Hippodrome Theatre
Gainesvile, FL

Expires: 11/17/19

Job Dates

Aug 2019-June 2020


$250 p/w biweekly

Assistant Stage Manager Internship

Be part of the Hippodrome Theatres Artistic team by supporting and working with our resident Equity Stage Manager.

This is a full season internship: August - June with possible extension through summer.

Housing available.

Essential Position Functions
Assisting with scheduling rehearsals and costume fittings
Taking blocking notation, recording the cast's movement and stage business as needed by the SM
Helping to facilitate the smooth running of rehearsals and performances
Tracking props, costume pieces, and furniture for accurate setup and scene changes
Presetting rehearsal props and costumes as needed for scene work and performances
Being on book and assisting actors with their lines
Assisting the SM, director, cast, and design team as needed during rehearsal, tech, and performance
Participating in photo calls by setting props and helping with costume changes in anticipation for the next setup
Spiking furniture and scenic elements and executing accurate scene changes
Helping to maintain the overall quality of our productions by acting as Run Crew Chief
Keeping accurate and thorough production paperwork
Working and communicating effectively with other departments within the theatre
Performing administrative duties as needed
Participate in organization-wide intern duties

Skill Requirements:
Be a contributing member of a very collaborative team.
Be a highly responsible and self motivated team member.
Ability to multitask
Leadership experience
General knowledge of backstage operations, safety, and conventional theatre practices
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent organizational skills
Computer literate, with knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and the internet
Flexibility, positive attitude, and a willingness to commit to long hours, hard work, and a demanding schedule
Great sense of urgency and ability to think on your feet
Ability to work in a fast paced, high energy artistic environment
Ability to work collaboratively with different personality types
Self motivated and capable of working independently


Bob Robins

Production Manager



(352) 373-5968

Business Address

25 SE 2nd Place

Gainesvile, FL 32601

Posted: 05/17/2019 13:04:08 EST

Last Updated: 05/17/2019 17:00 EST

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