Mills Entertainment
Saratoga Springs, NY

Expires: 09/24/21

Job Dates

October 2021 - December 2021


$900-1000 plus per diem, hotel and travel per week

Mills Entertainment is looking for a Touring Assistant Stage Manager for our upcoming production of The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Participate in production meetings and phone conferences prior to the tour dates
Act as a assistant stage manager during the rehearsal process.
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.
Maintain and repair props as needed.
Train local deck crew on show tracks during load-in.
Lead the running of the deck, and execute a deck track during performances.
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.
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.
Lead a smooth, successful and enjoyable workplace.

Required Skills + Qualifications
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.
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 submit to, and pass a background check
Must be willing to work through the holidays in November and December

Preferred Skills:
Higher consideration will be given to candidates with related touring experience of 2 or more years
Higher consideration will be given to candidates who have previously toured with a theatrical show
Higher consideration will be given to candidates with a background in musical theatre

Additional Information:
Rehearsals in NYC: October 18th 31st
Tech in Easton, PA: October 31st - November 12th
Tour dates: November 12th - December 27th
Travel home: December 28th
This is a bus and truck tour, most nights will be spent on the sleeper bus.
Weekly rate is $1000.00. Per-diem is $40.
Travel and accommodations are provided.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to production@millsentertainment.com Referencing Req. # EOTSTM0821 in subject line.

Due to the volume of applicants, we are unable to reply to all submissions.
No phone calls or office visits, please.

Mills Entertainment is committed to creating an atmosphere that observes engages and promotes diversity and inclusion in all areas. We strongly encourage applicants of all ethnicities, races, gender identities, ages, and body types, and abilities to submit for this project. We are actively seeking a team which is inclusive and strive to promote a process and production that expresses the multidimensional society in which we live.

The work we do is exciting, challenging, and enjoyable. We are seeking applicants with a passion for live entertainment and a desire to join the industrys leading team.


Michael Mills




(518) 306-4333

Business Address

468 Broadway

Suite C

Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Posted: 08/24/2021 20:58:00 EST

Last Updated: 08/31/2021 14:02 EST

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