Faculty & Staff

Anne McPherson
Head of Stage Management
Assistant Professor

Stage managers are leaders and collaborative facilitators, guiding as well as advocating for all of the artistic and technical team members working towards bringing a production to life.

Degrees & Accomplishments
MFA in Stage Management, Yale School of Drama
Actors' Equity Association Member, currently serving on the Stage Managers Committee
Eastern SM Delegate to AEA Constitutional Convention (2021-2022)
Named one of "50 Women to Watch on Broadway" by Broadway Women's Fund

Anne McPherson (she/her) is a stage manager based in New York City. She has worked on Broadway (Ain’t Too ProudMy Fair LadyOnce on this IslandThe Iceman ComethM. ButterflyHoliday InnJersey BoysChicagoThe King and IWickedLes MisérablesPippinMotown the MusicalMary PoppinsThe Phantom of the OperaThe Coast of Utopia: ShipwreckThe Coast of Utopia: VoyageDoubtAbsurd Person Singular), National Tours (The Book of Mormon, Mary PoppinsThe Phantom of the OperaDirty Rotten Scoundrels), Off-Broadway (most recently: This Land Was Made, Suffs, The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe, The Rolling StoneHurricane DianeThe Government InspectorPacific Overtures), Regional Theater, Live Galas & Special Events, countless Workshops & Labs, and Broadcast & Streaming Events, performing almost every possible stage management role from Production Assistant to Production Stage Manager. A proud member of Actors’ Equity Association (AEA) and elected as an Eastern Region Stage Management Delegate to the AEA Constitutional Conventions for 2021 and 2022, she was named one of “50 Women to Watch on Broadway” in 2020 by the Broadway Women’s Fund. McPherson is a graduate of Reed College (BA, Literature/Theater) and the Yale School of Drama (MFA, Stage Management).