Bellevue Youth Theatre Seeks Resident Stage Managers

Bellevue Youth Theatre


About the project and the company

Bellevue Youth Theatre is hiring Resident Stage Managers!

Resident Stage Managers are responsible for facilitating communication between director(s), BYT staff, creative and technical departments, participants, and parents/guardians. Assist director(s) with record keeping and organization; ensure protocols and procedures are followed during rehearsals; Responsible for accurate timekeeping and documentation of rehearsals and performances. Must be able to call performances over headset to booth technicians.

This is a continuous, part-time position. Upon the completion of one production, stage managers will be assigned to new projects. Stage Managers can anticipate working on 2-3 productions/camps a year minimum, approximately 15-20 hours per week, annually. Salary ranges from $17.55-$24.22/hr DOE.

The Bellevue Youth Theatre is dedicated to providing theater arts opportunities for all young people, regardless of income or ability. We produce 11 mainstage shows a year in addition to 9 weeks of theatre day camps. Everyone who auditions will receive a role.

*Only candidates who submit an online application will be considered:

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities - Plan, organize, and manage pre-production meetings, rehearsals, tech and dress rehearsals, and performances for Bellevue Youth Theatre. - Create rehearsal reports daily for productions and distribute them to appropriate personnel. - Track props, costumes, projections, and scenic elements throughout the production. - Assist with and oversee auditions. - Supervise participants during rehearsal. Manage large groups; keep participants on task and focused. - Utilize proper safety practices and procedures. - Maintain a variety of files and records; enter and retrieve information from a computer. - Able to work weekends and nights as needed. - Train, monitor, and oversee volunteers and assistant stage managers. Supervision Received and Exercised: Reports to designated Program Coordinator.

Required Qualifications

Qualifications Knowledge of: - Theatrical rehearsal and performance protocols. - General theatre etiquette. - Producing licensed productions. - Stage management responsibilities. - Schedules and time-management. - Working with children and young people. Ability to: - Create concise and specific rehearsal schedules. - Communicate with a variety of theatre personnel in a timely and professional manner. - Manage large groups of participants. - Track attendance and communicate with director and participants/parents regarding absences, conflicts, and emergencies. - Communicate director’s notes/vision with designers, cast, guardians, etc. - Be on book and call lines during rehearsals. - Create and maintain prompt book. - Call the show over headset to lights, sound, projections. - Collaboratively lead a team of volunteer stagehands and booth operators. - Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. - Multi-task at a high level of proficiency. - Remain calm and clear-headed in stressful or extraordinary circumstances. - Work in a fast-paced environment. Education and Experience Guidelines - Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. Education/Training: - Some coursework (or equivalent study) in theatre, education, stage management, or a combination thereof. - Must be at least 18 years of age. Experience: - Two years (or equivalent) working with children and/or large groups. - Some stage management experience preferred. - Prior work experience in education, customer service, hospitality, and/or working with the public is preferred, but not required. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Skill using computer software programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. - Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. - Energetic, reliable, trustworthy, with the ability to work effectively leading a team. Other Requirements -Must pass a criminal background check.

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Bellevue WA

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Only candidates who submit an online application will be considered:

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