Who we are

The Production Managers Forum (PMF) is the only professional organisation of its kind in the UK, serving as a vital resource for production managers working across a variety of locations and industry sectors. The PMF aims to engage the production manager community, providing networking, visibility and ongoing professional development opportunities to its members.

Originally created by the ABTT (Association of British Theatre Technicians) and the SMA (Stage Management Association) in 2000 and still actively promoted and supported by both organisations the PMF is now self-run. The organisation hosts regular meetings throughout the year, giving production managers a place to share knowledge and collaboratively discuss topics and challenges facing the PMF community. In 2013 lighting supplier White Light provided the PMF with this website as a gift to the organisation.

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Deputy Production Manager – RADA

Full-time Between £30,000 and £35,000 per annum, depending on experience The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art has a worldwide reputation for training actors, stage managers and technical specialists for careers at the highest level in theatre, television, film and radio....

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Head of Stage and Flys – Sadlers Wells

We are looking for Head of Stage & Flys to assist in the preparation and running of productions at Sadler’s Wells, a 1,500 seat theatre with an automated flys system. Sadler’s Wells is a world-leading dance house – a place where artists come together to create...

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Production Manager – Live Events

Owen Daniels Consultancy are recruiting for 4 Freelance Production Managers for Live Events / Shows. Their client are a Creative Events agency and have recently won a large contract. They require 4+ people ASAP to join the team in the Worcester area. 3 months work...

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Deputy Production Manager – Sadlers Wells

Deputy Production Manager - Fixed term one year  Sadler's Wells is a world-leading dance house – a place where artists come together to create dance and where people of all ages and from all walks of life come to experience dance.  We are looking for Deputy Production...

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Production Manager – PROTOTYPE

PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now, now celebrating its eighth season, is an annual festival of visionary opera-theatre and music-theatre works by pioneering contemporary artists from New York City and around the world. The festival is the only one of its kind in the United...

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Production and Technical Roundtable

Production and Technical Roundtable Coventry City of Culture 2021 are hosting a roundtable to explore and discuss the current landscape for production and technical across the full range of arts and culture. Whether live sound mixing, set building, exhibitions and...

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Production Manager – Exeter Northcott

This is an exciting time to be joining the team at one of the South West’s leading theatres, with audiences growing year on year, our creative learning and talent development programmes going from strength to strength, and huge strategic opportunities as we develop...

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Head of Production – Tangled Feet

This is a new position; an opportunity to forge a key role as a central part of the creative team. We are looking for a dynamic freelancer who enjoys the creative and logistical challenges of making theatre, is happy collaborating within the team as well as solving...

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Production Manager – Selladoor Worldwide

The Production Manager plays an integral part in the day to day running of Selladoor Worldwide. They will oversee the production department on 50% of Selladoor’s productions. They liaise with all in-house departments, co-producers, creatives, casts, technical teams –...

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