Assistant Director / Stage Manager | Bring Your Own Theater Productions

Submitted by fareine on Tue, 02/12/2019 - 4:30pm

Bring Your Own Theater is now taking applications to be part of the production crew for the world premier of “Aces and 8's,” a rowdy spoof of a film noir that follows Detective Francine Noir as she tries to solve the mystery of a missing painting.

Stipend: $150
Time Commitment: 1 production meeting per month, starting in late February, plus additional hours as needed during the rehearsal and tech period depending on your position.
Rehearsals: mid-July through late August
Tech: September 1-4
Performance Dates: September 5-8 and 13-15

About Bring Your Own Theater Productions:

At the end of every month five writers, five directors, and a group of actors gather to create and perform five brand new plays–all in 24 hours.

BYOT is a platform for anyone and everyone to come and create live theatre with a supportive and collaborative group of talent, regardless of experience level.  Our company found its roots in the living rooms of its members and has expanded to a variety of different performance spaces.  

BYOT is an ever expanding melting pot of creative minds with vision and drive.  From shooting several digital shorts to producing full-length productions, there is little to nothing that BYOT will not attempt in thanks to our dedicated community.

BYOT is your largest Chicago family – we invite you to come play with us!

Skills & Qualifications: 

Must have exceptional time management and organizational abilities, responsible for assisting the director in running rehearsals, sending out rehearsal and show notes nightly, organizing between departments and helming tech week. During the run of the show, the stage manager is responsible for opening the space, setting the stage and props for the show, calling the show, setting the stage back to neutral after the show is completed and locking up the space.

To Apply: 

If you are interested in any of the positions listed, please e-mail a letter of interest as well as your resume to

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Fareine Suarez
Contact Phone Number: