Matthew S Rumsey – Stage Director / Producer
Tel: (917) 612 6464
Email: matthewSrumsey@gmail.com

Theatre Management

Producing Artistic Director – The Crown Uptown Theatre – 2010 – Present

Duties.
• Season Selection of 7 Broadway style musicals
• Create and execute a 3.4 Million dollar budget annually
• Select materials and artists to be produced or presented as well as make all final production decisions
• Attend to and oversee that all legal requirements are consistently adhered to in regards to Federal and Local laws.
• Casting of actors and actresses who best embody each character
• Serves as the face of The Crown Uptown Theatre
• Develop new artistic outreach programs and oversee all artistic output of the facility
• Manage the long-range staffing needs of the different departments
• Maintains appearance, upkeep and cleanliness of all employees and facilities
• Oversaw the execution and managed The Crown Uptown Restaurant

Executive Producing Director – Music Theatre for Young People – 2009 – 2011

Duties.
• Season Selection of 8 Musicals a Year
• Fundraising for a 250,000 dollar a year budget
• Personnel Management for 6 full time employees and 15 part time employees
• Facility Arrangements between 4 different halls in Century II and 8 different rehearsal rooms
• Community Outreach with the involvement of the actors and actresses of each show
• Grant Writing and acquiring 75,000 dollars in sponsorships from top company’s in and around the community
• Publicity Generation and Oversight with our Marketing Director
• Administrative Duties above and beyond already mentioned

Stage Direction

Most Recent Shows.

• Shrek
• I Love A Piano
• Godspell
• CATS
• Spring Awakening
• Hairspray
• Little Women
• Annie Get Your Gun
• Church Basement Ladies 4
• Next To Normal
• Sweeney Todd
• The Shape of Things
• Wizard of Oz The
• White Christmas (3 productions)
• The Sound of Music
• All Shook Up
• RENT
• Parade
• Children of Eden
• The Boyfriend
• West Side Story
• Thoroughly Modern Millie
• The Pajama Game

Management

Detailed Resume Available.
• Director of Operations – Empire Management Group
• General Manager – David Burke and Donatella Enterprises
• General Manager – The Olive Tree and Chelsea’s

Education

Schools, Teachers, and Private Coaches.
• The American Musical and Dramatic Academy
• Friends University
• Stephanie Scott
• Virginia Sandifur
• Wayne Bryan
• Chris Neher
• Charles Parker

References

Michael Downs
Broadway Set Designer
917 297 0065

Ken Cox
Lamont School of Music, Department Chair
720 219 4344

Hannah Huling
Theatre General Manager
316 841 2457

Robert Morris
Technical Director
951 500 7328

Gregory R Crane
Emmy Award Winning Set Designer
870 480 7243