stage director

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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 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, "Theater Notebook: Old Globe announces dates for ‘Hamlet: On the Radio’," 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, "Linda Marie Bartash, 71, of Silver Spring, dies of covid-19," 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, "Eccles Theater will reopen in May, with Utah musicians performing Andrew Lloyd Webber’s music," 24 Mar. 2021 While the singing will remain in French, Elie-Gilles has translated stage director Sara E. Widzer’s adapted dialogue into Creole. Matthew J. Palm, orlandosentinel.com, "A new take on ‘Carmen,’ with a Caribbean twist," 22 Mar. 2021 To be a stage director in L.A. is next to impossible. Los Angeles Times, "His Sondheim show was a COVID-19 casualty, but Michael Michetti hasn’t lost his ‘Passion’," 12 Mar. 2021 This profile of stage director Michael Michetti wasn’t supposed to turn out this way. Los Angeles Times, "His Sondheim show was a COVID-19 casualty, but Michael Michetti hasn’t lost his ‘Passion’," 12 Mar. 2021 Up and stage director Zack Winokur serves as its curator. Anne Quito, Quartz, "Inside the six-month experiment to revive New York’s performing arts scene," 20 Feb. 2021 For André Gregory, a stage director with a deep ruminative streak, the purpose of theater is to awaken the self, that mysterious patchwork of being and nothingness. Los Angeles Times, "Decades after his famous dinner, the once-restless André Gregory writes of inner peace," 25 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of stage director

1782, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Stage director.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stage%20director. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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