Stage Manager, Consumer Events

This is a seasonal position.


Primary purpose and function of the Stage Manager, Consumer Events position:


This position supports one or more of our event or costumed character products a defined period of our season.

Executes and maintain artistic and operational integrity of specified event or costumed character product.

Oversees the supervision of the assigned operations teams including casts and crews.

Collaborates with Entertainment Theming, Operations, Production and Theatrical Services teams to achieve project goals and objectives including the rehearsal, install, and strike plans.

Works with all outside Event Operations contractors.

Executes and maintains Event Operations Scheduler and KRONOS programs.

Works with project timelines and schedules to ensure park and departmental goals and objectives are obtained.

Execute development, performance and evaluation of the internal assigned Event Operations teams.

Participates in the Event Operations stage management program to include comprehension of rehearsal and operational processes, training, schedules, production books, and start-up meetings.

Coach and develop Event Operations teams and administer developmental discussions for direct reports.

Collaborates with department executive leadership in the execution and supervision of Event Operations processes to achieve park and department safety targets.

Executes and Maintains Event Operations cast & crew on the job safety program in coordination with Physical Therapy experts.

Executes and Maintains quality assurance of Event and costumed character product and support areas.

Execute the Event Operations department training programs to assigned Event Operations team.

Participates in other duties as assigned that support park and departmental goals and objectives.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Event or costumed character supervision, show quality assurance, safety, venue operations

Training and development, evaluation, team member performance supervision and department safety initiatives.

Event Operations, Entertainment Department operating expense and labor budgets

Qualifications for Position:

Proven supervisory stage management skills, strong communication skills; positive attitude, team player; good negotiation abilities, collaboration skills, problem solving skills, organizational skills

Education and Special Skills:

Associates or BA in Theatre Management, Theatre Arts, Event Management or equivalent professional experience.

2 years professional supervisory stage management experience preferred

1 year experience supervising execution of a payroll budget preferred

2 years professional entertainment or theme park experience preferred


Busch Gardens is an equal opportunity employer and supports a safe and drug free workplace.