SYDNEY PARKS SMITH has worked with OpenStage since 1997 and serves as Producing Artistic Director for the Company. She received the 2019 OpenStage OPUS Award for Outstanding Director for Avenue Q; the OPUS for Outstanding Actress for her role as M'Lynn in Steel Magnolias; the 2018 OPUS for Outstanding Director for And Then There Were None; and the 2017 Colorado Theatre Guild's Henry Award, a True West Award and the OPUS Award for Outstanding Actress for her role as Barbara in August: Osage County. Recent roles include Marie-Antoinette in The Revolutionists and Sir John Middleton in Sense and Sensibility. Recent directing credits include the upcoming Hedwig And The Angry Inch, Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood, and Every Brilliant Thing. Sydney has designed hair for several productions and received OPUS Awards for her designs for Macbeth and The Tempest. She received the 2016 Founders’ Award for her outstanding contributions to the Company.
Sydney's Work in OpenStage Theatre
Event Role
The Book Of Will Director/Production Manager
Sweat Tracey
Clue: On Stage Production Manager
Cabaret Production Manager
Hedwig And The Angry Inch Director
Treasure Island Production Manager
The Revolutionists Production Manager
Passion. Inspiration. Stubborness. Production Manager
The Revolutionists Marie Antoinette
Sense And Sensibility Production Manager
Cry It Out Production Manager
Cyrano De Bergerac Production Manager
Agatha Christie's Murder On The Orient Express Production Manager
Sense And Sensibility Sir John Middleton/Doctor/Servant/Gossip
Ken Ludwig's Sherwood: The Adventures Of Robin Hood Director / Production Manager
Tiny Beautiful Things Production Manager
Natural Shocks Production Manager
The Full Monty Production Manager
Constellations Production Manager
Men On Boats Production Manager
Every Brilliant Thing Director / Production Manager
Rumors Production Manager
Rumors Claire Ganz
Steel Magnolias Production Manager
Fool For Love Production Manager
Avenue Q Director
The Mystery Of Love And Sex Production Manager
Frankenstein Production Manager
Much Ado About Nothing Beatrice
Steel Magnolias M’Lynn Eatenton
And Then There Were None Director
Christmas Chaos: Getting Scrooged Production Manager
The Crucible Production Manager
Monty Python's Spamalot Production Manager
The Comedy Of Errors Antipholus of Ephesus
H2o - Etcetera Season Production Manager
August: Osage County- Essential Season Production Manager
Bright Ideas- Essential Season Production Managers
Don't Dress For Dinner- Essential Season Production Manager
The Flick- Essential Season Director
August: Osage County- Essential Season Barbara Fordham
Superior Donuts Production Manager
Outside Mullingar Production Manager
Stage Kiss Director
Taming Of The Shrew Katharina
True West Director
Rent Hair Designer
Noises Off Belinda Blair
Casino Royale Moneypenny
Dead Man's Cell Phone Hermia
Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure *Irene Adler
Shining City Production Manager/Properties Mistress
Anton In Show Business Ralph/Wikewitch/Joe Bob
Sceneworks Actor
The Book Of Liz Director
As You Like It *Rosalind/Ganymede
The Maiden's Prayer *Libby
Boy Gets Girl Producer
Dirty Blonde Director
Noises Off *Belinda/Flavia
Nickel And Dimed Voice Overs
True West Costume Design
True West Director
Picnic Hair Designer
Swimming In The Shallows Producer
Boston Marriage *Catherine
Italian American Reconciliation Janice
An Ideal Husband Set-In Crew
Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead And 15 Minute Hamlet Hair Designer/Hair Stylist
Desperate Affection Producer
A Bright Room Called Day Agnes Eggling
Desperate Affection Maddie*
A Perfect Ganesh Hair Designer
The Weir Valerie
The Women Sylvia Fowler
Macbeth Hair Design
Cakewalk Director
Proof Claire
Raised In Captivity Bernadette
Romeo And Juliet Assistant Director
Who Will Carry The Word Gina
The Most Massive Woman Wins Cel
Tripleplay Cel
Romeo And Juliet Lady of Verona
Wit Susie Monahan, R.N., B.S.N.
The Mousetrap Hair Design
The Tempest Hair Design
Picasso At The Lapin Agile Germaine
The House Of Bernarda Alba Magdalena
The Comedy Of Errors Antipholus of Ephesus
King Lear Curan
King Lear Ensemble