Summary

Los Angeles tested, Chicago trained, Minnesota born and raised.

Credits

8/12 – Current

Stage Manager (Lead, Floor Director, Asst. Director) Coroporate conferences and special events

Live Event — agencyEA Details
8/12 – Current

General Session stage manager for major financial sector, hospitality, and tech clients • Frequent domestic and international travel • Coordinate talent schedules, rehearsals, audience maps and performance • Supervise talent entrances/exits and security paths • Direct logistics for hair/make-up teams and VIPs • Assist Director with camera blocking and staging • Implement the needs of the control room during performance

3/17 – 3/17

Stage Manager The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Reunion Special 7

BRAVO — Reality/Doc (TV) — Evolution Media Details
3/17 – 3/17

Stage Manager Season 7 Reunion Show, multiple episodes

2/17 – 2/17

Stage Manager Vanderpump Rules 5

BRAVO — Reality/Doc (TV) — Evolution Media Details
2/17 – 2/17

Stage Manager Season 5 Reunion Show, multiple episodes

10/16 – 10/16

Stage Manager Real Housewives Oc 11

BRAVO — Reality/Doc (TV) — Evolution Media Details
10/16 – 10/16

Stage Managerfor RHOC Season 11 Reunion Show, Pts. 1-3

8/15 – 5/16

Stage Manager Steve Harvey 4

NBC — Talk Show (TV) — Endemol Details
8/15 – 5/16

• Coordinate talent schedules, rehearsals, audience maps and performance. • Supervise talent entrances/exits and security paths. • Direct logistics for hair/make-up teams and VIPs • Assist Director with camera blocking and staging. • Carry through the needs of the control room during performance

5/13 – 7/15

Producer Chicago Tribune Newsroom Events

Live Event — Tribune Publishing Company Details
5/13 – 7/15

• Work directly with reporters, editors, multi-media journalists, and other newsroom staff to develop original live events based on the journalism of the Chicago Tribune. • Oversee all aspects of programming for over 50 events annually, including overall event storyline, original video content, technical and A/V needs, marketing, social media, ticketing, and other specific needs of event as necessary. • Facilitate direct communication between separate departments with disparate goals to work together on one project.

5/05 – 10/11

Technical Lead (Stage Crew) The Oprah Winfrey Show

Talk Show (TV) — Harpo Studios Details
5/05 – 10/11

• Daytime Emmy Award, 2009-2010 – Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction, Set Decoration, Scenic Design • Managed and coordinated onstage crew members during all tapings and rehearsals for The Oprah Winfrey Show • Acted as liaison between local crews and show crews on high-production value location shoots, including Millennium Park, Michigan Avenue, The United Center, and Macon, GA Civic Auditorium for Oprah’s Favorite Things. • Orchestrated and executed all live scenery moves in a safe, organized, and theatrical manner

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Wesley MacMillan
Associate Director/Stage Manager
Chad is organized, focused, reliable, friendly, and professional. There is little he hasn't experienced in television, and his ability to communicate with all departments is extremely valuable. ...MORE...

Education

Class of '03

The University of Chicago

History - Bachelor of Arts
Class of '99

Minnesota Center for Arts Education (now Perpich Center)

Literary Arts concentration