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 eighteenth season, she has worked with OpenStage on more than 20 productions. Most recently, Starla served as Assistant Director for Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express and Men on Boats, designed properties for Every Brilliant Thing and Natural Shocks, served as the Assistant Director and Set Dresser for Avenue Q and as Stage Manager for Steel Magnolias. Starla is a two- time recipient of the OpenStage OPUS Award for Outstanding Properties Design and Set Dressing. In 2021, Starla received the OpenStage Theatre Founders’ Award in recognition for her outstanding contributions to the Company
Starla's Work in OpenStage Theatre
Event Role
The Revolutionists Assistant Director
Agatha Christie's Murder On The Orient Express Assistant Director
Natural Shocks Properties Designer / Set Dresser
Men On Boats Assistant Director
Every Brilliant Thing Properties Designer
Avenue Q Assistant Director/Set Dresser
Steel Magnolias Stage Manager/Light Board Operator
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