TECHnically Speaking: USITT22 Series with YDMT Winner Sarah Bauch

July 1, 2022

This podcast was recorded on the show floor of USITT22 at Studio USITT in partnership with AKG by Harman.

On this week’s episode, we sat down with 2022 YDMT winner of the USITT Stage Management Award Sarah Bauch.

Sarah fell in love with stage management at fourteen-years-old when she stumbled on to the job at her high school and has never looked back since. She continued her stage management education earning a BA in Technical Theatre from East Stroudsburg University, where she became the winner of the 2017 and 2018 Stage Management Excellence Award for Region II at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.

She is currently a third year Stage and Production Management MFA student at Carnegie Mellon University where she assistant teaches multiple classes, including a course titled Technical Management that teaches young designers and managers paperwork fundamentals, managerial soft skills, and the foundations of leadership. She has worked professionally as a Production Stage Manager for Interlakes Summer Theatre and Assistant Stage Manager for Resonance Works. She has worked on over thirty stage management teams during her theatrical education. She is passionate about Theatrical Intimacy Education and has over thirty hours of training in the subject, and had the privilege of taking Nicole Brewer’s Anti-Racist Theatre Courses. She strives to be an inclusive, open, and compassionate leader, and approaches every situation with a people first, position second mentality.

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