SATURDAY, JUNE 2nd, 2018


9:30am      Check in: Coffee, Nosh & Mingle

10:00am    Welcome - Matthew Stern

10:05am    Stage Management for Good: The Benefits, Relatioship & Opportunities of working w/ BCEFA & The Actor's Fund -

                    Sherry Cohen (Network, A Doll's House Part 2, Waitress), Peter Wolf (Hughie, Allegience, A Christmas Story),

                    Valerie Lau Kee Lai (BCEFA, Spider-Man, Mary Poppins) & Barbara Davis (The Actor's Fund)

11:05am    Break

11:15am     Calling The Lion King - Carmen Abruzado (The Lion King), Ken McGee (The Lion King, Once On This Island, An American In Paris),

                     Ron Vodicka (The Lion King)

12:15pm     Break

12:30pm     Technology for Stage Managers - Stage Write, The Empty Space, ETC, ProductionPro, Cast98, The Cue List

1:30pm       Lunch Break 

3:00pm       Fight & Flight: What SMs Need to Know - Paul Rubin (Ariel Sequence Choreographer: Zhivago, Pirate Queen, Wicked),

                     J. Steven White (Fight Choreographer:Burn This, Porgy and Bess, The Color Purple), Anna Robb (Cirque Du Soliel, House of Dancing Water)

3:45pm       Break

4:00pm       When the Show Must NOT Go On! - How & Why to Stop- Diane Divita (Eclipsed, The Elephant Man, Lombardi),

                     Ira Mont (Jagged Little Pill, Cats, Ghost), Bonnie Panson (Anastasia, Bring It On!, Spider-Man)

5:00pm       Break

5:15pm       Stage Management from the Actors Perspective -  Elizabeth Stanley (Jagged Little Pill, On The Town, Million Dollar Quartet),

                     Kelvin Moon Loh (Beetlejuice, SpongeBob SquarePants, Side Show), Christina Sajous (Spider-Man, American Idiot) , 

                     Lisa Dawn Cave (Frozen, Rocky, Fun Home), Frank Lombardi (The Cher Show, Harry Potter..., Torch Song)

6:15pm       End of Day


SATURDAY, JUNE 1st, 2019


9:30am       Coffee, Nosh & Mingle

10:00am     Social Media for Stage Managers - Matty DiCarlo (Beetlejuice, The Play That Goes Wrong) Sarah Harris (Come From Away,

                     Once On This Island), Cherie B. Tay (Hadestown, Ruben & Clay, Gettin' The Band Back Together), Kaleigh Bernier (Be More Chill),

                     Amanda Michaels (Be More Chill), Michael Rico Cohen (Be More Chill, A Bronx Tale), Adriana Douzos (Broadway Press Agent), &       

                     Mike Karns (Marathon Digital Marketing)

11:00am     Break

11:15am     Maintaining Morale: Creating a Family at Work - Gary Mickelson (Come From Away, Memphis) & Christy Ney (Wicked)

12:15pm     Break

12:30pm      Team Building: Creating the Dream Team - Beverly Jenkins, Paul Smith, Cherie B. Tay (the SM team of Hadestown

1:30pm       Lunch Break 

3:00pm        Keynote: The Jersey Boy  - Richard Hester (Production Supervisor & Original Production Stage Manager The Jersey Boys)

3:45pm        Break

4:00pm        Fiscal Health for Stage Managers - Melissa Bondar (@BrokeGirlRich), Matthew Stern (Finding Neverland, On The Town, Spider-Man),

                      Actors Federal Credit Union

5:00pm        Break

5:15pm        Closing - Matthew Stern (Finding Neverland, On The Town, Spider-Man)

5:30pm        End of Day – Wrap Party!

SUNDAY, JUNE 2nd, 2019


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