Indiana Repertory Theatre Seeks Production Stage Manager

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Indiana Repertory Theatre Seeks Production Stage Manager


POSITION TITLE:  Production Stage Manager

CREATED:  April 2022

SUPERVISOR’S TITLE:   Production Manager

FLSA STATUS: Seasonal Exempt

SALARY:  $45,000-$55,000

DATES: July 25, 2022 – May 20, 2023


The Production Stage Manager (PSM), in collaboration with the Production Manager, oversees all Stage Management activities. This is an Actors’ Equity Association stage management position. No portion of this job description is to supersede AEA rules – all elements of this position will be in accordance with the appropriate AEA contract and rules.




Hiring and supervision of the Stage Management staff including Production Assistants.
Training Production Assistants as needed.
Work with the Production Manager to schedule and maintain the Production Calendar, including meetings and other events needed to complete the production process.
Monitor all Equity actions to maintain compliance with AEA contract.
Serve as a communication link for each acting company.
Serve as Stage Manager on 4-5 shows a season and all responsibilities entailed.
Maintains stock of rehearsal/performance supplies and materials, i.e. scripts, spike tape, first aid, etc.
Maintains a safe and clean rehearsal, performance, and office environment.


Other duties as determined by the Production Manager.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the following education and/or experience:

4-6 yrs. experience in Stage Management in an AEA environment.
A working knowledge of all aspects of the theatre – production, technical, and administration.
An understanding of safe theatrical practices and a commitment to safe procedures.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

Proficiency in Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.), as well as basic office equipment.
Strong organizational, leadership, and staff skills as you work with a large group of people towards a common purpose.
Ability to work productively while maintaining flexibility in an environment of change and creative process.
An ability to understand and further the IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility) work at IRT.
Ability to work in a team and maintain a positive attitude.
Ability to adapt to various communication styles and creative processes.
Ability to read and understand designer and construction drawings.
Ability to work nights and weekends as needed.

COVID-19 vaccination and proof of vaccination are required for employment at the IRT.
The physical demands described here are representative of those an individual must meet in order to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

This position consistently works in darkened environments.
This position must be able to communicate orally and by e-mail with creative team members.
This position must be able to physically move items such as prop furniture, hand props, etc.

Please send a cover letter and resume with three references to  Please include the position for which you would like to be considered in the subject line. You may also mail them to the Indiana Repertory Theatre ATTN: Production Manager, 140 W Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204.

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