A west coast perspective limited series podcast hosted by stage manager Morgan Zupanski and presented by the Stage Managers’ Association that highlights a handful of stage managers actively working on the west coast and talks about how we are all making it happen. Music composed by Victoria DeIorio and produced by Jenna Moran.
How do you promote yourself as a freelancer? In this episode, we talk with Claire Friday about her trajectory as a stage manager that has led her to show calling and producing in the corporate events world. We also talk about how to marketing yourself, creating a business, the art of follow-up, and some key advice for PAs in any genre.
It is so important to be supported when you are coming up as a stage manager and to support others throughout your career as a stage manager. In this episode, we talk with Meredith Greenburg about everything "mentor". Everything from having a mentor, being a mentor, finding a mentor, to utilizing a mentor, and so much more.
In this episode, we talk with Liz Fiala about her career trajectory from Theater to TV to Corporate Events+Weddings. We also talk about finding your tribe, how important it is to have a good support system, and what a positive thing it can be to feel uncomfortable and to embrace not knowing what you are doing but trying it anyways.
Ever wondered how to make the jump from theater in to opera? Well in this episode, we are going to talk about that with Nikki Hyde! She comes from a theater background and has moved in to a very busy opera schedule as a stage manager. We discuss her career journey, her advice for people looking to stage manage in opera, and everything she's learned along the way.
Social media is such a big part of our every day life these days and you need to make sure you are managing it in a way that suits you. In this episode, we talk with Mandisa Reed about her experiences working in regional theater, her relationship with social media, and the realities of burn out.
Happy Father's Day! This episode is a bonus episode - I interviewed my dad, Randy Zupanski! We talk about him being the father of a stage manager, working as the general manager of hotels, all of the management wisdom he has lived by over the course of his career, and how transferable a stage managers skill sets can be.
Sometimes building the right network can take you to places you never would have imagined. In our first episode, we talk with Anthony Sierra about his very unique experiences working in a number of amusement parks, how important networking has been for his career, and some of the cool ways his network has led him to interesting opportunities.
This is a trailer for the upcoming show #SMLife. This podcast is a west coast perspective limited series hosted by stage manager Morgan Zupanski and presented by the Stage Managers’ Association that highlights a handful of stage managers actively working on the west coast and talks about how we are all making it happen. Music composed by Victoria DeIorio and produced by Jenna Moran.