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Stage Management

From musicals and cabarets to immersive puppet shows and parties, Jayce is experienced in Stage Management - in all its shapes and forms!

Click below for my Resume, CV, and Paperwork examples. Keep scrolling to get more info on previous productions.

Lyle The Crocodile

Everybody

Jungle Jim

Directors Haven Festival - Same Sects

Rocky Horror Picture Party

5 & Dime

Once Upon A
Mattress

House of the Exquisite Corpse III

Junie B Jones

La Boheme

Livin' Out Loud

Danceworks

Danceworks 24 - 
Emergence

Danceworks 2024 - Emergence

Production Stage Manager

Northwestern University
Assistant Stage Managers: Mack Finklea and Aine Hynes
Choreographers: Melissa Blanco Borelli, Jeffery Hancock, Michael Landez, Mariel Melendez, Alyssa Motter, Maggie Vannucci - in collaboration with the dancers.

- Managed a Cast of 33 dancers across 4 separate devised pieces. Each piece had their own design team and tech process.
- Facilitated lift calls before shows
- Created custom calling sheet.

HEQ

House of the Exquisite Corpse III

Assistant Stage Manager

Junie

Rough House Theatre

Production SM: Amy Rappa

Process Directors: Claire Saxe and Mike Oleon

Puppets Artists: Pablo Monterrubio-Benet and Grace Needlman, Tom Lee and Sam Lewis, Corey Smith, Claire Bauman, Chio Cabrera and Jacky Kelsey, Justin D’Acci and Sion Silva, Ken Buckingham, and Felix Mayes and Kevin Michael Wesson. 

- On Call for lighting and sound tech needs

- Facilitated audience interaction with each puppet booth

Junie B Jones

Production Stage Manager/Scenic Painter

Lyle

Young People's Theatre Chicago

Director: Randy White

Music Director: Sam Shankman

Choreographer: Matthew Weidenbener

- Managed a cast of 9 (3 understudies)

- Facilitated Understudy Rehearsals + Put-Ins

- Ran Lift Calls

- Operated QLab

- Operated ETC Element Lighting Console

Photos by: Marisa Fee

Lyle The Crocodile

Production Stage Manager

Everybody

Northwestern University

Director: Halena S Kays

Music Director: Otto Vogel

Choreographer: Kristen Waagner

- Managed a cast of 9 (students and professionals)

- Operated Sound (QLab)

Photos by: Jonathan Kirn, Wirtz Center.

Everybody

Production Stage Manager

Northwestern University

Director: Katie Lupica

Fight and Intimacy Direction by Micah Figueroa

- Managed a cast of 15 

- Rotating Cast: 5 roles were determined by lottery each night

- Ran fight/intimacy calls

- Operated Sound (QLab)

Jugle Jim

Photos by: Justin Barbin

Jungle Jim - Musical Workshop

Production Stage Manager

CPA Theatricals
Book by Marilyn Campbell-Lowe
Music and Lyrics by  Danny K. Bernstein
Directed by Johanna McKenzie Miller
Music Direction by Carolyn Brady
Produced by Larry Little + Tim O'Connell

- Managed a cast of 5
- Operated QLab
- Edited instrumental tracks (Garage band)
- Facilitated 2 rehearsals + 4 hour tech
- Tracked script/score changes for future productions

Same Sects

Same Sects

Production Stage Manager

Rocky

Haven Chicago

Directed by Arti Ishak
Intimacy Direction by Victoria Nassif
Production Managed by Skylar Greico
Other Festival Stage Mangers: Mack Finklea and Taylor Stageberg

- Oversaw rehearsals for Same Sects
- Ran intimacy and fight calls
- Managed a cast of 2 
- Finished tech in 1 day with no need for 8/10's or 10/12's
- Facilitated set/props changeover for each show

- Operated ETC Ion 2000 Lighting Console

Photos by: Julia Farrell

Production Stage Manager

Rocky Horror Picture Party

Haven Chicago

Direction by Ian Damont Martin
 

- Managed 7 actors performing in intervals throughout the night
- Operated projections (QLab) for both musical and drag performances

- Operated ETC Element Lighting Console for both musical and drag performances

5&Dime

Photos by Julia Farrell

Boheme

Production Stage Manager

5 & Dime - Musical Workshop

Based on the play Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean by Ed Graczyk


Book by Ashley Robinson
Lyrics by Shakina Nayfack
Music by Dan Gillespie Sells
Directed by Amanda Dehnert
Music Direction by Shraman Ghosh

- Stage Managed/Sound Designed 
- Managed a cast of 8 
- Operated Projections
- Facilitated callbacks and rehearsals

Assistant Stage Manager

La Boheme

Northwestern University

Directed by Joachim Schamberger
Conducted by Patrick Furrer
Production Managed by Buck Blue
Production Stage Managed by Blue Morris

- One of two ASM's

- Responsible for props tracking and scenic changeover
- Managed 5 run crew members

- Oversaw a cast of 78 backstage
 

OUAM

Production Stage Manager

Once Upon A Mattress

Directed by Landree Flemming
Choreographed by Jenna Schoppe
Music Directed by Jeremy Ramey
Production Managed by Nicholas Reinhart

- Managed a cast of 15
- Oversaw Covid-19 safety procedures
- Ran music and staging rehearsals with live band
- Oversaw filming of marketing content

- Operated ETC Element Lighting Console

LOL

Photos by: John Olson

Production Stage Manager

Livin' Out Loud

Columbia College Chicago

Directed by Amy Uhl
Choreographed by Time Brickey
Music Directed by Ryan Tucker

 

- Documented devising process and tracked script changes

- Managed a cast of 15
 

Photo/Video by: Claire McConnell

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