Lorna Cobbold: Company & Stage Manager (Cabaret, Les Miserable, Lion King, Mary Poppins)

Five Minute Call

25-03-2024 • 58 mins

This is Lorna's story. 00:00:00 - Opening Trailer 00:01:08 - Introduction 00:01:20 - Lorna's Journey into Theatre 00:09:43 - What is Stage Management? 00:17:29 - Differences Between Deputy Stage Manager and Company Manager 00:19:53 - Lorna's Move from Plays to Musicals 00:27:15 - What Happens When Something Goes Wrong During a Show 00:32:38 - The Magic of a Sitzprobe 00:36:05 - Differences Between Plays and Musicals for Stage Management 00:39:42 - Lorna's Personal Stage Management Style 00:44:53 - What's Next for Lorna 00:51:00 - Lorna's Five Minute Call Routine 00:54:59 - Audience Question: Why Musical Theatre and Was it a Good Choice? 00:58:24 - Closing ---- FOLLOW ► https://www.instagram.com/fmcpod Oren: https://www.instagram.com/OrenBoder https://www.linkedin.com/in/orenboder Claire: https://www.instagram.com/showminds LISTEN ► Amazon Podcasts: https://music.amazon.co.uk/podcasts/8fb3a694-7799-4062-8607-16a120d5db12/five-minute-call Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/2xNC5y4sno1FSsTp8bjyd3 ---- If you have been or are currently affected by any of the issues discussed in this episode, here are some resources you might find useful. In the first instance, helplines: Samaritans - 116 123 (24/7 phone service) Shout - 85258 (all ages 24/7 texting service) Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) - 0800 585858 (5pm - midnight) Papyrus HOPELINEUK - 0800 068 4141 (for under 35 year olds) If you work in the theatre industry here are some organisations who can help you to find the right help: BAPAM (British Association of Performing Arts Medicine) 020 7404 5888 Music Minds Matter UK 0808 802 8008 https://www.applauseforthought.com https://www.industryminds.co.uk https://www.bapam.org https://www.helpmusicians.org.uk https://www.artsandminds.org.uk https://www.artsminds.co.uk https://www.wellbeinginthearts.org.uk https://www.mind.org.uk

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