Cheryl Mintz

Cheryl Mintz

Cheryl Mintz, Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University

Resident Stage Manager/Production Stage Manager,
McCarter Theatre Center for the Performing Arts, Princeton, NJ

Cheryl Mintz is celebrating her 23rd season as McCarter Theatre’s Resident Stage Manager, has Production Stage Managed over 70 productions and 100 workshops and has collaborated with America’s finest directors, playwrights, designers and actors.

The 2013-2014 season marks Cheryl’s 25th production with Artistic Director and Resident Playwright, Emily Mann and 500th performance of McCarter Theatre’s production of A Christmas Carol.  Cheryl’s recent world premiere productions include Christopher Durang’s Tony winning Best Play Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Marina Carr’s Phaedra Backwards  and John Guare’s Are You There, McPhee? 

Past highlight’s include Production Stage Manager for the McCarter and Broadway run of Nilo Cruz's, Anna in the Tropics, the McCarter and Kennedy Center world premiere run of Emily Mann’s, Mrs. Packard, the world premiere of The Brother/Sister Plays by Tarell Alvin McCraney and the American premiere of the musical Take Flight by John Weidman, music and lyrics by David Shire and Richard Maltby, Jr.  Cheryl has enjoyed thirteen collaborations with Maestro Gian Carlo Menotti and the Spoleto Festivals in USA and Italy most notably as the Direzione di scena Teatro Caio Melisso and the Direttore di scena and Associate Director for Maestro Menotti’s final productions of Amahl & The Night Visitors, The Singing Child, Maria Golovin, The Telephone and The Medium.

Cheryl spent five seasons at Lincoln Center with the New York City Opera where she has Stage Managed 40 operas and musicals, three tours and three PBS telecasts.  Other companies include: Opera New Jersey, Opera Festival of New Jersey, Baltimore Opera Company, National Grand Opera, NJPAC, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Intar, Williamstown Theatre Festival, The Kitchen, New York Theatre Workshop and Yale Repertory Theatre.  Publications:  Acting Editions of Athol Fugard’s The Road To Mecca and A Place With The Pigs.  Master Classes for: Yale School of Drama, The Juilliard School, Rutgers University/Mason Gross School of the Arts, Muhlenberg, University of Iowa, NYU, Rider University Department of Theatre, SUNY Stony Brook, Princeton Day School and has mentored hundreds of young theater professionals.  Cheryl has six Broadway shows to her credit, received her MFA from the Yale School of Drama, and was an Executive Board Member of the Stage Managers' Association for 15 years.  Cheryl salutes Actors' Equity Association's Centennial and is proud to be featured as part of The Narrative Project and Performance of the Century, 100 Years of Actors' Equity Association and the Rise of Professional American Theater.

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