S.M.Arts Apprenticeship Trust Fund

The reality is still simple. Fewer Stage Management apprenticeships are available. In our present economic and funding climate, theatre companies are having great difficulty supporting this important experience and training. As a result, S.M.Arts has set up a trust fund to finance two apprenticeships a year, as soon as funds allow.

For more specific information or if you wish to make a donation to this Fund, please contact Janelle Rainville.

The Trust Fund is being created from the following sources:

  • A percentage of entrance fees to special events
  • Money raised at fundraisers(such as the closing party at the Conference)
  • A percentage of the fee charged for any S.M.Arts product (such as a copy of the S.M.Arts Guidelines)
  • Donations

As of April 2017 the Trust Fund has collected $34,860. Our goal is $40,000.  Only $5,140 to go...

We hope you'll join us at our next fundraising event. Or, if you'd like to make a donation now, click on the Donate button on the left to make a donation through PayPal.

S.M.Arts would like to thank all the participants in the Conference, purchasers of the S.M.Arts Guidelines and especially the following individuals for making generous donations to the Trust Fund:

$5,000+ Anonymous
$3,000+ Ingrid Turk*
$1,000+ Ken Burns*, Lynn McQueen*, Miriam Newhouse*
$500+ Keith Davidson*, Ron Hainey*, Susan Monis
$250+ Bill Jamieson, Dianne Woodrow, Gretel Meyer-Odell*, Janet Sellery, Jeff Morris, Peter Millard, Sarah Saville

$100+ Aidan Cosgrove, Alistair Hepburn*, Ann Stuart, Anne De Nyst-Clark, Bruce Lyman Blakemore, C. Jackson, Chris Porter, Dustyn Wales*, Gina Moe, Jennifer Kasper, John Raymond, Louis-Marie Bournival, Maria Costa, Marijka Asbeek Brusse, Melanie Klodt Wong, Michael Sinclair, Michelle Maheux, Patricia Joyce*, Penny Olorenshaw, Robert Scott*, Sandy Robinson, Susan Wallace*, Tara Sadler, Tedfred Meyers, Tim Wisener.

$50+ Aliya Rosenberg-Tafber, Anita Southendam, Barry Burns, Barry Cook, Beatrice Campbell, Cathy Gilman, Christopher Buss, Darcey Callison, David Caron*, David Harris, Elaine Normandeau, Ellen Flowers, Erin Fitzgerald, Eve Orton, Gabe Prendergast, Heather Landon, Janelle Rainville, Jennifer Foreman, Jennifer Stein, Jessica Severin, Kathryn Westoll, Kristin McCollum, Laurie Champagne, Leslie Jost, Lisa Russell, MacKenzie, Mari Maimets, Maria Popoff, Martin Kenny, Matthew Byrne, Maxine Stacey, Megan Callan, Meghan Speakman, Pat Bradley, Paul Shaw, Rebecca Eamon Campbell, Robert Harding, Sandra Hodnett, Sarah Miller, Siva Swaminathan, Sylvia Fisher, Susan A. Jennings, Tina Yeung-Moore, Yvonne Ng.

$1+ Ada Aguilar, Adam Heary, Adriana Dimitri, Ainsley Kendrick, AJ Laflamme, Ajay Badoni, Alice Ferreyra, Alison Crosby, Alix Sideris, Allan Teichman, Amanda Hancox, Amy Hogan, Andrea Ottley, Andrew North, Ann Bisch, Anna Spencer, Anne Clark, Anne Putnam, April Viczko, Arwen MacDonell, Azra, Becky Wasser, Bill Scherbak, Bill Starkey, Bonnie Thomson, Brad Dunn, Bryna Wasserman, Cate Banfield, Catherine Rouleau, Chanrouti Ramnarine, Christine Luksts, Christine Moynihan, Christine Oakey, Christopher Ibbetson, Chuck Childs, Chuck Homewood, Colleen Totten, Craig Corbett, Crystal Salverda, Crystal Skinner, Danielle ACM, Danielle Skene, Darcy Patrick, Darla Biccum, David Paluch, David Sklar, Deanna Dobie, Debbie Girard, Debbie Read, Devin Hillier, Diane Konkin, Dini Conte, Drew, Ed Koop, Elizabeth McDermott, Emma Laird, Eric Insko, Erika Morey, Erin Mackie, Erin Robinson, Faisal Lutchmeidal, Francine Auster, Francis Lortie, Gabriel Dube, Georgia Priestley-Brown, Gerry Egan, Gia Nahmans, Gillian Jones, Gillian Lewis, Gloria Tran, Harry Frehner, Heather Bellingham, Heidi Hurst, Heidi Quicke, Hilary Prue, Hillary Blumfald, Ian Morton, Isaac Meyer-Odell, Jackie McCormick, Jane Honek, Janet Kennedy, Janet Remy, Jawad Chaaban, Jeanne LeSage, Jen Strahl, Jennifer Laws, Jennifer Parr, Jennifer Perrott, Jennifer young, Jenny Sinclair, Jeremy Pearson, Jethelo Calibete, Jim Livingstone, Joanna Barotta, Johanne Pomrenski, John Gray, Jordan Guetter, Judie Brokenshire, Julia Gaunt-Rannala, Kai-Yeuh Chen, Kajsa Erickson, Kat Chin, Kate Bligh, Kate Burns, Kate Porter, Kate Sandeson, Katerina Sokyrko, Katherine Belyea, Katherine Keeping, Kathryn Osborne, Katie Honek, Kay Kanbayashi, Kelley Cheetham, Kelly Boudreau, Kristen Hanse, Lani Martel, Laurie Shannon, Lesley Watson, Leslie Humphrey, Leslie Rouse, Lexus Ferrer, Lia Baird, Liliane Stilwell, Lin Snelling, Linda Morgan, Lindsay Sapinsky, Lin-Mei Lay, Lisa Humber, Lisa McKay, Liz Campbell, Lori Anderson, Louise Currie, Luciana Burcheri, Lucy Segal, Lynette Blanchard, Magdelen Normandeau, Maggie Mackenzie, Marc Benson, Marcia Liber, Marcie Jonuske, Margot Collins, Marisa Vest, Marie Charest, Marilyn, Marilyn Lawrie, Marni Zarnet, Marvin Araneta, Maureen Callaghan, Max Wilson, Megan Pettypiece, Melania Radelicki, Melanie Hall, Melanie St. Jacques, Melissa Cameron, Meredith Kenny, Michael Barrs, Michael Haltrecht, Michael Lewandowski, Michael V. Spence, Michelle Alderson, Michelle Legasse, Michelle Murphy, Miriam Rosalky, Molly Cramer, Myra Malley, Nan Shepherd, Natalie Gisele, Natalie Moore, Natasha Bean-Smith, Nicole Lalond, Nicole Lee Quesnel, Niki Poirier, Norma Locke, Paul Van Dyck, Peter Fleming, Peter Thompson, Phil Shulze, Rachel Bland, Ray Salverda, Robin Munro, Ron Koperdraad, Russell Martin, Samuel Hales, Sandi Becker, Sandra McEwing, Sarah O'Brien, Scott Dunham, Scott MacKay, Sean Malmas, Seren Lannon, Serina Olfert, Shae McCarthy, Sharon E. Secord, Sheldon Davis, Sophie Papadopoulous, Stephen Boiley, Stephen Crouch, Susann Casasanta, Tina Meisler, Travis Traini, Trish van Kuyk, Virginia Cardinal, Wilson Wong, Winston Morgan.

* The staff of Equity donate their Conference instructor fees to the Apprenticeship Trust Fund.