16th June 2021
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The Stage Manager Tag: Kwena Mahlachane

Kwena Mahlachane
By Guest Contributor

We are asking stage managers around the world, in a stage manager tag, some key questions about their job. Here is Kwena Mahlachane based in South Africa.

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


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

My SM book and pencil.

3. What’s in your kit?

Masking tape, duct tape, first aid, needle and thread, bobby pins, scissors, glue and glue gun.

4. Mac or PC?


5. What’s in your pencil case?

Chalk, eraser, pencils & leads.

6. Favourite colour highlighter

I avoid color.

7. Favourite pencil

Pentel Techniclick 0.5.

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


9. Coffee or Tea?


10. Favourite Genre to work in


11. Advice for new Stage Managers

I’d advise them to be assertive when it comes to work, especially if working with people their age. There must be a level of respect between performers and the stage manager.

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Other SM Tags:

The Stage Manager Tag: Adedamola Olayemi Oyewo

The Stage Manager Tag: Shelley Miles

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

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