Working for all stage managers in the UK

Freelist and employment

The SMA Freelist is a list of professional stage management who are currently available for work. SMA members can download the Freelist here, while non-members can request a free copy from the SMA Office.

All employers can also advertise your jobs directly to our members, for free.


SMA training is open to all and discounted for SMA members. More information. Coming soon:

Cueing to Music level 1
Monday 30th September, Deptford

Cueing to Music level 2
Monday 7th October, Deptford

Orchestral Stage Management
Tuesday 22nd October at the LSO, London

Resources & support

Logged-in members can access a wide range of resources and links on this website, including theatre digs, rehearsal room listings, arts organisations, work agreements, paperwork templates, etc. The SMA office staff are always available for any members’ queries.

We offer free trials and discounts for Students and Graduates, and a free career guide, to help you transition to professional life.

Join the SMA

The SMA offers various individual membership options for professional stage managers, and also for students and graduates of recognised courses, as well as associate and retired stage managers.

Organisations can also become members: drama schools, theatres, producers, arts organisations and smaller companies who support our work.

What is stage management?

Find out more about stage management, our list of drama schools and colleges with approved stage management courses, and get information on how to employ a stage manager.

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