DTE Seeks Production Coordinator/Stage Manager for Red Hook Fest

Dance Theatre Etcetera (DTE) seeks a Production Coordinator/Stage Manager for the 24th annual Red Hook Fest, June 9-10, 2017. Red Hook Fest is a two-day arts festival featuring top music and dance talent on the beautiful Brooklyn waterfront. This is an opportunity to work on a highly-respected grassroots community festival that attracts a diverse audience of more than 4500 patrons.

Scope of Responsibilities:

Production Coordinator/Stage Manager works directly with Associate Producer to coordinate and oversee all technical aspects of the festival. Responsibilities include attending monthly production meetings from March-May; frequent communication with Associate and Executive Producers; working with artists to address their technical needs; contracting all sound, stage, and equipment; working with Associate Producer to hire, train and deploy all volunteers, stage crew; stage managing opening night and mainstage events; creating show flows and production schedules; overseeing load in and load out.

Post Festival work includes scheduling and coordinating load out, pick-ups post festival and returns of any borrowed equipment; attendance at a wrap meeting and submission of final report.

About the Position:

Ideal candidate will have previous experience stage managing outdoor performance events in NYC; have excellent organizational skills; ability to create detailed spreadsheets and manage Google Drive documents; strong communication skills with people of all ages and backgrounds; previous experience installing Marley dance floors; can work independently and as a member of a team. Driver’s license and vehicle a plus.

Schedule and Compensation:

This is a part time position that commences in March 2017 and runs through June 15, 2017, with the heaviest commitment the week of the festival. (Approximately 80 hrs) Fee commensurate with experience, in the range of $1,500 – $2,000.


Interested applicants should email their resumes with contact information for 3 references to Associate Producer Hannah Cloepfil (Hannah@dtetc.org) no later than March 15, 2017 with RHF Production Coordinator in the subject line. No phone calls, please. Click to download this job posting.

About us:

DTE is a leading cultural programmer based in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Through site-specific performances, festivals, and performing arts and media education programs, Dance Theatre Etcetera stimulates the social imagination through acts of informed expression, building a more just and joyful world through the arts. For more info, visit: www.dtetc.org