Local Stage Manager

Laguna Playhouse
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Job Details


STAGE MANAGER (Local Candidates)

The Laguna Playhouse is seeking local Equity Production Stage Managers for the 2020-2021 season.  The Playhouse is a LORT C-2 regional theatre located in Laguna Beach.  Local residence must be within a 50-mile radius of the Playhouse (determined by the address on file with Equity.)


This is an Actors’ Equity Association (AEA) stage management position.  All elements of this position will be in accordance with the appropriate AEA contract and rules.  The Stage Manager works directly with the Production Manager to schedule meetings and other events needed to complete the production process.  Additionally, this position (along with the Production Manager), monitors all Equity actions and, with the Production Manager, maintains compliance with the AEA/LORT contract.



  • JOB REQUIREMENTS:  Valid driver’s license; ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • PRODUCTION SEASON:  June 2020 – June 2021.
  • SUPERVISOR:  Production Manager.
  • COMPENSATION:  Contracted per show at AEA Minimum of LORT C-2.
  • SCHEDULE:  Based on production schedule; all dates subject to change. 
  • ADDITIONAL:  Housing not provided.

To Apply:

Send a cover letter and resume to HR @ LagunaPlayhouse.com.

Please include “Local Stage Manager” as the subject line of the email.

No telephone calls or faxes, please. We regret that due to the volume of resumes received, we are unable to respond to all inquiries.

The Laguna Playhouse:

Founded in 1920, the historic Laguna Playhouse is one of the oldest continuously-operating not-for-profit theatres on the West Coast, is a member of the League of Resident Theatres, and is proud to be an active participant in the celebrated Laguna Beach arts community. From classic plays and musical comedies to the current off-Broadway smash, The Laguna Playhouse works to enrich lives through the magic of live theatre, to provide educational opportunities for children and adults, and to create experiences that stimulate cultural and social interaction and inspire our community.

The Laguna Playhouse educational programming includes year-round classes, productions by and for children and teens, and is one of the few companies in the region that offer a curriculum-based professional theatre-touring program, TheatreReach, which aligns with the California State Standards for literature, history and performing arts curriculum.

To learn more about The Laguna Playhouse, visit www.LagunaPlayhouse.com.

The Laguna Playhouse is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to a diverse, multicultural staff.


June 1, 2020 – June 1, 2021




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