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Thursday, March 8 • 10:30am - 11:45am
Teach the Crew: Start by Training Them as ASMs

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Learn tested methods and strategies for building a better, stronger backstage crew. Training beginner crew members as assistant stage managers gives them an overview of the production process — from auditions to closing night — and develops invaluable hard and soft assisting skills.

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Elynmarie Kazle

Elynmarie Kazle is currently the Production Manager for the Akron School for the Arts and the Chair of the Stage Managers' Association of the United States.  She served as both an adjunct instructor for Kent State and Ohio University and recently completed a three year assignment... Read More →
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Adrienne Wells

Production Stage Manager, Freelance
Ms. Wells is a freelance stage and production manager working in theater, opera and special events. She has previously presented on the subject of stage management at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in Hyannis, MA. Ms. Wells has also had the pleasure of working... Read More →

Thursday March 8, 2018 10:30am - 11:45am CST
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