Stage Management Resources

Updated May 2016 - Email Me with suggestions/questions FOR what you'd like to see here

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Books:
Stage Managing the Arts in Canada, Winston Morgan. 
The Stage Manager’s Toolkit, Laurie Kincman
Stage Management: The Essential Handbook, Gail Pallin
The Back Stage Guide to Stage Management, Thomas A. Kelly
The Stage Management Handbook, Daniel A. Ionazzi
Essential Guide to Stage Management, Lighting & Sound, Scott Palmer.
The Stage Manager’s Handbook, Bert Gruver.
Theatrical Design and Production, J. Michael Gillette.

Online:

http://www.loisbackstage.com/
Blog by Vancouver-based Stage Manager Lois Dawson. On her blog search “Resources for Stage Managers”  and “prompt book”

http://smnetwork.org/forum/
Based in the USA, an online forum for stage managers.

www.caea.com
Candian Actor’s Equity Association - Professional Association for Actors, Directors, Choreographers, Fight Directors & Stage Managers

http://www.stagemanagingthearts.ca/
Canadian stage management conference. Takes place annually in Toronto, and occasionally in Vancouver. Some classes can be taken over Skype.

https://www.controlbooth.com/
Online forum for all types of technical theatre people, with advice and stories from across North America. If you have a question about something backstage, it’s usually been answered here.

http://www.smsurvey.info/
Survey of Stage Managers from the USA, including demographic and wage info.

www.reddit.com/techtheatre

Just for Fun:

https://q2qcomics.com/
A comic about working in technical theatre. 

http://thebackstagebadger.tumblr.com/
Technical theatre meme.