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Outstanding Achievement in Stage Management Application 

DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2022


Students should fill out the application form below. Please be prepared to submit the following support materials with your application: essay, resume and work samples

Work samples may include:

  • Up to 5 pages from your prompt book with notes on cues, blocking, etc.
  • Up to 3 of the following items: call sheets, prop list/tracking sheet, rehearsal or performance reports, production meeting notes, rehearsal schedule, or related items.

Acceptable file types include PDF documents only. Essays and resumes should be uploaded as files. PDF file names should include your first and last name, school name and a descriptive title (e.g. Kathleen-Lawler_Dowling-High-School_Resume.pdf). To submit work samples electronically, upload a PDF file that features up to 5 web links (e.g. Dropbox link to production photos). For each web link, please include access information with the URL (i.e. required plug-ins, passwords, navigation paths, etc). 

Questions? 
Contact Taylor Wyatt, O-pa Education Manager at TWyatt@O-pa.org or at 402-661-8559.

The award for Outstanding Achievement in Stage Management honors one student who demonstrates leadership, professionalism, and a commitment to excellence in stage management. Student stage managers or assistant stage managers are eligible for this award. The winner will be determined through an application process. Applications will be reviewed by panel of local theater professionals who will select a winner to be honored at the Nebraska High School Theater Academy Showcase.
Student's Theater Resume

Attach a theater resume that lists the student's involvement in theatrical activities.

Student's Essay

Attach a 750 word or less answer to the following prompt: Discuss a time when you had to solve a problem and exhibit leadership as a Stage Manager.

Links to work samples
Attach the following:

  • Up to 5 pages from your prompt book with notes on cues, blocking, etc.
  • Up to 3 of the following items: call sheets, prop list/tracking sheet, rehearsal or performance reports, production meeting notes, rehearsal schedule, or related 
Links to work samples
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Mail support materials to:

Omaha Performing Arts 
Attn: NHSTA
1200 Douglas Street
Omaha, NE 68102

Please note: Omaha Performing Arts WILL NOT be able to return any materials submitted as a part of the application process.

By submitting this form, I understand that Omaha Performing Arts may use any materials I have provided as a part of this award application or nomination for education program promotion or archival purposes. I give permission to Omaha Performing Arts to utilize (for promotional purposes only) any photos, videos and recordings taken of me while participating in Nebraska High School Theater Academy events. I understand that I will not be paid any royalty or other compensations, and I relinquish any right I may have to payment if materials submitted as a part of this form, photos, videos or recordings are utilized by Omaha Performing Arts for promotional purposes. I understand that award winners are expected to attend the Nebraska High School Theater Academy Showcase at the Orpheum Theater on June 5, 2022. I hereby release and hold harmless Omaha Performing Arts, the building owners, its agents, employees and independent contractors from any and all liability, damage, expense, causes of action, suits, claims or judgments, arising from injury, damage or loss, or claims of injury, damage or loss to me or my personal property which may arise.