The SMA Staff

SMA HQ is run by a team of part time staff:


SMA Executive Director
Strategy, Development, Finance, Written Communications, Editor of Cueline, Training, Events Trade Shows.  In stage management and production management since 1980

Andy began his theatre career in stage management working at (amongst others) Manchester Royal Exchange and Library Theatres, Orchard Theatre, Theatre Clwyd and Chester Gateway Theatre, before becoming a television stage manager in BBC drama.  He progressed to Line Producer in production at the BBC where he won his first producing credit along with being lucky enough to secure his first BAFTA and RTS Awards for a Drama coproduction with BBC Education and BBC Drama. He has subsequently produced many award winning dramas around the world, and has been lucky enough to add a further 2 BAFTAS and other recognition for his work.

Andy has never forgotten the skills he first learned as a main house and touring stage manager, which he has used and benefited from throughout a varied career in the arts and mediaHe is committed to supporting stage management and the value of the creative work that they contribute to UK Theatre and the British economy.