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Stage Manager, Monkeywood Theatre


monkeywood theatreMonkeywood Theatre are looking for a STAGE MANAGER to work with us on our touring production of FLESH.

The play is produced in association with The Royal Exchange Theatre and opens at the Royal Exchange Studio on the 6th November 2013 (see below for all rehearsal and tour dates).

FEE: £1764 (to cover a 2 week rehearsal period and 11 performance days at the ITC / Equity minimum rate of £84/day).


We are looking for a self-motivated individual with good common sense to coordinate all aspects of the tour. This involves managing actors, technicians, props and costume, as well as liaising with front of house staff and the director.

Key to this role is some degree of technical expertise and experience as we want the SM to oversee all technical aspects of the production working alongside experienced set, lighting and sound designers.

The Stage Manager will be required to accompany the show on tour and to oversee ‘get-in’s’ and ‘get-out’s’, liaise with venue staff and operate parts of the show.


21st October 2013 – 6th November 2013 – REHEARSALS at the Royal Exchange

6th – 9th November 2013 – ROYAL EXCHANGE STUDIO

11th November 2013 – WEST KIRBY

14th November 2013 – CAST IN DONCASTER

25th November 2013 – XAVARIAN, MANCHESTER

6th December 2013 – THE DUKES, LANCASTER

27th January 2013 – 28th January 2013 – RE-REHEARSALS

30th January 2013 – HULL TRUCK, HULL


6th February 2013 – BURNLEY YT

Monkeywood make new plays that are rooted in their Mancunian community.  Previous work includes ONCE IN A HOUSE ON FIRE (nominated for BEST NEW PLAY and BEST STUDIO PERFORMANCE for Sarah McDonald Hughes, Manchester Theatre Awards 2011); STARS ARE FIRE; LAST ORDERS (nominated for BEST NEW PLAY, Manchester Theatre Awards 2011).

FLESH has been developed with the support of Arts Council England through Grants for the Arts
If you are interested in this role then please email your CV to info@monkeywoodtheatre.co.uk by Friday 4th October 2013.

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