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STAGES St. Louis is the region’s foremost professional, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit theatre company, committed to preserving and advancing the art form of Musical Theatre through excellence in performance and education. STAGES, now celebrating its 36th year of producing Broadway-quality theatre, employs a full-time staff of twenty-five and a seasonal company from May to October, presenting 140 performances to over 50,000 patrons.

STAGES employs the best Musical Theatre artists available regionally and nationally for all productions. By holding auditions in St. Louis and New York, STAGES is able to attract not only Broadway talent, but also further its commitment to support professional St. Louis actors. In addition, STAGES educates thousands of students each year at its Performing Arts Academy, the region’s only year-round arts school with a comprehensive curriculum run by a professional theatre company.

STAGES St. Louis is taking every effort for the health and safety of the volunteers, staff, and patrons during the COVID-19 pandemic. Disinfectant is used to clean all areas before and after occupancy and all volunteers, patrons, and staffs are dedicated to wearing masks while inside the buildings. There is still a high degree of uncertainty as to the impact of the pandemic over the next few months and its effect on our ability to bring staff together in the shop, office, and on stage. However, we are currently planning, hoping, and moving forward with our best-case scenario.

STAGES St. Louis strives to create a diverse and inclusive environment. Candidates should demonstrate empathy, flexibility, and a strong commitment to building diverse teams. BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ individuals are encouraged to apply.

Academy

Education Associate

Job Description:

The Education Associate is a valuable, full-time member of the STAGES Performing Arts Academy team. This person serves as the main point of contact for all academy students, parents, and patrons, and is largely responsible for managing the academy’s class and production schedule. This position reports to the Director of Education and Outreach, and works closely with the Education and Outreach Coordinator.

About STAGES Performing Arts Academy:

STAGES St. Louis is the region’s foremost not-for-profit company committed to preserving and advancing the art form of Musical Theatre through excellence in performance and education. In 2021, STAGES celebrated its 35th Anniversary Season of producing Broadway-quality theatre, presenting 140 performances from June through October to nearly 50,000 patrons.

With a faculty of more than 30 professional teaching artists, the Academy provides the highest quality musical theatre arts training; currently serving over 450 families throughout St. Louis and the surrounding areas through its classes, productions, and outreach programs. Its sequential curriculum offers a range of opportunities that inspire curiosity, creativity, and passion through musical theatre education.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organize and maintain the academy’s class, camp, and production schedules
  • Process all course registrations, payments, and scholarship applications
  • Communicate daily with current and potential students and parents via phone, email, and in person
  • Serve as a knowledgeable resource to patrons for questions regarding class recommendations, scheduling, payment, and digital content
  • Assist with SPAA artistic initiatives, including productions and performances

Desired Qualifications:

Don’t worry about checking every single criteria box – if you feel you have what it takes to be a member of the education team, we want to hear from you!

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent work experience
  • Attention to detail and commitment to excellence
  • Excellent relationship-building, management, and problem solving skills
  • Ability to remain calm, collected, and patient under pressure
  • Understanding of CRM or experience with studio management software preferred
  • Evening and weekend (Saturdays only) availability required, flexibility to work after regular office hours for performances and special events
  • Experience or interest in the performing arts (production management experience a plus) and passion for arts education

Compensation and Benefits

  • $16.00 per hour
  • Full-time (40 hrs. / week)
  • Optional health and dental insurance
  • Seasonal overtime pay available

Instructions to Apply:

Please send a resume and letter of interest (in a single PDF) to cnordin@stagesstlouis.org with the subject line ‘Education Associate’.

This position closes on January 21, 2022.

Administrative Assistant (Education Department)

Job Description:

The Administrative Assistant is a valuable, part-time member of the STAGES Performing Arts Academy team. This person provides administrative and project management support for the academy, and reports to the Director of Education and Outreach. Additionally, they works closely with all members of the education department.

About STAGES Performing Arts Academy:

STAGES St. Louis is the region’s foremost not-for-profit company committed to preserving and advancing the art form of Musical Theatre through excellence in performance and education. In 2021, STAGES celebrated its 35th Anniversary Season of producing Broadway-quality theatre, presenting 140 performances from June through October to nearly 50,000 patrons.

With a faculty of more than 30 professional teaching artists, the Academy provides the highest quality musical theatre arts training; currently serving over 450 families throughout St. Louis and the surrounding areas through its classes, productions, and outreach programs. Its sequential curriculum offers a range of opportunities that inspire curiosity, creativity, and passion through musical theatre education.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support to the education department including but not limited to assisting with department correspondence, schedule coordination, employee paperwork, and payment processing
  • Serve as a knowledgeable resource to patrons and teachers for questions regarding class offerings, payment, and digital content
  • Assist with SPAA artistic initiatives, including productions and performances

Desired Qualifications:

Don’t worry about checking every single criteria box – if you feel you have what it takes to be a member of the education team, we want to hear from you!

