Mills Entertainment
Saratoga Springs, NY

Expires: 10/31/19

Job Dates

October 14th to December 30th


$850-$1000 DOE per week

Now Hiring Production Stage Manager to join our 2019 touring production of The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical.

Job Purpose:

Act as a liaison among the various individuals involved, including the director, actors, costume designer, and technical department, and ensures that all elements of the performance run smoothly.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Participate in production meetings and phone conferences prior to the tour dates
Manage workshop, rehearsal, and tech rehearsal processes, maintaining proper and up-to-date documentation for run of show throughout.
Participate in technical advances, as necessary.
Supervise and direct local crew, in conjunction with the touring crew, for all load-ins, shows, and load-outs.
Participate in load-ins and load-outs, ensuring a safe work environment and that integrity of the show is always being upheld to standard.
In conjunction with Master Carpenter, who advances tech, manage daily crew and call times for sound checks, performances, meal breaks, etc.
Call all show tracks and cues, potentially executing lighting cues from the console as well.
Ensure that all equipment and show supplies are ready for movement post-show.
Ensure that the team adheres to all safety procedures.
Assist other departments when necessary or available.
Complete rehearsal and show reports, according to Company standards.
Take and implement creative and technical notes, upholding the artistic integrity of the production.
Hold notes sessions with cast and crew to ensure consistency with the show.
Participate in production meetings and general tour check-ins while on the road.
Report any maintenance or expendable needs to Tour Manager and Production Manager.
Assist the Tour Manager with Meet + Greets.
Lead a smooth, successful and enjoyable workplace.

Must have prior touring experience
Astute attention to detail
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work cross-functionally, collaborating with others.
Able to manage multiple projects at once, and operate in line with proven systems
Must be able to solve problems as and when they may arise
Strong organizational and adaptability skills
Positive attitude and the ability to remain effective under pressure while managing staff and motivating teams for best results
Experience working in a dynamic, high-energy environment with a demanding workload
Prior experience working with and supervising a local crew under IATSE union regulations.
Prior experience in providing work direction, coaching others, management or related area
Able to work varied hours and commit 100% of time for domestic travel and work on the road for the entire tour
Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
Must be willing to work through the holidays in November and December
Employment is contingent upon background check completion
Preferred Skills:

Higher consideration will be given to candidates:

With related touring experience of 2 or more years

Who have previously worked with minors

Who have previously toured with a theatrical show

With a background in musical theatre

Who have experience operating an ETC Ion

Additional Information:

Rehearsals in NYC: October 14th - 27th

Tech in Easton, PA: October 28th - November 14th

Tour dates: November 15th - December 29th

Travel home: December 30th

This is a bus and truck tour, most nights will be spent on the sleeper bus

Salary Minimum: $834.00 weekly

Per-Diem: $40 daily

Travel and Accommodations provided


Michael Mills




(518) 306-4333

Business Address

468 Broadway

Suite C

Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Posted: 09/16/2019 12:00:00 EST

Last Updated: 09/16/2019 13:12 EST

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