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Stage Management Workshop

with Lesley Coo
When: Saturday, April 15th, 2023 from 9:30am to 3:30pm
Cost: $25 per person

Lesley Coo

Stage Manager (she/her)

Stage Management Workshop with Lesley Coo

When: Saturday, April 15th, 2023 from 9:30am to 3:30pm

Where: The South Simcoe Theatre, 1 Hamilton Street, Cookstown

Cost: $25 per person, includes a light lunch

How: Register your interest at:

E-transfer Registration Fee to:


Financial subsidies available upon request. Supported by a generous grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

*For ages 18 and up. Registration is first come, first served.

Come and find out the intricacies of a Stage Manager’s role in community theatre.

• 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.

Meet Lesley Coo

Stage Manager (she/her)

Lesley has 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; Emerging Director’s Project 2020 Key to Conspiracy and 2021 Juncture; ASM: A School for Scandal; The Cenotaph Project; Caribou Cave, Caverne des Caribous 

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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