Virtual Training for Stage Managers & Technicians


This 7-week course gives you the opportunity to learn techniques that will help you technically direct and edit a variety of virtual projects with ease and confidence. Classes will cover using your stage management and technical skills in a virtual space: creating, managing, recording virtual events, efficient audio/video check procedures, assessing the needs of a specific virtual project, video editing, and more.  

First SemesterSecond Semester
October 3 – December 21, 2022February 6 – May 17, 2023
Mondays, 7-9 PMMondays, 7-9 PM

Classes will be conducted online until further notice.

For More Information

Ajene D. Washington, Workshop Coordinator
Phone: 212-353-1176
Fax: 212-353-1088


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Norman Anthony Small is a production stage manager, company manager, virtual technical director, and an interdisciplinary artist.

Since the pandemic, Norman has honed new skills that have allowed him to adapt to the digital world and utilize his stage management skills virtually and on-site in New York City. As Harlem Shakespeare Festival’s newly appointed Director of Production, he is responsible for managing the audio/video aspects of each production.

Some of Norman’s recent projects include stage managing Keen Company produced radio plays All We Need Is Us and Digging in the Dark, the first virtual AUDELCO Awards Ceremony, virtual stage readings such as America v. 2.1: The Sad Demise & Eventual Extinction of The American Negro, Harlem Shakespeare Festival’s productions The Importance of Being Earnest and Othello, films such as the world-premiere of “Becoming Othello: A Black Girl’s Journey, “Tell My Bones, and “The Last Gatekeeper, the musical event Old Friends: A Tribute to Phyllis Hyman, a Memorial Service for a dear friend’s mother, a live & pre-recorded Surprise Birthday Celebration/Roast for Abdel R. Salaam, and many other projects.

Nidal Q. is a Creative Video Producer and Video Production Director. 

As Head of Video Production at Connective, he specializes in producing short to medium format serial content for digital media and broadcasting; as Production Director for Leaders Live, one of the first and longest running live streaming shows on LinkedIn, he specializes in multi camera live streaming productions. He recently co-created the weekly show Primetime VC, and runs its video production, spearheading the creation of engaging content in a remote setting. 
Nidal has collaborated and produced content for companies such as Novartis, Cushman & Wakefield, North 6th Agency, Plum Alley, Broadway’s Dance Molinari, and organizations such as City College of New York, Cathedral Saint John the Divine, Harlem School of the Arts, Forté Foundation and worked with Take Wing & Soar Productions.

Nidal has partnered with 10+ Harlem based cultural organizations on production of pre-recorded to live streaming video content (Harlem One Stop, Harlem Opera Theater, Harlem Chamber Players, and Harlem Presents.)