Asolo Repertory Theatre
Sarasota, FL
UNION | Professional Job

Expires: 07/24/24

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Full time


$1395 per week

Title: Resident Production Stage Manager

Asolo Repertory Theatre Sarasota, Florida Class: Full-Time, 1395/week
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Asolo Rep (LORT B) Florida+rsquo;s premier professional theatre and one of the most important cultural forces in the Southeastern U.S is seeking to fill its Resident Production Stage Manager Position beginning no later than August of 2024 with the potential to ASM under current PSM in April . This is a full time year round staff position which requires candidate be a resident of the community. Relocation assistance may be available

General Summary: The Resident PSM is responsible for the proper scheduling, coordination and implementation of all theatrical activities taking place in Asolo Rep+rsquo;s rehearsal halls and stages. As a key member of Production Staff the PSM contributes to the overall culture of the organization contributing to the effective operations of the theatre.

Essential Functions:

+middot; Serve as SM for productions within the season as determined by the Artistic Director and Production Manager, including musicals and plays in the rotating repertory season.

o Ensure that the rules of all rehearsal schedules, performances etc. as set forth in the LORT AEA Agreement are adhered to.

o Day-to-day management of SM staff.

o Prepare for and be present at all rehearsals and performances of assigned productions.

o Ensure safe and sanitary working conditions in all rehearsal and performance spaces

o Call, schedule and coordinate all rehearsals, note sessions and any other calls.

o Write and distribute daily rehearsal and performance reports detailing the events and needs of the day to each production department and key administrative staff.

o Schedule and attend meetings with Production department heads about show-specific needs.

o Be present on the deck or in communication from the booth with all backstage areas during all assigned technical rehearsals + performances and call the cues of assigned production.

o Assemble and maintain the production script for the actual technical and artistic operation of the production. File the production script securely with the theatre.

o Maintain the artistic intentions of the director and the theatre after opening to the best of their ability, which includes giving notes and calling rehearsals when necessary.

o Ensure that understudies are rehearsed and prepared. In the event of an understudy going on, schedule and run a put-in rehearsal for the understudy and coordinate with production and FOH to ensure that the transition is safe and smooth and that all needs are met.

o Consult with Education, Marketing, Development, + Artistic Administration on guest artists+lsquo;(actors, directors, choreographers, and musicians) involvement in events, interviews, and special appearances. Assist in planning and executing events that include live performances from acting company members.

o Maintain responsibility for other duties as outlined in the Actors+rsquo; Equity Association Rule Book.

+middot; Collaborate with Asolo Rep's Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access Team to help implement and propel the work of the Team, assist in moving the organization forward, creating a more inclusive, intentionally anti-racist culture.

+middot; Serve as SM mentor for fall Educational tour.

o Attend the majority of rehearsals, tech, and first performance(s) on the road to provide guidance and support to SM Apprentice on the tour.

+middot; Collaborate with the Production Manager regarding the creation/upkeep of the season production calendar. Assist in keeping the online production calendar up-to-date.

+middot; Assist Casting Associate and Director of Conservatory with understudy casting.

o Provide insight and logistics about how understudies will be rehearsed and integrated into performances if called upon to go on.

o Schedule understudy rehearsals (in communication with FSU).

+middot; Collaborate with General Management and the music director (when applicable) to schedule and staff band rehearsals.

+middot; Consult with Production + General Management with regards to staffing the SM department, including determining stage management tracks and identifying potential hires.

+middot; Responsible for all on-boarding of new SM+rsquo;s and SM Apprentices, including building tour + introductions to key staff, key + alarm code distribution, introduction to petty cash system, and ensuring access to computers, printers, copiers.

+middot; Supervise stage management staff and submit all overtime payments and other payments required by the LORT-AEA CBA.

+middot; Provide support to stage management staff throughout the season.

+middot; Order and maintain supplies for all rehearsal spaces.

+middot; Attend bi-weekly production department meetings.

+middot; Seasonal updates to SM handbook.

Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

+middot; Ability to lead, motivate and communicate with directors, designers, actors, production team and management.

+middot; Strong working knowledge of the artistic and technical aspects of production.

+middot; Strong organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills.

+middot; Strong working knowledge of the application of the LORT-AEA Collective Bargaining Agreement.

+middot; Ability to anticipate problems and solve them creatively and in a timely manner.

+middot; Sufficient computer skills for scheduling, calendaring, and reporting.

+middot; Member in good standing of Actors Equity Association.

+middot; 3- 5 years prior Stage Management experience

+middot; Prior LORT experience is encouraged

+middot; Hours vary with the production calendar and show assignments. Work shifts include afternoon and evening hours, weekend hours.

Asolo Repertory Theatre is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status.


Michael Rodgers

Production Manager



(941) 351-9010

Business Address

5555 N Tamiami Tr

Sarasota, FL 34243

Venue Address

Asolo Rep

5555 N Tamiami Tr

Sarasota, FL 34243

Posted: 01/24/2024 20:46:32 EST

Last Updated: 01/25/2024 04:00 EST

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