  • High school diploma
  • 1+ years of professional experience in a relevant discipline
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and problem solving skills
  • Ability to remain calm, collected, and patient under pressure
  • Evening and weekend (Saturdays only) availability required, flexibility to work after regular office hours for performances and special events
  • Experience or interest in the performing arts and passion for arts education

Compensation and Benefits

  • $14.00 per hour
  • Part-time (20 hrs. / week)
  • Seasonal overtime pay available

Instructions to Apply:

Please send a resume and letter of interest (in a single PDF) to cnordin@stagesstlouis.org with the subject line ‘Administrative Assistant (Education Department)’.

This position closes on January 21, 2022.

Administrative

Company Manager

STAGES St. Louis, a professional musical theatre company entering our 36th season, is seeking a Company Manager to join our team.  The 2022 Season will take place at the Kirkwood Performing Arts Center and will consist of three large-scale musicals:  the world premiere and pre-Broadway production of THE KARATE KID: The Musical, along with IN THE HEIGHTS, and A CHORUS LINE.

This position is a mixture of part-time hours and full-time hours:

  • January 3 – April 3, 2022 – PART-TIME
  • April 4 – September 11, 2022 – FULL-TIME
  • September 12 – October 16, 2022 – PART-TIME

The Company Manager’s duty is to support the commitment to preserving and advancing the art form of Musical Theatre by assisting the Artistic Coordinator, ensuring the wellbeing of all STAGES’ guest Artists, and supporting all artistic initiatives across the organization.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee all company management needs including, but not limited to:
    • Arranging all travel and housing needs for guest Artists, Stage Management, and Creative Team members
    • Managing all rental vehicles and local transportation for guest Artists
    • Coordinating and distributing company meals for Artists and Technicians
    • Creating welcome packets and managing the hospitality needs of company members
    • Checking in with Actors and Technicians on a weekly basis, and assisting with any medical issues that may arise
    • Cultivating a strong familiarity with the following areas:  Chesterfield, Kirkwood, Creve Coeur
    • Attending design, production, and other meetings, maintaining supportive collaboration with Department leaders, and distributing meeting notes as needed
    • Serving as the liaison between the Artistic Coordinator on any and all Artist and/or Technician situations.
  • Assisting the Artistic Coordinator with the following responsibilities:
    • Providing transportation for incoming and outgoing Artists on airport travel days throughout the Season
    • Planning the pre-season audition process, which includes executing the St. Louis auditions and providing support for the NYC auditions, as well
    • Tracking and maintaining the annual Artistic and Production budgets
    • Processing all technician, actor, and creative personal contracts for the season
    • Helping with Actor and Production payroll, all contracts, royalties, credit card reconciliations, worker’s compensation reports and budgeting
    • Conducting research to assist the Artistic Coordinator in licensing all professional seasonal productions
    • Creating and maintaining of the Master Production Calendar and tech calendars
    • Onboarding Artists and Technicians
    • Creating a Seasonal Staff emergency contact sheet and distributing individual contact sheets to department heads
    • Sharing the on-call duty with the Artistic Coordinator, which entails being available via the Company Management cell phone and STAGES email according to the on-call schedule.  Sick and personal days will be scheduled as needed on a case-by-case basis.
    • Creating and editing Seasonal Brochures and Programs; in all facets of creating and cataloging publicity and archival materials; and in selection and coordination of actors for interviews, public appearances, marketing videos, etc.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of personal performance and development to encourage professional growth.
  • Provide specific feedback about performance to the management team and share observations with the Artistic Coordinator.
  • Assist Artistic Coordinator with all artistic and staffing needs for STAGES annual Special Events.
  • General administrative work as required.
  • Exhibit enthusiasm toward the job and company, to both internal and external customers, in all forms of communication.

Education, Experience, and Skill Level required:

  • Bachelor Degree in theatre preferred or equivalent work experience as a company manager or administrative assistant.
  • Customer Service experience required.
  • Experience required with typical office equipment, as well as, Microsoft Office programs including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • A valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and flexible schedule are required.
  • Must be able to respond with flexibility to both the needs of various collaborators and to rapidly changing circumstances and personalities.
  • Familiarity with unions (A.E.A., I.A.T.S.E., U.S.A., S.D.C., and A.F.M.) is beneficial

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 60 pounds.  The employee must be able to share the 24/7 on-call duty.

Box Office

Usher

This is a part-time, seasonal position.

The successful candidate will:
-Be friendly and courteous
-Possess excellent customer service skills
-Have an interest in live musical theater and the arts

Job requirements:
-Must have evening, weekend, and daytime availability from August 6th through October 24th.
-Must be able to commit to a minimum of five 4-6 hour shifts per week.
-Able to work at our Kirkwood Performing Arts Center location.
-Able to stand for several hours at a time.
-Must be able to comply with the dress code of black pants or skirt, white button down shirt, and black dress shoes.

To apply, please send your resume and a brief cover letter to khodge@stagesstlouis.org.

