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Stage Manager, Secret Cinema

  • 19th October 2021
  • London
  • Full time
  • Paid (£40k-50k)
  • Other, immersive


The post holder will work with the Company Manager to deliver Secret Cinema presents Bridgerton with Fever. They will be responsible for managing the Stage Management team.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing and expanding upon the creative vision of the production with particular consideration of the role of stage management in collaboration with the Creative Director, Producer, and Performance Director;
  • Supporting and working alongside the Production Stage Manager during rehearsals and tech weeks with a view to taking over this role during Show Week 2 and for the remainder of the run;
  • Reporting to the Producer on the build and the Company Manager on the show run, ensuring all obligations are met;
  • Providing cover for shows in the event that more than one ASM is absent;
  • Attending all rehearsals, notes days, previews, and understudy rehearsals.

 Person Specification


  • At least 5 years experience as Stage Manager
  • Interest in working in immersive theatre
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively and as part of a team
  • Stamina, enthusiasm, motivation, and a proactive manner
  • Ability to remain calm and level-headed under pressure
  • Adaptability and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent administration and organisational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise workload and cope with last minute changes


  • Knowledge of event safety guidelines
  • Experience of working on temporary work sites in adverse conditions

To apply please send your CV and cover letter (two pages max) to with subject line “Stage Manager Application”, by 19th October 2021. Applications are reviewed as they are received, so early submission is advised.

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