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Multidisciplinary Stage Management

B.F.A. in Multidisciplinary Stage Management
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The Conservatory College's B.F.A. in Multidisciplinary Stage Management places students at the heart of the school's robust performance environment, allowing them to train in a variety of disciplines and experience all aspects of performance creation. By studying and working on theater, opera and dance productions, as well as with music ensembles, students will build a diverse professional portfolio and be fully prepared to enter any performing arts discipline.



Abbie H. Katz, Program Director

Abbie H. Katz most recently served as assistant professor in the theater department at Suffolk University in Boston, teaching Stage Management and Arts Management, as was the programming manager for Suffolk's new Modern Theatre. From 2012–2013, she was the production stage manager for the international touring revival of the Robert Wilson/Philip Glass' groundbreaking opera, Einstein on the Beach. For 10 years, Katz was the associate producer of the Boston Early Music Festival. From 2007–2009, she was executive director of Green Street Studios, the Cambridge-based dance and performance venue. Katz was production manager for Anna Deveare Smith’s Institute on the Arts and Civic Dialogue at Harvard University and was associate producer for New Haven's International Festival of Arts and Ideas. Katz was also general manager of The Market Theater (named "Best Theatre in Boston" by The Boston Globe in 2001). As a production stage manager for more than 20 years at theatres and for producers throughout the country, she worked with artists such as Robert Wilson, Meredith Monk, Lucinda Childs, Andrei Serban, Richard Foreman and Peter Sellars and toured extensively throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia.  

Application Requirements

Applicants of the B.F.A. in multidisciplinary stage management program are required to interview for admissions.

To schedule your interview, first submit an online application and follow the steps in the confirmation email.

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