Internships

Company Management Internship

The STAGES St. Louis Spotlight on Careers Internship + Apprenticeship Programs are designed to train the next generation of theatre professionals in the skills necessary to become successful and integral parts of the theatre community.  We combine practical hands-on experience with the opportunity to work with and learn from seasoned theatre professionals.  While immersed in the professional world, our interns gain in-depth knowledge and experience in their chosen areas to become well-rounded theatre practitioners.

STAGES St. Louis seeks a Company Management Intern for the 2022 Season. 

The Company Management Intern works directly with the Company Manager and Artistic Coordinator to provide the highest level of hospitality to all STAGES’ artists.  The company management internship provides the opportunity to be involved in the day-to-day details of the Acting and Production Company’s professional lives.  This includes activities relating to travel, housing, special needs, health and well-being, hospitality, and working to integrate artists into STAGES and the surrounding community.  The successful applicant is detailed-oriented, self-motivated, works well in a fast-paced environment and responds with flexibility to the needs of various collaborators and to rapidly changing circumstances and personalities.  Applicants should demonstrate strong organizational skills, proficient computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office, and a strong sense of humor and maturity.  This position must have a valid driver’s license, a reliable personal vehicle, and a flexible schedule.

Dates for this contract are Mid-April through August, and can be flexible.

STAGES St. Louis is taking every effort for the health and safety of the acting company, volunteers, staff, and patrons during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Along with following any Federal, State, and Local mandates, STAGES St. Louis will be operating under the Actors’ Equity Association fully vaccinated guidelines. 

STAGES St. Louis strives to create a diverse and inclusive environment. Candidates should demonstrate empathy, flexibility, and a strong commitment to building diverse teams. BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

All Interns are paid Missouri Minimum Wage which is $11.15/hour. 

Due to a Missouri State Statue exemption, seasonal employees are paid overtime at 1 ½ times their rate after 52 hours worked in a given work week.  All summer positions are paid biweekly on Fridays.

Internship Requirements:

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must:

  • Be able to provide local housing in St. Louis for the duration of your internship.
  • Have a valid driver’s license and reliable personal vehicle.

To apply, please submit the following materials in PDF format to internships@stagesstlouis.org.

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • References, Academic or Professional (3 preferred)
Stage Management Internship

The STAGES St. Louis Spotlight on Careers Internship + Apprenticeship Programs are designed to train the next generation of theatre professionals in the skills necessary to become successful and integral parts of the theatre community.  We combine practical hands-on experience with the opportunity to work with and learn from seasoned theatre professionals.  While immersed in the professional world, our interns gain in-depth knowledge and experience in their chosen areas to become well-rounded theatre practitioners.

STAGES St. Louis is seeking Stage Management Interns for our two of our mainstage productions: THE KARATE KID: The Musical and IN THE HEIGHTS.

The Stage Management Intern works alongside the AEA Production Stage Manager and two Assistant Stage Managers.  Interns will assist with pre-production paperwork during rehearsals, attend all scene shift rehearsals and tech, and become part of the run crew during the production.  Applicants must have prior stage management experience of musicals at least on the academic level.  Interns are eligible to earn EMC points on this contract.

THE KARATE KID: The Musical:

Contract Dates:  April 11 – June 26, 2022:

  • Rehearsal starts: April 15, 2022
  • Tech: May 22 – May 24
  • 1st Performance: May 25, 2022
  • Closing Performance: June 26, 2022

***there is the possibility of a 1-week extension through July 3, 2022***

 

IN THE HEIGHTS:

Contract Dates:  June 30 – August 21, 2022

  • Rehearsal starts: July 5, 2022
  • Tech: July 19 – 21
  • 1st Performance: July 22, 2022
  • Closing Performance: August 21, 2022

 

STAGES St. Louis is taking every effort for the health and safety of the acting company, volunteers, staff, and patrons during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Along with following any Federal, State, and Local mandates, STAGES St. Louis will be operating under the Actors’ Equity Association fully vaccinated guidelines.

STAGES St. Louis strives to create a diverse and inclusive environment. Candidates should demonstrate empathy, flexibility, and a strong commitment to building diverse teams. BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

All Interns are paid Missouri Minimum Wage which is $11.15/hour.

Due to a Missouri State Statue exemption, seasonal employees are paid overtime at 1 ½ times their rate after 52 hours worked in a given work week.  All summer positions are paid biweekly on Fridays.

Internship Requirements:

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must:

  • Be able to provide local housing in St. Louis for the duration of your internship.
  • Have a valid driver’s license and reliable personal vehicle.

To apply, please submit the following materials in PDF format to internships@stagesstlouis.org.

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • References, Academic or Professional (3 preferred)
Producing Intern

A new position at STAGES St. Louis, the Producing Intern will report directly to the Executive Producer and Associate Producer while working on a number of administrative projects through the 2021 Season.

