SMA Announces the 2020 David Ayliff Lifetime Achievement Award for Stage Management winners

The SMA AGM 2020 successfully took place on 30th July via ZOOMThank you to all that attended We are pleased to confirm the announcement of the 2020 David Ayliff Lifetime Achievement Award for Stage Management .Congratulations to two winners Jason Barnes       Stage  & Company Manager,           Production Manager              Nominated by Andrew Killian […]

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COVID-19 INFORMATION BRUNCHES ARE BACK! Read about new SMA Zoom Brunches here (confirmed International guests) 29 July 1245-1415 Barriers to Production 5 August 1245-1415 ‘Hands Not Wands’ How much more will SMs be asked to do post-COVID? SMA office is open, but following Government guidance staff are working remotely.   Please use  EMAIL  – it is the quickest […] Red Alert

#WeMakeEvents campaign is at Red Alert!Join us on 11 August for day of action in London #WeMakeEvents, the campaign raising awareness of the events industry, has reached RED ALERT. Our industry continues to be overlooked and we are calling for urgent Government support. The campaign has had a fantastic response since it launched in June with both of our videos […]

Thanks to All of Our Supporters in 2019

As the training and trade show seasons end, we celebrate another successful year with grateful thanks  to  our friends and colleagues  who have supported us throughout the year:  our volunteer members at events, and all  who contribute to Cueline, everyone who replied to our prompt desk survey this year, or who introduced a new member […]

Prompt Desk Survey results

513 working DSMs, Showcallers and prompt desk users took part in our survey, which is a fantastic response!  Armed with the information that you have given us we are really making a splash and across the industry people are listening and taking notice. Prompt desk survey results in full (PDF) Read a report of the […]

SMA Award winners 2019

Presented on 5 June 2019 at the ABTT Theatre Show, Alexandra Palace, London. Our Special Guest  Jess Gow entertained a packed house with a funny and thought provoking speech, and special thanks to Hugh Comerford and The Stage, Richard Cuthbert and Charlotte Fenwick from Global Design Solutions, plus our friends at ABTT Theatre Show and […]

SMA Award winners 2018

Presented on 6 June 2018 at the ABTT Theatre Show, Alexandra Palace, London. #NatSMAwards18 Individual Stage Manager Award Winner: Sophie MacFadyen ASM on Beowulf, The Velveteen Rabbit, Not Now Bernard Nominated by Sarah Julie Pujo (CSM, Unicorn Theatre) Highly commended Suzie Foster CSM on Sleeping Beauty Chipping Norton Theatre Nominated by: Will Treasure (Producer) Jessica Thanki SM on Tales […]

SMA Awards winners 2017

Presented at the ABTT Theatre SHOW on 7 June 2017, West Hall Alexandra Palace, London. Individual Stage Manager Award Winner: Sarah Coates (ASM on The Miser, Garrick Theatre & Tour) Highly commended Howard Williamson SM on Billy Elliot, UK and Ireland Tour Helen Barratt CSM on Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, National Theatre Long list Christine Collins, […]