ASM for YTR’s Autumn Production, a classic literary adaptation (to be announced)


To help create productions of the highest standards by assisting the Company Stage Manager with the running of rehearsals and performances. To make and obtain stage properties, furniture and dressing.

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Job Description

This is a freelance, fixed term contract for services, which require candidates to have self-employed status.

Contract start date: Monday 02 September 2024

Contract finish date: Saturday 12 October 2024

£526.24 per week

Subsistence, if eligible, will be paid for the whole contract.

Main Duties:

To assist with the making, sourcing and providing of props, furniture and dressing in accordance with the Designers and Directors requirements.

To assist in the smooth running of rehearsals and performances.

To ensure all requests and concerns from the cast are dealt with, whilst taking positive steps to ensure that Company morale is kept high.

To attend meetings as required.

To cover ‘on the book’ as required

Other duties:

To establish and maintain effective working relationships with Creative teams, departmental staff, colleagues, immediate line managers and senior managers.

To maintain good standards of work, contributing to the department’s safe, efficient, economic and high quality performance.

To adhere to the Theatre’s Health the Safety Policies, according to current legislation and specific Theatre policy.

To represent the department as appropriate and represent the Theatre’s best interests with suppliers, business contacts and the public.

To undertake any other duties which may be reasonably required by the Company Stage Manager.

It is the responsibility of every member of staff to assist in presenting York Theatre Royal to the public as a positive, efficient and welcoming organisation.

York Theatre Royal believes that the development of new audiences, especially younger audiences, is vital. All staff are expected to contribute in appropriate ways.

Job Requirements

At least 2 years’ experience as an Assistant Stage Manager

Excellent organisational and communication skills

An excellent team player

A positive and motivated individual

Enthusiastic, committed and passionate about the Arts

The ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritise work

Ability to work evenings/weekends


A full clean driving licence

First Aid training


York Theatre Royal

Location Type

Specific location

Salary Type

Weekly Paid

Weekly Rate


Closing Date


Contract Type

Fixed Term, Temporary, Full Time

Job Type

Backstage & Technical, Production

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