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Nikki Hyde

Nikki Hyde is a theatre and opera stage manager, and a member of Cornerstone Theater Company's artistic ensemble. Since 2008, Nikki has worked on the stage management teams of 15 Cornerstone shows, spanning the Justice and Hunger cycles, and the Institute Summer Residency. Most recently, she was the production stage manager for the state-wide tour of California: The Tempest. Other recent credits include Public Works' The Odyssey (The Public), Lost Girls (MCC), Alice in Wonderland (Los Angeles Philharmonic), Salome (Opera San Antonio), A Streetcar Named Desire (Los Angeles Opera), and A Coffin in Egypt (Houston Grand Opera/Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts). She has also worked for Pasadena Playhouse, Center Theater Group, New York Musical Theatre Festival, Merola Opera Program, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles, and Opera Grand Rapids. Nikki teaches production workshops for youth, and is a guest speaker at colleges around Southern California about stage management and working with community. Nikki is a graduate of the University of Southern California.

The Best Seat in the House
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The Best Seat in the House

Stage Managing from Scaffolds

11 December 2015

In this installment of the series on Cornerstone’s California: The Tempest tour, stage manager Nikki Hyde discusses what she’s learned from her bird’s eye view.