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Stage Management Workshop with Instructor Lesley Coo

Stage Management Workshop with Lesley Coo

Date & Time:

Saturday, February 10, 2024, from 9:30am to 3:30pm

(The snow date will be Saturday, February 17, 2024)


The South Simcoe Theatre, 1 Hamilton Street, Cookstown


$55 per person, including a light lunch*.

*This workshop is supported in part by the Innisfil Community Foundation


Registration is first come, first served.

Register your interest at:

E-transfer your Registration Fee to:

(Subsidies may be available upon request)

Come and learn the intricacies of a Stage Manager’s role in community theatre, from one of the area’s finest practitioners!

  • What does a stage manager actually do?

  • What skills do you need?

  • Learn how to create a show prompt book.

  • Get samples of organizational tools.

  • Develop your own stage manager's motto.

In this one-day workshop, you’ll learn answers to all your questions and so much more.

For ages 18 and up. Minimum/maximum number of participants to run this workshop: 6 - 10.


Lesley Coo

Meet Lesley Coo


Lesley retired after more than twenty-five years of teaching. Her passion for the theatre was shared with her students in many theatrical productions and she is loving being able to bring this passion to theatres in Simcoe County. Lesley’s recent stage management and other theatre experiences include:

South Simcoe Theatre: SM: I Hate Hamlet; Burn; Dancing at Lughnasa; Tech: Four Play 2019; SM/Tech: Four Play Fridays 2020; SST Board Director 2021-2023

Theatre by the Bay: SM: Simcoe County Theatre Festival 2022 and 2023; Emerging Director’s Project 2020 Key to Conspiracy and 2021 Juncture; ASM: Icemen, A School for Scandal; The Cenotaph Project; Caribou Cave, Caverne des Caribous

Theatre Orangeville: COPS production The Big Top Flop

Burro’d Theatre: SM/PM: Macbeth

Manic Theatre: SM: Manic and Noisy River Anthology

She was the recipient of Theatre by the Bay's Nick Baillie Volunteer of the Year Award in 2022


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