Throughout the internship experience, the Producing Intern will work in a variety of areas related to theatre administration including, but not limited to:

  • Theatrical Producing
  • Development & Fundraising
  • Marketing
  • Social Media & Design
  • Box Office
  • Finance
  • Human Resources

 

The ideal candidate should possess the following:

  • A passion for the musical theatre arts and theatre administration
  • Strong communication, multi-tasking, and problem solving skills
  • Quick thinker/problem solver who works well in a fast-paced office environment
  • The ability to work both days and evenings either at the Kent Center (Chesterfield) or Kirkwood Performing Arts Center (Downtown Kirkwood)
  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Suite of programs
  • Basic knowledge of social media platforms (primarily Facebook and Instagram)

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Andrew Kuhlman (Associate Producer) at akuhlman@stagesstlouis.org.

Production

STAGES St. Louis, a professional musical theatre company entering our 36th season, is seeking Production Staff to join our 2022 Season.  The Season consists of three large-scale musicals:  The Karate Kid: The Musical, In The Heights, and A Chorus Line, and runs from February through October.  Start/End dates depend on each individual position.  Limited housing is available depending on the position.

STAGES is taking every effort for the health and safety of the acting company, volunteers, staff, and patrons during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Along with following any Federal, State, and Local mandates, STAGES St. Louis will be operating under the Actors’ Equity Association fully vaccinated guidelines.

STAGES St. Louis strives to create a diverse and inclusive environment. Candidates should demonstrate empathy, flexibility, and a strong commitment to building diverse teams. BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Assistant Stage Manager

STAGES St. Louis is seeking a Non-Equity Assistant Stage Manager for our 2022 productions of The Karate Kid: The Musical, In The Heights, and A Chorus Line.  The ASM is responsible for assisting the AEA PSM and AEA ASM(s) with the rehearsal process, tracking props & costumes throughout rehearsal and performance, and assisting with the supervision of the backstage crew.

Local candidates preferred, as we are not able to offer housing for this position.

Compensation for this position starts at $13/hour, determined on experience.

This position is also eligible to receive EMC points.

Dates for this contract are:

  • The Karate Kid: The Musical: April 11 – June 26 (with possible extension thru July 3)
  • In The Heights: June 28 – August 21
  • A Chorus Line: August 16 – October 9

Compensation: 

  • All Seasonal positions are paid hourly, and bi-weekly on Fridays, determined on experience.
  • Due to a Missouri State Statue exemption, Seasonal Employees are paid overtime at 1 ½ times their rate after 52 hours worked in a given work week.

To Apply:

  • Please send your resume with references and cover letter in .pdf format to STAGES St. Louis, Attn: Production Manager at jobs@stagesstlouis.org.
Dressers

Dressers are responsible for all pre- and post-show duties as assigned by the Wardrobe Supervisor, as well as show duties such as pre-sets, quick changes and emergency repairs.  This position is responsible for the daily maintenance of the costumes by assisting with the laundry, performing minor repairs, dressing room maintenance, and dry cleaning.  Basic stitching knowledge and previous wardrobe experience is required for this position.  Experience with Equity Actors is a plus. Locals preferred; no local housing is available. Compensation starting at $13/hour, determined upon experience.

Production dates are as follows:

Karate Kid the Musical:  May 2 – June 26 (with possible extension thru July 3)
In the Heights: July 9 – August 26
A Chorus Line: September 3 – October 14

Compensation: 

  • All Seasonal positions are paid hourly, and bi-weekly on Fridays, determined on experience.
  • Due to a Missouri State Statue exemption, Seasonal Employees are paid overtime at 1 ½ times their rate after 52 hours worked in a given work week.

To Apply:

  • Please send your resume with references and cover letter in .pdf format to STAGES St. Louis, Attn: Production Manager at jobs@stagesstlouis.org.
Laundry

The Laundry Person will be responsible for the laundering of all costumes for all productions as directed at the end of each performance night.  Washing machines, dryers, and laundry supplies will be supplied at the theatre onsite.  There are eight to nine performances per week.  This position includes late night hours.  Punctuality and dependability are essential.  Reliable transportation is required. Locals preferred; no local housing is available. Compensation starting at $13/hour, determined upon experience.

Production dates are as follows:

Karate Kid the Musical:  May 2 – June 26 (possible extension thru July 3)
In the Heights: July 9 – August 26

Compensation: 

  • All Seasonal positions are paid hourly, and bi-weekly on Fridays, determined on experience.
  • Due to a Missouri State Statue exemption, Seasonal Employees are paid overtime at 1 ½ times their rate after 52 hours worked in a given work week.

To Apply:

  • Please send your resume with references and cover letter in .pdf format to STAGES St. Louis, Attn: Production Manager at jobs@stagesstlouis.org.
COVID Safety Officer

The COVID Safety Officer’s primary goals and tasks include maintaining an excellent company safety culture and safe working environment.  Duties will include implementing the STAGES St. Louis’ COVID-19 policies, conducting health screenings on Artistic team during rehearsals and performances, managing the PPE for both Always Patsy Cline and Jersey Boys productions, attending all rehearsals and performances to manage the disinfection of all surfaces and monitor the compliance of all safety measures.  Locals preferred; no local housing is available. Compensation starting at $13/hour.  Covid Compliance Officer Certification preferred, and will be provided by STAGES if not certified.

