The Art House presents

Masterclass: In-Depth Stage Management

6 Apr 2024 Showing at The Art House Studio

Info Cast & Creatives


The Art House Presents

Masterclass: In-Depth Stage Management with Ryan Tate

This half day masterclass delves into expert in-depth industry knowledge with Ryan Tate.

Communication and Leadership is key, some focus points will be on:

  • Leading teams effectively
  • Creating purposeful plans 
  • Understanding the collaboration process with directors, cast and crew
  • Scheduling responsibilities
  • Understanding and overseeing all practical aspects of a theatrical production. Build on your organisational skills to ensure a performance runs smoothly
  • Deepen your skills in cueing and calling shows
  • Understanding the importance of the prompt copy - note taking and adjustments 
  • Problem solving with patience, empathy, and confidence. Case studies 
  • Building positive relationships with performers and crew (yours and the venues)

Who can attend:

  • Participants need to have had hands-on experience in stage management

  • Participants must be aged 18 or over

Complimentary afternoon tea will be provided.

Capped at 15 Participants.

Cast & Creatives

Ryan has over 18 years’ experience in company, event and stage management on a variety of large-scale musical and touring productions in Australia and worldwide. Graduating from the University of Wollongong with a Bachelor of Arts (Communication Studies) and Bachelor of Creative Arts (Theatre) as well as an Advanced Diploma in Stage Management. Currently working as Company Manager on the Australian tour of Gaslight (Newtheatricals), other company management credits include Sweeney Todd – The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Victorian Opera) at the Sydney Opera House and tours of La Cage Aux Folles (Showtune Productions Hayes Theatre Co), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (TML Enterpises) and Muriel’s Wedding The Musical (Global Creatures).

In 2022, Ryan finished work as Senior Stage Manager on Dubai 2020 Expo. An international event spanning six months, working with Expo Daily Entertainment where they showcased around 200 shows daily from across the globe, on multiple stages across the Expo site. Other stage management highlights include Blackie Blackie Brown (STC), Hot Shoe Shuffle (DAE Global), Cabaret The Musical (Showtune Productions), Taming of the Shrew (Bell Shakespeare), HAIR (Cameron Mackintosh UK) and Strictly Ballroom The Musical (Global Creatures).

Ryan has been Production Manager at Hayes Theatre Co. on High Fidelity and Cabaret The Musical and also Venue Coordinator, as part of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Ceremonies, where his team assisted in delivering each of the ground breaking and successful ceremonies for London 2012, under the direction of Danny Boyle.


The Art House Studio


Sat 06 Apr 2024 - 2PM

Important Information

Duration: 4 hours with tea break
Restricted to 18+
Complimentary afternoon tea provided
For accessible bookings please contact the Box Office


Ticket: $30.00

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