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M.A.D. Production Management Fellowship

The production management fellowship is a 6-month program. The purpose of this experience is to give the fellow a comprehensive look at the work and responsibilities of a production manager for a mid-sized, regional theatre company. The fellow will work an average of 20 hours per week, with some evening and weekend commitments, depending on production schedule.


  • Get familiar with the plays for Shotgun's main stage and reading series program in order to participate in discussions on production, design, and thematic elements
  • Attend design run throughs of main stage and reading series productions
  • Attend and take notes for production meetings
  • Assist production manager with preparing theater and rehearsal spaces for rehearsals and techs, and provide additional support during tech/preview weeks
  • Oversee technical needs for reading series performances, under the mentorship of the production manager
  • Participate in the scheduling and budgeting processes for the following season
  • Provide production support for Shotgun’s co-production with TheatreFIRST at the Live Oak Theatre in late March/April


  • Some experience in production management or stage management for at least one production (either academic or non-academic)
  • Proficiency with Google Suite (Sheets and Docs in particular)
  • Enthusiasm for learning how to use new tools and technologies in theatre
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.

Time Commitment

25 hours/week


Shotgun offers $150/week stipend to offset travel expenses.

Deadline to Apply

Sunday, January 6, 2019