Touring Stage Manager – Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood

Mills Entertainment
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Job Details


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Participate in production meetings and phone conferences prior to the tour dates

Manage tech rehearsal process and maintain proper documentation for run of show.

Participate in technical advances, as necessary.

Supervise and direct local crew, in conjunction with the touring crew, for all load-ins, shows, and load-outs.

Manage props load-in, preset, and load-out, making repairs and performing routine maintenance as necessary.

Manage daily crew and show call times, sound checks, performances and sightlines.

Operate show computer, executing audio and lighting cues via MIDI

Ensure that all equipment and show supplies are ready for movement post-show.

Ensure that the team adheres to all safety procedures.

Assist other departments when necessary or available.

Complete rehearsal and show reports, according to Company standards.

Take and implement creative and technical notes, upholding the artistic integrity of the production. 

Hold notes sessions with cast and crew to ensure consistency with the show.

Participate in production meetings and general tour check-ins while on the road.

Report any maintenance or expendable needs to Tour Manager and Production Manager.

Assist the Tour Manager with post-show meet & greets.

Lead a smooth, successful and enjoyable workplace.

Share in driving responsibilities with touring company. Tour travels in 15 person passenger vans.


Required Skills & Qualifications

Must have prior touring experience

Astute attention to detail

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work cross-functionally, collaborating with others.

Able to manage multiple projects at once, and operate in line with proven systems

Must be able to solve problems as and when they may arise

Strong organizational and adaptability skills

Positive attitude and the ability to remain effective under pressure while managing staff and motivating teams for best results

Experience working in a dynamic, high-energy environment with a demanding workload

Prior experience working with and supervising a local crew under IATSE union regulations.

Prior experience in providing work direction, coaching others, management or related area

Able to work varied hours and commit 100% of time for domestic travel and work on the road for the entire tour

Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

Have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record

Must pass a background check


Preferred Skills:

Higher consideration will be given to candidates with related touring experience of 2 or more years Higher consideration will be given to candidates who have previously toured with a theatrical show

Higher consideration will be given to candidates with a background in musical theatre

Higher consideration will be given to candidates who have experience operating an ETC Ion


Additional Information: Position runs end of December 2019 through June 2020 with possible layoffs. This is a touring position that will require driving. Weekly rate is $850.00. Travel, accommodations, and per-diem are provided.