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How Many times have you stage managed?
« on: May 21, 2010, 11:30 pm »
I'm a college junior (20 years old) and have stage managed 13 just starting 14 shows (excluding high school). 

How many shows have you stage managed

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Re: How Many times have you stage managed?
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2010, 03:02 am »
Including PSM, ASM and SM internships, I did 36 professional and at least 5 college shows over the course of about 10 years.

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Re: How Many times have you stage managed?
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2010, 05:24 am »
I will have to think about this one and get back to you. Not really because I have done so many shows, just I have few brain cells... not sure I even have any way of working it outr since I stoped listing every show on my CV...
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Re: How Many times have you stage managed?
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2010, 09:07 am »
In the past 10 years, I have PSMed or ASMed 32 shows: 8 in college and 24 professionally. 

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Re: How Many times have you stage managed?
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2010, 09:21 am »
Five plays, three musicals, in two years. Not bad for being all community theater-oriented (evenings and unpaid mostly). I'll miss it.

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Re: How Many times have you stage managed?
« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2010, 11:07 am »
in the past 6 years I've sm'ed about 35 shows/events professionally and 10 academically
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Re: How Many times have you stage managed?
« Reply #6 on: May 22, 2010, 01:26 pm »
I counted this once . . . I am up to about 160 rehearsed/teched/performed performance, about 35 Event Type Things.

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Re: How Many times have you stage managed?
« Reply #7 on: May 22, 2010, 05:10 pm »
I have done somewhere around 16 shows including ASM, PSM, PM, and APM. PSMing alone, 8 shows (2 collegiate, 6 professional).

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Re: How Many times have you stage managed?
« Reply #8 on: May 22, 2010, 11:02 pm »
I had to think about this for a while.  Counting just professional SM and ASM credits (and not PA or Internship credits), I have stage managed 53 shows.  I will qualify that 25 of those are from a one act festival I did one summer, 5 waves of 5 plays each...so maybe that should count as 5 (but in terms of separate plays, it was 25).  If I add college productions to that, I get another 7.

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Re: How Many times have you stage managed?
« Reply #9 on: May 23, 2010, 09:28 pm »
I hadn't ever really thought to tally my shows...had to dig up some old resumes to do the count.

Having worked professionally for the past seven years, I've PSM-ed 6, ASMed 29,  worked 35-50 concerts / events, plus 8 shows as PA/intern and in college 4 PSM and 2 ASM.  That puts me at nearly 50 fully-staged productions.  What a great reminder of how far I've come! 


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Re: How Many times have you stage managed?
« Reply #10 on: May 25, 2010, 12:57 am »
I recently had reason to count up my shows with the company that I work for on a regular basis. Over the past 18 years I've stage managed 32 musicals (with just that one company) and ASMd another 15.  I've done 45 ballets, but if you count every Nutcracker only once, the number drops significantly. :)  And for other companies I'm counting around another 37 shows, although I stopped keeping track awhile ago, so I'm probably missing some. I guess I'm old too.

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Re: How Many times have you stage managed?
« Reply #11 on: May 25, 2010, 08:21 pm »
Let's see... *checks CV* ...I've worked on or performed in 127 theatrical events in my life and of those, *counting* ...82 have been in stage management (since 1997).  Five more on the books next season!  I think I'm slowing down.  Or maybe just doing fewer readings...
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Re: How Many times have you stage managed?
« Reply #12 on: May 27, 2010, 02:48 pm »
I'm in my first year as a stage manager.  I have ASM'd once and am currently on my first SM job.

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Re: How Many times have you stage managed?
« Reply #13 on: May 27, 2010, 10:35 pm »
Thanks that's really interesting statistics. :) 

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Re: How Many times have you stage managed?
« Reply #14 on: May 27, 2010, 11:36 pm »
In 15 years I have SM'd about 160 shows (plays/musicals, opera, and dance) and probably 20-25 one-off event type things.  Somewhere I have a list of everything I have ever done just for reference, which really makes me feel really old when I look at it!!  :D
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