, says she will be leaving in September. Do
any of you know of anyone that might be interested in an entry level staff
position. I need someone with a variety of skills, but who will work cheap.
This is a twelve month position and the starting pay is around $22,000 plus
benefits. I can't offically advertise until I get her resignation, and she
will be in techs all this week, I will be gone next week, and the university
is slow, so it may not advertise until late July!

Job Requirements:
* experience as a stage manager
* computer skills
Must - Macintosh experience (or ready to learn quickly)
word processing (we use Microsoft Word),
Internet savy (WWW authoring a plus)
Stong Need - database (Filemaker Pro), spreadsheets (Lotus 1-2-3),
Scheduling (Now Up-to-Date), networking
Desired - Director & Photoshop experience
* basic technical theatre skills - basic scenery and prop construction,
knowledge of audio and video equipment and recording procedures,
implementation of lighting designs. Scenic Artistry a PLUS!
* (to start with full salary) Three years experience in fine arts production
(some university training may apply)

Duties will include but not limited to:
* Assisstant Production Management of all shows
scheuling of rehearsal and performance space
processing of related paperwork
purchasing and some book keeping
cataloging of departmental video and audio recordings
production communications

* Technical direction & assistance
hang, circuit, and focus lighting designs (ETC console experience a PLUS)
occasionally construct some scenery or props
simple rigging
painting (scenic artistry a real PLUS)
theatre maintenance
some digital and analog audio recording (CD, DAT, hard drive, cassettes)
video recording and dubbing

* Assist faculty safety and security chairperson
issuing and control of keys
alarm instruction
security of building - locking studios and building at night when
security person on
vacation etc...