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Columbia College

618 S. Michigan Ave.

Room 207 - 2S

Chicago, IL 60605

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The Stage Managers’ Association (SMA) is hosting a Central Region all-day conference, A View from the Wings: Challenges of 2020 on Saturday, October 26th in Chicago, Illinois. The day will include panels and round table discussions with established Chicago stage managers and professional experts. The conference is an opportunity to showcase the value of an SMA membership and the highlights of working as a stage manager in and around the Windy City.

Subjects will include*:

  • Conversation with LGBTQIA Stage Managers & Actors - a discussion focusing on diversity and the challenges and opportunites in creating a positive, inclusive work environment.
  • Changes in the Chicago Theatre Scene - a discussion that will include the adoption of the Chicago Theatre Standards, working with Intimacy Choreographers, new technology in the rehearsal room and performances, and toxic work environments.
  • Getting to Know the AFCU & AEA - a presentation of the services offered by the Actors Federal Credit Union and the Actors Fund. Actors' Equity Association will discuss joining the union, changes since 2017, and what's ahead for 2020.
  • Rapid Fire Roundtable - a fast paced discussion of 12 - 15 stage management topis limited to 10 minutes each. Attendees are encouraged to submit additional topics and questions for the discussion.

*Content subject to change

A complimentary continental breakfast and box lunch will be provided.

Registration costs:

  • $20 for all current SMA Members
  • $40 for Non-Member Students (Includes a 1 year membership to the SMA, $17 initiation fee waived.)
  • $60 for all other Non-Members (Includes a 1 year membership to the SMA, $30 initiation fee waived.)
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Columbia College

618 S. Michigan Ave.

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Chicago, IL 60605

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