Theatre Stage Manager

Patwith Consult

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

We're looking for a motivated, collaborative, hard-working individual able to multi-task with strong attention to detail.

An essential skill for theatre stage managers is people's management, their role is to coordinate all aspects of a theatre company to ensure the successful delivery of the performance.

Stage managers typically provide practical and organizational support to the director, actors, designers, stage crew and technicians throughout the production process. They also are the director's representative during performances, making sure that the production runs smoothly.

 

KEY DUTIES:

Stage managers have several key duties to perform in each phase of a production, including:

Scheduling and running rehearsals

Communicating the director's wishes to designers and crafts people.

Coordinating the work of the stage crew.

Calling cues and possibly actors' entrances during performance.

Overseeing the entire show each time it is performed.

Scheduling and running rehearsals.

Communicating the director's wishes to designers and crafts people.

Coordinating the work of the stage crew.

Calling cues and possibly actors' entrances during performance.

Overseeing the entire show each time it is performed.

The stage manager and the technical director also work out a smooth and efficient plan for the stage crew to follow during set changes.

Furniture and prop plans for complicated sets are drawn up by the stage manager and technical designer to show exactly where the furniture and props are to be positioned on stage at the beginning of each scene and sometimes in the wings.

 

REQUIREMENT:

Theater management and The Art of Directing.

A working knowledge of sets, costumes and lighting is advantageous to effectively act as a liaison between the myriad crews in backstage production.

Summary

Company

Patwith Consult

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Creatives(Arts, Design, Fashion)

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years

Salary

₦200,000.00 ‐ ₦250,000.00 per month

Application Deadline

Friday