Resources for Stage Managers

I can always tell when it is the beginning of a semester by the number of searches that I see leading to www.LoisBackstage.com that involve the phrases “How to make a prompt book” “color coded prompt books” “how to write blocking” “prompt book examples” and others in the same vein.…

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SMArts: Calling A Show/The Prompt Script

This is the third post in a series of five about my experience at the SMArts conference in Vancouver. I’ve essentially taken my notes and turned them into these posts.  You can find my previous posts on the CTA agreement & the conference in general by clicking on those links.…

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SMARTS: Vancouver 2010 Stage Management Conference

Last week the SMArts conference came to Vancouver.  Never heard of SMArts? If you’re a stage manager in Canada you should have.  Make sure you check out their website: http://stagemanagingthearts.ca/ They run a 10 day conference in Toronto every year that covers everything from Scheduling & Planning to Television (and…

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