Stage managers' Association

The Stage Managers' Association - SMA

The Stage Managers' Association (SMA) stands as a crucial pillar in the world of live entertainment, dedicated to advancing the art and craft of stage management. Established to support and empower stage managers across various disciplines, SMA plays an integral role in shaping the behind-the-scenes landscape of theatrical productions, concerts, and events.

Founded on the principles of collaboration, education, and advocacy, the SMA serves as a unifying force for stage managers worldwide. It provides a platform for professionals to share insights, best practices, and resources, fostering a community that thrives on mutual support. The association actively promotes the continuous development of stage management skills, recognizing the pivotal role these individuals play in ensuring the seamless execution of live performances.

One of SMA's primary objectives is to advocate for the recognition and fair treatment of stage managers. This includes negotiating equitable contracts, addressing workplace challenges, and championing the importance of stage management within the broader entertainment industry.

Through workshops, conferences, and networking events, SMA facilitates ongoing education and networking opportunities, allowing stage managers to stay abreast of industry trends and innovations. By doing so, the association not only elevates the status of stage managers but also contributes to the overall excellence and professionalism of live productions around the globe.

 

For more information visit StageManagers.org

Actor Profiles - Most Recent Additions 2

Gina Milo - Actor Profile

Gina is a Long Island born, actor/singer based in New York City. She most recently appeared as Martha Vail in the York Theater's Mufti production of Subways are for Sleeping and Tanya in Mason Street's production of Mamma

New York, New York
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Eddie Gutierrez - actor profile

Eddie attended NYU for acting, training at the Stella Adler Studio and the Experimental Theatre Wing, and while he was there, he picked up a minor in Music, while also enrolling in the dance program at Peridance in Union Square.

Cait Crowley - Actor Profile

Cait is a New York City based actor, dancer and singer who was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She graduated with a BFA in Musical Theatre from Montclair State University.

New York, New York
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Matt Gibson - Actor Profile

Matt Gibson is an award-winning actor with representation in NYC & London.

Rhode Island
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Monica Cioffi - Actor Profile

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Get To Know Dancer / Actor Monica Cioffi as we caught up with her backstage at The Gateway Playhouse in Bellport, NY

 

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Richard LaFleur - Actor Profile

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Richard Lafleur is a Canadian born actor, singer, dancer, and aspiring writer. He is an alumnus of both the American Musical and Dramatic Academy…

Montreal, Quebec
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Carina Avila - Actor Profile

Meet Carina Avila got her start in Los Angeles working on TV and music videos. She is now focused on transferring her early success to the theatre.

New York, New York
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Lance E. Hayes - Actor Profile

Lance is currently a working actor out of New York City, and is loving every minute.

New York, New York
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Equity Theatres - Most Recent Additions

La Jolla Playhouse

La Jolla Playhouse, a Tony Award-winning professional non-profit theatre, is located in the San Diego coastal suburb of La Jolla, California.

Its mission is to advance theatre as an art form…

San Diego, California
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Black Ensemble Theater

Black Ensemble Theater (BE), Founded in 1976 by the phenomenal actress, producer, and playwright Jackie Taylor, has grown from a small community arts organization to a vibrant nationally and…

Chicago, Illinois
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Center Theatre Group

At Center Theatre Group and under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Ritchie, we believe theatre creates an extraordinary connection between artists and audiences that only starts on…

Los Angeles, California
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George Street Playhouse

Under the leadership of Artistic Director David Saint since 1998, George Street Playhouse is a nationally recognized theatre, presenting an acclaimed mainstage season while providing an…

New Brunswick, New Jersey
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Theatre Three Inc

Theatre Three produces a wide variety of literature for the stage so that our understanding of the human condition is expanded. Theatre Three strives to illuminate the ideas and emotions…

Dallas, Texas
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Music Theatre of Wichita

Music Theatre Wichita, founded in 1972 and currently the largest subscribed not-for-profit arts organization in the state of Kansas, has attained an international reputation for excellence.…

Wichita, Kansas
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Tennessee Shakespeare Company

Tennessee Shakespeare Company is a professional, 501(c)(3) theatre and education organization which performs the plays of William Shakespeare seasonally outdoors and indoors with partnering…

Germantown, Tennessee
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Seattle Repertory Theatre

Seattle Repertory Theatre creates productions and programs that surprise, entertain, challenge and uplift our community through a shared act of imagination.

In 1963, a group of theatre…

Seattle, Washington
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