Similar Titles

Technical Director, Production Coordinator, Production Supervisor, Event Manager, Production Stage Coordinator, Show Caller, Production Assistant, Production Administrator, Stage Supervisor, Stage Operations Manager, Stage Producer

Job Description

A Stage Manager or Production Manager is responsible for the smooth running of a theatrical or live production, ensuring that all technical and creative elements come together seamlessly.

Job Responsibilities
  • Planning and Coordination: Organizing and overseeing all aspects of the production, including scheduling, rehearsals, technical requirements, and communication with the production team.
  • Rehearsal Management: Facilitating rehearsals by coordinating the cast, crew, and creative team, ensuring actors have necessary props and costumes, and recording blocking and technical cues.
  • Show Execution: Running the show during performances, calling cues, managing scene changes, and coordinating with backstage crew and technicians.
  • Communication and Collaboration: Served as a liaison between the director, designers, technicians, and performers to ensure effective communication and collaboration throughout the production process.
  • Documentation: Maintaining accurate production records, such as rehearsal notes, cue sheets, and production reports.
  • Problem-solving: Resolving issues and troubleshooting technical or logistical challenges that may arise during rehearsals or performances.
Skills Needed on the Job
  • Organization and time management
  • Strong communication and leadership
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexibility and problem-solving abilities
  • Technical knowledge of theater production
Typical Roadmap
Stage/Production Manager


Online Courses and Tools