The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
Florham Park, NJ

Expires: 02/01/20

Job Dates

Late January 2020 - Early June 2020


$150 Stipend + $175 Food Allowance + Housing per week

Company Description

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (formerly called "New Jersey Shakespeare Festival") is one of 25 professional theatres in the state. One of the leading Shakespeare theatres in the nation serving 100,000 adults and children annually it is New Jersey's only professional theatre company dedicated to Shakespeare's canon and other classic masterworks. Through its productions and education programs, the company strives to illuminate the universal and lasting relevance of the classics for contemporary audiences.

Job Description

Shakespeare LIVE! is an 11 member non-AEA educational touring company with The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey. We are seeking a non-AEA Tour Manager for this years tour of Midsummer Night's Dream and Julius Caesar (performed in rep). Rehearsals are scheduled to begin January 27, 2020 with the tour going out March 5, 2020 and running through the beginning of June 2020.

The position reports to the Production Manager, Company Manager, and Director of Education throughout the tour. Duties include transporting show visuals, supervising load in and out of venues, supervision of any local crew, calling all performances, keeping both shows rehearsed and polished, as well as generating daily tour reports.

The ideal candidate must be a positive ambassador for The Shakespeare Theatre and present a positive role model for student audiences. Strong leadership skills, adaptability, ability to remain calm under pressure, and a positive attitude are a must. Strong organizational skills, a working knowledge of basic sound + lighting equipment, a personable demeanor, ability to make early morning calls, valid drivers license, clean driving record, and comfort driving a 12 passenger van with attached 12 ft trailer (training provided) are also required.

A personal laptop computer and some touring experience is a plus. Company housing is provided.

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls, please. EOE.


Michael Sickles

Assistant Production Manager



Business Address

3 Vreeland Road

Florham Park, NJ 07932

Posted: 09/23/2019 15:54:36 EST

Last Updated: 09/23/2019 19:00 EST

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