Contract dates are as follows:

Karate Kid the Musical:  April 11 – June 26, 2022 (Possible extension thru July 3)
In the Heights: July 5 – August 21, 2022
A Chorus Line: August 22 – October 9, 2022

Compensation: 

  • All Seasonal positions are paid hourly, and bi-weekly on Fridays, determined on experience.
  • Due to a Missouri State Statue exemption, Seasonal Employees are paid overtime at 1 ½ times their rate after 52 hours worked in a given work week.

To Apply:

  • Please send your resume with references and cover letter in .pdf format to STAGES St. Louis, Attn: Production Manager at jobs@stagesstlouis.org.
Electrics Supervisor

The Electrics Supervisor is responsible for leading an electrics crew in implementing the lighting design for each production of our season.  The ES will guide their crew in load in, hang/focus, practical build and wiring, as well as building any lighting special effects.  The ES is also responsible for maintaining and reporting the Electrics department budget and will be asked to be at production meetings and some rehearsals.  Previous crew supervision as well as extensive electrical knowledge is required for this position.  The ES must also have working knowledge of the ETC ION, moving lights, general wiring and troubleshooting skills.  Contract runs from Mid-February – October 14.  Housing is available. Compensation starting at $18/hour, determined upon experience.

Compensation: 

  • All Seasonal positions are paid hourly, and bi-weekly on Fridays, determined on experience.
  • Due to a Missouri State Statue exemption, Seasonal Employees are paid overtime at 1 ½ times their rate after 52 hours worked in a given work week.

To Apply:

  • Please send your resume with references and cover letter in .pdf format to STAGES St. Louis, Attn: Production Manager at jobs@stagesstlouis.org.
Electricians/Spot Light Operators

Electricians are responsible for the hang/focus, practical wiring and maintaining the productions as well as operating follow spots during the run of the shows.  Working knowledge of the ETC ION, moving lights, LED tape and modules, general wiring and trouble shooting skills highly preferred.  Contracts run from Mid-March – October 14.  There is some flexibility on contract dates.  Limited housing is available. Compensation starting at $13/hour, determined upon experience.

Compensation: 

  • All Seasonal positions are paid hourly, and bi-weekly on Fridays, determined on experience.
  • Due to a Missouri State Statue exemption, Seasonal Employees are paid overtime at 1 ½ times their rate after 52 hours worked in a given work week.

To Apply:

  • Please send your resume with references and cover letter in .pdf format to STAGES St. Louis, Attn: Production Manager at jobs@stagesstlouis.org.
Carpenter

Carpenters are directly responsible for creating scenic pieces from wood, metal, foam, or plastic.  Daily work assignments and project deadlines are set by the Technical Director.  Experience with nontraditional rigging, welding, and ability to read and understand construction drawings preferred. Contracts run from Beginning March – September 9.  There is some flexibility on contract dates.  Limited housing is available. Compensation starting at $13/hour, determined upon experience.

Compensation: 

  • All Seasonal positions are paid hourly, and bi-weekly on Fridays, determined on experience.
  • Due to a Missouri State Statue exemption, Seasonal Employees are paid overtime at 1 ½ times their rate after 52 hours worked in a given work week.

To Apply:

  • Please send your resume with references and cover letter in .pdf format to STAGES St. Louis, Attn: Production Manager at jobs@stagesstlouis.org.
Rigger/Carpenter

The Rigger/Carpenter is directly responsible for developing line set schedule, hang plan and load calculations for scenery. Also over sees the rigging portion under the Technical Director during load-in and strike. Contract runs from April 4 – September 9.  There is some flexibility on contract dates.  Limited housing is available. Compensation starting at $16/hour, determined upon experience.

Compensation: 

  • All Seasonal positions are paid hourly, and bi-weekly on Fridays, determined on experience.
  • Due to a Missouri State Statue exemption, Seasonal Employees are paid overtime at 1 ½ times their rate after 52 hours worked in a given work week.

To Apply:

  • Please send your resume with references and cover letter in .pdf format to STAGES St. Louis, Attn: Production Manager at jobs@stagesstlouis.org.
Lead Carpenter

Assist Technical Director and Assistant Technical Director with the estimate of material and labor for all productions based on the drafting’s. Work with Technical Director and Assistant Technical Director to select best construction method and materials of scenic units. Distribute construction drafting’s approved by the Technical Director to staff. Ensure staff is aware of construction time table and crew work schedules for each production. Properly assign, instruct on, and supervise Carpenters in assembly process Oversee maintenance of shop equipment and facilities in coordination with the Technical Director. Contract runs from February 21 – September 9.  There is some flexibility on contract dates.  Limited housing is available. Compensation starting at $16/hour, determined upon experience.

Compensation: 

  • All Seasonal positions are paid hourly, and bi-weekly on Fridays, determined on experience.
  • Due to a Missouri State Statue exemption, Seasonal Employees are paid overtime at 1 ½ times their rate after 52 hours worked in a given work week.

