Ryan McDougall

Production Manager - Theatre Passe Muraille


Ryan McDougall graduated from the Fanshawe College Technical Theatre program in 2004 and began as a stage carpenter at Blyth Festival. From there his contacts led him to engage in a nine-month Production Management apprenticeship at Opera Atelier where he was Technical Director for four productions at the Elgin Wintergarden Theatre. During this period Ryan acted as a freelance Production Manager for theatre companies all over Toronto. During this time he also worked as the Backspace Technician then the Mainspace Op/TD before becoming Theatre Passe Muraille’s Production Manager in November of 2007.

Course: Freelance PM to Facility PM: Moving between the worlds of Being "For Hire" to being "The Hirer" 



P.M. Arts Instructors

S.M.Arts Board Vice-President
Course(s): Harrassment & Discrimination, an HR Perspective
Director of Business Rep Services, CAEA - Canadian Actors' Equity Association
Course(s):

Navigating the CTA (Canadian Theatre Agreement)

Senior Representative, Re:Sound Music Licensing
Course(s):

P.M.Arts Discussion Series presented by S.M.Arts Stage Managing the Arts

Turn Down the Pink Noise: Clarifying the roles of SOCAN and Re:Sound in Canadian Theatre Production

Strategic Account Manager, SOCAN
Course(s):

P.M.Arts Discussion Series presented by S.M.Arts Stage Managing the Arts

Turn Down the Pink Noise: Clarifying the roles of SOCAN and Re:Sound in Canadian Theatre Production

Manager of Digital Media and Learning Technologies, Canada's National Ballet School
Course(s):

P.M.Arts Discussion Series presented by S.M.Arts Stage Managing the Arts

Turn Down the Pink Noise: Clarifying the roles of SOCAN and Re:Sound in Canadian Theatre Production

President, Catalyst TCM Inc.
Course(s): CONTRACTS: The Art of Binding
Director of Production - Young People's Theatre
Installation Supervisor & Project Manager, BaAM Productions
Faculty, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University
Course(s):

Harrassment and Discrimination, an HR Perspective

HUMAN RESOURCES I: Put on your HR Hat! (not offered this year)

HUMAN RESOURCES II: Put on your BIGGER HR Hat! (not offered this year)

Director of Operations, Sony Centre for the Performing Arts / Part Time Faculty, Ryerson Theatre School
Course(s):

Multiple Union Contracts - I'm Always in Negotiations!

BUDGETING: Where to Start and Where to Spend

Technical Director, Canadian Opera Company
Production and Operations Manager, Ryerson Theatre School
Director of Production - Canadian Opera Company
Canadian Actors' Equity Association, Business Rep
Course(s):

UNIONS: Navigating the CTA (Canadian Theatre Agreement) (not offered this year)

Juggling Jurisdictions - A Jumble of Collective Agreements (not offiered this year)

Vice-President, BaAM Productions
Course(s): SPECIAL PROJECTS: The Sport of Production Planning
Senior Project Manager, BaAM Productions
Production Manager - Theatre Passe Muraille
Course(s): Freelance PM to Facility PM: Moving between the worlds of Being "For Hire" to being "The Hirer" (not offered this year)
Arts Manager
Course(s): Reviewing Revenue Streams - Funding & Finance for your Facility (not offered this year)
Theatre Manager & Production Manager, University of Waterloo Department of Drama and Speech Communication
Course(s):

Friend or Foe: Working with your Stage Manager (not offered this year)

A Brave New World: Production Managing for Dance (not offered this year)

Director of Facility Services, Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
Course(s): NEGOTIATIONS: Collective Bargaining - A Necessary evil or an Opportunity for Positive Labour Relations (not offered this year)
President, BaAM Productions
Course(s): THE SPORT OF PRODUCTION PLANNING - Try Using Project Management Techniques Instead
Communications Manager, BaAM Productions
Faculty, Humber College
Consultant, Sellery Health + Safety
Course(s):

Due Diligence for Production Managers

Risk Assessment for Production Managers (not offered this year)