Stage Manager - 2018 - 2019 Season

Gateway Center for Performing Arts is seeking a Stage Manager for its upcoming 2018-2019 season. This is a stipend paid position.

Summary
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

SCHEDULE

The Music Man
Production Meetings: TBD

Auditions: August 18th and 19th, 2018

Rehearsals:

*SUBJECT TO SLIGHT CHANGE IN DAYS AN TIMES*
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.

September 18th, 2018 - December 2nd, 2018
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturdays: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Potential Sunday Rehearsals:
Sunday, September 30th: 2:00 PM - 8:00PM
Sunday, October 14th: 2:00PM - 8:00PM
Sunday, November 4th: 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Sunday, November 18th: 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
*No rehearsal November 21st - 25th
 

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

Show Week
December 3rd - 9th
Monday - Friday, 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Performances

Friday, December 7th at 7:00 PM
Saturday, December 8th at 2:00 PM and 7:00PM
Sunday, December 9th at 2:00 PM

Titanic
Production Meetings:
 TBD

Auditions: November 10th and 11th, 2018

Rehearsals:

*SUBJECT TO SLIGHT CHANGE IN DAYS AN TIMES*
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.

January 15th, 2019 - April 7th, 2019
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturdays: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Potential Sunday Rehearsals:
Sunday, January 27th: 2:00 PM - 8:00PM
Sunday, February 24th: 2:00PM - 8:00PM
Sunday, March 10th: 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Sunday, March 31st: 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Sunday, April 7th: 1 pm - 9 pm

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

Show Week
April 8th - 14th, 2019
Monday - Friday, 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Performances

Friday, April 12th at 7:00 PM
Saturday, April 13th at 2:00 PM and 7:00PM
Sunday, April 14th at 2:00 PM

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