To Apply:

  • Please send your resume with references and cover letter in .pdf format to STAGES St. Louis, Attn: Production Manager at jobs@stagesstlouis.org.
Welder

The Welder is directly responsible for creating scenic pieces from various metals including mild steel and aluminum.  Daily work assignments and project deadlines are set by the Technical Director.  Experience with MIG welding, other metal working tools, and ability to read and understand construction drawings is required.  Contract runs from February 28 – May 27.  There is some flexibility on contract dates.  Limited housing is available.  Compensation starts at $17/hour and determined upon experience.

Compensation: 

  • All Seasonal positions are paid hourly, and bi-weekly on Fridays, determined on experience.
  • Due to a Missouri State Statue exemption, Seasonal Employees are paid overtime at 1 ½ times their rate after 52 hours worked in a given work week.

To Apply:

  • Please send your resume with references and cover letter in .pdf format to STAGES St. Louis, Attn: Production Manager at jobs@stagesstlouis.org.
Properties Supervisor

The Properties Supervisor works with the Director, Scenic Designer, Technical Director, and their own staff to collect, alter, and/or manufacture the hand props, furniture props, and set dressings required by each production.  They are responsible for creating a prop list, the collection or creation of each prop on the prop list, providing rehearsal props, meeting deadlines, the supervision of prop crews, prop budget reporting, and attending all design and production meetings as necessary.  The Props Master should be skilled in prop shopping, computer graphic software and hardware, carpentry tools, furniture construction, upholstery, soft goods, crafts, and painting.  Contract runs from Mid-February – September 9.  There is some flexibility on contract dates.  Housing is available. Compensation starting at $18/hour, determined upon experience.

Compensation: 

  • All Seasonal positions are paid hourly, and bi-weekly on Fridays, determined on experience.
  • Due to a Missouri State Statue exemption, Seasonal Employees are paid overtime at 1 ½ times their rate after 52 hours worked in a given work week.

To Apply:

  • Please send your resume with references and cover letter in .pdf format to STAGES St. Louis, Attn: Production Manager at jobs@stagesstlouis.org.
Properties Artisan

The Props Artisan works under the supervision of the Props Supervisor.  They are responsible for providing props and set dressing for all productions.  Requires knowledge of carpentry and basic computer graphics.  Sewing and experience with soft goods is highly desirable as are general craft skills and experience painting props for stage.  Having hands on experience with various building materials is also beneficial.  Daily tasks may including sewing, carpentry, welding, crafts, and computer graphics. Contract runs from Beginning March – Mid-August.  There is some flexibility on contract dates.  Local candidates preferred, but limited housing is available.  Compensation starting at $13/hour, determined upon experience.

Compensation: 

  • All Seasonal positions are paid hourly, and bi-weekly on Fridays, determined on experience.
  • Due to a Missouri State Statue exemption, Seasonal Employees are paid overtime at 1 ½ times their rate after 52 hours worked in a given work week.

To Apply:

  • Please send your resume with references and cover letter in .pdf format to STAGES St. Louis, Attn: Production Manager at jobs@stagesstlouis.org.
Properties Carpenter

The Properties Carpenter works under the supervision of the Props Supervisor.  They are responsible for providing props and set dressing for all productions.  Requires knowledge of carpentry and basic computer graphics.  Sewing and experience with soft goods is highly desirable as are general craft skills and experience painting props for stage.  Having hands on experience with various building materials is also beneficial.  Daily tasks may including sewing, carpentry, welding, crafts, and computer graphics. Contract runs from Beginning March – Mid-August.  There is some flexibility on contract dates.  Local candidates preferred, but limited housing is available.  Compensation starting at $13/hour, determined upon experience.

Compensation: 

  • All Seasonal positions are paid hourly, and bi-weekly on Fridays, determined on experience.
  • Due to a Missouri State Statue exemption, Seasonal Employees are paid overtime at 1 ½ times their rate after 52 hours worked in a given work week.

To Apply:

  • Please send your resume with references and cover letter in .pdf format to STAGES St. Louis, Attn: Production Manager at jobs@stagesstlouis.org.
Properties Assistant

The Properties Assistant works under the supervision of the Props Supervisor.  They are responsible for providing props and set dressing for all productions.  Requires knowledge of carpentry and basic computer graphics.  Sewing and experience with soft goods is highly desirable as are general craft skills and experience painting props for stage.  Having hands on experience with various building materials is also beneficial.  Daily tasks may including sewing, carpentry, welding, crafts, and computer graphics. Contract runs from Late March – May.  There is some flexibility on contract dates.  Local candidates preferred, but limited housing is available.  Compensation starting at $13/hour, determined upon experience.

Compensation: 

  • All Seasonal positions are paid hourly, and bi-weekly on Fridays, determined on experience.
  • Due to a Missouri State Statue exemption, Seasonal Employees are paid overtime at 1 ½ times their rate after 52 hours worked in a given work week.

