Kate Wackerle

Stage Manager


Professional Experience

Toby’s of Columbia: Resident Production Stage Manager (Fall 2009 – Current)

  • 2013-2014 Season: In the Heights (In Rehearsal); Fiddler on the Roof (In Performance); Hot Nostalgia
  • 2012-2013 Season: A Christmas Carol; The Color Purple (7 Helen Hayes Nominations); Legally Blonde; The Wizard of Oz; The King and I
  • 2011-2012 Season: White Christmas; Chicago; Anything Goes; Happy Days; I Left My Heart
  • 2010-2011 Season: Cinderella; Rent; Nunsense; Hairspray (5 Helen Hayes Nominations); I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change
  • 2009-2010 Season: Annie

Rep Stage: Production Manager (Spring 2012 – Winter 2012)

  • 2012-2013 Season: The Temperamentals, Mary Rose
  • 2011-2012 Season: Yellowman, Las Meninas

Jenny Wiley Theatre: Production Stage Manager/Tour Manager (Summer 2008 – Fall 2009)

  • 2009 Season: Dracula (World Premiere); The Legend of Jenny Wiley; Broadway Kids (World Premiere); All Shook Up; Smoke on the Mountain
  • 2008 Season: It’s a Wonderful Life; Frankenstein (World Premiere); Miss. Nelson is Missing (Tour); In the Mood; A Chorus Line; The Wizard of Oz; Little Red: Life in the Hood; The Honky Tonk Angels

Jenny Wiley Theatre: Stage Manager/Assistant Stage Manager (Summer 2006, Summer 2007)

  • 2007 Season: The Princess and the Pea; West Side Story; Disney’s High School Musical; Forever Plaid
  • 2006 Season: Hot ‘N’ Cole; Nunsense; The Legend of Jenny Wiley; Footloose; The Music Man

Rep Stage: Production Assistant/Deck Hand (Spring 2009)

  • Spring 2009: A Lie of the Mind

Longwood University Stage Manager/Tour Manager (Spring 2007/2008)

  • Spring 2008: Yonder Mountain
  • Spring 2007: Virginian Thespians Conference

Longwood University Technical Director Winter 2007

  • Winter 2007 Roy Clark Benefit Concert


Longwood University, 2004-2008 – Graduated Cum Laude and With Honors, President’s List and Dean’s List Bachelor of Fine Arts, Specialist in Theatre Technology and Stage Management, Honors Program
Educational Experience: Stage managed a range of productions including, but not limited to: The Bald Soprano, The Adding Machine, A Stone Face Killer (World Premiere), Ubu Roi, and The Exonerated. Many positions were held in different departments on a variety productions. More information on educational experience in and outside of stage management is available upon request.


Management: organization of paperwork; short hand notation; communication skills; creation and implementation of scene shift choreography; prompt book and script creation and usage
Scenic and Properties: basic flats and platforms construction; power tool usage; hand-drafting, properties tracking and organization;
Electrics: light plot interpretation; hang, focus, and basic troubleshooting of instrumentation; spotlight operation
Costuming: stitcher and costume construction; sewing machine and serger usage; wardrobe run crew and supervision
Other: basic musical score reading; Microsoft Office proficiency; valid driver’s license