Mary Ruth Knackstedt*

Mary Ruth Knackstedt*

Stage Manager


THE GIN GAME: Stage Manager

is excited to be working with Florida Rep! They grew up in Dallas, TX and started their stage management career at Dallas Theater Center (DTC) in 2019. She is most drawn to stories that connect communities and stimulate discussions. SM credits include Big Scary Animals (Theatre Three), If Pretty Hurts (Jubilee Theatre), 10 Seconds (Dallas Children’s Theater). ASM credits: Trouble In Mind (DTC). PA credits: Our Town/Nuestro Pueblo, Cake Ladies, and As You Like It (DTC). She wants to thank her parents for their trust and faith in her, and Ruth E. Kramer for her guidance and mentorship. Flea, Eastman Opera Theatre, Merrimack Repertory Theatre, The Public Theatre (NYC), The Ingenuity Festival, Cleveland Museum of Art, and Centre Stage. Designs for dance include GroundWorks, Joyce SoHo, The Yard, The Juilliard School, Dance Space, and Kunningham Studios. She is an Assistant Professor of Costume Design at Penn State and proud member of USA Local 829.

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