12th June 2021
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The Stage Manager Tag: Peter Royston

Peter Royston
By Guest Contributor

We are asking stage managers around the world, in a stage manager tag, some key questions about their job. Here is the wonderful Peter Royston based in New York.

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


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


3. What’s in your kit?

Highlights: Stopwatch, mechanical pencils (my personal ones and public collection) highlighters (my own and ones for others), multi-tool, sharpies, and tape.

4. Mac or PC?


5. What’s in your pencil case?

Mechanical pencils and a few pens (my case is a zipper pocket in one of my bags).

6. Favourite colour highlighter


7. Favourite pencil

BIC mechanical.

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

I don’t use a computer keyboard to type a lot of my messages, correspondence, or documents.

9. Coffee or Tea?


10. Favourite Genre to work in

Theater, Musicals, and New Work.

11. Advice for new Stage Managers

Trust yourself and the rest will follow.

Peter’s Instagram

Peter’s LinkedIn

Other SM Tags:

The Stage Manager Tag: Matt Mortimer

The Stage Manager Tag: Matthew William Shiner

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

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