Stage Manager - Old First Concerts (ends 11/18)


Looking for a Stage Manager to help with production of Friday evening and Sunday afternoon concerts (approx. 5-6 concerts per month) at well-established concert series in San Francisco.


Must be able to physically carry chairs, music stands, stage monitors, tables, etc. and move Steinway concert grand around on stage (wheeled dolly).


Arrive at venue not later than 2 hours before performance (Friday: 6 pm for an 8 pm concert; Sunday: 2 pm for a 4 pm concert)
Before concert:
Set up chairs and stands on stage, position piano depending on needs of the performing group.
Make sure appropriate lighting is turned on for rehearsal and concert.
Set up tables in the lobby for the box office and turn on video signage in lobby when doors open (30 minutes prior to concert).
Beginning of concert:
Turn off house lights and turn on stage spot lights.
Turn off video signage in lobby.
With assistance of director, clear box office materials and set up refreshments for intermission.
Turn on house lights, turn off stage spot lights and open doors to lobby. Turn on video signage.
Keep track of time and flash lights to indicate to patrons it is time to return to their seats after 15 minutes.
Turn off house lights, turn on stage spot lights and turn off video signage when intermission ends.
After concert:
Turn on house lights, turn off stage spot lights and open doors to lobby. Turn on video signage.
Help break down the stage setup after the musicians have finished any post-concert conversations and have collected their belongings.
Make sure piano is covered and all chairs/stands/etc. have been correctly stored.
Walk through the concert space to make sure all extraneous papers have been collected and disposed of by volunteers.


$15/hr. Typical concert requires 4.5 - 5.5 hours.

Application Instructions:

Contact director Matt Wolka at 415-474-1608 or e-mail: