Theatrical Resume

bio: R. has worked in the Triangle (NC) area as a production stage manager with Manbites Dog Theater, EbzB Productions, and Burning Coal Theater, as well as having spent time behind the Meadow Stage at the annual Festival of the Eno. Previous to moving to North Carolina, she worked in various capacities for Great Lakes Theater Festival in her native Cleveland, Ohio as well as various levels of production in Syracuse, NY while studying there.

Professional Experience:
Henceforward…. – March – May 2012
– Deep Dish Theater, directed by Paul Frellick
Neighborhood 3 – January – March 2010
– Manbites Dog Theater, directed by Jeff Storer
Summer & Smoke – July – September 2009
– Deep Dish Theater, directed by Tony Lea
Jitney – April & May 2009
– Deep Dish Theater, directed by Kathy Hunter-Williams
Receptionist – February 2009
– Manbites Dog Theater, directed by Jeff Storer
Third – October & November 2008
– Deep Dish Theater, directed by Hope Hynes Love
Life is So Good – October 2008
– EbzB Productions, directed by Serena Ebhardt
Clean House – May 2008
– Deep Dish Theater, directed by Tony Lea
an oak tree – February & March 2007
– Manbites Dog Theater, directed by Jeff Storer
Orson’s Shadow – August & September 2006
– Deep Dish Theater, directed by Paul Frellick (theater write up)
Fall To Earth – March & April 2006
– Manbites Dog Theater, directed by Jeff Storer
A Chorus Line-ish – February 2006
– contracted to help get started, did not actually work entire show
– Shaw University Players, directed by Julya Mirro
A Midsummer Night’s Dream – November 2005
– Shaw University Players, directed by Julya Mirro
Red Herring – September & October, 2005
– Flying Machine Theater Company, directed by Marta King
Dinner with Friends- March & April, 2005
– Flying Machine Theater Company, directed by Mary Rowland
Venus – January & February, 2005
– Raleigh Ensemble Players, directed by Glen Mathews
Sonnets for an Old Century – September, 2004
– Manbites Dog Theater, directed by Jeff Storer
Far Away – May & June, 2004
– Manbites Dog Theater, directed by Devon Allen
Silver River – February & March, 2004 (world primeire)
– Manbites Dog Theater in coproduction with Profile Stage (Portland, OR), directed by Jeff Storer
– Remounted in coproduction with Appalachian State for Stoneleaf Theater Festival (May-June 2005)
– written by Rommulus Linney
Bucknaked: A Love Story – February & March, 2003 (primeire)
– Manbites Dog Theater, directed by Jeff Storer
Tomorrowland – July – September, 2002
– Manbites Dog Theater, directed by Jeff Storer
The Road to Mecca – March & April, 2002
– Burning Coal Theater, directed by Jerome Davis
A Tune for Tommy – January – March, 2002 (primiere)
– Manbites Dog Theater, directed by Jeff Storer
Fit to be Tied – November 2001 – January 2002
– Manbites Dog Theater, directed by Serena Ebhardt
A Doll House – August & September, 2001
– Burning Coal Theater, directed by Rebecca Holderness, written by Randolph Curtis Rand

Festivals, Workshops, & Readings:
Master of the House, Theater Or
– staged reading to celebrate 60th anniversary of Israel, February 2008
The Night Before Christmas Carol, EbzB Productions, directed by Serena Ebhardt
– touring shows during the Christmas Season, 2002-2009, 2012
MUSE Festival
– June-August, 2007 (six weeks, six productions)
– Manbites Dog Theater, Durham, NC
Festival of the Eno
– 2002-Present, Meadow Stage
– Eno River Association, Durham, NC
50! Evolution of a Butch Lesbian
– January & November, 2004
– Lori Wolf (directed & produced) at Manbites Dog Theater (Other Voices)
Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Festival
– Manbites Dog Theater, Durham, NC
– 2002: In the OUTfield, A Letter to Harvey Milk
– 2003: US
Brass Birds Don’t Sing
– Burning Coal Theater, directed by Jerome Davis, written by Samm-Art Williams
– Original staged readings, November 2001 & February 2002

Educational Experiences:
Shaping Fate: The Meyerhold Project – April 2000
– Graduate Thesis, directed by Kathleen Baum at Syracuse University
Ain’t Misbehavin’ – February – April, 2000
– Syracuse Stage’s After Ours, directed by Rodney Hudson & Anthony Salantino
Damn Yankees – August – October, 1999 (assistant)
– Syracuse University’s Mainstage, directed by David Wanstreet
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – February & March, 1999
– Syracuse University’s Black Box Players
The Nightingale – September – October 1998 (assistant)
– Syracuse University Children’s Show

Relevant Work Experience, Skills & Certifications:
both hands theatre company: holding pattern
– Lighting CoDesigner (review)
War Bonds: Songs & Letters of World War II
– Production Assistant for WUNC-TV taping, September 2007
Great Lakes Theater Festival; Cleveland, Ohio
– Worked on four of five productions of their 2000-2001 season in various positions
Event Productions; Syracuse, NY
– Worked from 1997-2000 in different areas. Duties included operation and set-up of a four-microphone system, hang and focus of the main stage space lighting, and design and operation of smaller lighting sets.

Office Skills
– fluent in Microsoft Office programs, some experience in Adobe FrameMaker, experience as a library technical aide and archivist, some drafting abilities, some knowledge of chemical engineering, Masters of Arts degree in progress (Organizational Management)

Stage Related Skills
– ability to drive a standard transmission vehicle (valid NC license & insurance), some knowledge of pyrotechnics, experience in lighting and sound operation (both manual and computer boards), experience as a child wrangler, experience as a properties shopper/scrounger, some knowledge of scene and costume shop operations

Awards & Recognition:
Zumby Award – inaugural award, received for stage management work on Night Before Christmas Carol (press release)

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