The Deputy Stage Manager is responsible for keeping cast and crew safe on stage, deputising for other stage management roles in the event of absence.
• Deputising for other stage management roles in the event of absence • Keeping cast and crew safe on stage • Creating the prompt book where movements of all cast and crew on stage at any time so that a complete record of the show is kept in the event that a cast or crew member needs to be replaced • Sending daily rehearsal reports to all creative team members communicating significant changes from the rehearsal room and points to be aware of • Sending daily show reports to all creative team members communicating how that performance was received and any errors made during the show by cast or crew • Working with the resident creative team on understudy rehearsals • Ensuring that ‘get ins’ go smoothly and accurately replicate the show • Assist the stage management team with rehearsal requirements including copying scripts, stage mark up, rehearsal prop and furniture requests. • Call each performance, noting any issues and inconsistencies in the performance. Please note you must be able to cue to music. • Write a fully comprehensive show report with the Company Stage Manager after each performance and distribute to the relevant teams. • Deputise for the Company Stage Manager where necessary. • Create accurate production related paperwork and ensure the prompt book is up to date and concise for archive upon completion of the run. • Other duties as required by the Company Stage Manager and Production Manager.
Shakespeare North Playhouse
Fixed Term, Full Time
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