Technical Assistant Stage Manager

Technical Assistant Stage Manager


Peter Pan Goes Wrong

UK Tour with West End Christmas Season

Kenny Wax Ltd is one of the leading Production Companies operating in the West End and on Tour. Peter Pan Goes Wrong is one of its big successes both on stage and screen, and will soon be opening on Broadway. We are a company that offers a work culture that nurtures and encourages personal and professional development. We encourage diversity and inclusion across all our shows and welcome applications from all backgrounds and levels of experience.

Technical Assistant Stage Manager

Salary: £700 per performance week plus touring allowance & travel

Benefits: Employee Assistance Programme, First Aid Training if needed, Wellbeing and Resilience programmes, access to physiotherapy

Contract: Fixed Term 32 weeks

Show schedule: performances are 6 days per week either Monday – Saturday or Tuesday – Sunday depending on each venue’s schedule.

Holiday: 28 days per year

Start Date: August 2023

Location: Various UK Touring venues & the West End

Personal Attributes: We are looking for applicants with previous Technical ASM experience. The role requires someone who has a calm and practical approach to technical trouble-shooting and the ability to work well in high pressure environments. Last minute cast changes are normal on this production, so applicants must be able to adapt quickly.

Job Description

  • To assist the production and Stage Management teams with the running of the production, covering tracks and maintenance;
  • To support the get-in and get-out and work with venue crew;
  • To support automation and performer flying requirements;
  • To ensure stage and rehearsal environments are set-up and maintained as required with appropriate set, props, costume, illusions and other effects necessary;
  • To perform the ASM plots as directed by the Stage Manager, including the supervision of show crew and deps as required;
  • To recognise where maintenance work needs to be carried out or replacements are required and bring this to the attention of the Stage Manager;
  • To take part in maintenance calls and attend understudy rehearsals as required;
  • Any other reasonable duty that would normally fall within the remit of a Technical Assistant Stage Manager based on industry norms and practice.

Person Specification

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written with excellent attention to detail;
  • A proactive and flexible attitude;
  • Previous experience of UK Touring;
  • Previous experience of working as a team;
  • The ability to work well with actors and creative team;
  • The ability to work under pressure and effectively prioritise;
  • Awareness of current health & safety legislation;
  • Experience with performer flying is desirable.

Please send a CV to [email protected] with PPGW TECH ASM in the subject line. Deadline is 5pm Friday 7th April.