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Associate Stage Manager [Twelve Month Contract]

Position Overview:

The Associate Stage Manager will assist the organization in fulfilling its mission of educating, entertaining and engaging audiences of all ages through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming.  The Associate Stage Manager coordinates rehearsal and performance needs for TCT’s Studio Theater and TCT on Tour Productions at the Red Bank Road facility, along with The Production Stage Manager. The Associate Stage Manager will also act as an Assistant Stage Manager for MainStage Productions when scheduling allows.
The Associate Stage Manager of The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati reports directly to the  Production Manager, working in tandem with The Production Stage Manager, Technical Director, and the Associate Artistic Director.

Minimum Qualifications:
Ability to read written music
Broad understanding of all aspects of technical theatre
Experience working with Labor Union Crews, children, and volunteers
Ability to oversee schedules for technical departments and performers
Knowledge of Microsoft Office
Ability to work with people from a wide variety of backgrounds
Education Level:
Bachelor’s degree in Theater Arts or related field, or equivalent work experience in Theatre Production.   

Main Responsibilities:
  The Associate Stage Manager’s duties include but are not limited to:

TCT | MainStage
•   Assist in managing schedules for technical department and casts along with Production Manager and Production Stage Manager
•   Assist Production Stage Manager with duties related to MainStage Productions when Studio Theater and TCT on Tour Red Bank show scheduling allows. This would include:
•   Attending all available meetings, rehearsals, and performances for the MainStage production for which they are involved
•   Assist in set up of Red Bank Rd. and Taft Theatre rehearsals and performances.
•   Assist in paperwork generally associated with Stage Management including crew running paperwork and prompt book creation.
•   Assist in performer choreography and blocking record-keeping
•   Assist with coordination of MainStage season auditions

TCT | Studio Theater
•   Along with Production and Artistic teams, create schedules for technical department and casts
•   General Stage Management Duties required by the production including set up of the rehearsal and performance space and creating, maintaining, and distributing all paperwork including a prompt book containing blocking and production cues.
•   Attend all meetings, rehearsals, and performances for the Studio Theater.
•   Assist in performer choreography and blocking record-keeping during staging rehearsals as well as play pre-recorded music cues.
•   Along with Production and Artistic teams, coordinate and attend season auditions

Education and Outreach
•    Acts as the Stage Manager for the final performances of TCT | Academy classes.

•   Coordinate and attend auditions and callbacks, assisting with tracking and      paperwork where necessary.   
•   Distribute Callback and Casting Material to and from directors and auditionees

Technical Theatre Coordination
•   Along with the Production Stage Manager, create and manage technical schedules and IATSE crew needs.
•   Assist with unloading scenery, prop, and wardrobe trucks after load out from the theater as available
•   Manage strike of Studio and TCT on Tour performances at Red Bank.

•   Health, vision and dental benefits available, partially subsidized by employer contributions, after a waiting period
•   403(b) retirement plan participation available with eligibility for an employer match after one year of credited service
•   Generous PTO based on years of service
•   Generous paid holiday schedule

How to Apply:
•   Send cover letter, resume, and at least one letter of reference to: New Member Link: [nonactive], Subject line: Associate Stage Manager Application
•   Application deadline: March 11, 2016
•   Start Date: August 2016

Organizational Overview:

TCT’s mission is to educate, entertain and engage audiences of all ages through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming.  We fulfill our mission through three primary programs:
•   TCT | MainStage – We welcome 90,000 children, teachers, and family members from across the Tri-State, to one of our four family-friendly and professional musical theater productions at the historic Taft.
•   TCT | On Tour! – We see over 90,000 children and their families at one of our touring performances or during an arts-integration workshop or residency.
•   TCT | Academy – Over 600 children will be provided fine arts instruction, including the group that participates in the four-week intensive STAR summer program where we offer professional musical theatre training to some of the region’s most talented youth.

•   Create smiles, open minds, and touch hearts.
•   Harness theater experiences and the arts as forces for education and understanding.
•   Create meaningful shared arts experiences.
•   Present award winning and nationally recognized productions and arts education programming.
•   Foster a work environment of excellence, creativity, and innovation.

Core Beliefs:
•   We believe in the power of theater to enrich lives and create deeper understandings of people, cultures, and perspectives.
•   We believe that our audiences deserve high quality experiences that are rich with wonder, honesty, compassion, joy, and wisdom.
•   We believe that the arts and education are not mutually exclusive.
•   We believe that the art we create must respect the diversity of our community.
•   We believe in the power of integrated arts education to enrich our lives and our communities.


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