The Stage Guide
To Stage Management
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What do world famous impresario Cameron Mackintosh and Mamma Mia! director Judy Craymer have in common They both began their working lives as stage managers. No wonder when the job requires people skills, technical ability and great organisational ability. You may never tread the boards, but backstage, when the performance starts, you are the key person who keeps the show on the road. For those in secondary school or just finished, the career opportunities are abundant but you need the right advice. This guidebook, published by The Stage, the world-renowned UK arts and entertainment publication, is edited by Barbara Eifler, executive director of the Stage Management Association and co-editor of the paper's weekly Backstage section. In it, you'll find an outline of the jobs available, a glossary of words and phrases you need to know, interviews with teachers, students and the experts themselves, FAQs and advice on passing that all-important college audition.