Resume

Katherine Belyea

563B Church St, Toronto, ON M4A 2E4
kathbelyea at gmail
416-262-7064
www.linkedin.com/in/kathbelyea
Canadian/American citizen
CAEA Apprentice

Production Experience

Production

Company

Role

Director/SM

Date

Louis Riel Canadian Opera Company, National Arts Centre Apprentice Stage Manager SM: Stephanie Marrs 2017
Louis Riel Canadian Opera Company Production Assistant SM team: Stephanie Marrs, Chris Porter, Tiffany Fraser 2017
An Evening with the Ensemble Studio Canadian Opera Company Production Assistant SM: Kristin McCollum 2017
The Magic Flute Canadian Opera Company Production Assistant SM team: Stephanie Marrs, Lesley Abarquez, Mike Barrs 2017
Centre Stage Competition Gala Canadian Opera Company Production Assistant SM: Lesley Abarquez 2016
Ariodante Canadian Opera Company Production Assistant SM team: Stephanie Marrs, Chris Porter, Gerry Egan 2016
The Rape of Lucretia MYOpera Stage Manager Dirs: Anna Theodosakis, Natasha Fransblow 2016
The Terrible Parents The Cabaret Company Apprentice Stage Manager Dir: Sky Gilbert; SM: Tracy Lynne Cann 2016
Watch Out WildKat and Swordplay Sex T-Rex comedy troupe, Storefront Theatre Stage Manager Dir: Alec Toller 2016
Contempt safeword, The Storefront Theatre Stage Manager Dir: Brandon Crone 2016
The Castle Red One, The Storefront Theatre Stage Manager Dir: Dean Gabourie 2015
The N-Town Mary Play Poculi Ludique Societas Production Manager, Performance Stage Manager Dir: Elisabeth Dutton, Kimberley Radmacher 2015
As You Like It Theatre By The Bay Stage Manager Dir: James Wallis 2015
Béatrice et Bénédict Metro Youth Opera Stage Manager Dirs: Alison Wong, Natasha Fransblow 2015
Nature of the Beast safeword Stage Manager Dir: Luke Brown 2015
The Magic Flute Opera York Stage Manager Dirs: Geoff Butler, Renee Salewski 2015
14-city tour:
Transgender Seeking… and X
Sunny Drake Stage Manager TGS Dir: Gein Wong 2014-2015
Circle Jerk: Dust Peddling, Sex and This, Maypole Rose, The Session Soup Can Theatre, Aim for the Tangent, safeword Stage Manager Dirs: Joanne Williams, Jakob Ehman, Brandon Crone, Justin Haigh, Pratik Gandhi 2014
You Detective Fratwurst comedy troupe, Toronto Fringe Stage Manager Evan Arppe, Eric Miinch, Josh Murray 2014
Corporate concert: Honeymoon Suite, Devah Quartet, DJ Pilot Management Stage Manager 2014
Tony Ho’s Sad People Tony Ho comedy troupe Lighting and Sound Operator Roger Bainbridge, Adam Niebergall, Miguel Rivas 2014
Brundibar (children’s opera) Toronto Concert Orchestra Stage Manager Dirs: Kerry Stratton, Lesley Ballantyne 2014
The Barber of Seville Opera York Stage Manager Dirs: Geoff Butler, Renee Salewski 2014
Nightmare Dream (site-specific) IFT / Newface, Obsidian Apprentice Stage Manager Dir: Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu; SM: Jessica Derventzis 2014
The Kids in the Hall: Rusty and Ready Toronto Sketch Festival Dresser Dir: Jim Millan 2013
Four seasonal Medieval pageants Poculi Ludique Societas, U of T Stage Manager, Assistant Music Director Dirs: Kimberley Radmacher, Linda Phillips 2011-2013
The Complete Works Volume One Fratwurst comedy troupe Lighting and Sound Operator Evan Arppe, Eric Miinch, Josh Murray 2013
Il trovatore Opera York Stage Manager Dirs: Sabatino Vacca, Gabe Graziano 2013
tick, tick … BOOM! Angelwalk / Newface Apprentice Stage Manager Dir: Tim French; SM: Sandi Becker 2013
Wild Dogs on the Moscow Trains Live Lobster, SummerWorks Stage Manager Dir: Joanne Williams 2013
Love is a Poverty You Can Sell 2: Kisses for a Pfennig Soup Can, Toronto Fringe Musician Music Dir: Pratik Gandhi; Dir: Sarah Thorpe 2013
Charming Monsters Afterglow, Toronto Fringe Stage Manager Dir: Aaron Rothermund 2013
Hot Docs awards ceremony Hot Docs Canadian Int’l Documentary Festival Production Assistant (ASM) SM: Gretel Meyer Odell 2012, 2013
A Hand of Bridge (opera) and No Exit Soup Can Stage Manager, Lighting Operator, Sound Operator Dirs: Pratik Gandhi, Sarah Thorpe 2013
Three Farces From Three Lands (Renaissance farce) Poculi Ludique Societas, U of T Production Stage Manager, Musician Dirs: Julie Florio, Linda Phillips, Kimberley Radmacher 2013
Into (Carley) Newface Entertainment Stage Manager Dir: Aaron Rothermund 2012
The Glenn Gould Variations (multi-disciplinary) U of T, Royal Conservatory, Canadian Music Centre et al Production Assistant (ASM) PSM: Paul Shaw; Technical Production Dir: Peter Freund 2012
Samkon and Francis Go Swimming Zocalo Toronto, Toronto Fringe Stage Manager Dir: Vladimir Jon Cubrt 2012
Daughter of the Dust Created Independently Assistant Stage Manager Dir: Helen Kotsonis 2011
Channel One James and JF, Toronto Fringe Stage Manager Dir: Ishah Janssen-Faith, Emily James 2011
Chameleon AH Dance Company, Toronto Fringe Stage Manager Dir: Alaine Handa 2011
The Lawyer Show: As You Like It Nightwood Production Assistant (ASM) Dir: Kelly Thornton, Kelly Straughan 2011
FemCab 2011 Nightwood Production Assistant (ASM) SM: Sandra Henderson 2011

