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Ever wondered what the Stage Manager is really thinking?

In conversation Antonia Collins The Bamboo Manager Project


Jacqui George from Sharjah Performing Arts Academy

Join them as they discuss with guests what really matters.

Resilience, hierarchy, burnout and all those topics that never get aired.


9th April 2020 (45 sec)

A 'very' little insight into our discussion

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#01   Resilience

16th April 2020 (25 min)

In this pilot episode Jacqui & Antonia

discuss what is resilience

and how do we build it?

00:00 / 24:46

#02  Respect & Hierarchy

3rd May 2020 (25 min)

In this episode, we discuss respect and hierarchy and its place in the rehearsal room and production. In discussion with our guest Bruce Guthrie,

Director - U.K. & The Head of Theatre and Film, National Centre for the Performing Arts, Mumbai

Respect & Hierarchy
00:00 / 25:23

#03  Thoughts on Covid 19

25th May 2020  (25min)

What will it mean for Stage Managers?

Dressing rooms, meet and greets

what are the new rules?

In this episode we discuss the hug police and more…

Thoughts on Covid 19
00:00 / 25:16

#04  Community

8th June 2020 (29min)

In this episode, we discuss all things community and the role a union has to play with Simon Curtis, Equity’s National and Regional Organiser for Wales and South West England.

00:00 / 29:04

#05  Perfectionism

22nd June 2020 (27min)

Self-confessed recovering perfectionist

Antonia and Jacqui discuss the pros and cons

of striving for perfection in Stage Management

00:00 / 27:27

#06  Life After Stage Management

13th July 2020 (32 min)

Jacqui, Antonia and Barbara Eifler chat about where your SM skills can take you. Join us for an informal conversation about the value of SM skills, achieving a work/life balance and the stage manager's guide to parenting.

Life After Stage Management
00:00 / 32:00

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