stage management

Assistant Professor - Stage Management

The Department of Theatre Arts at Ithaca College invites applications for a renewable, three-year, non-tenure eligible, assistant professor position from candidates with expertise in stage management.

Terminal degree in an appropriate field required (must be completed by August 2019). Criteria that will be considered when reviewing candidates include: significant recent professional stage management experience operating under the guidelines of Actors’ Equity Association, dedication to active and engaged mentorship of young people, a commitment to fostering an inclusive creative environment, and the ability to teach in a college setting. An ideal candidate will also collaborate effectively with both colleague and student directors, designers, technicians, and performers, work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures, and possess strong time-management and organizational skills.

A full position description and application requirements may be found at http://ithaca.peopleadmin.com/postings/14751.Screening of applications will begin immediately; for full consideration, applications should be received by October 20, 2018.

Chair of Stage Management

Yale School of Drama seeks a senior professor to teach, oversee faculty and curriculum, recruit students, and serve in administrative capacity for a leading three-year conservatory MFA stage management program. Position also serves as Stage Management Advisor for Yale Repertory Theatre. Applicants should show leadership in the field, significant professional work in the theater at an advanced level, teaching experience, and demonstrated commitment to practices promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion. Position requires advanced interpersonal, written and verbal communication, strategic thinking, prioritization, time-management, and problem solving skills, as well as a strongly demonstrated commitment to safety in the entertainment industry. The appointment will be as an Associate Professor Adjunct or Professor in the Practice of Stage Management for an initial term of up to three (3) years, beginning July 1, 2019, renewable, and includes competitive salary with full faculty benefits.

To apply please submit a cover letter, C.V., and three (3) letters of reference. Materials should be submitted through Interfolio, which is free to applicants: http://apply.interfolio.com/53364. Review of applications will begin September 1, 2018.

Yale University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and considers applicants for employment without regard to—and does not discriminate on the basis of—an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Stage Management and Production Management Apprenticeship

Triad Stage, an LOA to LORT D theater, is seeking a Stage Management and Production Management Apprentice for the 2018/2019 Season. The Stage Management and Production Management apprentice will report to the Stage Manager and Production Manager. The Apprentice will serve as assistant stage manager for three to four shows during the season. Apprentice will serve as an active member of the stage management team by assisting in preparation for rehearsal, participating in rehearsals, preparing for tech, running backstage operations during performances, and attending production meetings. Apprentice will be eligible to participate in the Actor’s Equity Association Membership Candidate program if desired. Apprentice will assist the production manager through daily tasks of the production process as assigned: activities may include attending production and design meetings; taking notes and communicating with department heads; hiring run crew/overhire positions; supporting tech processes; and assisting in season planning and budgeting procedures. Production management duties will take place primarily during the times that the apprentice is not in rehearsal for a production. Ideal candidates are organized, self-motivated, strong independent problem-solvers who are capable of supervising the backstage process of a production and serving as crew head throughout the run. There is a seasonal stipend and housing available. Triad Stage has a core value of Inclusion and is actively seeking to diversify its staff. For consideration please send resume and references to lauren@triadstage.org.

Assistant Professor - Stage Management

Ithaca College invites applications for a one-year assistant professor position from candidates with a specialty in stage management. This position involves teaching courses in stage management and technical theatre, mentoring and assessing students throughout the production process, supervising the casting process, and promoting best practices for stage managers. Department service, including recruitment, is also expected. Ithaca College and the Department of Theatre Arts seek greater diversity in our faculty to broaden our academic experience. We value input from multiple viewpoints and perspectives across the college; our goal is to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity.

Terminal degree required (must be completed by August 2018). Criteria that will be considered when reviewing candidates include: significant recent professional stage management experience operating under the guidelines of Actors’ Equity Association, dedication to active and engaged mentorship of young people, a commitment to supporting diversity, and the ability to teach in a college setting. Complete details and a full job description may be found at http://ithaca.peopleadmin.com/postings/12232.

To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by October 20th.