Stage managers' Association

The Stage Managers' Association - SMA

The Stage Managers' Association (SMA) stands as a crucial pillar in the world of live entertainment, dedicated to advancing the art and craft of stage management. Established to support and empower stage managers across various disciplines, SMA plays an integral role in shaping the behind-the-scenes landscape of theatrical productions, concerts, and events.

Founded on the principles of collaboration, education, and advocacy, the SMA serves as a unifying force for stage managers worldwide. It provides a platform for professionals to share insights, best practices, and resources, fostering a community that thrives on mutual support. The association actively promotes the continuous development of stage management skills, recognizing the pivotal role these individuals play in ensuring the seamless execution of live performances.

One of SMA's primary objectives is to advocate for the recognition and fair treatment of stage managers. This includes negotiating equitable contracts, addressing workplace challenges, and championing the importance of stage management within the broader entertainment industry.

Through workshops, conferences, and networking events, SMA facilitates ongoing education and networking opportunities, allowing stage managers to stay abreast of industry trends and innovations. By doing so, the association not only elevates the status of stage managers but also contributes to the overall excellence and professionalism of live productions around the globe.

 

For more information visit StageManagers.org

Actor Profiles - Most Recent Additions 2

Jason Simon - Actor Profile

At a petite 6'3", Jason Simon is a presence!

Gina Milo - Actor Profile

Gina is a Long Island born, actor/singer based in New York City. She most recently appeared as Martha Vail in the York Theater's Mufti production of Subways are for Sleeping and Tanya in Mason Street's production of Mamma

New York, New York
View details
Richard LaFleur - Actor Profile

Richard Lafleur is a Canadian born actor, singer, dancer, and aspiring writer.

Montreal, Quebec
View details
Lance E. Hayes - Actor Profile

Lance is currently a working actor out of New York City, and is loving every minute.

New York, New York
View details
Eddie Gutierrez - actor profile

Eddie attended NYU for acting, training at the Stella Adler Studio and the Experimental Theatre Wing, and while he was there, he picked up a minor in Music, while also enrolling in the dance program at Peridance in Union Square.

Carina Avila - Actor Profile

Meet Carina Avila got her start in Los Angeles working on TV and music videos. She is now focused on transferring her early success to the theatre.

New York, New York
View details
Monica Cioffi - Actor Profile

Get To Know Dancer / Actor Monica Cioffi backstage at The Gateway Playhouse in Bellport, NY

Cait Crowley - Actor Profile

Cait is a New York City based actor, dancer and singer who was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She graduated with a BFA in Musical Theatre from Montclair State University.

New York, New York
View details

Equity Theatres - Most Recent Additions

Depot Theatre

Nestled between the shores of Lake Champlain and the High Peaks region of the Adirondacks, The Depot Theatre originated out of a community-wide effort in 1978 to save the historic Westport train station (circa 1876) from demolition.

Westport, New York
View details
American Blues Theater

Winner of American Theatre Wing’s prestigious 2016 National Theatre Company Award, American Blues Theater is a premier arts organization with an intimate environment that patrons, artists,…

Chicago, Illinois
View details
Oak Park Festival Theatre

Oak Park Festival Theatre was founded in 1975 by Oak Park resident Marion Karczmar, and launched Its first production William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. That first…

Oak Park, Illinois
View details
South Coast Repertory

Broadway had a hold on American theatre by the mid-20th century when a revolution began. Young theatre artists began founding independent professional theatres to make classic and new works…

Costa Mesa, California
View details
Casa Manana, Inc.

1936: THE TEXAS CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

After Dallas was selected to be the site of the official Texas Centennial Celebration in 1936, Amon G. Carter began making plans for a celebration in…

Fort Worth, Texas
View details
Elm Shakespeare Company

The Elm Shakespeare Company ignites a spark in our humanity, enriches the lives of people from widely diverse backgrounds, and strengthens the artistic and educational landscape of the…

Bethany, Connecticut
View details
Detroit Repertory Theatre

Playing our Part Since 1957
The Repertory is recognized for its pioneer efforts in all phases of theatre and its strong community involvement. Born and bred in the heart of Detroit, the…

Detroit, Michigan
View details
National World War II Museum

The National WWII Museum, formerly known as the D-Day Museum, is a military history museum located in the Central Business District of New Orleans, Louisiana, on Andrew Higgins Drive between…

New Orleans, Louisiana
View details