Thursday, September 14, 2017

A View from the Wings: Beyond the Documents

Saturday, October 14, 9:30AM - 5PM

The Stage Managers’ Association (SMA) is hosting a Central Region all-day conference, A View from the Wings: Beyond the Documents on Saturday, October 14th in Chicago, Illinois. The day will include panel and round table discussions with established Chicago stage managers and professional experts. The conference is an opportunity to showcase the value of an SMA membership and the highlights of working as a stage manager in and around the Windy City.

Subjects will include*:
Chicago Theatre Standards - Laura Fisher will discuss this new document (previously known as the Code of Conduct), highlighting the Stage Manager responsibilites contained within
Personal Aspects of the Job - Balancing your career and personal life; Building a Stage Management team and working in the various positions; The challenges, rewards, duties, and resources for working with store front theatres
Stage Management Challenges - a panel discussion on challenges face by Stage Management including personalities, conflict resolution, burn outs, and delegating responsibility
Practical Use of the Chicago Theatre Standards - a panel discussion for Stage Managers working on productions that contain nudity, intimacy, and/or violence
*Content subject to change

A Complimentary continental breakfast and box lunch will be provided.

Registration costs:
$15 for all current SMA Members
$30 for Non-Member Students (Includes a 1 year membership to the SMA, $10 initiation fee waived.)
$50 for all other Non-Members (Includes a 1 year membership to the SMA, $25 initiation fee waived.)
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