Assistant Stage Manager
Free Street Theater // Assistant Stage Manager 57 BlocksFree Street Theater is seeking an assistant stage manager for our upcoming production of 57 Blocks.
57 Blocks: (April - July 2022) An immersive experience, Free Street's 57 Blocks brings together our two youth ensembles, and moves between our two spaces. 57 Blocks tells the stories of the education pathways set up for youth in Chicago, and it's intersections with carceral and immigration systems. For this production, the assistant stage manager will:
-Oversee the Storyfront space in Back of the Yards
-Open the space, and set props/other production needs for top of show.
-Call sound and light cues for the Storyfront space.
-Know the rules and safety plan for 57 Blocks, to keep youth and audience members alike safe.
-Be up to date with Free Street's COVID-19 protocols, and implement them.
-Uphold Free Street's mission & values
-Report directly to the lead Stage Manager, as well as the Director of Education.
-Work all tech and dress rehearsals, along with all performances.
For this position we are looking for:
-Individuals with stage management or project management experience.
-Experience in theatre production.
-Individuals bilingual in spanish/english.
Tech: April 19th - 30th: Tues-Fridays, 5-9; Saturdays 10-5.
Dress Rehearsals May 3 - May 24th: Tuesdays - Thursdays, 5pm-10pm
Shows: May 25, 26, 27, June 1, 2, 8, 9, 13, 16, 17, 18. Possible extension June 23, 24, 25. Weekdays are evening shows, 5pm-10pm. Saturdays are matinees, 12pm-5pm.
If you cannot start on the 19th, but have full show and dress availability, please don't hesitate to apply.
This position will be a 1099 contractor, receiving an honorarium of $3000.