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Arienne

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Finding SM's to hire
« on: Apr 07, 2009, 05:31 pm »
I am a stage manager, but also a producer who was assigned to hire SM's for our upcoming Equity Showcase production in NYC. I didn't think it would be difficult, but am having to worst time finding anyone. I have contacted all the SM's I know and they have send me recommendations and nobody is available. I have posted on Backstage Jobs, Craig's List, Gloria list (NYC based), Stage Managers' Association even here on SM Network. In the process of posting on Equity. Does anyone have any suggestions or other places I could post?

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Re: Finding SM's to hire
« Reply #1 on: Apr 07, 2009, 08:19 pm »
It costs $20, but I say post on playbill.com.  Almost everyone checks there for jobs.
Good luck.

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Re: Finding SM's to hire
« Reply #2 on: Apr 07, 2009, 08:27 pm »
also, post the job here on SMnetwork
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Re: Finding SM's to hire
« Reply #3 on: Apr 07, 2009, 09:55 pm »
I've seen showcase postings on the AEA website. It can't hurt.


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Re: Finding SM's to hire
« Reply #4 on: Apr 08, 2009, 11:40 am »
I've posted on Equity and gotten many responses to the listing.

I feel like I've seen your listing (I don't remember where) and even passed it on to a few friends, but there were too many conflicts.

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Re: Finding SM's to hire
« Reply #5 on: Apr 08, 2009, 07:51 pm »
This doesn't answer your question of where to post, but I recommend you post the job as far in advance as possible. Even if you have a range of dates, but not specific dates, post something and start looking. SMs, as you know, book ourselves years out whenever possible. There will always be people who can jump on a show at the last minute, but it's always best for everyone to get the team together early.