Presenter Profile

Lara Maerz

Guest Artist, University of Colorado / Boulder

Lara Maerz has been a professional stage and production manager for over 20 years. Lara serves as the current production coordinator and is an associate professor in the department of theatre and dance at CU Boulder. In Colorado, Lara has worked with The Catamounts, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Curious Theatre, The Edge Theatre and many more. Regionally, Ms. Maerz has worked at Steppenwolf in Chicago as well as several regional theatres around the country. Lara was the stage manager for the Off Broadway musical Sessions for over 800 performances in NYC.

Lara's Workshops

    Stage Management 101

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    In this workshop, I'll provide a general overview of what stage managers do. We'll do a couple of fun activities and participants should walk away having a general understanding of what SM's do and also potentially how to parlay those skills into other areas.