Other Experience

Position

Company and/or Production

Date

Office Manager, Webmaster Poculi Ludique Societas, U of T 2011-current
Cinema Front of House Assistant Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival 2013, 2014
Box Office and Front of House Buddies in Bad Times Theatre 2009-2013
Front of House Volunteer Toronto SketchFest, TIFF, Factory, SummerWorks, Dream in High Park, The Theatre Centre 2009-2014

Skills

Theatrical

  • Very proficient music score reading, sight singing
  • Calling lighting, sound and flies cues from script or score, paging
  • Blocking notation, floor taping, scheduling
  • Tracking/directing set changes, props, wardrobe
  • Basic technical familiarity with scenery, lighting, sound
  • Choral instruction and direction
  • Quick changes, basic wardrobe maintenance
  • ETC Express, basic sound board operation
  • New play development
  • Box office and front of house
  • Knowledge of ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop dance

Computer

  • MS Office, email, Windows, Mac, Linux
  • Network administration, web design
  • Typing 80 words per minute

Other

  • Diligent, detail-oriented and calm worker
  • Canadian Red Cross Standard First Aid
  • Counselling and crisis de-escalation
  • Working with children
  • DSLR photography

Education

S.M.Arts (Stage Managing the Arts) Conference:

  • Blades Best Practices, Wardrobe and Wigs (2016)
  • Dance, Director, Firearms Best Practices (2015)
  • Designers, Canadian Theatre Agreement, Unions, Stage Managing for Opera (2014)
  • Giving Notes / Prompting (2012)
  • Notation / Forms / Prep Week, Reading Plans / Taping out a floor (2011)
  • Apprentice Stage Manager, Commercial Musicals, Stage Managing for the Opera (2010)

Canadian Firearms Safety Course (2015)
Canadian Red Cross – Standard First Aid and CPR level C (2009)
Crisis Prevention Institute – Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (2009)
Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario – Bachelor of Arts (2009)
Texts: Stage Management (Stern), Technical Theatre for Nontechnical People (Campbell), Stage Managing the Arts in Canada (Morgan)

Hobbies and Interests

  • playing oddball instruments like ukulele, banjo, accordion, harmonica, pennywhistle
  • spoken-word radio and podcasts
  • Linux, tweaking computers

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