Jerry K. Smith (he/him)

AGMA Stage Manager

Welcome to a quite exhaustive resource of all my productions, education, and other relevant information. A few things to know about this page. Credits are segmented by year to avoid an unnecessarily long page. Fear not, you can view every show that I worked on by clicking the All button in a given section.

Symbol Key: World Premiere, ^ = North American Premier, • = piano-vocal premiere, (21) = IATSE Local 21, (13) = IATSE Local 13

Stage Management Credits

Edward Tulane†
Stage Manager
Dir. Eric Simonson
Minnesota Opera
2020
Flight
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. David Ramadés Toro
Minnesota Opera
2020
Several productions were cancelled in this season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Edward Tulane rehearsed up until the final room run and is included in my list of credits above. The credits listed below are productions that were fully cancelled.
Don Giovanni
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. Keturah Stickann
Minnesota Opera
2020
Die Fledermaus
Stage Manager
Dir. Ellen Schlaefer
Seagle Music Colony
2020
Harmony †
Stage Manager
Dir. Meaghan Deiter
Seagle Music Colony
2020
Jerry was also contracted to return to his position as the Production Stage Manager at Seagle Music Colony, supervising the stage management staff for the 2020 Season.
The Barber of Seville
Stage Manager
Dir. Francesca Zambello
Minnesota Opera
2019
Elektra
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. Brian Staufenbiel
Minnesota Opera
2019
Evita
Production Stage Manager
Dir. Richard Kagey
Seagle Music Colony
2019
The Marriage of Figaro
Production Stage Manager
Dir. Candace Evans
Seagle Music Colony
2019
The Manchurian Candidate
Production Stage Manager
Dir. Richard Kagey
Seagle Music Colony
2019
Oklahoma!
Production Stage Manager
Dir. Kyle Lang
Seagle Music Colony
2019
La Traviata
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. Octavio Cardenas
Minnesota Opera
2019
The Fix†
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. Octavio Cardenas
Minnesota Opera
2019
The Italian Straw Hat
Stage Manager
Dir. Andrea Cigni
Minnesota Opera
2019
Silent Night
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. Eric Simonson
Minnesota Opera
2018
La Rondine
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. Octavio Cardenas
Minnesota Opera
2018
Candide
Production Stage Manager
Dir. Richard Kagey
Seagle Music Colony
2018
Julius Caesar
Production Stage Manager
Dir. Candace Evans
Seagle Music Colony
2018
The Great Gatsby
Production Stage Manager
Dir. Richard Kagey
Seagle Music Colony
2018
Mame
Production Stage Manager
Dir. Kyle Lang
Seagle Music Colony
2018
The Summer King
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. Sam Helfrich
Michigan Opera Theater
2018
Tosca
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. Marco Pelle
Michigan Opera Theater
2018
Turnadot
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. John Hoomes
Knoxville Opera
2018
Ariadne auf Naxos
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. Jennifer Williams
Austin Opera
2018
La Traviata
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. Stephanie Panighini
The Dallas Opera
2017
My Fair Lady
Production Stage Manager
Dir. Richard Kagey
Seagle Music Colony
2017
The Magic Flute
Production Stage Manager
Dir. Kyle Lang
Seagle Music Colony
2017
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
Production Stage Manager
Dir. Richard Kagey
Seagle Music Colony
2017
The Light in the Piazza
Production Stage Manager
Dir. Jay Lessenger
Seagle Music Colony
2017
2017 Festival Gala Concert
Production Stage Manager
Dir. David Lefkowich
Fort Worth Opera
2017
Carmen
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. David Lefkowich
Fort Worth Opera
2017
Italian Girl in Algiers
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. Michael Shell
Piedmont Opera
2017
Daughter of the Regiment
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. Rod Caspers
Austin Opera
2017
The Flying Dutchman
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. Eric Einhorn
Austin Opera
2016
The Most Happy Fella
Production Stage Manager
Dir. Richard Kagey
Seagle Music Colony
2016
The Elixir of Love
Production Stage Manager
Dir. Joshua Borths
Seagle Music Colony
2016
Roscoe
Production Stage Manager
Dir. Richard Kagey
Seagle Music Colony
2016
The Music Man
Production Stage Manager
Dir. Joshua Borths
Seagle Music Colony
2016
SHOT!
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. David Grabarkewitz
Nickel City Opera Company
2016
The Barber of Seville
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. David Gately
Fort Worth Opera
2016
JFK
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. Thaddeus Strassberger
Fort Worth Opera
2016
The Barber of Seville
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. David Gately
Fort Worth Opera
2016
Aïda
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. Brian Deedrick
Austin Opera
2015
Mefistofele
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. Brian Deedrick
Knoxville Opera
2015
Les Misérable
Stage Manager
Dir. Richard Kagey
Seagle Music Colony
2015
Into the Woods
Stage Manager
Dir. Jeffrey McEvoy
Seagle Music Colony
2015
The Barber of Seville
Stage Manager
Dir. Joshua Borths
Seagle Music Colony
2015
Falstaff
Stage Manager
Dir. Johnathon Pape
Seagle Music Colony
2015
La Traviata
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. David Gately
Fort Worth Opera
2015
Daughter of the Regiment
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. Dona D. Vaughn
Palm Beach Opera
2015
Enemies, A Love Story
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. Sam Helfrich
Palm Beach Opera
2015
La Bohème
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. Fenlon Lamb
Palm Beach Opera
2014
Insomniacs: a 24 Hour Play Festival
Stage Manager
Dir. Clayton Guiltner
Grex Group Theater
2014
West Side Story
Stage Manager
Dir. Richard Kagey
Seagle Music Colony
2014
Susannah
Stage Manager
Dir. Jeffrey McEvoy
Seagle Music Colony
2014
The Italian Girl in Algiers
Stage Manager
Dir. John de los Santos
Seagle Music Colony
2014
Camelot
Stage Manager
Dir. Richard Kagey
Seagle Music Colony
2014
Silent Night
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. Octavio Cardenas
Fort Worth Opera
2014
Così fan tutte
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. David Gately
Fort Worth Opera
2014
11th Annual 7th Inning Stretch
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. Chris O'Connor
Mile Square Theater
2014
You Can't Take It With You
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. Bob Moss
Rutgers Theater Company
2014
The Rape of Lucretia
Stage Manager
Dir. Pamela Gilmore
Opera @ Rutgers
2014
Two Gentleman of Verona
ssistant Stage Manager
Dir. Michael Sexton
Rutgers Theater Company
2013
Doubt: A Parable
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. Charlee Halphen
The Jameson Project
2012
Intimate Apparel
Production Assistant
Dir. Michole Biancosino
Rutgers Theater Company
2012
bare: A Pop Opera
Stage Manager
Dir. Corey Rubel
Livingston Theatre Co...
2011
Hairspray
Stage Manager
Dir. Sarah Boyle
Livingston Theatre Co...
2011
A Night of David Ives
Stage Manager
Dir. Various
Morris Hills High School
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Seussical, The Musical
Stage Manager
Dir. Renee Lavin
Morris Hills High School
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The Tempist
Stage Manager
Dir. Renee Lavin
Morris Hills High School
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Drama, Love, and Bloodshed
Stage Manager
Dir. Various
Morris Hills High School
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Pippin
Stage Manager
Dir. Renee Lavin
Morris Hills High School
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The Crucible
Stage Manager
Dir. Renee Lavin
Morris Hills High School
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Brighton Beach Memoirs
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. Scott Baird
Morris Hills High School
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The Wiz
Assistant Stage Manager
Dir. Renee Lavin
Morris Hills High School
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Technical Credits

