Mimi Intagliata has a 30 year career working in production and stage management, most recently as Director of Production Operations at Disney Theatrical Group. In this episode of Actorcast, she provides us with a wealth of knowledge and a behind-the-scenes look into how shows are made. We discuss her career path, the biggest challenges involved in her role, and why others within the industry must develop a foundational understanding of production management.
Mimi Intagliata (she/her) is the Director of Production Operations at Disney Theatrical Group. During her time at DTG, starting in 2013, she’s worked on Beauty and the Beast at Shanghai Disneyland Resort, the Broadway Production of Frozen the Musical, the national tour and theatrical film of Newsies, the new tour of The Lion King, and developmental productions of The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Shakespeare in Love. Mimi has spent over 30 years working in theatrical production. Prior to joining Disney, she was the Director of Production at Paper Mill Playhouse, a premier regional theatre in Millburn, NJ. There she guided over 40 shows to the stage, including the World Premiere of Newsies and the North American Premiere of the 25th Anniversary National Tour of Les Misérables. Before her time at Paper Mill, Mimi was the Production Manager at Dodger Stage Holding, working on, among other shows, the Broadway productions and national tours of 42nd Street and Urinetown, and the off-Broadway Production of Bare: A Pop Opera. She also worked for the touring company NETworks as an Associate Production Manager and, prior to making the transition to Production Managing, was a Stage Manager working in settings as varied as children’s theatre, opera, and dinner theatre and spent nearly 10 years criss-crossing the country and globe with touring shows. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from Indiana University, Bloomington, and is originally from St. Louis, MO. Mimi currently resides in Maplewood, NJ, with her wife, Alicia, and their two children, Lucas, 18, and Celeste, 15.
To learn more about Mimi, please visit her on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/mimi-intagliata-a716755/. You can learn more about her work with Disney at https://disneyonbroadway.com
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