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Stage Management Basics by Katy McGlaughlin, Jonathan Allender-Zivic, Emily Roth

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Chapter Three The Theater

After becoming familiar with the script, it is time to get to know the theater staff, the other members of the production company, and, of course, the theater itself. This is an important time in the production process. This is time for first impressions as well as the time to find out whom you will be working with, what you will be responsible for, and where it all is. This is a great time to ask questions, find out how things have been done in the past, and any expectations for the future or new paths to explore.

Theater Staff

Every theater has a different number and type of staff. A few basic positions are listed below, but remember that titles and duties vary slightly from place to place and theater to theater. Some ...

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