To Apply:

  • Please send your resume with references and cover letter in .pdf format to STAGES St. Louis, Attn: Production Manager at jobs@stagesstlouis.org.
Assistant Electrics Supervisor

The Assistant Electrics Supervisor is responsible for assisting the Electrics Supervisor in leading an electrics crew in implementing the lighting design for each production of our season.  The AES will assist in load in, hang/focus, practical build and wiring, as well as building any lighting special effects.  The AES will assist at all technical rehearsals and run the lighting console for shows.  Knowledge of the ETC ION, moving lights, general wiring and troubleshooting skills is a must.  Contract runs from the Mid-February – September 9.  There is some flexibility on contract dates.  Housing is available.

Compensation: 

  • All Seasonal positions are paid hourly, and bi-weekly on Fridays, determined on experience.
  • Due to a Missouri State Statue exemption, Seasonal Employees are paid overtime at 1 ½ times their rate after 52 hours worked in a given work week.

To Apply:

  • Please send your resume with references and cover letter in .pdf format to STAGES St. Louis, Attn: Production Manager at jobs@stagesstlouis.org.
Audio Assistant

STAGES is seeking an Audio Assistant for the production of The Karate Kid: The Musical.  The Audio Assistant works with the Audio Supervisor, Technical Director, and the cast to set up, tune, and operate the audio/PA system as required for the production.  They are responsible for assisting in programming the audio desk, setting up Wireless racks, training actors on mic usage and placement, meeting deadlines. The Audio Assistant should be skilled in digital audio desks, Wireless microphones, complete system installs, and array tuning.  Contract runs April 25 – July 8.  There is some flexibility on contract dates.  Housing is limited. Compensation starting at $13/hour, determined upon experience.

Compensation: 

  • All Seasonal positions are paid hourly, and bi-weekly on Fridays, determined on experience.
  • Due to a Missouri State Statue exemption, Seasonal Employees are paid overtime at 1 ½ times their rate after 52 hours worked in a given work week.

To Apply:

  • Please send your resume with references and cover letter in .pdf format to STAGES St. Louis, Attn: Production Manager at jobs@stagesstlouis.org.
Scenic Artists

Scenic Artists are responsible for painting all scenic elements (scenery, drops, props, floors, etc.) for each production.  Scenic Artists may be asked to do certain scenic treatments as required by the designer and Scenic Charge, including foam carving.  Contracts run Beginning March – Mid-August.  There is some flexibility on contract dates.  Limited housing is available. Compensation starting at $13/hour, determined upon experience.

Compensation: 

  • All Seasonal positions are paid hourly, and bi-weekly on Fridays, determined on experience.
  • Due to a Missouri State Statue exemption, Seasonal Employees are paid overtime at 1 ½ times their rate after 52 hours worked in a given work week.

To Apply:

  • Please send your resume with references and cover letter in .pdf format to STAGES St. Louis, Attn: Production Manager at jobs@stagesstlouis.org.
Projection/Video Tech

STAGES St. Louis seeks a Projection/Video Tech for the production of The Karate Kid: The Musical.  The Projection/Video Tech will work with the Designers and the Technical Director to load in, set-up, and install all projection and video equipment for the production.  They will also be asked to maintain and safely run all video systems during the production.  The Projection/Video Tech will be required to attend tech rehearsals, and possibly some production meetings as needed.  Contract runs March 28 – July 8.  There is some flexibility on contract dates.  Limited housing is available. Compensation starting at $18/hour, determined upon experience.

Compensation: 

  • All Seasonal positions are paid hourly, and bi-weekly on Fridays, determined on experience.
  • Due to a Missouri State Statue exemption, Seasonal Employees are paid overtime at 1 ½ times their rate after 52 hours worked in a given work week.

To Apply:

  • Please send your resume with references and cover letter in .pdf format to STAGES St. Louis, Attn: Production Manager at jobs@stagesstlouis.org.
Automation Tech

STAGES St. Louis seeks an Automation Tech for the production of The Karate Kid: The Musical.  The Automation Tech will work with the Designers and the Technical Director to load in, set-up, and install all automation equipment for the production.  They will also be asked to maintain and safely run all automated systems during the production.  Experience with Stage Command System preferred.  The Automation Tech will be required to attend select tech rehearsals and possible some production meetings as needed.  Contract runs April 4 – July 8.  There is some flexibility on contract dates.  Limited housing is available. Compensation starting at $18/hour, determined upon experience.

Compensation: 

  • All Seasonal positions are paid hourly, and bi-weekly on Fridays, determined on experience.
  • Due to a Missouri State Statue exemption, Seasonal Employees are paid overtime at 1 ½ times their rate after 52 hours worked in a given work week.

To Apply:

  • Please send your resume with references and cover letter in .pdf format to STAGES St. Louis, Attn: Production Manager at jobs@stagesstlouis.org.
Wigs Technician/Dresser

The Wig Technician/Dresser will be responsible for maintaining wigs and facial hairstyles for each of the productions.  The Wigs Assistant’s duties for every performance include styling, presets, quick changes, emergency repairs and other duties as required.  Professional wig and makeup experience required.  Experience working with Equity actors a plus.  Contract dates are Beginning May – August 26.  There is some flexibility on contract dates.  Housing is limited. Compensation starting at $13/hour, determined upon experience.

