The Stage Manager Tag: Kristen Rosello
We are asking stage managers around the world, in a stage manager tag, some key questions about their job. Here is Kristen Rosello based in Greater Seattle Washington area.
1. Are you a minimalist or a hoarder Stage Manager?
Hoarder, I ensure to have everything I need and keep almost everything.
2. What do you always have with you on stage?
Post it notes!
3. What’s in your kit?
Pencils, post it’s, tabs, highlighters, paper clips, mini stapler, staples, safety pins, hair pins, hair ties, mini first aid kit, eye drops, hand sanitizer, cough drops, emergency packets, pads, tampons, spray deodorant, mints, misc. rulers, 30’ measuring tape, 50’ reel measuring tape, gaff tape, spike tape, adapting cable, and more (listed the top essentials, I try to have one of everything).
4. Mac or PC?
I am adaptable to both but I personally own a PC. Really want to buy a macbook one day!
5. What’s in your pencil case?
My personal pencil case usually has mechanical pencils, led, erasers, post it notes, tabs, safety pins, highlighters, and any other small tool I would need and would my want to share.
6. Favourite colour highlighter
Pink or purple.
7. Favourite pencil
I use a mechanical pencil .5 led! 💜
8. What may be surprising that you don’t use?
Hmm I’m not sure about this one.
9. Coffee or Tea?
10. Favourite Genre to work in
I love farce’s and musicals the most. I recently started working more in the event works as well.
11. Advice for new Stage Managers
Learn how to be adaptable because in this industry you will be working with many different personalities and not everyone works exactly the same way.
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