Stage Manager, Cirque du Soleil
Caroline Watters is currently a Stage Manager on Toruk: The First Flight for Cirque du Soleil, currently touring North America. Originally from Toronto, she graduated with a BFA in Performance Production from Ryerson University. Shortly after, she moved to New York to obtain her MFA in Stage Management from Columbia University. Her New York credits include: Queen of the Night, Sleep No More, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Awesome 80s Prom, Bromance the musical, Fancy Nancy, StinkyKids, Pinkalicious, and Mothers and Sons. Shortly after graduation, she accepted an internship with Cirque du Soleil which lead to working as an Assistant Stage Manager on Zumanity. After the experience in Las Vegas, she joined the Cirque du Soleil touring production of Varekai as a Stage Manager, which lead her to joining the stage management team of Toruk. Cirque du Soleil has provided the scale and complexity that she has desired for stage managing; her final Masters thesis covered all aspects of Cirque du Soleil Stage Management.
Course: Stage Managing for Cirque du Soleil, Cirque du Soleil: The Touring Experience