How Do You Become A Community Stage Manager?
Stage manager is possibly the most important job in theater. The stage manager holds the entire production together. The manager has a very wide range of duties that sees the production through all the phases from conception of the idea to the closing of the show. A great place to start a career in stage management and to get necessary experiences in a community theater. Contact a community theater and let them know you are interested in being a stage manager. Because community theater operate mostly on a volunteer basis, they will jump at the chance to get extra help. You will be able to work up to being stage manager. Speak to a director. Once a show is already in progress there is already a stage manager involved, but a director may hire you for the next project. Because the director is basically the boss over the production and works so closely with the stage manager throughout the process, being on the good side of a director is where you want to be. Start as an assistant stage ma