Equity (CAEA) Stage Manager

  • Full Time
  • Toronto
  • On site
  • $1,806

The National Ballet of Canada


The National Ballet of Canada is seeking an experienced full-time (52-week contract) Stage Manager starting in July 2024 to be part of a dedicated and highly skilled production team. Working under the National Ballet of Canada Agreement (NBCA) with the CAEA and reporting to the Director of Production, the Stage Manager’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ensures that the rehearsal studios at the Walter Carsen Centre and the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts have the resources required to meet the planned rehearsals in any given week. This includes preparing audio and video files for reference, spiking scenic elements, providing props and other production elements.
  • Supports the rehearsal process with video capture and distribution of recorded material (Dropbox/Vimeo/OneDrive).
  • Documents all Stage Management-related elements for productions from the rehearsal period through to performances, share and distribute notes and information to all relevant departments.
  • Assists Artistic and Production Staff to schedule rehearsal time and tracks rehearsal time and performance time.
  • Represents the Production Department’s interests and needs in Artistic Staff meetings, as required.
  • Assists Production Staff in creating pack lists for all company equipment used on tours or theatre seasons.
  • Shared responsibilities for calling/running performances in Toronto and on tour, as well as shared Assistant Stage Manager responsibilities for some repertoire.
  • Additional traditional stage management-related responsibilities, as needed.

To apply, email your details to hr@national.ballet.ca

Qualified candidates are to forward their resume and cover letter, including the contact information for three (3) professional references as a single PDF document to [email protected] with the subject heading: “Equity Stage Manager”, by no later than May 1, 2024. We will be reviewing candidate submissions as they are received, and we may choose to move forward with interviews before the deadline. Early submission is encouraged. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to participate in a Criminal Background Check.