Various Productions
Overhire Stagehand
 
IATSE Local 13
2019-present
Various Productions
Overhire Technician
PM Ryan Graves
Montclair's Kasser Theater
2015-2018
Various Productions
Overhire Technician
PM Michael Aquino
Montclair's Memorial Auditorium
2015-2018
Various Events
Overhire Technician
PM Phil Clifford
Montclair, Cali School of Muisc
2016-2018
WWE: Tables, Ladders, & Chairs (13)
Local Labor, Stagehand (In, Show Crew, & Out)
Target Center
2019
Jingle Ball 2019 (13)
Local Labor, Stagehand (In & Out)
Xcel Energy Center
2019
Disney on Ice: Worlds of Enchantment (13)
Local Labor, Staghand (Load Out)
Xcel Energy Center
2019
Amy Grant & Michael W. Smith (13)
Local Labor, Stagehand (In & Out)
Target Center
2019
Thomas Rhett: Very Hot Summer Tour (13)
Local Labor, Stagehand(In & Out)
XCel Energy Center
2019
Iron Maiden Legacy of the Beast (13)
Local Labor, Stagehand (Load Out)
XCel Energy Center
2019
The Italian Straw Hat
Build Crew
TD Josh Peklo
Minnesota Opera
2018
Spinning
Technical Support
PM J. Ryan Graves
Montclair, Peak Performances
2018
Nutcracker
Deck Run Crew
PM Michael Aquino
Memorial Auditorium
2017
2017 Preason Concert
Sound Board Operator
Dir. Richard Kagey
Seagle Music Colony
2017
West Side Story
Overhire Carpenter
TD Ben Merrick
Montclair, Theater Department
2017
Nutcracker (NJDTE)
Spotlight Operator
PM Michael Aquino
Memorial Auditorium
2016
Nutcracker (Verona Ballet School)
Spotlight Operator
PM Michael Aquino
Memorial Auditorium
2016
L'Oubile(e)
Run Crew
TD Colin Van Horn
Peak Performances
2016
Quixote (Stage Workshop)
Head Flyman
TD Colin Van Horn
Peak Performances & HOWL
2016
2016 Community Concert
Sound Engineer
Dir. Richard Kagey
Seagle Music Colony
2016
The Producers
Carpenter/Team Lead
TD Ben Merrick
Montclair Theater Department
2016
Annie, The Musicial (21)
Local Labor, Carpenter
State Theater of NJ
2016
Sex With Strangers (21)
Overhire Electrician
ME Tommy Williamson
George Street Playhouse
2016
Nureyev's Eyes (21)
Overhire Electrician
ME Tommy Williamson
George Street Playhouse
2016
The Grand Parade
Electrician/Stagehand
TD Colin Van Horn
Montclair, Peak Performances
2016
Cosi fan tutte
Staff Carpenter
TD Latiana Gourzong
Opera at Rutgers
2016
Various Productions (21)
Overhire Electrician
ME Whitney Jones
George Street Playhouse
2016
Equivocation
Overhire Carpenter
TD Latiana Gourzong
Shakespeare Theater of NJ
2015
Allegiance
Set Dresser
Peter Schrank
NBC Universal
2014
Beauty & the Beast (21)
Local Labor/Electrician
State Theater of NJ
2014
Candide
Staff Technician
TD Latiana Gourzong
Opera at Rutgers
2014
2013 Season
Carpenter
TD Sean Jeffries
Seagle Music Colony
2013
Falstaff
Overhire Technician
TD Latiana Gourzong
Opera at Rutgers
2013
One Slight Hitch
Overhire Electrician
ME Erik Moltior
George Street Playhouse
2012
2012 Summer Season
Staff Carpenter
TD Sean Jeffries
Seagle Music Colony
2012
It's a Wonderful Life
Overhire Carpenter
TD John Vivian
Bucks County Playhouse
2012
A Grand Night of Singing
Overhire Carpenter
PM John Vivian
Bucks County Playhouse
2012
2012 Season
Overhire Carpenter
PM James Sargent
The Princeton Festival
2012
Under Construction
Run Crew
SM Kat Gavornik
The Jameson Project
2013
As You Like It
Light Board Operator
SM Jack Cummins
Rutgers Theater Company
2012
2011-2012 Season
Business Manager
Matthew Ferguson
Livingston Theatre Company
2011
Producing level position in charge of 3 main stage musicals while maintaining all financial records for a $50,000 budget, securing space for rehearsal and company meetings, overseeing the overseeing operations of the Front-of-House and Box Office staff, and maintaining an accurate and up-to-date inventory of physical assets.
Glee Charity Showcase: A 24 Hour Musical Challenge
Technical Director
Dir. Sarah Boyle
Livingston Theatre Company
2011
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Build Crew
TD Matthew Leddin
Livingston Theatre Company
2011
Into the Woods
Build Crew
TD Matthew Leddin
Livingston Theatre Company
2012
Andrew Lippa's The Wild Party
Build Crew
TD Alex Proulx
Livingston Theatre Company
2010
2009 Dance Showcase
Lighting Board Operator
Denville Dance Academy
2009
Mr. Morris Hills
Sound Board Operator
Morris Hills High School
2009
Somebody to Love †
Build & Run Crew
Morris Hills High School
2008

