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Rehearsal - Assistant Stage Manager
The Almeida Theatre is seeking an Assistant Stage Manager - Rehearsal based in London. This post is offered on a fixed-term contract.
The Almeida Theatre is seeking an Assistant Stage Manager to work with the Stage Management Department for the rehearsal period of Hamlet & Oresteia.
The Rehearsal ASM will work alongside a Production ASM in the team and will assist them with rehearsal set up and props, running cues during scenes and also, support the cast & Company Manager as required.
This position would suit a recent graduate or someone who hasn't had previous professional stage management experience but has an ambition to start a career in theatre stage management.
Candidates should have good communication skills, the ability to work under pressure, and as part of a company and team.
Professional training is not a requirement for application.
Dates for the rehearsal period are from: 11 April 2022 until 21 May 2022
Application Deadline: 9AM, Friday 4th February 2022
First Round Interviews: Will take place Thursday 10th February 2022
Second Round Interviews: Will take place Monday 14th February 2022
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Stage Management Placements
Usually 8–10 weeks, 10am-6pm, 5 days per week from day 1 of rehearsals through to Press Night, on a show-by show basis. On this placement, you can expect to assist the stage management team with the day-to-day running of the show. This may include setting up the rehearsal room; researching, making and sourcing props and furniture; and supporting the team during the technical rehearsals.
Applications for Stage Management Placements are currently closed. Please keep an eye on this page for when they re-open.
Usually 3 weeks, aiming to encompass the production period of each show, 39 hours per week which may include evenings and weekends. On this placement you can expect to assist the technical team with lighting, sound and scenery. There may be the possibility to specialise in an area depending on the nature of the show.
Applications for Technical Placements are currently closed. Please keep an eye on this page for when they re-open.