Stage Manager

  • Part Time
  • Chicago

Website Rhapsody Theater

Rhapsody Theater seeks a stage manager to join our team. Stage managers are primarily responsible for running playback of cues during performances, with minor setup and changeover duties as necessary.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Run playback of audio, lighting, and video cues during rotating magic performances.
  • Maintain and update prompt books, rehearsal reports, and performance reports.
  • Facilitate communication between production and front of house during performances.
  • Contribute to a positive, inclusive, and respectful working environment.


  • Minimum of 1 years of experience in stage management, preferably in a theater setting.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and leadership skills.
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as required by the performance schedule(s).
  • No background or knowledge of magic is required.

Additional Information:

  • Ideal starting date on or by 20 November 2023
  • Performances generally run Thursday-Saturday evenings, with matinees on Saturdays and Sundays. Additional performances may be added during heavier periods of demand, subject to scheduling availability with all team members.
  • Typical call time is 90-120 minutes prior to stated performance start time.
  • Current contact to run through early January 2024; with possibility to extend; pending interest and availability.
  • Partial availability considered.
  • Opportunities to learn additional skills in other departments (e.g. lighting console programming, Q-Lab programming, audio engineering, show control systems, etc.) available to those interested.
Instructions to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume, cover letter, and three references to

Please include “Stage Manager” in the subject line of your email.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

To apply for this job email your details to

Pay Rate/Range*: $21.75/hr
Organization Address: 1328 W Morse Avenue Chicago, IL 60626