Working for all stage managers in the UK

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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.

Freelist and jobs

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

Employers can also advertise jobs directly to our members, for free. Logged-in SMA members can view the Jobs Board here.

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.


SMA training is open to all. SMA members receive a discount. More information.

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 such as drama schools, theatres and other arts organisations can also become members.

Pay the SMA

Membership subscriptions: login to your My Account page.

Other payments: to pay for SMA courses, etc, please click here.