The Growing Stage- The Children’s Theatre of New Jersey is seeking a Non-Union Stage Manager for the production of The Hardy Boys in The Mystery of the Haunted House in our 2023-2024 Main Stage Season.
Stage Manager will report directly to Executive Director, Stephen L. Fredericks, and Production Manager, Matthew Fralley. Must have an interest in Theatre for Young Audiences and Theatre Education, as all production team positions at The Growing Stage involve direct interaction with young performers and audiences. Paid positions, commiserate to experience.
Requirements include, but are not limited to:
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
• Computer literacy in Word, Excel, and Google Drive applications.
• Previous experience with QLab.
• Have a proactive work ethic, paying attention to detail and follow-through in a timely fashion.
• Maintains a professional demeanor.
• Available to work nights and weekends.
*Please Note: As per The Growing Stage’s Health & Safety Policy, all performers/crew/staff must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination.
About the Production:
The Hardy Boys in The Mystery of the Haunted House – October 13th-29th
Saturdays at 4pm
Sundays at 2pm
Opening Night performance Friday Oct 13th at 7:30pm
Rehearsals: Rehearsal schedules are generally two or three evenings during the week and a weekend afternoon. Stage Managers are expected for all rehearsals and performances.
Tech Week: October 8th-12th
Script by Jon Klein
Based on the Hardy Boys novel The House on the Cliff by Franklin W. Dixon
Directed by: Stephen L. Fredericks, Founder/Executive Director
Ace amateur detectives Frank and Joe Hardy find themselves embroiled in a dangerous and perplexing caper that turns the tranquil town of Bayport upside down! This time, suspicious circumstances surround an eerie mansion on the edge of Barmet Bay, the setting for an international smuggling operation. Frank and Joe’s father is placed in jeopardy as the smugglers execute their devious schemes. Will the Hardy Boys reach their dad in time?!
About The Growing Stage:
The Growing Stage Theatre is located at 7 Ledgewood Ave, Netcong, New Jersey and no regular mass transportation is available. Own transportation is strongly recommended. Our company is housed in the Historic Palace Theatre, which was built in 1919 and boasts an audience size of approximately 250. As we are The Children’s Theatre of NJ, our mission is to nurture the development of the performing arts through education — and to create, produce and perform works that engage the entire family.
To be considered, please submit resumes/portfolios to TGS Production Manager, Matthew Fralley at firstname.lastname@example.org.