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    Cues Based on Blocking

    Hi yall! I'm a high school SM and i just finnished my second production as SM. I hope to persue SM as a career whem im older. I was wondering how to call cues triggered by blocking. Also what does it mean when an SM calls something like "45 on the red, 46 on the blue, 47 on the yellow..."...
  2. N

    Changing Schedules

    Hey guys, Anyone ever gone through the rehearsal process that has changed multiple times throughout? How have you coped? Thanks folks
  3. Kathryn McGinness

    Stage Management Student

    Hi guys I'm taking a course in Stage management for my Drama degree. Question for all of the seasoned Stage Mangers out there: What would you say are the necessities to being a good SM?
  4. R

    Dance Performance

    Are there any stage managers out there who hjave done both theater shows and dance productions... which one did you prefer and why? I am a college student looking for some insite on people's opinions. I have worked with dance productions mostly but I am thinking about dabbling into the world...
  5. K

    Midi Cues

    I'm a non-Equity PSM at a professional theatre. Our sound engineer has started loading midi cues that are programmed to fire the actors mics into the sound program that the SM runs. During performances for a musical we typically will have a light board op, spot ops and a sound engineer in...