20 Stories High are looking for a Trainee Stage Manager to work between May and the end of July on their Youth Theatre show, Chapters of a Teen.
20 Stories High has a Youth Theatre for ages 14-21. They are currently working with Abby Melia (Director) and other guest artists to create a show which will be performed at the Unity Theatre in July. The group is made up of approx 25 young people who represent the community we work with and for – culturally diverse, working class young people. They meet on Tuesday evenings 6-9pm in term times.
The Trainee Stage Manager will work closely with the team to manage specific elements of the production.
As part of this training role, the Trainee will receive support and mentoring from an experienced Stage Manager who will help guide you through this role, enabling you to gain skills and experience in Stage Management. For full information on your duties, see the objective section below.
To apply for this role, you must:
● Be free all (or most) Tuesday evenings, starting immediately up until the show
● Be free for all of the week starting Monday 18th July – Saturday 23rd July (see full show schedule below)
● Be a person of colour
● Be 18+
● Be interested in exploring whether a career backstage in the arts is for you
● Be willing to learn on the job (with the support of the mentoring Stage Manager) – taking on tasks and challenges that may be new to you
● Consent to 20SH undertaking a DBS check
You do not need to have any experience to apply for this role.
Contract type: Freelance
Payment (see schedule and payments in the table below):
£50 per week for Tuesday evening sessions, 6-9pm (you will be expected to attend some production
meetings which may start at 4pm some weeks)
£80 for full-day activities
£550 to cover production week dates (Monday 18th – Saturday 23rd July)
Travel costs can also be reimbursed for Liverpool/ Manchester based (and surrounding areas) applicants.
To apply, please download the job pack, which includes an application form here:
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 18th May 2022 at 5pm.