Stage Manager

This Fall 2018, the Art Institute of Chicago is commissioning an experimental performance production directed by the‎ artist Pope.L. The project uses 4 actors and a live musician/ composer to re-construct William Wells Brown's 1858 play The Escape‎ into a newly devised work. The project is funded by the Institute. The Stagemanager's fee is commensurate with the market.
We are looking for an SM to assist Pope.L and manage the production. This person MUST be available for all the dates below:
  • July 9-13 (Workshop)
  • Nov 8-9 (Warm-up Workshop/rehearsal)
  • Nov 11-12 (Tech rehearsal)
  • Nov 15-17 (Performances)
  • Nov 29-Dec 1 (Performances)


In addition, the SM would need to do some prep prior to the July workshop and between July and November. We are also looking to hire an assistant SM: ‎
  • Prepare for the July 9-13 workshop
  • Debrief after the July 9-13 workshop
  • Be available for updates between the July workshop and the November dates
  • Prepare for the November workshops/performances
To Apply: 

If this project interests you AND you are available for ALL dates listed above please send your resume to

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Noelle Africh
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