Stage Manager

Job #578

Job Type Full Time
Location Athens, Georgia
Field Management
Post Date Jan 30, 2020

The University of Georgia Performing Arts Center seeks applications for a full time stage manager. Part of a team of three full time production professionals, the Stage Manager is responsible for performance logistics for all stages at the Performing Arts Center and other venues as expected. The position performs stage management for music performances, event, and some theatre/dance productions; coordinates with guest artists, hall tenants, faculty, UGA staff, students and venue staff; and independently maintains and operates sound and lighting systems.

The Stage Manager works directly with guest performing artists and/or company managers to start performances on time and keep productions flowing; manages and maintains all performance related equipment and supplies; works with Production Manager to advance events occurring in performance spaces, including preliminary discussions with artists on contractual requirements, crew, lighting, sound, orchestra equipment, staging, transportation, and scheduling; and supervises, trains and schedules temporary or part-time stage crew personnel, including hourly and student workers.

The Stage Manager works closely with other university units to coordinate staging expectations of their productions and events in the venue and performs other production-related tasks as necessary or as assigned by the Production Manager.

Non-traditional hours, including evenings and weekends, are required for this position.

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Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate.

Working knowledge of stagecraft, sound and lighting systems; working knowledge of music concert production; familiarity with various types of performing artists, students and faculty; ability to remain calm and pleasant; knowledge of computers. Must have a valid driver's license and be able to safely operate a vehicle.