Summary

Samantha, an AEA Stage Manager, based in Los Angeles, has 1 Associate Producer credit, and has been a member since 2020.

Credits

9/09 – Current

AEA Stage Manager Selected Shows: Theatre, Dance, Opera, Fashion, Events

Live Entertainment — Live Event — Various in USA, Canada, Italy Details
9/09 – Current

• Managed the execution of over 20 productions with cast sizes ranging 3- 65 on various productions of theatre, fashion, dance, opera, orchestras, and conferences from pre-production to post- production with crew sizes ranging from 1 – 15 people in English and French. • Established a collaborative team environment with directors, designers, actors, and managers while ensuring the health & safety of the team daily. • Produced a production calendar and created show rehearsal schedules to assist in the execution of meeting deadlines and that assured that rehearsals ran on time. • Maintained and preserved production paperwork, reports, and a show prompt book; calling of cues in performances for all technical aspects. • Processed daily rehearsal and performance reports. Distributed notes from production meetings with the creative team • When not managing the project, assisted the manager in a strong support role as a team player.

9/17 – 6/20

Stage Manager Teaching Assistant Theatre/Dance/Opera

Live Event — University of California, Irvine - Department of Drama Details
9/17 – 6/20

• Assist Drama Department Chair/Season Producer / Co - Head of Stage Management and Associate Chair of Drama, Production / Co-Head of Stage Management with any projects to ensure seamless execution of the Drama Department or any external events • Manage and oversee the check-out of properties with student directors and faculty independent projects in support of the production’s/event’s needs • Assist the Properties Supervisor in maintaining the props and furniture storage area, inventory, and fabrication of props for various productions

1/20 – 4/20

Production Management Internship Various

Theatre — Live Event — South Coast Repertory Theatre Details
1/20 – 4/20

• Worked with Producers, Production Manager, Associate Production Manager, Production Office Manager, and in collaboration with designers, technical staff, and managers to ensure technical elements of each production are completed in a timely safe manner and within budget. • Worked in collaboration with the full theatre organization to support the Pacific Playwrights Festival; a three-day annual festival that produces seven plays in staged readings and full productions. Historically this festival has produced over 130 new plays nationwide.

5/19 – 11/19

Associate Producer Reading Frankenstein

Theartre — Live Event — CounterBalance Theatre Details
5/19 – 11/19

• Worked in a team with the Producer in overseeing the full execution and support of the Artistic Director’s vision and the show’s budget / artistic needs. • Worked with the Producer & Artistic Director to develop relationships with potential donors or VIP personnel • Generated and managed a production calendar and meeting minutes/reports to ensure project milestones were delivered. • Collaborated with Marketing Director in PR and outreach of the production to new audience diversity & demographics. • Planned, organized, and executed opening night invitation only reception.

6/18 – 8/18

Orchestra Manager Orchestra Concerts

Live Event — Music Academy International Details
6/18 – 8/18

• Served as the sole orchestra manager for all rehearsals, concerts, and events to guarantee the smooth and efficient operations of a 3-week festival for over 70 musicians and five conductors performing in 3 operas, 2 musicals, and 6 concerts. • Worked in liaison with the Music Director, Administrative Director, and Production Director to manage the repertoire and instruments of the festivals. • Collaborated with the Chamber Music Coordinator scheduling musicians for chamber rehearsals and workshops.

Affiliations

  • Actors’ Equity Association & Canadian Actors’ Equity Association: Active Member

Recos

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Education

Class of '20

University of California, Irvine

MFA Stage Management
Class of '09

University of Michigan, Flint

BFA Theatre Performance

Skills

  • Public Speaking
  • presentations
  • Outlook
  • Google Suite
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Data Entry
  • ProTools
  • Asana
  • Creating Production Calendars
  • QLab
  • Tessitura
  • Footprints
  • Qualtrics
  • Daily Reports
  • Goto Webinar
  • GoTo Meeting
  • Adobe Acrobat DC
  • Odyssey
  • Managing and Leading a Team
  • Working Independently or with a Team
  • Oversee & Manage Budgets
  • Monitoring Project Flow
  • Scheduling Meetings/Conferences
  • Organize Travel
  • Team Engagement