Looking for experienced summer Stage Manager for a new devised theater work!

Swim Pony


About the project and the company

Swim Pony – a critically acclaimed devised theater company recently relocated to Seattle is looking for a stage manager for a three-week rehearsal workshop this summer. The project, called The Stupidest, Scariest Time, explores overwork culture in modern life with a surreal and comedic bent. Inspired by the New York Times best-selling book Four Thousand Weeks the show will be a kaleidoscopic clown performance that explores existential dread and the futile desire to “life-hack” one’s way out of the brevity of existence. It follows five lost fools as they blindly stumble through the history of human work in search of a better way to live.

Job Description

The process will take place July 17th - August 4th at the Glenn Hughes Penthouse on UW's campus and be led by faculty member Adrienne Mackey with an ensemble of professional artists. The pay for the duration will be $750/week with rehearsals Monday - Friday from 2 - 8pm.

Required Qualifications

Candidates should be highly organized and self-motivated, familiar with standard stage management protocols (sending daily calls, setting up the space, tracking breaks, sending rehearsal reports), and also able to operate a phone or camera to record scenes and then save them to an online storage drive. Tracking and organization of in-progress created materials is a critical part of this role in the process. 

Other details

Familiarity with previous devising processes a big plus!

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Audition location

Seattle Washington

Submission instructions

To learn more please email adrienne@swimpony.org. To submit please send a resume and short statement (a paragraph is fine) of interest. 

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