Part-time Stage Manager Wanted

Experienced Stage Manager Wanted for an Actors’ Showcase at Soho Theatre

No Filter Acting Showcase 2018
Performance days: 2 & 3 October
Location: Soho Theatre, London
Rehearsals: Part-time Sept-Oct, London (full schedule below)

Application deadline: 10 August 11am

Interviews:
1st round Aug/Sept via skype
2nd round early September in person, London

How to apply:
Send CV and brief cover letter to: hello@thesaloncollective.org or via Mandy.

Overview of the role:
We need an experienced Stage Manager for our Actors’ Showcase at Soho Theatre in October. Cast of 12

There will be some production co-ordination tasks too such as sourcing costumes and some set.

The qualities we’re looking for:
A self-started, proactive, ultra-organised, hot on detail. In short someone to boss us around, make sure all deadlines are met so we can all get on and create a great show.

Stage Management experience is essential.
First Aid qualification is highly desirable.

Main role responsibilities:
Attend majority of rehearsals
Venue liaison
Sound designer liaison
Logistics and transport
Stand-in for director to run rehearsals
Sourcing stand-in props/costumes for rehearsals
Rehearsal venue liaison
Run the site visit, get-in and get-out
Run tech
Responsible for Health and Safety assessment and briefing
Get-in/Get-out

Rehearsal Schedule:
Provisional schedule (only minor changes likely). Location TBC. Cockpit Theatre, Marylebone and Diorama Arts Centre are likely locations.

September:
Mon 10 – 13:30-17:30
Thurs 13 – 10:00-14:00
Mon 17 – 13:30-17:30
Thurs 20 – 10:00-14:00
Mon 24 13:30-17:30
Thurs 27 – 10:00-14:00

Sat 29 – 10:00-18:00
Sun 30 – 10:00-18:00

October:
Mon 1 – 10:00 – 18:00

Production week:
Tuesday 1 October: 9:00-15:00
Wednesday 2 October: 10:00-15:00

Fee
£500 (to be invoiced following the showcase, UTR or Company Number required on invoice)

Dominic Kelly, director
Dominic is a director, actor, acting coach and artistic director of the salon:collective.
Directing credits include TRAILER/trash (Quarry Theatre) Look Back in Anger (part of the 60th anniversary Osborne and After festival), My Name is Hunger (Park Theatre), Random Acts of Shakespeare (London site specific), Twelfth Night (Hoxton Hall), London: Four Corners, One Heart (Theatre 503) the 40th Anniversary production of Patti Smith’s Cowboy Mouth (King’s Head), Virgin Mary & Local (Camden Fringe 2014), Salon:Bites Chekhov, Occupy:Love, All’s Fair in Love & War, That Way Madness Lies, Echo Chamber (Cockpit Theatre), The Day They Banned Christmas (Courtyard), Normalisation (From the Ashes Films), Postman’s Park (St Pancras Crypt).

As an acting coach Dominic specialises in the Meisner Technique of Acting and runs a full actor training at the salon:collective as well as working for Drama Studio London, City Lit, Regent’s University, City of Westminster College , Cornwall College and internationally. As a creative consultant, Dominic advises writers, actors, and producers on script development, devising, and casting. He has assisted and worked with top Meisner coaches, Tom Radcliffe (Actors Temple) and Martin Barter (Sanford Meisner Centre, LA) and has been mentored by David Harrower (leading Scottish playwright).

In 2018 Dominic received the Olwen Wymark Theatre Encouragement Award from the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain. He also holds a 1st class Hons. degree in Drama from Royal Holloway University.

the salon:collective, producer
the salon:collective is a diverse community of artists based in London. We create theatre, train actors, develop writers and deliver corporate communications training. We create and collaborate on events and productions while offering a supportive, energising climate for artists making their own work.

Our community of artists makes the collective more than the sum of its parts, inspired by the tradition of pioneering collective companies such as the Moscow Art Theatre, the Group Theatre and Atlantic Theatre Company. All of these developed dynamic artistic practice and provided an environment in which actors, writers and directors could create fresh, bold, relevant new work.

Writer development is close to our heart. Our writer and script development programme, salon:lab, ‘caffeine for new writer’ aims to give writers what they need to get their work from page to stage or screen. We have worked with established writers such as, Sarah Rutherford, Park Theatre resident writer, Sarah Grochala, Headlong associate, and Clara Brennan, Soho Theatre resident. Park Theatre invited us to participate in their first new writing showcase, Script Accelerator. Invitations have also taken us to Hot Bed Festival, Cambridge and Bath Literature Festival.

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