Job Opportunity - Trainee Stage Manager


DATES: 11th June – 28th July

LOCATION: Glasgow Botanic Gardens.



Job Description


Bard in the Botanics, Scotland's premier Shakespeare company, are looking for a trainee stage manager to join our team this summer for the 2018 Bard in the Botanics season in Glasgow's Botanic Gardens.


The trainee stage manager will work as part of our small, dedicated team to assist with the production of our "Star-Cross'd Lovers" season of plays. They will be under the supervision of our Festival Production Manager, Sam Ramsay, and our Stage Manager, Suzie Goldberg - who, between them, have more than 15 years of experience staging outdoor Shakespeare with the company.


The trainee stage manager will support with some ASM rehearsal duties for our mainstage productions of "Romeo and Juliet" and "Much Ado About Nothing" and will also take charge of running our small-scale performances in the Kibble Palace Glasshouse - "Antony and Cleopatra" and "Edward II" - during production.


The position offers an opportunity to develop your skills in a wide range of stage management roles under the guidance of a highly experienced staff and is a perfect training opportunity for both large and small-scale professional work.


This position is open to recent graduates or current students in Stage Management or Production (you must have graduated within the last 5 years from or currently be studying on an accredited course)


Fee - £350 per week


Dates – 11th June – 28th July (because of the short time scale on this application, we will consider a later starting date – no later than Thursday 14th June)


If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please email Artistic Director, Gordon Barr, at with a copy of your current CV by 6p.m. on Wednesday 6th June