We are looking for a Production Manager!

The Production Manager works with the Artistic Director, Operations Manager and Technical Director to oversee our Shakespeare-in-the-Park tour. The ideal candidate has experience as a Production Manager on a touring show, and is keen to help motivate and coach our production team (which includes emerging theatre-makers). The show is in a different park each night, so a driver’s license is a major asset!

Duties include (but are not limited to) :

Leading up to the tour

  • Work with the AD and TD to set up the Master Production schedule
  • Work with AD and TD to Hire production team.
  • Advise Operations Manager on CTA contracts
  • Monitor the Production Budget based on provided figures and adjust according to the needs of the design and the tour. Consult with AD and OM regarding major changes
  • Work with AD to arrange rehearsal spaces (indoor and outdoor) as needed.
  • Work with Operations Manager and/or TD to liaise with park representatives regarding production requirements and to make sure that everything conforms to the technical rider. Visit parks as needed.
  • Plan the List of Drivers and cull all driver licenses for insurance and records.
  • Organize the company road book

During Rehearsals

  • Review Daily Schedule and production notes with designers for urgent requests and assign tasks if necessary.
  • Purchase supplies as needed and manage petty cash and receipts
  • As necessary, assist designers in the execution of their design.

Tour (July 11th  – early August) – Be present at approximately 16/28 shows

  • Oversee daily set-up and strike of stage, lights, sound.
  • Follow up/forecast production and technical difficulties, equipment wear and tear, and re-supply purchases. Formulate solutions with AD and assistants.
  • Consult with AD daily to assess weather conditions and make decisions about moving indoors/cancelling shows.
  • Hire extra crew/security as needed.
  • Monitor health and safety and ensure proper record-keeping is taking place.
  • Prep for strike and returns.

Post-tour

  • Collect SM production book, and collect exit notes.
  • Finalize budget.
  • Create a detailed expense report for the Operations Manager and review with them

 

Please send a cv and letter of interest to Amanda Kellock at ad@repercussiontheatre.com by Feb 15th 2019