Call for Assistant Stage Managers

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Call for Assistant Stage Managers

Contract: Seasonal
Positions: Four available
Duration: July 2 to August 9, 2024

StoryBook Theatre is looking for assistant stage managers for our 47th & 48th season!

The assistant stage manager plays a crucial role in supporting the stage manager by undertaking a diverse range of tasks. As a member of the production’s management team, the ASM is expected to exhibit behaviour aligned with this role. Punctuality and professionalism should be exemplified by the ASM, setting a standard for others to follow. Flexibility and proactive initiative-taking are vital qualities, given the varying nature of each production, resulting in shifts in the ASM’s specific responsibilities.

StoryBook believes that inclusivity and diversity are integral to the stories we tell both on and off our stage, and we seek to create an environment where everyone from any background can do their best work. We encourage people of all ages, gender identities, races, sexual orientations, physical or mental abilities, and ethnicity to apply for this position.


Assistant stage managers will be accountable to the stage manager and will work closely with cast and production teams.

Duties include:

  • Providing assistance to the stage manager as requested
  • Assist with the smooth management of the show
  • Preparing the stage for performance
  • Assist with set and costume changes as needed
  • Other duties as required
Skills & Qualifications

The ideal candidates would possess many, if not all, of the qualifications listed below. StoryBook is a learning environment and is looking for a candidate willing to grow into the role with a base understanding of its demands and skills required.​

  • Interest in theatre arts
  • Experience working in theatre is an asset but not required
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Organized
  • Must work well in a team settings

Ultimately, StoryBook is seeking people who fit in with the organizational mandate and are keen and passionate about the work we do. Candidates who possess these and the attributes listed at the top of this page would be seen as a considerable asset beyond their list of qualifications.

If you are interested in applying, please visit

Must be available Mondays to Fridays, 8:30am to 4:30pm, from July 2 to August 9, 2024.

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