Touring Stage Manager – Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live

Mills Entertainment
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Job Details



  • 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.


  • 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
  • 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: 

  • Must be available late December 2019 through June 2020, with lay off, unpaid periods
  • Weekly rate is $950.00
  • Travel, accommodations, per-diem and benefits (if eligible) are provided


December 26, 2019 – May 31, 2020


$950/wk plus travel, per diem and benefits