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Stage Manager

Updated May 23, 2023


Stage Managers are responsible for facilitating the technical details of a theatrical production, assisting the director during rehearsals, overseeing scheduling, keeping the prompt book, managing cast relations and distributing information. Stage Managers assume full responsibility for the stage during a play’s performance and are provided a small stipend. Stage Manager candidates are required to:

  • Commit to a schedule that fulfills the following needs — This is a show-specific opportunity. – There will be a set schedule for the show, which requires the stage manager to commit to 5-6 days of work per week, 4 + hours a day (evenings & weekends), for a period of 9-12 weeks (first rehearsal – strike).  Attendance for weekly (weekday) production meetings and attendance at the audition weekend is also encouraged.
  • Be an adult with prior stage management experience and solid references
  • Be a punctual, self-motivated and well-organized individual with excellent focus and attention to detail
  • Be able to create and sustain a pleasant work environment for show staff, volunteer cast, and volunteer crew
  • Interview with Production Stage Manager,  Ashley J. Nickas, prior to appointment
  • Have reliable transportation

Stage Managers are generally hired in April and May, before the season begins. If you have an interest in being considered for any open stage management positions or being considered when hiring begins next season, please Apply Here. Also, submit a resume, cover letter, and references to the Production Stage Manager.

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Lohrey Theatre

Seats up to 411

Both the Lohrey Theatre and the Next Stage Theatre are wheelchair accessible with a handicapped accessible restroom on the same level as the main lobby to both venues. The Lohrey Theatre also provides hearing assisted equipment to any who may require or request it, at no charge.

Lohrey Theatre Seating Chart

(Next Stage is open seating)

Next Stage

Seats up to 110

The black box Next Stage seats up to 110 and is also wheelchair accessible with state of the art equipment for sound and lighting.