Education

Rutgers University
Mason Gross School of the Arts
Sept. 2010 - May 2014
BFA Stage/Production Management

Societies, Certifications & Trainings

Coursera: Introduction to Git and GitHub by Google
July 2020
Udemy: Corporate Show Calling for Event Management Students
July 2020
IATSE TTF Safety First! COVID-19: Recommended Guidelines for Preventing Exposure in the Workplace
July 2020
IATSE TTF Safety First! Firearms Safety
May 2020
IATSE TTF Safety First! Electrical Safety
March 2020
IATSE TTF Safety First! Basic Entertainment Safety
March 2020
OSHA 10 General Industry (valid 5 years)
December 2019
American Red Cross - Adult CPR, AED, and First Aid
October 2018
Health Counseling Services Adult Mental Health First Aid (valid 3 years)
August 2019
American Red Cross CPR & AED (valid 2 years)
September 2018
IATSE Local 13 Ropecraft Course
December 2018

Design Credits

Another Part of the Forrest
Sound Designer
Dir. Kevin Kittle
Rutgers Theater Company
2013
Uncle Vanya
Sound Designer
Dir. Pamela Berlin
Rutgers Theater Company
2013

Non Theatrical Employment

Student Assistant
Sept 2012 - May 2014
Rutgers Theater Company
Assist in the day to day operations of the Producing Director of the Rutgers Theater company. Tasks included project research and coordination, event planning and management, basic clerical duties, document proofing, storing and filing information.
Student Assistant
August 2010 - May 2012
Rutgers Engineering Computing Services
Responsible for organizing, cataloging, and delivering incoming post parcels (including mail and packages), retrieval, inventory and packaging of surplus materials, and basic dock and facilities maintenance.
Lifeguard Captain
June 2011 - Aug. 2012
Rockaway Borough Recreation
Promoted after 5 seasons as Lifeguard at facility. Summer seasonal employment, Waterfront Director’s assistant, responsible for supervising 10 full-time and 3 part-time lifeguards, supervision of facility during normal operating hours, and deposits of concession sales.
Lifeguard
June 2009 - August 2010
Rockaway Borough Recreation
Promoted after 5 seasons as Lifeguard at facility. Summer seasonal employment, Waterfront Director’s assistant, responsible for supervising 10 full-time and 3 part-time lifeguards, supervision of facility during normal operating hours, and deposits of concession sales.
Part Time Counselor
June 2007 - August 2008
Rockaway Borough Recreation

Awards, Recognition, and Honors

Rutgers Dean's List (6 Semesters)
Fall 2010, Spring 2012, Fall 2012,
Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014
Rutgers Student Life rOSCAR - Outstanding New Member
May 2011

Special Skills and Interests

  • Read music
  • QLab
  • AutoCAD, Vectorworks, and hand drafting
  • Microsoft Office, Apple iWork
  • Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and Skype
  • AGMA, IATSE, AFM, and
 non-union shows
  • double cast & repoertory shows
  • Carpentry, costume, electric, sound, and deck crew experience
  • HTML, CSS, PHP, and MySQL Programming
  • Competitive Swimming (6 years, Varsity Captain)