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Stage Managers are often employed by theaters and are responsible for providing support to the other members involved in the production process. Common duties listed on Stage Manager resume samples are running rehearsals, managing designers and workers crafting the set, coordinating the stage crew, and signaling actors to start their performance. Key qualifications for this job are stage management experience, theater arts training, organization, leadership, attention to details, multitasking, the ability to work under pressure, and excellent communication skills. Most candidates for this role make display of a degree in stagecraft or theater arts in their resumes.

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Finance Director/stage Manager

Responsible for creating a budget as well as preparing necessary financial statements, post event.

  • Prepared a Partnership Agreement which was later approved by my partners.
  • Developed time management skills by creating schedules which comfortably allowed thirty bands to perform during a two day event.
  • Raised over $500 for The Boquet River Association
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BS
Accounting
2

Production & Stage Manager

Oversaw expansion of company events from small music showcases with 50 people in attendance to concerts with 3,500 people in attendance.

  • Created and executed budgets for concerts ranging in cost from $50,000 to $100,000
  • Personally directed 33 company shows and events
  • Facilitated expansion of the company's operations
  • Provided expert knowledge of region to provide world-class field locations for media department projects
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Foreign Languages And Literatures
3

Production Stage Manager

Managed and organized all aspects of theatrical productions and spearheaded communications for production team and coordinated meetings on a weekly basis.

  • Played an integral role in the planning and executing of Pandemonium (annual benefit) including artist
  • Oversaw, supported and kept order among casts (varying in size from 1-40).
  • Supervised, supported and created plans for stage crews, assistant stage managers, board operators, etc.
  • Ensured the director's and designer's visions are carried out and maintain them after production has opened.
  • Key skills required - Organization, attention to detail and timeliness.
  • (Additionally, stage managed as an independent contractor the following theatres: Heights Youth Theatre, The Cleveland Play House, Lakeland Theatre, John Carroll University, and Ingenuity Festival 2009- Full theatre resume upon request).
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
C
Operational Performance
C
Certificate
BA
Communication & Theatre Arts
4

Stage Manager

Managed and directed all events during productions, assured actor placement, lights, sound effects, and props

  • Trained incoming stage manager and co-authored a manual to train new managers
  • Began with no theatre knowledge and became school's top stage manager in just one year
  • Only non-theatre major to receive a theatre scholarship mid-way through degree process
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Business Commerce
5

Assistant Stage Manager

  • Worked on the production of the Fall Play: Everyone Falls in Love with Me: An Evening of Five Short Plays
  • Directed and organized a cast of twenty-five actors and crew
  • Managed crew and cast during the performance of the play successfully for nine shows
  • Helped to create and distribute advertisements for the play in the form of physical and digital medias
  • Ensured proper recitation of lines and movement of props and backgrounds during the play
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BS
Business Economics And Biology
6

Director/ Stage Manager

Lead group of 20+ students in performance of Senior Class Play

  • Organized, scheduled and supervised rehearsals, promotion and implementation of performances
  • Manage and supervise 50 - 100 middle school and high school students in both Middle School and High School Musicals
  • Develop lighting and sound design for performances
  • Arrange for advertising, designed and created show programs
  • Collaborate with co-workers on set designs and costumes
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Liberal Studies
7

Touring Stage Manager

Communicated with staff in three different theatres/cities about the show's progress and needs, focusing on what would need to change in different performance spaces

  • Generated paperwork and plans in the original location designed to make remounting in subsequent locations efficient and low-stress for all involved
  • Trained crew members in subsequent theatres to take on their show duties with an abbreviated tech process
  • Trained replacement child actors in subsequent theatres to perform and handled all their scheduling
  • Assisted Company Management with travel plans for cast members
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Stage Management
8

Stage Manager and Company Assistant

Served as liaison between management, 50 youth performers, and their guardians to communicate schedules and production needs

  • Researched and implemented strategies for incorporating people with disabilities in show casts and crew
  • Developed ideas for trainings, educational activities and games for all cast members (ages 2 to 72)
  • Coordinated pre and post-season invitations and mailings
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Theatre & Business Of Music
9

Stage Manager

Film, and Television

  • Supervised every element of production from concept development to the closing curtain.
  • Facilitated the Director's vision of each production by communicating and collaborating with actors, designers, and producers.
  • Scheduled production meetings, rehearsals, costume fittings around many different designer and actor schedules.
  • Oversaw all backstage movements such as efficient scene changes, crew effectiveness, and carefully timed costume
  • Secured the real life execution of the Director and Designers' vision by ensuring all light changes, set changes, sound
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BFA
Bachelor of Fine Arts
BA
Theater Design And Production
10

Stage Manager

Managed a high volume work load through impeccable organization and advanced multitasking skills

  • Created, maintained and tracked all official paper work
  • Facilitated and maintained all channels of communication related to the production
  • Cultivated the official record of each production by compiling and organizing all official
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Theatre

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