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the stage director spent most of the rehearsal working with the actors to block out the scene
Recent Examples on the Web His father was a stage director for San Francisco Opera and his mother was a singer, but Farruggio fell for baseball through a Lon Simmons radio call in the late 1960s. Peter Hartlaub, San Francisco Chronicle, 11 Oct. 2021 But longtime stage director Liesl Tommy’s debut feature, working from a screenplay by dramatist and screenwriter Tracey Scott Wilson, offers plenty of compensations amid its biopic conventions. Michael Phillips,, 12 Aug. 2021 Marti Lyons, a freelance stage director in Chicago, will helm the company going forward, the company’s board of directors said Monday. Chris Jones,, 12 July 2021 Among those watching the show from the audience on Wednesday was Kathy Brombacher, who founded Moonlight in 1981, served as its artistic director until her retirement in 2012 and now freelances as a stage director. San Diego Union-Tribune, 19 June 2021 In addition to his work as an actor and stage director, Grodin wrote plays and screenplays and earned a writing Emmy for a 1977 television special on Paul Simon. Claire Shaffer, Rolling Stone, 18 May 2021 Last summer, original stage director Todd Salovey turned the stage play into a feature-length movie that was filmed in locations around San Diego. San Diego Union-Tribune, 22 Feb. 2021 Bartash’s own theatrical career included stints as an actor, a stage director, a set designer and a lighting designer. Washington Post, 2 Apr. 2021 Bestor and veteran stage director Louanne Madorma are collaborating to cast, conceive and produce the production, using all Utah talent and crew. Sean P. Means, The Salt Lake Tribune, 24 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of stage director

1782, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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