Job Title: Brown/Trinity Non-AEA Stage Managers
Reports To: Brown/Trinity Production Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Temporary
Pay Tier: 2
Desired Start Date: Various throughout season
Summary: The Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Program is seeking, non-equity, part-time, stage managers for a number of productions scheduled in our upcoming 2021-22 academic season. Our projects range from smaller studio productions to fully produced main-stage productions complete with full design teams and tech process. The average length of each contract is between 8-10 weeks long. Weekly time commitments vary according to the length and scope of each project.
Our Stage Managers are central to our projects. They are the hub of communication between the student director, student actors, professional designers (when applicable), and production departments. They ensure a safe working environment during rehearsals and call cues during performances. Candidates should be able to work calmly and efficiently with others. Priority is given at all times to creating and sustaining an equitable and inclusive environment. Must be based in the Southern New England area – housing and transportation not provided.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
Experience as a stage manager or assistant stage manager in an educational, community, or professional theater environment or equivalent experience.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Brown/ Trinity Rep is a rigorous professional training program that combines technical training from Brown University with real-world experience at a Tony Award-winning regional theater. The ultimate goal of the Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Programs is to produce artists who will be leaders in the world of professional and academic theater, artists who will graduate with a profound belief in the uniqueness of their own imaginative vision as well as with strong confidence in their technical and creative ability to execute it. They will be ready to enter the competitive professional industry with clear-sightedness and hope, and eager to engage in the life-long exploration and discovery that comprises a life in the theater.
Brown/Trinity acknowledges explicitly that we ourselves operate within a culture dominated by structures of discrimination, and that doing so has caused harm in our own community- in particular, to our BIPOC students and faculty members. Brown/Trinity commits without equivocation to continue to develop a program centered in anti-racist policies and practices, and to foster and sustain a culture that values community, social justice, and equity. We believe these are essential components of our- of any- professional training program.
Trinity Repertory Company is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building a culturally diverse, equitable, and anti-racist environment. For information about Trinity Rep’s commitment to anti-racism, please visit trinityrep.com/antiracism.