Sydney Thieme  

syd.thieme@gmail.com | pronouns: they/them | surname pronounced ‘tee-me’

 

STAGE MANAGEMENT

SM Intern                        Sweat  (interrupted by COVID-19)                        John Langs                                                           ACT Theatre

Stage Manager                  Dare to Claim the Sky                     Christine Sumption                                         ACTLab Solo Fest

Stage Manager                   Men on Boats (Upcoming)                         Erin Murray                                    Youth Theatre Northwest

Stage Manager                             13 (Upcoming)                                      Mimi Katano                                   Youth Theatre Northwest

Stage Manager              The Secret in the Wings                          Marc Kenison                               Cornish College of the Arts

Stage Manager                         Animal Farm                          Arlene Martínez-Vázquez                  Cornish College of the Arts

ASM                                     Love & Information                             Michael Place                               Cornish College of the Arts

ASM                              Much Ado About Nothing                       Annie Lareau                                Cornish College of the Arts

ASM                                                    Rent                                          Cristina Angeles                                          Columbia University

CHOREOGRAPHY

Choreographer                       The Music Man Jr.                           Zoe Wilson                                      Youth Theatre Northwest

Choreographer                         Willy Wonka Jr.                             Kim Douthit                                     Youth Theatre Northwest

Choreographer/AD                          Cats                                          Mimi Katano                                    Youth Theatre Northwest

Choreographer                                  Evita                                     Mariana Benjamin                                         Columbia University

Choreographer                               Bat Boy                                       Kyle Marshall            Youth Experimental Theatre Institute

Choreographer                        Razia’s Shadow                               Kyle Marshall             Youth Experimental Theatre Institute

Asst. Choreographer     The Drowsy Chaperone                        Jason Eisner                                                Columbia University

Asst. Choreographer                   XMAS!9                                   Carolina Garrigo                                          Columbia University

TEACHING ARTIST

LAKSHMI SCHOOL - Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Drama Teacher: Taught drama in classrooms from 4th to 8th grade in an English-language school in India. Also wrote and directed a ten-minute performance of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice that included dialogue, dance, and singing.

 

SEATTLE CHILDREN’S THEATRE - Seattle, WA

Drama School Intern: Acted as Assistant Teaching Artist on week-long drama day camps and performed administrative tasks. Led activities, monitored breaks, and directed end-of-camp performances for students ages 4-18.

YOUTH THEATRE NORTHWEST - Mercer Island, WA

Asst. Educator & Choreographer: Advanced Musical Theatre, The Wiz, and Jungle Book classes; Boys & Girls Club Outreach Aladdin camp; Little Mermaid Jr. Performance Series

 

CAMP READ-A-RAMA - Seattle, WA

Counselor & Educator: Supervised activities at this 2-week literacy camp for formerly homeless children. Taught dance and theater classes and led sing-a-longs on guitar.

ADDITIONAL Production WORK

Build Crew                                  Seussical Jr.                               Kathryn Van Meter                          Cornish College of the Arts

Light Board Op.             It Can't Happen Here                     Desdemona Chiang                          Cornish College of the Arts

Props Master                              XMAS!10                                      Ellie Beckman                                             Columbia University

 

SKILLS

10 years of ballet, modern, and jazz dance training; proficient in Google Drive and Microsoft Office; CPR, AED, and First Aid certified; can read music; experienced working with children; basic knowledge in: hand drafting, AutoCAD, sound recording and editing, light board programming, model building, and carpentry.

EDUCATION

CORNISH COLLEGE OF THE ARTS - Class of 2020

BFA Performance Production, Stage Management

Merit Scholarship, 3.95 GPA

 

BARNARD COLLEGE, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY - 2013-2015

Dance Major

REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST