Stage Management Alumni

Masters of Fine Arts - Class of 2021

 

Kyrsten Goodrich is California born and raised, and a member of Actors Equity Association and the Stage Managers Association.  As a manager of art she is an advocate of art, and she takes that seriously and humbly. She graduated from California State University Chico in 2016 with a BA in Theatre and was named “Outstanding Theatre Student” by the College of Humanities and Fine Arts. She has had the pleasure of working as a stage manager at the Clinton Area Showboat Theatre in Clinton, Iowa for their last four summer seasons, while also traveling and working around the country for various events and productions. Kyrsten is particularly passionate about working on comedies and with people that are passionate about telling stories. When not in a theatre, she can be found watching stand-up comedy, reading on the beach, painting, or perhaps practicing calligraphy. As of May 2021, she is working as the Operations Assistant for The Musco Center for the Arts. 

Website: www.kyrstengoodrich.com        
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Jesús Lopez graduated with a BFA in Technical Theatre and Stage Management from the University of Texas at El Paso in 2018. Jesús has professional experience as a journalist, translator, production & project manager, director, stage & portrait photographer and as a publicity artist. In 2016 Jesús published his first book of poetry and photography titled I See Red, under the penname K. Zakrevski. During his studies at UTEP Jesús worked as a Lighting Shop Student Supervisor & as a publicity artist and he worked as a Production Stage Manager at Monomoy Theatre in Massachusetts for two consecutive summers followed by a summer at the New Swan Shakespeare Festival. He was brought back for his second summer at the New Swan as the Assistant Artistic Director. Jesús is also the Managing Director for K.B. Theatre Company, founded in El Paso, TX., a theatre company that promotes the growing art community of El Paso as well as Latinx artists across the nation. As a producer of the performance art, Jesús has produced, written, and directed four live performative productions: RED (2017) & /Echo (2018), In This Light | There is Silence (2019) & Tzaqik | a tale, of many (2020), as well as two video projects Zu Sein (2020, short film) & HardCandy (2020, post-dramatic movie). 

Website:  jelopez-stage.com         
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Arielle Singer graduated June 2018 from Union College in Schenectady, NY with a B.A. in Marketing Engineering Products and a minor in Digital Media. Throughout her undergraduate experience she was heavily involved with the student theater club where she did everything from stage managing, designing, conducting, directing, and producing six musical productions (favorites include Spring Awakening, The Fantasticks, and Spelling Bee).  Additionally, in her free time, she mentors FIRST Team 702, a high school robotics team, where she teaches them branding, fundraising, and marketing techniques.  In addition to stage management Arielle also dabbles in projection design where she is able to utilize her undergraduate degree in Marketing and minor in Digital Media. Some of her favorite shows to work on have included: Katori Hall’s Hoodoo Love, Shakespeare’s The Tempest, and Kitt & Yorkey’s Next to Normal. Currently Arielle is working as the first ever Museum Theater Coordinator for Plimoth Patuxet Museums in Plymouth, MA.

Website: www.ariellesinger.com         
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Honors in Stage Management - Class of 2021

 

Francesca Menegon will be graduating with a BA in Drama and Honors in Stage Management in June 2021. She currently resides in her hometown of St. Helena, CA where she will be helping the local theater community with upcoming projects this summer. She can't wait to continue to create theater and make it more accessible to others. Francesca plans on pursuing an internship abroad in the UK in the spring of 2022.

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Mason Bergenholtz is currently a student at UC Irvine and a new member of the Stage Managers Association. He graduated from Folsom Lake College in 2018 with a AA in Theatre Arts and transferred to UC Irvine shortly after to earn his BA in Drama with an emphasis in stage management later this year in the Fall. Mason has always found strength in the passion he holds for inspiring others through creative art and performance. Mason has just finished managing a directing thesis at UC Irvine and is looking forward to continuing his education through this Fall in order to earn his BA in Drama and complete his minor in Informatics upon graduation.

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