How the Professionals Stage Manage

by Tom Provenzano | December 20, 2011 “A Stage manager under Actors’ Equity Contract: Shall work with the Director and the heads of all other departments, during rehearsal and after opening, and schedule outside calls in accordance with Equity regulations. Assume active responsibility for the form and discipline of rehearsal and performance, and be the … More How the Professionals Stage Manage


Ever since I joined Theatre, I’ve been fascinated with the backstage areas of theatres – to me, it’s where the real magic happens. It’s where ordinary people become that which is other than themselves. It’s where humans become beasties, and shop assistants become princesses. It’s where through the application of make-up, a person transforms. I’ve … More Backstage