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