Gateway Center for Performing Arts is seeking a Stage Manager for its upcoming production of A Little Princess. This is a stipend paid position.

Stage Manager Interns represent GCPA and its mission by helping achieve high production values in a positive and nurturing environment. Stage Manager Interns assist the Artistic Director, Director, Choreographer, and Music Director in various organizational and practical tasks through all stages of the planning, rehearsal, and performance period. This is an unpaid internship.

Responsibilities may include:

Attending production meetings
Monitoring and providing support at auditions and the initial cast meeting
Managing the arrival and dismissal of cast members
Preparing space for rehearsal, including placing set pieces and props
Taking blocking, music, and choreography notes
Tracking attendance
Working with director to create and document lighting and sound plot
Updating the daily rehearsal report
Communicating information to actors, interns, and creative team
Assisting with production by calling cues, managing backstage, or other duties

Required Qualifications:

A background in at least one performing arts discipline OR
A background in management
A strong work ethic and a high value on quality design
A driver’s license and personal transportation

Desired Skills:

Strong organizational and administrative skills
Clear and professional communication, both written and oral
Leadership and easy rapport with students of all ages
Ability to multitask and maintain composure in high-intensity situations


Production Meetings: TBD

Auditions: August 26th, 8:00am - 6:00pm AND August 27th, 12:00pm - 10:00pm


Stage Managers are responsible in assisting in opening and closing rehearsals and preparations for production week. Call times are approximately thirty minutes prior to actors' calls with some flexibility as needed.

October 24th, 2017 - January 20th, 2018
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturdays: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Potential Sunday Rehearsals:
Sunday, October 29th: 2:00 PM - 8:00PM
Sunday, November 19th: 2:00PM - 8:00PM
Sunday, December 17th: 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Sunday, January 21st: 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
*No rehearsal November 22nd - 26th
*No rehearsal December 20th - January 5th

Location - 8045 Big Bend Blvd., Webster Groves, MO 63119

Show Week
January 22nd - 26th
Monday - Friday, 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM


Friday, January 26th at 7:00 PM
Saturday, January 27th at 2:00 PM and 7:00PM
Sunday, January 28th at 2:00 PM

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