28 May 2024


Assistant Stage Manager

Miami City Ballet  →   Miami Beach, FL


Miami City Ballet jobs

Job Description

Job Title: Assistant Stage Manager
Department: Production
Reports to: Production Stage Manager and Director of Lighting and Production

Status: Full Time

Schedule: 10:00am – 6:00pm/Monday – Friday, as needed/ Flexibility (including nights and weekends) is required as the schedule shifts for performance weeks, touring, and special events. The typical season runs from September – May, with a summer layoff.

Salary Range: $25 per hour, eligible for overtime


Miami City Ballet seeks to develop and nurture its diversity. Miami City Ballet is committed to maintaining an inclusive community that recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect. Miami City Ballet is an EEO employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


Position Description

Under the direction of the Production Stage Manager and Director of Lighting and Production, the Assistant Stage Manager supports and assists the Production Department in ensuring the safe and efficient running of all rehearsals, performances, and special events.



  • Works with the Production Stage Manager to coordinate all rehearsal prop needs and set up props and scenic elements in the studios as necessary
  • Maintain the rehearsal preparedness of MCB rehearsal studios
  • Together with the Production Stage Manager, preparing and updating all run-of-show paperwork (prop lists, run sheets, etc.), logistical paperwork (schedules, security lists, etc.), and maintaining an orderly, up-to-date callboard at all venues.
  • Helping to ensure that all performers, staff, and crew are following all health and safety protocols, as required by MCB
  • Working backstage in conjunction with the crew to safely and successfully execute all rehearsals and performances
  • Assisting in the maintenance of the production archives and repertory history index
  • Being prepared to call performances or special events if needed
  • Additional duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree in Stage Management or related theatre discipline or equivalent professional experience
  • Dance and touring experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Exceptional work ethic and promptness
  • Attention to detail with the ability to learn quickly and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Positive attitude and ability to work in a collaborative manner
  • Ability to remain calm and organized in high-pressure situations
  • Strong copy-editing and formatting skills
  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel) and Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to be in a stationary position, move items up to 35 lbs, and traverse for long periods of time
  • Adult and Pediatric First Aid, CPR, AED certified is a plus
  • Covid Compliance Officer training is a plus
  • Ability to read music is a plus



To apply, please send:
1. Resume
2. Cover letter briefly outlining your experience in relation to the qualifications and selection criteria above.

Email your application to joy.stanfield@miamicityballet.org with the title of the role you are applying for in the subject line.
No agencies or phone calls, please.



Full-Time Job in Theatre:
Assistant Stage Manager
Miami City Ballet
 Miami Beach, FL

Job Categories: Theatre. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: ballet, manager, non-profit, performing arts, stage, and stage manager. States: Florida.
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