Document Type

Master's Report

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Arts Administration




I served as Company Manager of the Summer Theatre at Mount Holyoke College. The Company Manager resides in the dormitory and works to ensure a comfortable living environment for the company. My responsibilities included: • Fielding company living complaints and resolving all living issues in the dorm (i.e. noise complaints, dorm damage control, etc.). • Coordinating all arrivals and departures throughout the season of company members: including interns, guest actors, Equity actors, guest designers, guest directors, etc. • Conducting periodic room checks to monitor damages to the rooms. • Acting as liaison for interns and the resident company to keep company aware of correct chain of command. • Ensuring the comfort of Equity actors including the laundering of linens, distribution of pillows, blankets, and fans; and for cleaning the Equity rooms upon vacancy every Sunday. • Acting as liaison between the Stage Managers and the Administration in case of Equity difficulties. • Completion of weekly Equity rehearsal reports. • Coordinating all opening, strike, and other party-like events that occur. • Maintaining the key box for room check-in and check-out. • Conducting an initial dorm/room inventory at the beginning of the season and conducting a final walk-through at season's close with College housekeeping personnel. • Handling all company personnel emergencies (i.e. driving injured company members to hospital or delegating that to a responsible party). • Enforcing the alcohol and drug policy. • Collecting all the recyclable materials (bottles, cans and plastic) from the dorm, main stage and amphitheater and bring then to refund centers. • Supervising and assigning daily tasks to the Company Management intern.