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roarie

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From Thespian to SM
« on: Dec 02, 2017, 01:18 am »
Hello! I started out stage managing in my local community college just last year (2016) when our former SM moved to a different state. I've loved it ever since and have SM'd two more shows with them, with the recent one being The Matchmaker. I hope to one day do this as a career. But with no money for school and still learning to cope with my severe anxiety, I'll learn as much as I can by reading all I can about stage managing.

*My little SM trick* I'm not one to scream/raise my voice to get my cast's attention. I'm also quite short, so that makes it more difficult.  What I do, which has been effective, is raise both my arms and wait for everyone else to mimic me.

Looking forward to learning and sharing with you all!

-R.A. ^_^

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Re: From Thespian to SM
« Reply #1 on: Dec 05, 2017, 01:39 am »
Welcome, roarie! I like the arms-up trick!

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Re: From Thespian to SM
« Reply #2 on: Dec 05, 2017, 09:00 pm »
Welcome aboard!

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