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Stage Management [clear filter]
Thursday, March 6
 

10:30am

New Technology for Stage Managers: Digital Blocking
An examination of a variety of software and hardware for recording blocking notation digitally.

Speakers
avatar for Patricia Crotty

Patricia Crotty

Professor of Acting and Stage Management, Florida School of the Arts
During her tenure as Professor of Acting and Stage Management at Florida School of the Arts Patricia Crotty has directed over fifty play and musicals, in addition to designing and implementing the stage management degree which she supervises. She is a past Chairman of the SETC Stage... Read More →
avatar for Shawn Paul Evans

Shawn Paul Evans

Department Head, Washington and Lee U
Shawn Paul Evans is the head of the Department of Theater, Dance, and Film Studies at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA. He is a scenic and lighting designer, a production manager and technical director. His research interests include: technology for theater management... Read More →


Thursday March 6, 2014 10:30am - 11:45am
CC 202 A/B

12:00pm

Keep the Show, Lose the Drama: Mediation, a Tool to Better Productions
Plays can come to a standstill or never reach full potential because of friction among company members, cast and crew. Mediation - a tool in every company's "toolbox" as a way to facilitate excellence.

Speakers
JB

Jesse Bates

Actor, Alabama School of Fine Arts - retired
Jesse has 30- plus years teaching, performing and producing theatre on an academic and professional level. He has seen many plays come close to crashing or never reach their full potential because of personal or professional and artistic differences. In an effort to reduce the waste... Read More →
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Mary Lynn Bates

Attorney at Law, Mediator
Mary Lynn Bates is an attorney, mediator and amateur actress located in Birmingham, Alabama. She has been an advocate for mediation for over 20 years and has published articles and given numerous lectures and workshops on the subject. A member of the Alabama State Bar and former Chair... Read More →


Thursday March 6, 2014 12:00pm - 12:50pm
RV Clipper Suite

1:00pm

What Would You Do? Pick a Stage Manager's Brain!
Aimed at the new and inexperienced stage manager. Come with your questions and get answers and help.

Speakers
KB

Karen Baker

U of Alabama
Karen Baker is a recent graduate from the university of Alabama with her MFA in Directing. Karen is a freelance artist who has worked as an educator, director, and stage manager.
avatar for Mary Fran Crook

Mary Fran Crook

Associate Professor, Grambling State University
Mary Fran is an Assistant Professor of Stage/Theatre Management at Grambling State University. Besides teaching classes, she directs and choreographs when possible. Mary Fran is currently serving as Chair of the College/University Division for SETC.
avatar for Shawn Paul Evans

Shawn Paul Evans

Department Head, Washington and Lee U
Shawn Paul Evans is the head of the Department of Theater, Dance, and Film Studies at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA. He is a scenic and lighting designer, a production manager and technical director. His research interests include: technology for theater management... Read More →
RL

Russell Luke

Adjunct Professor/Box Office Manager, Winthrop University
Is on the faculty at Winthrop University where he teaches Stage Managment, Directing and directs departmental productions. He is a memeber of AEA.
avatar for Julie A. Richardson

Julie A. Richardson

Free Lance Director and AEA Stage Manager, Freelance Director & AEA Stage Manager
Recent recipient –SETC Hall of Fame 2018. Production Stage Manager for the Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Seaside Music Theater, Orlando Shakespeare Festival, American Stage, The Lost Colony, Blue Jacket, Horn In The West and others and has served as Staff Stage Manager at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival... Read More →


Thursday March 6, 2014 1:00pm - 2:15pm
CC 107 A

4:30pm

Tape-Out That Ground Plan
How do you change a ground plan into tape lines for rehearsals? What is important and where do you start?

Speakers
avatar for Michael Schafer

Michael Schafer

Technical Director, Troy University
Mike Schafer is a professor at Troy University's Department of Theatre and Dance. He serves as the TD and PSM for the department's season.


Thursday March 6, 2014 4:30pm - 5:20pm
CC South Hall - Workshop Space

4:30pm

Stage Management 101: Stage Managers and Assistant Stage Managers Duties
Discuss the basic characteristics that make a good stage manager and assistant manager as well as their relationship to one another.

Speakers
RL

Russell Luke

Adjunct Professor/Box Office Manager, Winthrop University
Is on the faculty at Winthrop University where he teaches Stage Managment, Directing and directs departmental productions. He is a memeber of AEA.
avatar for Julie A. Richardson

Julie A. Richardson

Free Lance Director and AEA Stage Manager, Freelance Director & AEA Stage Manager
Recent recipient –SETC Hall of Fame 2018. Production Stage Manager for the Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Seaside Music Theater, Orlando Shakespeare Festival, American Stage, The Lost Colony, Blue Jacket, Horn In The West and others and has served as Staff Stage Manager at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival... Read More →


Thursday March 6, 2014 4:30pm - 5:45pm
CC 201 A/B

7:00pm

Stage Management Olympics
A round-robin set of timed, high-speed events that include: writing cues, recording blocking, taking line notes, taping a plan and checking presets. The top three advance to a finalist round.

Speakers
KB

Karen Baker

U of Alabama
Karen Baker is a recent graduate from the university of Alabama with her MFA in Directing. Karen is a freelance artist who has worked as an educator, director, and stage manager.
avatar for Patricia Crotty

Patricia Crotty

Professor of Acting and Stage Management, Florida School of the Arts
During her tenure as Professor of Acting and Stage Management at Florida School of the Arts Patricia Crotty has directed over fifty play and musicals, in addition to designing and implementing the stage management degree which she supervises. She is a past Chairman of the SETC Stage... Read More →
avatar for Shawn Paul Evans

Shawn Paul Evans

Department Head, Washington and Lee U
Shawn Paul Evans is the head of the Department of Theater, Dance, and Film Studies at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA. He is a scenic and lighting designer, a production manager and technical director. His research interests include: technology for theater management... Read More →

Sponsors
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EmptySpace Technology

EmptySpace Technology, EmptySpace Technology
EmptySpace Technology LLC, established in 2006, is committed to producing high quality internet applications and offering IT consulting for the live entertainment industry and its practitioners.


