Joan Foster McCarty

JOAN FOSTER-McCARTY* (Designing Women: Stage Manager) has an extensive background in stage management and teaching in higher education. She has worked as a stage manager at several Atlanta professional theatres including the Horizon Theatre (Sweet Water Taste, Blackberry Daze, Blue), Theatre in the Square, Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company, Actor’s Express and at Theatrical Outfit. Recent credits include The Wolf at the End of the Block at Theatrical Outfit, Booty Candy at Actor’s Express, and Chicken & Biscuits for Dominion Entertainment. A native of Chicago, she has stage managed at Victory Gardens, the Immediate Theatre, the Black Ensemble, Milwaukee Repertory, and Drury Lane Theatre. She is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association and served on the Central Advisory Board for five years. Joan has taught in the theatre and performance departments of  Spelman College and Clark Atlanta University for over twenty-five years.

*Member of Actors’ Equity Association