Brandy Lee Hatcher

Stage Management
BrandyLee Hatcher is a Freelance Stage Manager serving the Greater Los Angeles area specializing in fast-paced live and special events with short term rehearsal, tech and performance schedules. She also works as a substitute stage manager when needed to fill leaves of absence, illness and emergency replacement.

Touring and travel, domestic or international, are acceptable. Please contact for current availability.

In June 2013, BrandyLee graduated with her Masters of Fine Arts in Stage Management from the University of California, Irvine. Her academic objectives included developing skills in the latest theatrical technologies, pursuing experience in production and company management, and enhancing core fundamentals in the stage management process from concept to performances. She completed her thesis on Safety and the Stage Manager, a study of practices in leading theatrical companies to promote a safe and sanitary workplace.

Past experience includes working at a classical music festival, summer stock theatre, an opera festival, dance productions and special events. These and other credits involve casts and crews ranging from 10 to 100 members in spaces as varied as the 1500 seat Granada Theatre in Santa Barbara to the Robert Cohen Theatre black box at the Claire Trevor School of the Arts. She has experience working with I.A.T.S.E. crew members.

Her academic career included a production of Mother Courage and Her Children in the new eXperimental Media Performance Lab located in the Contemporary Arts Center at the University of California, Irvine. This project was a collaborative presentation using the Kushner translation which includes use of multiple projectors, analog and digital video with a combination of live and pre-recorded materials, plus custom instrumental compositions performed by the actors. Her final production at UCI was a production working with acclaimed Romanian director, Mihai Măniuţiu, on After Troy in the Claire Trevor Theater.

In her technology arsenal, Brandy Lee Hatcher has expanded her skills working with both iOS and Windows. This includes use of iWork '09 on both MacBook and iPad platforms as well as Microsoft Office Suite. Additionally, she is training on both PC and Mac versions of AutoCAD.

Beyond her work in stage management, she is expanding her skills in other departments as well. In the 2010-2011 season, she worked as a Teaching Assistant in the Production Office where she spent time securing performance rights to plays, musicals and music for the Claire Trevor School of the Arts and recruiting undergraduate students for crew positions during the season. Furthermore, she contributed hours to the lighting department working as an electrician as well as house managing for various productions. Last season, she worked as a Teaching Assistant for the Publicity office as well as Head of House Management for the drama and dance departments. This season she is working as a Teaching Assistant for the 50E Introduction to Stage Management winter course as well as returning to her position as House Management TA. 

In summer 2012, she  worked with Ovations Award winning director Stephanie Coltrin on the Shakespeare by the Sea production of Romeo & Juliet which is touring the Greater Los Angeles area throughout the summer.

Please see the current resume of Brandy Lee Hatcher by using the link below. References are not included due to privacy concerns, but are available upon request. Feel free to get in contact by using the email or phone number available on the resume and sidebar. 

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