New Edgecliff Theatre | Assistant Stage Manager
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Assistant Stage Manager

New Edgecliff Theatre is seeking experienced candidates for the remainder of the 2017-18 season: Assistant Stage Manager.  The position is a per-production stipend paid position.


Job Description

The Assistant Stage Manager supports the Stage Manager in the dual function of assistant to the director and production staff during the rehearsal period. The ASM then becomes the person assumes responsibility for specific elements of the production during the actual performance (eg. light or sound board operation, backstage supervision, stage crew supervision, etc.) The duties and responsibilities listed here are incomplete; they serve as only a guide. A good Assistant Stage Manager must be able to adapt to the needs of each production.

Daily contact must be maintained with the entire production staff in order to communicate all of the various bits of information pertaining to the production. The ASM may assist in the creation and distribution of the Daily Rehearsal Report and the Performance Report. The reports serve as a two way communication between all members of the production staff. Rehearsal reports should be completed at the end of each day and e-mailed to the production staff within 24 hours.

The duties and procedures of the ASM will vary with the nature of the script, production, rehearsal, Director of the Production, and Designers. A good ASM must be able to adapt to the needs of each production. An Assistant Stage Manager assists with routine duties. Both the Stage Manager and the Assistant Stage Manager must attend production meetings.


This is stipend-paid position. Local candidates only, please.


Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.