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Accountability: June 2017

Profile I am thirty-two years old and I am a Stage Manager at Sleep No More in New York City. My contract just extended through January. I make $115/show and work 7-8 shows a week. Saving & Spending So on the plus side, life does not feel like I’m on a runaway roller coaster anymore.…

The Personal Finance Mountain

The Personal Finance Mountain

I am pretty convinced that we’re all climbing the same mountain, just most of us don’t realize it, and the further up the mountain I get, the more convinced of it I am. A lot of folks spend their whole lives in the foothills of the personal finance mountains and never even start their climb,…

Susannah with Opera Roanoke (Photo Credit: Michael Wilson)

Accountability: May 2017

Profile I am thirty two years old and I started out this month as the Assistant Stage Manager/Props for Susannah with Opera Roanoke and finished it out as a Stage Manager at Sleep No More in New York City. I’m on contract there through the end of August. I make $115/show and work 7-8 shows…

Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical

Accountability: April 2017

Profile I am thirty two years old and I started out this month as the Production Stage Manager of Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical.   I am now the Assistant Stage Manager/Props Master for Susannah with Opera Roanoke, a regional opera company in Roanoke, Virginia. At the end of this show, I’ll receive a $1,000…

Back to work.

Accountability: March 2017

Profile I am thirty two years old and I am the Production Stage Manager for Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical at the Southeastern Summer Theatre Institute. I make $400 per week with no per diem. I also only started this gig at the end of the month, so for the rest of March we can…

Flipper McGillicuddy Looks for a Job (And So Do I)

Accountability: February 2017

Profile I am thirty two years old and I’m unemployed. It’s cool though. Well… no it’s not. But I’m surviving. Saving & Spending 2017 might be cursed. I’m not sure yet. For the first time in my career, a job got cancelled at the last minute. And by last minute I mean, like… less than…

Signing the wall is my favorite.

Accountability: January 2017

Profile I am thirty two years old and I was the Production Stage Manager for the national tour of FAME until the middle of this month. I made $700 per week and a $300 weekly stipend, though the job ended a little less than 3 weeks into the month. I start my next gig the…