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The Walt Disney Company

Assistant Stage Manager

Job Summary:

As Assistant Stage Manager of Entertainment, you will play an important role in assisting the Stage Management team in managing the smooth operation of our Entertainment offerings. You will work closely with Stage Managers to offer our Guests the opportunities to see their favorite Disney stories and Characters, and support the vivid live performances at different venues in each land. You will assist and manage different Entertainment offerings with exciting show elements, festive celebratory offerings, or special events.

Responsibilities:

  • You will assist the Stage Manager for coordination, basic cue calling (as needed), integration and supervision of all show elements including Performers, Technicians, Costuming, Cosmetology, Maintenance, and Park Operations;
  • You will support the Stage Manager and be responsible for Show Operation decisions regarding weather, technical breakdowns, performers’ health conditions, costuming issues and show maintenance;
  • You will coordinate and support show maintenance activities and report to the Stage Manager, for items such as brush-up rehearsals, trainings, lighting and audio calls, and scenic touch-ups;
  • You will assist in creating a safe environment for Guests and Cast Members and maintain adherence to the Operating and Safety Guidelines;
  • You will monitor daily manpower and scheduling for your assigned show and implement adjustments accordingly;
  • You will help the Stage Manager to ensure the stage or rehearsal space is ready before the rehearsal. Preset all props and furniture as required;
  • You will monitor performers onstage/backstage performance and report to the Stage Manager. Provide day-to day guidance and entry-level management to performers and technicians;
  • You need to work independently, be responsible for and manage related projects assigned by your leader;
  • You need to perform other projects as required.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Performing Arts, Theater or related discipline is preferred;
  • 6 months to 1 year of experience in Stage Management, or the equivalent of Entertainment experience. Theme park or Disney experience is a plus;
  • Display leadership and communication skills; able to interact effectively with Creative and Production teams, other Lines of Business, and all levels of Management and Cast Members;
  • Able to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced and highly dynamic environment;
  • Demonstrate influencing and negotiating skills;
  • Demonstrate organizational, partnering and leadership skills;
  • Proven ability to problem-solve and optimize operating procedures;
  • Able to give effective feedback and share creative and new ideas; maintain and follow policies and procedures;
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of show production;
  • Fluent in Mandarin; Competent in spoken and written English.

Additional Information:

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