Tulsa Ballet is seeking a full time year round Production Stage Manager, with a starting date in the late spring / early summer 2018. Tulsa Ballet produces 4 full-length main stage ballets, 2 programs of shorter works, 2 Second Company programs, and multiple education performances throughout the year.
Tulsa Ballet, regarded as one of the top ballet companies in North America, consistently brings the finest works in classical and contemporary dance to the Midwest region, giving audiences a unique opportunity to view world-class ballet in the heartland of America.
Tulsa Ballet is located in Tulsa Oklahoma, with an additional education facility in Broken Arrow, OK. The company tours both domestically and internationally. Tulsa Ballet performs at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, Studio K at Tulsa Ballet, a $6 million in house theater dedicated to the creation of new works, and the Lorton Performance Center at the University of Tulsa.
Tulsa Ballet is an equal opportunity employer.
Role and Responsibilities
Stage Management of all company productions and rehearsals, including main stage, Center for Dance Education, touring, Tulsa Ballet II and other performances, development and outreach events as assigned.
Preparation of rehearsal and performance spaces for the daily needs of rehearsal and production.
Ensuring temperature onstage and rehearsal studios meets company minimum.
Prepare thorough paperwork for all departments including props, lighting, scenic, rail, A/V and wardrobe.
Coordinating the filming of rehearsals prior to theater week.
Attend all production meetings.
Maintain and keep production archive for each production
Assist Director of Production with set-up for any events outside of production. This includes development, outreach, and other special events that require Production Dept. assistance.
Coordinate the maintaining the audio & video archive of rehearsals and performances.
Coordinate with Director of Production ordering supplies for productions
Coordinate rental of facilities to outside renters, including contract negotiations, usage schedule, and act as manager on duty during rentals.
Assist Director of Production with maintenance of facilities, including Studio K, Center for Dance Education, and other spaces as assigned.
Assist the Director of Production with administrative work for the department such as payroll, documents, filing, and communications as needed.
Full time salary with comprehensive benefit package.
3-5 years experience as a stage manager or assistant working in Dance or Opera.
Knowledge of dance terminology and methods.
Ability to read and call show from musical score
Ability to remain calm in stressful situations
Must have passport or ability to get passport
Proficient with computers and Microsoft Office software
Experience managing multiple priorities in a fast paced environment
Experience working in a union environment, specifically IATSE and AGMA
Ability to move or lift up to 50 lbs
Ability to stand and sit for extended periods of time
About Tulsa Ballet
The story of Tulsa Ballet began in 1956. Husband and wife Roman Jasinski and Moscelyne Larkin, and musician Rosalie Talbott, founded Tulsa Ballet Theatre, blending classical dance with dramatic theatre. Internationally known dancers in the Ballet Russe tradition, Jasinski and Larkin set the tone for artistic excellence – a foundation that has been preserved and built upon for decades.
Today, Tulsa Ballet annually reaches more than 40,000 individuals across Oklahoma and employs a multi-cultural roster of dancers comprised of 29 highly-skilled professionals representing 14 different countries.
Under the leadership of Artistic Director Marcello Angelini, Tulsa Ballet has reached new heights on the stage, while bringing unprecedented recognition to Tulsa and the State of Oklahoma by developing an artistic reputation marked by innovative works with international impact.
Regarded as one of the top ballet companies in North America, Tulsa Ballet consistently brings the finest works in classical and contemporary dance to the Midwest region, giving audiences a unique opportunity to view world-class ballet in the heartland of America.
To serve as an essential as...set of our region through exciting internationally-acclaimed artistic excellence and exemplary education and outreach
We commit to:
Preserve the tradition of classical ballet
Promote the appreciation of contemporary dance
Create works of superior and enduring quality
Educate through exceptional dance training, performances and outreach programs.
To be an innovative leader, powerful partner and global cultural representative of a community in which the performing arts are valued and promoted as an indispensable resource.