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Stage Managing the Arts in Canada

Stage Managing the Arts in Canada
Your Price: $32.00 CDN
Author: Winston Morgan
Publisher: S.M.Arts
Format: Softcover
# of Pages: 278
Pub. Date: 2000
ISBN-10: 0968744400
ISBN-13: 9780968744406

About the Book:

Winston Morgan had an almost 30-year career in theatre and arts management. He and wrote and published Stage Managing the Arts in Canada, which was the first of its kind in English language theatre in North America, and still a seminal work used in many theatre schools across Canada.

Welcome to the world of the stage manager. Stage managers are facilitators, caregivers, confidants, detectives, mentors, problem solvers, and jugglers. They are organized, intuitive, and creative. They are the artists who guide the artists.

Derived out of his successful Stage Managing the Arts (S.M.Arts) conferences, this book is the best Canadian resource for stage managers and their assistants and apprentices. Stage Managing the Arts in Canada provides a compendium of ideas, essays, checklists, cartoons, resources and everything you need to know to accomplish your day to day and week to week activities as production develops.

Delve into the intricacies of a production as it unfolds from before preparation week to final performance. Explore the specifics of: Musicals, Touring for Young Audiences, Special Events, Assistant Stage Managing, Apprenticing, Reading Music, Repertory Theatre, and Stage Management Forms.

What people say:

"Winston Morgan's book, Stage Managing the Arts in Canada is the best resource available in Canada. The book contains informative essays written by some of Canada's best stage managers covering stage managing musicals, working as an assistant and an apprentice, stage managing in rep and theatre for young audiences. It also features invaluable checklists and sample 'to do' lists throughout all stages of production. You'll really enjoy the cartoons in Morgan's book." — Theatre Ontario

About the Author:

Winston Morgan (1952-2016) stage managed his way across Canada working for many of the country's most prestigious theatres and with many of Canada's leading playwrights. He stage managed the classics, new plays, children's theatre, and musicals. His stage management skill has translated into work for television, live events, teaching at universities and colleges, participating in the USITT Stage Management Mentor Program, and serving as associate director for the Toronto International Film Festival. The founder of Stage Managing the Arts (S.M.Arts) in Canada, his passion for training Stage Managers continues to inspire members of the performing arts community.