Support Pours in on Social Media For Stage Managers at DMMO

Published February 15, 2022   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in All Areas

Since announcing their plans to unionize on February 10, social media has lit up in support of the Stage Managers of Des Moines Metro Opera. As of February 15, the original post by AGMA has been shared in solidarity over 150 times on Facebook, and over 250 times on Instagram. Here is just a small sampling:

For eight summers, Des Moines Metro Opera was my artistic home, working on over 30 productions as the former Director of...

Posted by Chris Brusberg on Sunday, February 13, 2022

I love and respect this company. I've been here for 12 years. Today, the stage management department announces a new...

Posted by Brian August on Thursday, February 10, 2022

As an Iowan, I am proud that my home state is home to what, over the years, has become one of the foremost summer opera...

Posted by Katharine Goeldner on Sunday, February 13, 2022

This is a very exciting move by the stage management department at Des Moines Metro Opera to unionize! I spent two wonderful summers in the department and fully support my former colleagues in this new chapter.

Posted by Emma Cooney on Saturday, February 12, 2022

As a former Apprentice Artist for DMMO, who reaped the benefits of the amazing opportunity but seriously struggled along...

Posted by Helena Brown on Monday, February 14, 2022

So proud of the stage management at DMMO for taking these steps! I wish all opera companies were unionized in some way....

Posted by Quinn Middleman on Saturday, February 12, 2022

Proud AGMA member here. Many of my dearest friends and family have staged managed at DMMO over the years. I look forward to seeing them continue to support our art at this company while on AGMA contracts.

Posted by Laura Judson on Saturday, February 12, 2022

I absolutely loved my time with DMMO, and the stage managers were incredible to work with! I 100% support them unionizing, and I hope that DMMO also supports them!

Posted by Caitlin Fanning on Friday, February 11, 2022

Time for a new era!

Posted by Jennelle Alexandria John-Lewis on Thursday, February 10, 2022

We are HERE for this. Such an exciting future for an amazing company that is taking America by storm every year.

Let us all support this and support our unions

Posted by Spencer Viator on Thursday, February 10, 2022