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Karen Parlato, AEA Stage Manager

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Broadway
The Phantom of the Opera
2004-Present, ASM sub (calling/deck)
Cameron Mackintosh
Really Useful Theatre Company
Harold Prince, dir.
Craig Jacobs, Michael Passaro, Greg Livoti - PSMs
Off-Broadway
Broadway and the Bard (starring Len Cariou)
PSM
Amas Musical Theatre Barry Kleinbort, dir.
Lift
PSM
Crossroads Theatre Company (at 59E59) Marshall Jones III, dir.
Revolution in the Elbow of
Ragnar Agnarsson Furniture Painter

PSM
Theater Mogul Bergur Ingolfsson, dir.
Silence! The Musical
PSM
Theater Mogul Christopher Gattelli, dir.
Triassic Parq
PSM
Amas Musical Theatre Marshall Pailet, dir.
Inventing Avi
PSM
Abingdon Theatre Company Mark Waldrop, dir.
Substitution
Sub - calling
Playwrights Realm James Fitzsimmons, PSM
Wanda's World
ASM
Amas Musical Theatre Lynne Taylor-Corbett, dir.
Brian Westmoreland, PSM
The Fantasticks
ASM sub (calling/deck)
Richard Frankel Productions Tom Jones, dir.
Gregory Covert, PSM
Frankenstein
ASM
Gerald Goehring, Doug Evans Bill Fennely, dir.
Joshua Pilote, PSM
Back from the Front
ASM
The Working Theater Connie Grappo, dir.
Brian Westmoreland, PSM
My Secret Garden
(PSM sub)
Eric Krebs Theatrical Management Christopher Scott, dir.
Brian Westmoreland, PSM
Bingo
ASM (PSM sub)
Aruba Productions Thomas Caruso, dir
Gregory Covert, PSM
Surviving Grace
Production Asst.
Richard Frankel Productions Jack Hofsiss, dir.
Joshua Halperin, PSM
Tour
The Comedy of Errors   PSM The Acting Company / Guthrie Theatre Ian Belknap, dir.
Romeo and Juliet   PSM The Acting Company / Guthrie Theatre Penny Metropulos, dir.
Henry V / The Spy   PSM The Acting Company / Guthrie Theatre Davis McCallum, Ian Belknap, dirs.
Abundance   PSM The Working Theater Marty Pottenger, Steve Bailey, dirs.
Regional
Repairing a Nation PSM Crossroads Theatre Company Marshall Jones III, dir.
Lift PSM Crossroads Theatre Company Marshall Jones III, dir.
Stock
Beauty and the Beast   PSM Ogunquit Playhouse at the Music Hall Sam Scalamoni, dir.
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers   PSM Ogunquit Playhouse BT McNicholl, dir., Parker Esse, choreo.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame   PSM Ogunquit Playhouse Shaun Kerrison, dir.
White Christmas   PSM Ogunquit Playhouse at the Music Hall Jayme McDaniel, dir.
Million Dollar Quartet   PSM Ogunquit Playhouse Hunter Foster, dir.
Sister Act   PSM Ogunquit Playhouse / The Gateway Steve Beckler, dir.
Mary Poppins   PSM Ogunquit Playhouse at The Music Hall Anthony Daniel, assoc. dir.
Hairspray   PSM Reagle Music Theatre Todd Michel Smith, Judine Somerville, dirs.
The Music Man   PSM Reagle Music Theatre Bob Freschi, dir.
Into the Woods   PSM Reagle Music Theatre Stacey Stephens, dir.
La Cage aux Folles   PSM The Reagle Players David Scala, dir.
Mame   PSM The Reagle Players Frank Roberts, dir.
Hello, Dolly!   PSM The Reagle Players Worth Howe, dir.
No, No, Nanette   PSM The Reagle Players Robert Eagle, dir.
Annie   PSM The Reagle Players Robert Fitch, dir.
Joseph...   PSM The Reagle Players Susan Chebookjian, dir.
42nd Street   PSM The Reagle Players Eileen Grace, dir.
The King and I   PSM The Reagle Players Robert Eagle, dir.
Singin' in the Rain   PSM The Reagle Players Kirby Ward, dir.
Beauty and the Beast   PSM The Reagle Players Kate Swan, dir.
Thoroughly Modern Millie   PSM The Reagle Players Troy Magino, Frank Roberts, dir.
Will Rogers Follies   PSM The Reagle Players Eileen Grace, Robert Eagle, dirs.
The Sound of Music   PSM The Reagle Players Frank Roberts, dir.
Carousel   PSM The Reagle Players Robert Eagle, dir.
Crazy for You   PSM The Reagle Players Kirby Ward, dir.
Selected New York Credits
The Countess of Storyville (Workshop)   ASM Amas Musical Theatre Lynne Taylor-Corbett, dir., Susan Whelan, PSM
Marry Harry (Workshop)   ASM Amas Musical Theatre Kent Nicholson, dir., Brian Westmoreland, PSM
Nobody Loves You (Reading)   PSM The Old Globe Michelle Tattenbaum, dir.
Twilight in Manchego   PSM NYMF 2008 Billy Porter, dir.
Golden Motors   PSM Music-Theatre Group Diane Wondisford, dir.
The Rose Project   PSM Music-Theatre Group Sonoko Kawahara, dir.
Behind the Limelight   SM Roy Gabay Productions (NYMF) Michael Unger, dir.
John Atherlay, PSM
Rockshow   PSM Horse Trade Theatre Group Paul Stancato, dir.
Aloha Flight 243   PSM Lincoln Center Directors' Lab Pamela Seiderman, dir.
Culture Bandit & Darwaza   PSM LAByrinth Theatre Co. Mariana Hellmund, David Anzuelo, dirs.
Welcome Home, Kelly!   PSM Arista Victor Maog, dir.
Henry IV, Parts I and II   PSM La MaMa E.T.C. Alexander Harrington, dir.

Training
BFA in Theatre, NYU Tisch School of the Arts - Playwrights Horizons Studio (directing program)

Special Skills
Driver's license (15-passenger van, trucks up to 15ft.), advanced computer skills (own laptop, portable printer, can set up and maintain network; all versions of Windows, Mac OS X; Word, Excel, Photoshop, advanced FileMaker database design, Keynote, web design); advanced carpentry and lighting skills; experience with projection design and maintenance; basic stage combat; acting and improv experience; can read music. All-Star second baseman, will play for your Broadway Show League team.

References
For reasons of privacy, contact information (as well as additional references) available by request.
Kate Swan
Director, Beauty and the Beast
Craig Jacobs
PSM, The Phantom of the Opera
Gregory Covert
PSM, Bingo, The Fantasticks
Worth Howe
Director, Hello, Dolly!
John Atherlay
PSM, Behind the Limelight
Davis McCallum
Director, Henry V