Job Opportunity: Stage Manager for Fresh Meat 7

Fresh Meat is seeking a stage manager for our 2018 festival.

Dates: October 8 - October 21, 2018

Contract fee: $1000 ($500/week)

Fresh Meat’s goal is to present innovative, short new works by Ottawa artists. The festival programs ten new 20-minute creations across two weekends in Arts Court Studio each October. The festival aims to bring together local artists of all backgrounds, theatrical practices, and levels of emergence, and to make space for the lived experience of all Canadians.

Working alongside the Festival’s producers and assistant stage manager, the stage manager will be responsible for adding technical elements to ten 20 minute productions. The stage manager will also be responsible for calling each show during the festival’s run.

Familiarity with Qlab, access to a laptop that can be used for the duration of the festival, and a basic knowledge of theatre lighting and sound are all considered assets.  

The festival runs from October 11-13 and 18-20, 2018.

Candidates must be available for all dates, including setup and strike.

Please send a CV and letter of interest to Emily Carvell at, subject line “Stage Manager” before August 31, 2018.

Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.