Summer 2023 Stage Manager   


35 hours/week

12 week contract

Rate: $17.00/hour

Start Date: June 5, 2023

The position of Stage Manager supports the company’s mission and values with specific knowledge and work experience in the areas of production, technical and stage management. The Stage Manager supports, executes, and reports on, the company’s production activities for Summer 2023 including productions and staged readings. 

Goal: To execute and support key production tasks in the areas of schedules, communications, pre, production and postproduction management ensuring the smooth day to day operations of festival events and productions. 

General responsibilities: This position is responsible for specific Summer 2023 schedules, communications, pre and post-production, and stage management as required for assigned productions and events. The Stage Manager will report to and work under the direct supervision of the Summer Production Manager and will also work remotely and on site with the appropriate production & artistic team members, dependent on the production or program. 


This is a government funded position and the successful candidate is between the ages of 18 and 30, a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigrant and Refugee Protection Act 2, be legally entitled to work under relevant provincial legislation and regulations, and possesses the following skillsets:

  • Previous theatre production & stage management training and/or experience essential

  • Post secondary theatre production & stage management training ideal

  • Previous theatre experience and knowledge in any area a major asset

  • Event planning & scheduling experience

  • Ability to work well in a high energy, multi-task environment

  • Ability to work independently or with little supervision as required

  • Strong written/oral communications and interpersonal skills

  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills

  • Able to work well with multiple team players and Theatre 3×60 personnel

  • Strong general and data management skills (proficient in Word, Excel)

The successful candidate must have access to independent, reliable transportation as relates to the position requirements for the duration of the position.

Covid related priorities for 2023 – Proof of vaccination required. Due to the location of our office and storage facilities, priority may be given to applicants who reside in Durham region, or who can confirm safe accommodations and transportation within Durham region.

This position is subject to funding.

Applications will be accepted until April 1st, 2023

Please submit a detailed resume including relevant formal training and/or experience and cover letter to the General Manager at We thank all applicants for their interest, but will be contacting only those candidates required for an interview.

“Theatre 3×60/Theatre on the Ridge is committed to diversity and inclusion in our hiring and recruitment practices, and encourage applications from culturally diverse persons, Indigenous persons, deaf persons and persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. We welcome applications from persons with disabilities to the extent possible with the physical spaces of our venues and requirements of the positions available.”