Stage Manager

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Stefani Pizzolato

stefani.pizzolato@gmail.com | (584) 574-1034 | Newark, DE

Summary


Experience


Stage Manager at The Grand Opera House, DEApr 2022 - Present

  • Successfully managed and coordinated 30+ person crew and 2 assistants during live stage production.
  • Communicated effectively with actors, directors, designers, and other staff to ensure smooth transitions between scenes.
  • Maintained a detailed prompt book in order to keep track of all cues and changes throughout the rehearsal process and performance.
  • Called all technical rehearsals and supervised load-in/load-out for set pieces, props, lighting equipment, etc.
  • Successfully ran backstage operations during live performances including managing sound & light boards as well as calling cue.

Assistant Stage Manager at The Playhouse on Rodney Square, DESep 2020 - Mar 2022

  • Assisted in the set up and execution of 15 successful theatre productions.
  • Managed props, costumes and furniture for each production.
  • Coordinated with directors, actors and technicians to ensure smooth operations backstage.
  • Assisted in managing a team of 20 stagehands during performances.
  • Successfully completed 10+ performance runs without major errors or accidents.
  • Kept detailed records of daily rehearsal schedules and progress reports.

Stage Management Intern at The Delaware Theatre Company, DEJul 2015 - Aug 2020

  • Successfully managed 20+ stage productions from start to finish.
  • Coordinated with directors, producers, and other production staff to ensure seamless execution of events.
  • Communicated effectively with cast and crew members to maintain efficient rehearsals and performances.
  • Kept track of inventory for all set pieces, costumes, props, etc.
  • Managed load-in/load-out process for all shows including setting up/breaking down the stage.
  • Ensured that each show ran smoothly by managing cues and running backstage operations.

Education


High School Diploma at Newark High School, Newark, DEAug 2011 - May 2015

I have learned to communicate effectively, work independently, and think critically.

Skills


  • Organization
  • Time Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills

Danya Dehan

danya.dehan@gmail.com | (713) 313-3480 | 14 Maple Street, Portland, ME 04102

Summary


Experience


Stage Manager at Theatrical Rights Worldwide, MEMay 2022 - Present

  • Successfully managed a team of 15 stage crew members and 4 assistant stage managers during a live production with over 500 audience members in attendance.
  • Coordinated timing and cues for all technical aspects of the show including lights, sound, set changes, etc.
  • Prevented any major issues or delays during the live performance by being proactive and communicating effectively with the entire cast and crew.
  • Successfully organized and executed load-in day as well as strike day according to schedule despite last minute changes from producers.
  • Maintained a calm demeanor at all times while managing high-pressure situations backstage.

Assistant Stage Manager at Samuel French, Inc., MEAug 2019 - Apr 2022

  • Assisted in the set up and execution of 12 successful theatrical productions.
  • Managed stage crew of 8-10 people for each production.
  • Coordinated with other departments, such as props, lighting, and sound, to ensure smooth operation during performances.
  • Kept track of rehearsal schedules and performance times for 50+ cast members.
  • Assisted director with blocking rehearsals and cueing actors onstage.
  • Maintained open communication between backstage crew and front of house staff.

Stage Management Intern at Dramatists Play Service, Inc., MEJul 2015 - Jun 2019

  • Successfully managed and organized rehearsals for a cast of 15 actors while also cueing sound and lighting effects.
  • Worked closely with the director to maintain vision and ensure creative intent was carried out throughout the process.
  • Called all cues during performances, ensuring that each scene ran smoothly and on schedule.
  • Kept track of props and set pieces, making sure they were in the correct place at the right time.
  • Responded quickly to any changes or problems that arose during rehearsal or performance, problem solving as needed.
  • Maintained a calm demeanor backstage, keeping everyone on track while still allowing for flexibility.

Education


High School Diploma at Portland High School, Portland, MEAug 2011 - May 2015

I have learned time management, organization, and study skills.

Skills


  • Organization
  • Communication
  • Time Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Creativity
  • Flexibility
  • Stress Management