STARLA KOVAR joined OpenStage Theatre in spring 2005, working behind the scenes in OpenStage etcetera's production of Extremities as stage manager and board operator. Currently in her thirteenth season with OpenStage, she most recently designed properties and set dressing for The Flick, served as the assistant director/stage manager for Outside Mullingar and the assistant director for True West, and has taken on the roles of stage manager and assistant director for The Book of Liz, assistant director for The Seafarer, Dirty Blonde and Enchanted April, and properties designer and set dresser for Bug. Other roles with OpenStage etcetera include production manager for Rag and Bone, assistant director and stage manager for True West, assistant director for Desperate Affection and stage manager for The Six That Fell. Starla received the OpenStage OPUS Award for Best Properties Design and Set Dressing for Bug and also received a 2016 Director's Award for Outside Mullingar.
Starla's Work in OpenStage Theatre
EventRole
Avenue Q Assistant Director
Steel Magnolias Stage Manager
Christmas Chaos: Getting Scrooged Properties Designer/Stage Manager
The Flick- Essential Season Properties Designer/Set Dresser/Properties Supervisor
Outside Mullingar Assistant Director/Stage Manager
True West Assistant Director
The Seafarer Assistant Director
Bug Set Dresser/Properties Designer
The Book Of Liz Assistant Director/Stage Manager
Rag And Bone Set-In Crew
Dirty Blonde Assistant Director
Rag And Bone Production Manager
True West Light Board Operator
Enchanted April 1st Assistant Director
True West Assistant Director/Stage Manager
Desperate Affection Assistant Director
The Six That Fell Stage Manager
Extremities Set-In Crew
Extremities Set Construction
Extremities Stage Manager
The Women Stagehand
Extremities Set Painter
Extremities Light Board Operator