Nominations are open for the SMA David Ayliff Award 2022

This year SMA will once again be presenting The David Ayliff Award for Lifetime Achievement in Stage Management as part of our Awards event at ABTT Theatre Show on 23rd June at 1.45PM. Nominators, suporters, and selected nominees and their guests will be invited to the event. Nominations are invited for any stage manager, teacher …

SMA raises concerns about multi-tasking and multiskilling in backstage work

Multi-tasking is a subject we write about elsewhere in SMAgenda, but there has also been a lot of discussion about the configuration of SM teams recently – the difficult position of ‘CSM on the book’ is often criticised as having an almost impossible job description (after all the CSM role should be described as Company and Stage …

#WeMakeEvents briefing:
Post-Brexit EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement impact on touring productions.
A summary

One of our members Di Fraser attended a Brexit seminar at PLASA /ABTT Show and here is her brief report: Plasa/ABTT  Trade Fair at Olympia Monday 6th September The opening point made was what we are all already aware of: before Brexit international touring onto the continent was pretty simple. Now it is not! New systems …