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Assistant Stage Manager

Book & Lyrics by Brian Crawley

Music by Jeanine Tesori
Directed by Jonathan Wilson

Loyola University Chicago

Newhart Family Theatre

Stage Manager: Lucy Whipp

Scenic Designer: Tim Mann

Costume Designer: Rachel Healy

Lighting Designer: Lee Keenan

Mentor: Katie Klemme

Photos: Joe Mazza



VIOLET was my very first stage management experience at Loyola and I learned so much about the ins and outs of stage management, including how to be an effective leader, the different paperwork responsibilities, and managing a crew.

Zachary Koptik
Zachary Koptik

Jordan McDonnell and Will Colley
Jordan McDonnell and Will Colley

Taylor Beck
Taylor Beck

Zachary Koptik
Zachary Koptik



During our run, we had multiple cast members get sick and have to step away from the show. Part of my job was to rework the crew and cast tracks based on these changes, particularly the transition moments.

Check out my transition assignment document that I used for the whole run!