Seeking Stage Manager

Seeking Stage Manager

Do you love theater, supporting new plays, staying organized, communicating with a group, and making things happen?

Reading Theater Project is currently seeking submissions for a stage manager for our fall production and spring play readings. The position received a stipend. Experience encouraged, but all interested people are welcome to apply! Submit a letter of interest and resume or list of experience to

In collaboration with the Artistic Director and the Play Director, duties include the following:

— Communicates the needs of the production between cast, crew, and RTP leadership, including rehearsal schedule and reports

— Assist in managing casting calls and auditions for performers

— Takes notes at production meetings with members of the creative team

— Notes blocking and technical cues for the production.

— Runs rehearsals and performances; Supervising pre-show activities

— Training assistant stage managers and run crew to work backstage during performances

— Collaborating with house management team during run of show

— Works with Production Manager to develop and execute tech week and strike plans

— Other tasks as needed.

Fall Production commitment is September through early-November. Rehearsal and performance in Reading, PA. Rehearsals are typically held weeknights (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays) and weekend afternoons (Saturdays).

The Reading Theater Project is a locally-focused, professional theater company, based in Greater Reading/Berks County, PA. We produce new theater with a focus on the creative process for the artists involved, resulting in a unique production for the audience. We value collaboration and creative challenges and believe theater is an inclusive experience that can reveal our shared human condition. Risk-taking and art-making are at the forefront of what we do.