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stage director





Stage directors oversee and orchestrate the mounting of a performance production by unifying various endeavours and aspects of a theatrical production. They ensure the quality and completeness of the theatrical production and lead the members of the creative team into realising their artistic vision for it. 

Scope note

Includes people working in a play, an opera, a musical, a circus show or a devised piece of work.

Alternative Labels

scene director

stage director

theater director

stage supervisor

circus director

theatre director

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: