JOB OPPORTUNITY – Assistant Stage Manager/Production Assistant

The Industry, LA’s artist-driven experimental opera company, is seeking a highly motivated independent Assistant Stage Managers & Production Assistants for an upcoming production Hopscotch. Founded in 2010 by director Yuval Sharon, The Industry creates experimental productions that expand the traditional definition of opera. By merging media and through interdisciplinary collaborations, we produce works that inspire new audiences for the art form. This is the opportunity to join the production team that creates the most innovative immersive cultural experiences in Los Angeles.

Our last major production, the widely acclaimed Invisible Cities, at Los Angeles’s historic Union Station was experiencedlive via headphones during the daily activity of the station. Our latest project, Hopscotch, is the world’s first mobile opera. It will take place in limousines zigzagging around Los Angeles and at secret historic sites. The audience can experience the opera in the cars or at a Central Hub where all the journeys are live-streamed to one location.

Availability: Hopscotch runs October 31 – November 22. Rehearsals, dress rehearsals and previews run September 28 – October 25.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to jobs@theindustryla.org

Job Profile:  To do this job you need great creative problem solving and trouble-shooting skills, organizational skills, and are able to work under pressure in a fast-paced shifting environment.

Key Responsibilities

§  Managing necessary production paperwork related the live event

§  Managing timeline and cast for your route

§  Attending all necessary rehearsals, performances and production meetings

§  Proactively checking-in with each department to ensure artists have what they need, and reporting their progress to the Stage Manager

Qualifications & Skills

§  Production experience with live events

§  Flexible approach for dealing with varied tasks

§  Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

§  Ability to think and work independently; work well as part of local and remote teams and also on your own initiative

§  Must possess a valid driver’s license; have and continue to maintain a safe driving record