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PATP - Stage Management Apprentice

Department/Team: PATP
FLSA Classification: Part-Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt
Benefits: Paid Personal Days, Free ORCA Card
Pay Range: $18.69/hour
Application Deadline: Monday, March 6th, 2023
You can apply from your phone by texting "PATPSM" to (206) 966-4931
Seattle Rep is committed to producing the highest quality programming, and we believe that our ability to contribute to excellence in the arts depends on building a community whose members come from diverse cultures, backgrounds, and life experiences.
We are part of a growing movement in theater to ensure inclusion of those who have been excluded historically; focusing particularly on racial and ethnic groups, LGBTQ+ people, people with disabilities, and women, ensuring they are at the decision-making table and reflected in our community.
Seattle Rep collaborates with extraordinary artists to create productions and programs that reflect and elevate the diverse cultures, perspectives, and life experiences of our region.
Theater at the heart of public life
Artistic Vitality, Sustainability, Generous and Inclusive Practices
The Stage Management Apprentices (2 positions available) will serve as a member of the stage management team on two or three productions throughout the season. The scope of the apprenticeship will include assisting the Stage Manager/Assistant Stage Manager in all aspects of the show process, from prep work and rehearsals, to technical rehearsals onstage, to the running of performances. When appropriate, there will be opportunities to learn and call a performance as well as assist with new play workshops and readings. The supervisor for this apprenticeship opportunity is Stina Lotti, Production Stage Manager. 
Upon completion of the Seattle Rep Stage Management Apprenticeship, individuals will: 
  • Be well-versed in how to run a professional rehearsal room and onstage performances 
  • Have a deep understanding of the specialized responsibilities of stage manager, assistant stage manager, and production assistants 
  • Have a working knowledge of various union rules including AEA (Actors' Equity Association) and IATSE (International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees) 
  • Have further developed skills to organize and communicate large amounts of information efficiently 
  • Have begun to practice managing and working with many different types of directors, stage managers, actors, designers, crew, and theater staff members 
  • Review the minimum requirements for the opportunity.  
  • Previous stage management experience 
  • Experience in other aspects of production is a plus 
  • A proven ability to multi-task 
  • Ability to remain calm in pressure situations  
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of personalities and needs, with a lens towards equity.  
  • A strong desire to be a part of a series of teams 
  • Commitment to racial equity and social justice practices, and a desire to contribute to a more equitable and inclusive work environment
  • Complete all areas of the online application. 
  • Attach a resume and letter of interest (cover letter). 
  • Include one letter of recommendation with the application. (Reference letters will not be accepted separately from the application.) 
Applications will be reviewed once the position has closed.

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