Recruitment: Company Stage Manager for SESSIONS

Everyone knows that Stage Managers make the world go round. They are the all-knowing, indefatigable, unflappable superheroes without a cape that make everything feel alright. We’re on the lookout for a friendly and dedicated Company Stage Manager on the book to go on tour with a new production – SESSIONS by Ifeyinwa Frederick – that we’re taking out on the road in 2021. Could it be you?


To support the Director and manage the SESSIONS company during rehearsals and on tour ensuring the efficient running of the rehearsal room and production in tech and performance, and the well-being of the company. To manage and carry out the fit up and strike at each venue and to call and operate all performances on the SESSIONS tour. You must be able to drive a van.


London Rehearsals: 18 January – 13 February 2021
London Tech and Previews: w/c 15 February 2021
London run: 22 February – 20 March 2021
Small-scale regional tour: 22 March – 08 May 2021

Due to changing circumstance regarding COVID-19 restrictions, these dates may be subject to change to the following:

London Rehearsals: 22 February – 20 March 2021
London Tech and Previews: w/c 22 March 2021
Small-scale regional tour: 29 March – 08 May 2021
London run: 10 May – 05 June 2021

Please apply only apply if you are currently available for both sets of dates. Final production dates will be confirmed at interview stage.


Paines Plough is an ITC Member and the Company Stage Manager will be engaged in line with ITC Ethical Manager standards and rates of pay. This opportunity is offered on a freelance basis. The successful candidate will be responsible for their own income tax and national insurance contributions. Pension contributions to the Equity Pension Scheme are offered on an opt-in basis.


You can read the full application pack here.

Or head to the Get Involved page on our website for further instructions on how to apply.

Deadline for applications is 10am on Monday 02 November.

Good luck!

Team PP

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