Act as the principal contact between the Director and other members of the creative team and Production Department during rehearsals.
Schedule rehearsals in liaison with the Director
Send out call times/schedules, including costume fittings to all relevant departments
Ensure all requests and concerns from the cast are dealt with in an effective and timely manner in conjunction with Company Manager/Producer/Director
Prepare the prompt script and keep it up-to-date, also known as 'the book', which notes actors' moves and cues, and the requirements for props, lighting and sound.
Prompt actors as required during rehearsals and performances and give line notes as required.
Attend production meetings and minute them as required.
Report all accidents using an Accident Report Form
In consultation with ASM and/or Props Department, to ensure that all props for the production are sourced and made within the budget allocated. If no ASM or Props department are on hand then responsibility for sourcing/making props to be discussed with PM, Set Designer and Producer to ensure props are coming into the room but that running of rehearsal room is not neglected, as that is the main duty of the SM.
Liaise with Press Team on scheduling interviews and Production shots as required
Oversee the packing up of the rehearsal room, maintaining a "Leave no trace" policy