Assistant Stage Manager

  • Contract / Stipend
  • Chicago

Website definitionthtr Definition Theatre


Status: Seasonal Part-time
Location: The Revival, 1160 E 55th St, Chicago, IL 60615

The Assistant Stage Manager is an integral part of our stage management team. The Assistant Stage Manager will attend rehearsals, previews, and performances. Work closely with the Stage Manager, Artistic Team, and Production Management to provide organization and support throughout the process. This may include tracking blocking, costumes and props, setting up the space, costume care, being on book for actors, running lines, and other capacities. The ability to work independently and in a collaborative, dialectical manner Run and maintain a crew track during the show. That may include setting/moving and striking props, operating rigging and scene change equipment.

Production Schedule

Rehearsals: Thursday, January 5-25, 2023
Tech: Thursday, January 26-30, 2023
Final Dress: Thursday, February 2, 2023
Previews: February 3-8, 2023
Opening: February 9, 2023
Regular Run: February 10 – February 26, 2023
Strike: February 27, 2023


  • Passionate about connecting donors to Definition’s mission and providing a welcoming, inviting experience to supporters at any level.
  • Belief that equity and social justice are important and driven to hear, reflect, and action this belief.
  • Creative individuals who can think “outside the box.”
  • Strong attention to detail and organization, especially when it comes to the creation of live theater.
  • Able to prioritize tasks, organize time effectively, and respond to changing deadlines; must have ability to manage multiple tasks at a given time.
  • Early career professionals are highly encouraged to apply.
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Pay Rate/Range*: $2,725.00