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Saturday, February 9


From the Classroom to the Stage: Working with student stage managers
From the Classroom to the Stage: working with Student Stage Managers.

How do you teach Stage Management in a classroom? What techniques can be used to help undergraduate students succeed in Stage Managing a University production? What will best prepare your students to succeed as a Stage Manager post graduation?

This session will explore the techniques, skills, and questions to use with student stage managers to foster a more successful collaboration within your school environment, and prepare them for the professional world.


Joseph Drummond

The Goodman Theatre - Chicago
Joseph Drummond received USITT's 2017 Distinguished Achievement Award in Management. Drummond recently retired as a production stage manager with The Goodman Theatre in Chicago after 42 seasons. Drummond taught stage management at Roosevelt University for 21 years and is the recipient... Read More →

Beth Ribar

Elisabeth Ribar is an AEA stage manager and production coordinator based in the Washington, DC metro area. Elisabeth has worked in stage management for over 40 professional productions in DC at theaters including the Kennedy Center, Olney Theatre Center, Folger Theatre, Studio Theatre... Read More →

Claudia Lynch

KCACoordinator BFA in Stage Management, University of Central Florida
Claudia Lynch (Broadway: Rock of Ages, A Catered Affair, Company, Little Shop of Horrors; The Light in the Piazza, The Rivals, Dinner at Eight, Contact (at Lincoln Center Theater). NY City Center: A Bed and A Chair, Irma La Douce, Tick, tick…BOOM!, Pump Boys and Dinettes, A... Read More →

Saturday February 9, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm
Upstate Campus- HPAC 120