Sunglasses on a Beach

Summer Means a Change in (Theatre) Scenery

David J. McGraw

Summer is right around the corner, which can only mean one thing: summer stock!  In what other field do managers leave their jobs in the city only to take the same jobs in the country and consider it a break?  A Weekend in the Country isn’t a vacation – it is an awesome show-stopper to call night after night!  I have visited some truly beautiful parts of the country, only to sit in a dark room for most of the day.

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Does Stage Management define your Life, or does your Life define your Stage Management?

Katy McGlaughlin

One of the sessions I was most excited about at USITT was the very last Saturday session, the Stage Management Round Table. It was facilitated by Michele Kay and boasted a panel of awesome stage managers. They led us in a discussion about Vulnerability, Trust, Communication, Cooperation, Creativity, and Collaboration. We shared thoughts and stories about how each of these things are important and how they build upon one another like the layers of a cake to create a great process.

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Be Prepared

Katy McGlaughlin

If you were hoping this was a blog about the Lion King you will be sorely disappointed.

While in rehearsal recently, the ever-dreaded emergency tone came over the loud speakers and a voice calmly told us to evacuate the building being sure to use the stairs and not the elevator.

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