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Sunset Playhouse Seeks Assistant Stage Manager for MARY POPPINS

Sunset Playhouse Seeks Assistant Stage Manager for MARY POPPINS

Mary Poppins | Assistant Stage Manager

Assistant Stage Manager for Sunset Playhouse production of Mary Poppins

Sunset Playhouse seeks Assistant Stage Managers for their upcoming production of Mary Poppins. ASMs play a vital role in the production process and performances by assisting with production duties during the rehearsal process, tech, and performances.

Responsibilities and Duties
• Work under the guidance and direction of the Stage Manager, assisting them with various duties as assigned
• Must be available for most rehearsals, all tech rehearsals, and all performances (see below for specific dates and times)
• Undergo flight training with Flying by Foy flight company, and serve as safety and flight lead for all technical rehearsals and performances
• Maintain safety standards when working with actors who fly in the production
• Work closely with the costume designer and dressers to track costume changes and when and where they need to happen
• Work closely with the props designer and actors to track props and determine where they need to be placed and when they need to be moved
• Take detailed notes at all rehearsals regarding blocking, production elements, and more
• Assist backstage in the leadership of stage crew members
• Think critically, multitask, keep track of time, and practice creative problem solving
• Effectively communicate with the Stage Manager, Director, Designers, Actors, Stage Crew, and more
• Assist the Stage Manager in creating and organizing documents including the Run Sheet, Costume Plot, and more
• Lift and move heavy set pieces, furniture, etc.
• Possess a positive attitude and be willing to work as a team

• Experience in theatre, stage management, stage crew, production, etc. a plus

Interested in working as an Assistant Stage Manager for Mary Poppins at Sunset Playhouse?
Contact the Stage Manager, Brenda Nemec, at
Please Note: This is a volunteer position.

Time Commitment 
Must be available for all tech rehearsals, performances, and other designated rehearsals

August 20 – October 5
Note: Rehearsals are usually Mon-Thurs

Flight Training:
Tentative Dates: October 4 & 5, time TBD

Tech Rehearsals:
Saturday, October 6, 6-10pm
Sunday, October 7, 1-4pm & 5-10pm
Mon, October 8, 6:30-10pm
Tuesday, October 9, 6:30-10pm
Wednesday, October 10, 6:30-10pm

Performance Dates:
Thursday, October 11, 7:30pm
Friday, October 12, 7:30pm
Saturday, October 13, 7:30pm
Sunday, October 14, 2:00pm
Wednesday, October 17, 7:30pm
Thursday, October 18, 7:30pm
Friday, October 19, 7:30pm
Saturday, October 20, 7:30pm
Sunday, October 21, 2:00pm
Thursday, October 25, 7:30pm
Friday, October 26, 7:30pm
Saturday, October 27, 3:00pm
Saturday, October 27, 7:30pm
Sunday, October 28, 2:00pm
Thursday, November 1, 7:30pm
Friday, November 2, 7:30pm
Saturday, November 3, 7:30pm
Sunday, November 4, 7:30pm 

Sunset Playhouse
700 Wall Street
Elm Grove, WI 53122
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