Theater Production Manager Linda Cooper
Linda Cooper

Theater Production

How to Become A: Producer & Director


Watch Linda Cooper, Production Manager for the La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego, share insights into the cool and interesting work that happens backstage. To realize the director’s vision for a play, she works with designers and the technical crew to bring the production to life. Some necessary skills for her job are to be able to empathize with others and to solve problems creatively. She encourages girls who are interested in a career like hers to get involved in school productions and to look for opportunities to volunteer with local community theaters.

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