• Fable Workshop

Stage Manager - DOSAGE

Updated: Oct 29, 2021

Job Role: Stage Manager

The Project

Fable Workshop is looking for a Stage Manager to support two weeks of Research and Development for a new play called DOSAGE. The play is being supported by Theatre Deli and has received Arts Council England funding. The production has been explored previously and so will be working to develop from the feedback of previous sharing and scratch productions.

DOSAGE is a semi-autobiographical piece which explores mental health surrounding the side effects of the contraceptive pill. The production is looking to raise awareness about conversations surrounding contraception. The aim of the production is too create a socially conscious tour which visits theatre venues, schools, and other community organisations.

The Role

The Stage Manager will be there to support the room, manage call sheets, prepare a book for the production, and liaise with technical departments to develop the production. We will also have specialists visit during rehearsals who they will also support when they are in the space. The R&D will culminate in a sharing at Theatre Deli, which the Stage Manager will be expected to call.

The production uses projection and live music. The music is performed through song, live looping, and effects that are performed live by the Sound Designer.

The sharing will be presented to venues and programmers with the aims of putting a tour together for 2022.

If you have any other questions about the production please visit here:

Alternatively please email us with any questions.

We strongly encourage individuals that have experience with contraceptives and mental health that would like to add their voice to the collaborative development of DOSAGE. We particularly encourage individuals who identify as female or non-binary to apply due to the content and themes of the production.

Experience with projection and touring is desirable but not essential.


Dates: 29th November - 3rd December 2021 & 13th - 17th December 2021 (The sharing will take place on the 16th November)

Location: Theatre Deli, 2 Finsbury Avenue, London, EC2M 2PF

Fee: £494 p/w

We will also cover travel expenses up to a total of £129 per week of rehearsals.

Deadline: Wednesday 3rd November 2021 at 9pm

To Apply

Please send us:

- Your CV

- EITHER - a short written statement about what interests you about DOSAGE. This should be no longer than half a page.

- OR - a short video or voice recording in place of a written statement if preferred. This should be no longer than a minute.

- Please also complete our Equal Opportunities form via this link:

Applications should be sent to

Applications including large attachments such as video should be sent via

If you would like to apply through any other alternative means please get in touch with us via our email and we will endeavour to explore alternative means.

We will review all of our applications and select 10 for a following meeting. Those selected will have a 10-15 minute meeting with the Writer and Director of DOSAGE Maya Shimmin. This will be held online or over the phone.

The meetings will take place within a week following the November 3rd deadline and we will contact applicants to arrange a suitable time in that week. The successful applicant will be informed by Wednesday 10th November.

Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you!

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