Author: Andrea L. Shell

Andrea L. Shell is a stage manager with 20 years of experience. Regionally, she has stage managed at The Old Globe, Dallas Theater Center, Alliance Theatre, Cincinnati Ballet Company, and The Second City, but she makes her professional home at the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, where she has worked on more than 90 productions. She also teaches stage management at Xavier University. She is a proud member of Actors' Equity Association, serving on the Cincinnati/Louisville Area Liaison Committee since 2014.

Shepherding the Show

Shepherding the Show

A stage manager’s role in executing productive tech rehearsals

Nov 11, 2019

Preparing for Success

Preparing for Success

The stage manager’s role in technical rehearsals

Sep 18, 2019

Running the Room

Running the Room

Five ways stage managers facilitate effective rehearsals

Jul 23, 2019

Begin at the Beginning

Begin at the Beginning

A stage manager’s guide to first rehearsal prep

Mar 22, 2019