ZARA: Daughters of Fortune – Stage Manager

Closing date: 14 February 2019

Job Description

Mind the Gap – Stage Manager / DSM

Walk the Plank, in collaboration with Mind the Gap, is seeking an experienced Stage Manager / DSM to be an integral part of the delivery team, for an hour-long, large scale, outdoor spectacle: ZARA

The Stage Manager will work to support the director, creative team and artists, to prepare and rehearse this major outdoor theatre work, featuring large-scale puppetry, music, projection, and 100 strong community cast alongside Mind the Gap’s core performance company.

Mind the Gap is one of Europe’s leading learning disability theatre companies, and is based in Bradford, West Yorkshire.

Zara is a co-production with Walk the Plank, funded through Arts Council England Ambition for Excellence and others.

Full information and deatils can be downloaded from Mind the Gap’s website here


The contract covers 10 Weeks: 4th of March 2019 to 13 May, with a 1-week break w/c 22 April.

Events Dates: Zara will take place in Halifax w/c 15 April and London w/c 6 May 2019.

It is essential that applicants are available for both full events weeks. Please note this period includes the Easter weekend, 19 April – 21 April.


Bradford (base): MTG Studios – cast rehearsals

Leeds: Warehouse – production rehearsals

Halifax: Piece Hall – Event North

Southwark: Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park – Event South

Application Deadline:
Thursday 14th February, 5pm

Interviews: Tuesday 19th February

How to Apply:
To make an application, please send the following  directly to Lisa Mallaghan, Senior Producer at Mind the Gap:

– Covering letter, referring to the essential skills & experience required. Please indicate on your cover letter if you are unable to make this interview date.

– A CV (maximum 4 pages) – Examples of your work / projects you have worked on

– Completed Equalities Monitoring Form (optional).

Applications will be accepted in alternative formats, e.g. video or audio.

Completed applications should be sent directly via email on

If you have any questions or wish to discuss the role, you can call Lisa at Mind the Gap on 01274 487390.

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