Thursday March 6, 2014 7:00pm - 11:00pm
CC South Hall - Workshop Space
 
Friday, March 7
 

10:30am

New Technology for Stage Managers: Digital Prompt/Cue Script
Session examines new software and hardware technology for creating and using digital prompt/cue scripts.

Speakers
avatar for Patricia Crotty

Patricia Crotty

Professor of Acting and Stage Management, Florida School of the Arts
During her tenure as Professor of Acting and Stage Management at Florida School of the Arts Patricia Crotty has directed over fifty play and musicals, in addition to designing and implementing the stage management degree which she supervises. She is a past Chairman of the SETC Stage... Read More →
avatar for Shawn Paul Evans

Shawn Paul Evans

Department Head, Washington and Lee U
Shawn Paul Evans is the head of the Department of Theater, Dance, and Film Studies at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA. He is a scenic and lighting designer, a production manager and technical director. His research interests include: technology for theater management... Read More →


Friday March 7, 2014 10:30am - 11:45am
CC 202 A/B

1:00pm

Degree in Stage Management Check. Now What?
The skills needed to be a successful stage manager open up a variety of doors for employment within the theatre as well as related fields. From Company Management to Event Planning the world is open.

Speakers
avatar for Jerre Brisky

Jerre Brisky

Director, Center for Fine & Performing Arts, U of West Florida
Jerre Brisky, is the Director of the University of West Florida Center for Fine & Performing Arts. He has spent over 25 years working in Arts Administration including Managing Director of Pig Iron Theatre Company in Philadelphia and Marketing Director for Dad's Garage Theatre Company... Read More →


Friday March 7, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm
CC 201 A/B

4:00pm

Stage Manager Prompt Book Review by Equity Stage Managers
Have your prompt books reviewed by professional Equity stage managers and receive individual feedback and advice on how to improve your documentation.

Speakers
KB

Karen Baker

U of Alabama
Karen Baker is a recent graduate from the university of Alabama with her MFA in Directing. Karen is a freelance artist who has worked as an educator, director, and stage manager.
GH

George Hamrah

Orlando Shakespeare Theatre
AL

Amy Lane

Birmingham Children's Theatre
avatar for Julie A. Richardson

Julie A. Richardson

Free Lance Director and AEA Stage Manager, Freelance Director & AEA Stage Manager
Recent recipient –SETC Hall of Fame 2018. Production Stage Manager for the Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Seaside Music Theater, Orlando Shakespeare Festival, American Stage, The Lost Colony, Blue Jacket, Horn In The West and others and has served as Staff Stage Manager at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival... Read More →


Friday March 7, 2014 4:00pm - 5:15pm
CC 201 A/B

7:00pm

Creative Solutions for Stage Managers
Panel discussion about the study and practice of stage management. Bring your questions and be prepared for a wide range of solutions from our varied group of panelists.

Speakers
avatar for Patricia Crotty

Patricia Crotty

Professor of Acting and Stage Management, Florida School of the Arts
During her tenure as Professor of Acting and Stage Management at Florida School of the Arts Patricia Crotty has directed over fifty play and musicals, in addition to designing and implementing the stage management degree which she supervises. She is a past Chairman of the SETC Stage... Read More →
avatar for Shawn Paul Evans

Shawn Paul Evans

Department Head, Washington and Lee U
Shawn Paul Evans is the head of the Department of Theater, Dance, and Film Studies at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA. He is a scenic and lighting designer, a production manager and technical director. His research interests include: technology for theater management... Read More →
GH

George Hamrah

Orlando Shakespeare Theatre
RL

Russell Luke

Adjunct Professor/Box Office Manager, Winthrop University
Is on the faculty at Winthrop University where he teaches Stage Managment, Directing and directs departmental productions. He is a memeber of AEA.


Friday March 7, 2014 7:00pm - 8:15pm
CC 201 A/B
 
Saturday, March 8
 

9:00am

Stage Management Prompt Book Review by Equity Stage Managers II
Have your prompt books reviewed by professional Equity stage managers and receive individual feedback and advice on how to improve your documentation.

Speakers
KB

Karen Baker

U of Alabama
Karen Baker is a recent graduate from the university of Alabama with her MFA in Directing. Karen is a freelance artist who has worked as an educator, director, and stage manager.
GH

George Hamrah

Orlando Shakespeare Theatre
JL

Jen Lane

Birmingham Children's Theatre
avatar for Julie A. Richardson

Julie A. Richardson

Free Lance Director and AEA Stage Manager, Freelance Director & AEA Stage Manager
Recent recipient –SETC Hall of Fame 2018. Production Stage Manager for the Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Seaside Music Theater, Orlando Shakespeare Festival, American Stage, The Lost Colony, Blue Jacket, Horn In The West and others and has served as Staff Stage Manager at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival... Read More →


Saturday March 8, 2014 9:00am - 10:15am
CC 106 A

1:00pm

Stage Management Interest Meeting
Annual meeting for any persons interested in the field of stage management.

Speakers
avatar for Shawn Paul Evans

Shawn Paul Evans

Department Head, Washington and Lee U
Shawn Paul Evans is the head of the Department of Theater, Dance, and Film Studies at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA. He is a scenic and lighting designer, a production manager and technical director. His research interests include: technology for theater management... Read More →


Saturday March 8, 2014 1:00pm - 2:15pm
RV Captain Suite