Samara Van Nostrand is a Stage Manager
based in Vancouver, BC, Canada

Samara has been working as a Stage Manager in Vancouver for the past 10 years, and has worked within the Vancouver theatre community for the past 15 years in a variety of positions. She has done everything from building props to being a Front of House Manager.

As a Stage Manager, Samara enjoys the process of working with everyone involved to bring productions to life. She loves seeing how a production grows from the first read through to the closing night performance. The excitement of live performances is why she has chosen to work in theatre.

Selected credits include: as Stage Manager, Photog, My Dad, My Dog (Boca del Lupo); Last Resort, Tiny Apocolypse (Rough House); Mary's Wedding, Burning In, Tiger of Malaya (Gateway Theatre); Assistant Stage Manager for several seasons at Bard on the Beach that included Richard III, Merry Wives of Windsor, Henry V, Falstaff, Richard II, The Tempest, Timon of Athens; Miss Julie (Playhouse/CanStage) and Moonlight and Magnolias (Playhouse).


"You need three things in the theater - the play, the actors and the audience, - and each must give something"
- Kenneth Haigh



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