Young Victorian Theatre Company G&S since 1971 in Baltimore, MD USA

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Backstage of The Gondoliers, 2014
Backstage of The Gondoliers, 2014

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Production Manager

Young Vic is seeking an experienced production manager to manage and supervise the technical and logistical needs of our summer 2018 production of The Mikado.

  • This is a paid position for one production
  • Initial production prep begins around April 15
  • Rehearsals begin June 22
  • Performances are July 14, 15, 19, 21, 22

The ideal candidate will have experience and/or knowledge of:

Stage and Set

  • Coordinate with our existing rental set provider for load-in and assembly
  • Work with stage director to determine any extra or minor set or property pieces needed
  • Handle rented backdrops for installation on theatre’s rigging system
  • Install existing wall partition for orchestra pit (requires removing one row of seats)
  • Ensure a safe working environment both onstage and backstage
  • Manage other stage-related needs as they arise

Technical Direction

  • Lighting design: Create lighting design or work with lighting designer
  • Coordinate stage crew to assemble, install, hang and configure all lighting equipment
  • Handle all requirements for technical booth operations, including surtitles projector
  • Manage tech week and technical rehearsals efficiently and professionally
  • Order, purchase or rent special equipment, materials and supplies
  • Ensure stage and equipment is checked and ready before each performance

Stage Crew and Creative Team

  • Hire, supervise and work closely with an experienced stage manager
  • Help recruit, and supervise and work with stage crew and volunteers
  • Assign and work with volunteers or contractors to handle props for the show
  • Assign and coordinate stage crew for efficient scenic and curtain changes
  • Coordinate with theatre facility manager as needed
  • Consult with stage director on special effects as needed
  • Work with music director to handle requests concerning orchestra pit
  • Communicate directly with front of house staff and stage manager during performances to manage timing of show start and intermission

Post Show Strike

  • Supervise a safe and efficient strike of the set immediately following final performance
  • Coordinate load out of rented stage set into set provider’s transportation
  • Coordinate return of all rented equipment, props, scenery, backdrops and other items
  • Removal of orchestra pit wall and reinstall front row of seats
  • Ensure shop, backstage, and theatre premises returned to original condition

Other Requirements

The production manager has many important responsibilities which may be quite challenging. As a result, the successful candidate should possess personal skills, abilities and knowledge:

  • Work with diverse group of people
  • Respectful to colleagues, directors, staff, volunteers and performers
  • Think creatively to meet challenges with limited resources
  • Organized, prepared and proactive
  • Create, implement and adhere to schedules
  • Show attention to detail and anticipate potential problems
  • Exercise good judgment, decisiveness and discretion
  • Flexible and adaptable as the situation requires
  • Responsive to requests and to time-sensitive matters
  • Awareness of proper production safety procedures
  • Calm and professional demeanor, sense of humor encouraged

How To Apply

Qualified candidates should send an email with:

  • An introduction and brief overview of your experience in the email body
  • Your resume as an attachment (pdf, docx, rtf, txt, jpg)
  • You may also submit images or other helpful information

UPDATED: Deadline to apply is February 15, 2018.

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2018 Season Corporate Sponsor

Kramon & Graham PA   One South Street, Suite 2600   Baltimore, MD 21202

Generous Support Also Provided By

The Young Victorian Theatre Company is funded by an operating grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive. Funding for the Maryland State Arts Council is also provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, which believes that a great nation deserves great art.

The Young Victorian Theatre Company is a nonprofit professional summer repertory theatre.