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Stage Management Assistant

Colorado Ballet

Full Time
Posted June 3, 2022

Reports to: Director of Production

Type: Full-time with benefits salary range $40,000 – $42,500 annually

Company Overview

Colorado Ballet Company is a Denver based non-profit organization celebrating more than 60 years of excellence. Colorado Ballet’s mission is to present exceptional quality classical ballet and innovative dance through performances, training, and education programs that are integral to the cultural life of our community. Under the direction of Artistic Director, Gil Boggs, Colorado Ballet presents more than 50 performances annually to sold-out audiences in the 2,080-seat Ellie Caulkins Opera House.

Position Overview

Colorado Ballet is looking for an individual to support the Production Department at the Colorado Ballet Armstrong Center for Dance, as well as in performances. This position also supports the Education and Community Engagement Department and the Academy. This position requires someone who is energetic, creative and good at self-management and multitasking.

Key Duties and Functions

  • Supports Production Stage Manager as required for main stage productions. This will include setting rehearsal rooms, gathering rehearsal props, and attending studio rehearsals, SL or SR responsibilities, cueing performers, giving calls, handling performance crises, creating show paperwork for the crew (prop, deck, electrics, and rail run sheets).  Carries out all assignments given by the PSM on a per production basis.
  • Opportunity to call main stage productions.
  • Supports Director of Production
  • Supports the Education and Community Engagement department for school performances. This includes driving a truck to performances, setting up dance floor. Setting up and running sounds and lights
  • Stage Manages Colorado Ballet Academy performances in the Black Box theatre and the Ellie Caulkins Opera house.
  • Looks after technical requirements in ballet studios. This includes making sure sound and video equipment is in good working order and troubleshooting any issues.
  • Maintains archival performance recordings. This includes loading existing DVD’s onto virtual platforms
  • Runs technical requirements in the ACD Black Box for events
  • Cares for the Black Box Theatre including maintaining equipment
  • Provides Video/Sound needs for Artistic Staff
  • Looks after basic building maintenance requirements. This includes keeping an eye on grounds, lightbulbs, carpeting issues, plumbing issues and general maintenance that arises.

Relevant Experience:

  • Two years experience as an assistant stage manger
  • Strong theatre technical skills
  • Excellent organization and communication skills
  • Must have a current driver’s license
  • Ability to read music a plus

Compensation and Benefits:

This is a full-time position and includes benefits. Benefits include subsidized health care, 401(k), complimentary performance tickets, flexible work environment and paid time off.

Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (SB 19-085) Information:

The salary range for this position is $40,000 – $42,500 annually

How To Apply

Application deadline is July 1, 2022. Please send your cover letter and resume and to: . Submissions without these required items will not be considered. No phone calls, please. All submissions will be acknowledged.

Colorado Ballet Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In order to fulfill our mission, Colorado Ballet is dedicated to building and sustaining an organizational culture grounded in diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and belonging. We are committed to hiring people who reflect and represent the rich diversity of the children, families, and communities with whom we work. Black, Indigenous, people of color, persons with disabilities, persons from underrepresented ethnic groups, immigrants, LGBTQIA+ persons are especially welcome and strongly encouraged to apply.

Compensation: The salary range for this position is $40,000 - $42,500 annually

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