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Fresh Face
Fresh Face

Joined: Fri Jul 30, 2010 6:52 pm
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Post Production Manager Duties/Responsibilities
Hey everyone! I have recently been asked to take the position of Production Manager. What I would like to know from curent and/or past PM's

1) What were you duties/responsibilities during pre production, rehearsel, tech week, set production, etc.

2) How closely did you work with the Stage Manager? What were your duties compared to there's

3) Also, who were you responsible for as PM?

Thanks everyone!


Fri Jul 30, 2010 7:00 pm
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Tony Winner
Tony Winner

Joined: Mon Apr 17, 2006 10:20 pm
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Post Re: Production Manager Duties/Responsibilities
I would suggest you visit http://smnetwork.org/forum/ . You'll find many threads discussing the differences between stage managers, production stage managers and production managers. It varies slightly by organization, but it will give you a good overview.

Typically the production manager is involved with the administration aspects of the show. Cast housing, transport, contracts, budgets, purchasing and payroll. They do not call they show, nor do they attend rehearsals. Interaction with the stage manager is usually around administrative stuff.


Sun Sep 12, 2010 9:13 am
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