stage director


Example Sentences

the stage director spent most of the rehearsal working with the actors to block out the scene
Recent Examples on the Web This time around, the women have a say in the entertainment that Mike — who’s now a stage director — is creating. Kimi Robinson, The Arizona Republic, 8 Feb. 2023 Managers can benefit from knowing how their people perceive work in the same way that a good coach or stage director should have a sense of how their players feel about the game or the show. Ian Cook, Forbes, 6 Feb. 2023 Utah composer Kurt Bestor and stage director Louanne Madorma are producing the limited-engagement show. Sean P. Means, The Salt Lake Tribune, 24 Mar. 2021 In a co-production with Houston Grand Opera and Atlanta Opera, stage director Tomer Zvulun reimagines the action in fascist Italy, with parallels in too many countries today. Dallas News, 10 Oct. 2022 In an effort to make the Oscar broadcast less lugubrious, Peck had hired the stage director Gower Champion. Michael Schulman, The New Yorker, 10 Jan. 2023 Karayanis brought experience as a professional singer, stage director and administrator. Dallas News, 3 May 2022 Tomer Zvulun, general and artistic director of Atlanta Opera, is the stage director. Scott Cantrell, Dallas News, 17 Mar. 2022 Renowned Mexican director Lorena Maza joined the project two years ago as stage director. San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 Oct. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1782, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of stage director was in 1782

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“Stage director.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Mar. 2023.

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