Compensation: 

  • All Seasonal positions are paid hourly, and bi-weekly on Fridays, determined on experience.
  • Due to a Missouri State Statue exemption, Seasonal Employees are paid overtime at 1 ½ times their rate after 52 hours worked in a given work week.

To Apply:

  • Please send your resume with references and cover letter in .pdf format to STAGES St. Louis, Attn: Production Manager at jobs@stagesstlouis.org.
Assistant to the Costume Shop Manager

The Assistant to the Costume Shop Manager will be responsible for entering and tracking all Costume Shop expenditures, and transmitting to the Finance Department.  The ACSM will work with the Costume Designer & Costume Shop Manager to research and order/obtain costumes, fabrics, and findings for costume construction.  The ACSM will assist the Costume Shop Manager as needed and directed throughout the Season. Contract dates are February 28– September 9.  There is some flexibility on contract dates.  Housing is limited. Compensation starting at $14/hour, determined upon experience.

Compensation: 

  • All Seasonal positions are paid hourly, and bi-weekly on Fridays, determined on experience.
  • Due to a Missouri State Statue exemption, Seasonal Employees are paid overtime at 1 ½ times their rate after 52 hours worked in a given work week.

To Apply:

  • Please send your resume with references and cover letter in .pdf format to STAGES St. Louis, Attn: Production Manager at jobs@stagesstlouis.org.
Drapers

Drapers are responsible for draping, patterning, and managing construction.  Drapers will supervise a First Hand and Stitcher, attend fittings, and manage alterations.  Strong tailoring skills are extremely preferred.  Contract dates are Mid-March – September 9.  There is some flexibility on contract dates.  Limited housing is available. Compensation starting at $15/hour, determined upon experience.

Compensation: 

  • All Seasonal positions are paid hourly, and bi-weekly on Fridays, determined on experience.
  • Due to a Missouri State Statue exemption, Seasonal Employees are paid overtime at 1 ½ times their rate after 52 hours worked in a given work week.

To Apply:

  • Please send your resume with references and cover letter in .pdf format to STAGES St. Louis, Attn: Production Manager at jobs@stagesstlouis.org.
First Hand

First Hands work as a team with a Draper to build or alter costumes for each show.  They will assist the Draper with all phases of costume construction, including cutting, sewing, fitting, and preparation of work for Stitchers.  Strong sewing skills and precise cutting skills a must.  Contracts run from Beginning March – September 9. There is some flexibility on contract dates.  Limited housing is available. Compensation starting at $14/hour, determined upon experience.

Compensation: 

  • All Seasonal positions are paid hourly, and bi-weekly on Fridays, determined on experience.
  • Due to a Missouri State Statue exemption, Seasonal Employees are paid overtime at 1 ½ times their rate after 52 hours worked in a given work week.

To Apply:

  • Please send your resume with references and cover letter in .pdf format to STAGES St. Louis, Attn: Production Manager at jobs@stagesstlouis.org.
Stitcher

The Stitcher sews costumes for a theatre company, using industrial or domestic sewing machines and hand sewing. The Stitcher sews mock-ups and costumes in a variety of styles and periods.  The ability to sew with speed and accuracy under limited supervision is essential.  Required is the knowledge of and skill with operating industrial and domestic sewing machines, skill with hand sewing, and at least two years of professional sewing experience.  Contracts run Mid-March – September 9. There is some flexibility on contract dates.  Prefer local, but limited housing is possibly available. Compensation starting at $13/hour, determined upon experience.

Compensation: 

  • All Seasonal positions are paid hourly, and bi-weekly on Fridays, determined on experience.
  • Due to a Missouri State Statue exemption, Seasonal Employees are paid overtime at 1 ½ times their rate after 52 hours worked in a given work week.

To Apply:

  • Please send your resume with references and cover letter in .pdf format to STAGES St. Louis, Attn: Production Manager at jobs@stagesstlouis.org.
Costume Crafts Artisan

The Crafts Artisan is responsible for the creation, collection, or alteration of all craft projects for each show.  Duties include millinery, dyeing/painting, jewelry, masks, shoe alteration, padding, and other tasks as assigned.  Contracts run Mid-March – September 9.  There is some flexibility on contract dates.  Limited housing is available. Compensation starting at $13/hour, determined upon experience.

Compensation: 

  • All Seasonal positions are paid hourly, and bi-weekly on Fridays, determined on experience.
  • Due to a Missouri State Statue exemption, Seasonal Employees are paid overtime at 1 ½ times their rate after 52 hours worked in a given work week.

To Apply:

  • Please send your resume with references and cover letter in .pdf format to STAGES St. Louis, Attn: Production Manager at jobs@stagesstlouis.org.