6th May 2021
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The Stage Manager Tag: Cynthia Reid

By Guest Contributor

We are asking stage managers around the world, in a stage manager tag, some key questions about their job. Here is Cynthia Reid based in Syracuse, NY – United States.

1. Are you a minimalist or a hoarder Stage Manager?


2. What do you always have with you on stage?

Extra hair ties, pencils I’ve forgotten in my ponytail, candy.

3. What’s in your kit?

Cute office supplies, first aid supplies, SOCKS.

4. Mac or PC?


5. What’s in your pencil case?

Mechanical pencils, so many highlighters, black retractable pens, tampon.

6. Favourite colour highlighter


7. Favourite pencil

Bic Extra Sparkle Mechanical pencil.

8. What may be surprising that you don’t use?

Red spike tape (whenever possible).

9. Coffee or Tea?


10. Favourite Genre to work in

Emotional musicals.

11. Advice for new Stage Managers

Trust your process but always be willing to learn new methods.

Cynthia’s Instagram

Other SM Tags:

The Stage Manager Tag: Whitney Keeter

The Stage Manager Tag: Jill Gold

Want to be part of the SM Tag? Fill the form HERE.

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