Youth America Grand Prix
New York, NY
EDUCATION | Concert / Event

Expires: 12/21/19

Job Dates

April 10-18, 2020


$200+/day (based on assignment and experience) flat fee

Youth America Grand Prix is a non-profit organization that hosts juried ballet events around the world. It is considered the world's largest global network of dance. We are looking to hire Stage Managers + Assistant Stage Managers to work backstage for our Final Competition in New York, at SUNY Purchase College on April 10th-15th 2020 and at Lincoln Center April 15th-18th, 2020.

The ideal stage management candidate has at least 2 years of experience in stage management as well as 2+ years of experience working with child performers. Knowledge of ballet is a plus.

Stage Management duties typically consist of distributing information, managing large groups of dancers, calling cues, communicating to the YAGP Production leadership team as well as the YAGP run crew and venue run crew, giving directions to participants and their parents/teachers/coaches, enforcing the organization rules, creating run sheets, filling out the time tracking documents, taking good notes, writing and distributing daily reports, making sure all those on stage adhere to venue rules, and ensuring all 1,000+ competitors arrive to the stage at their designated performance time as well as other production related tasks. We are seeking candidates who embody a can-do attitude, are able to find the positive in any situation, and work well in fast-paced environments. Experience in large scale events is recommended, but not mandatory.

We are actively hiring the following positions

Stage Manager: 3+ Years of Professional Experience
Assistant Stage Manager: 2+ years of Professional Experience

All applicants must be local to New York City or have housing for the duration of the event and a comprehensive understanding of how to navigate NYC.

Due to the high volume of applications received, we will only consider applicants who apply through our Google Form:
We look forward to reviewing your materials!


Allison Emmerich

Production Manager



Business Address

Youth America Grand Prix c/o SM+W

417 5th Avenue, 5th Floor

New York, NY 10016

Posted: 11/19/2019 12:01:29 EST

Last Updated: 11/19/2019 16:00 EST

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