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This is me.
« on: Oct 09, 2016, 06:35 pm »


Hey there, my name is Lauren and I am a 19 year old Stage Manager/Costume Mistress from Ireland. Honestly, I'm here to increase my SM knowledge in an attempt to bridge the cultural divide in information and job definitions.

In Ireland in the past few years the roles of SM, DSM and ASM blur together quite a lot and a PSM is usually your garden variety Production Manager. It's currently separating itself out once again and as such I want to ensure that my knowledge of each job and its parameters is more than sufficient.

I'm currently studying theatre with an equal focus on applied and tech and work quite heavily within my college and also within local community theatres as a Stage Manager and/or Costume Mistress. Depending on the job I have had between 3 to 8 people working under me so am used to delegating work and playing to peoples strengths.

I have done a few semi-professional shows and have shadowed multiple professional SMs and Production Managers during show runs as well as during the rehearsal process.

I thoroughly enjoy learning new information so any hints/tips people may have would be greatly appreciated  :)

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Re: This is me.
« Reply #1 on: Oct 10, 2016, 12:26 pm »
You sound like you have a great strategy - keep your mind open and your hands busy.
Best of Luck and Welcome Aboard!
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Re: This is me.
« Reply #2 on: Oct 10, 2016, 02:04 pm »
Welcome, Lauren!

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Re: This is me.
« Reply #3 on: Oct 11, 2016, 06:10 am »
Hi Lauren!

Welcome to SMNetwork!

I'm currently working for Wexford Opera Festival - I'm happy to help with anything you have relating to Ireland/the UK.

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