Cortland Repertory Theatre
Cortland, NY

Expires: 07/09/17

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$150, plus housing per week

Cortland Repertory Theatre a professional theatre celebrating our 46th summer season is accepting resumes for the Assistant Stage Manager/Company Manager Internship for our 2017 summer season. We are located in upstate New York, a half hour south of Syracuse, on the edge of the Fingerlakes Region.

ASM will assist on all main stage shows and work as back stage running crew. Position is also responsible for the Stage Management of our childrens show The Velveteen Rabbit, with the cast of our performing interns. Additionally, ASM will assist our two SM/Company Managers with company management duties when required.

A weekly stipend of $150 is provided. Travel expenses to Cortland are reimbursed up to $100. Housing is provided in single room/shared suite. We work 6 days a week; payday is Thursday of each week.

Our summer season runs from May 19 Sept 9. Shows include The 39 Steps, La Cage Aux Folles, Footloose, Agatha Christies Appointment with Death, Nanas Naughty Knickers and Life Could Be a Dream plus the childrens show The Velveteen Rabbit. Our theatre is an intimate (30 x 30), 250 seat, three-quarter round thrust stage, located on the second floor of a national historic building.

Please email resume with cover letter and at least three references with phone numbers and email addresses. Interviews will be held either by phone or in person if convenient. NO PHONE CALLS, please.

Responsibilities include:
Attend as many rehearsals of mainstage shows as possible (barring overlap of childrens show schedule), assisting in pre-and post-rehearsal set up.
Work/Run backstage all mainstage performances while maintaining a positive, safe, and smooth running backstage environment.
Run all rehearsals of childrens shows and produce daily rehearsal/performance reports for technical staff and senior management.
Assist Company Management when needed, including assisting with transportation of staff, housing issues, medical emergencies, etc.
Attend all production meetings.
Assist in coordinating special events, if needed.
Help oversee the safety and well-being of all employees.

Prefer at least 2-3 years of Stage Management experience at college level.
Excellent personal, organizational, time management and communication skills.
The ability to work efficiently and gracefully under pressure, and as a team player.
Drivers License with excellent driving record. Own car preferred.
No pets.


Eric Behnke

Production Manager

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(607) 753-6161

Fax: (607) 753-0047

Business Address

P.O. Box 783

24 Port Watson Street

Cortland, NY 13045

Posted: 01/09/2017 16:08:08 EST

Last Updated: 12/01/2016 12:01 EST

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