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BackStage Pass: Reflections on Life in the Theatre

PLSN Staff • News • May 4, 2021




PENNSYLVANIA – BackStage Pass is very happy to announce the release of the latest in a series of video interviews with people who have helped create the history and shape the future of the live entertainment industry. This interview highlights industrial hygienist, safety officer and professional performer, Monona Rossol.

Bill Sapsis, BackStage Pass Executive Producer, noted, “Monona has done so much for the live entertainment community through her work designing safe workspaces in theatres and shops around the country.  She remains at the forefront of safety training in chemical and environmental hygiene and is the Safety Consultant at SAG-AFTRA.  We are all the better for her continued work.  Monona has also been known to perform in various bistros in and around New York City”  This interview was recorded in February, 2019 but remains every bit as relevant today.

BackStage Pass videos are available, at no charge, on YouTube. The videos focus on individuals who have had an impact on the entertainment industry. Previous guests include Jennifer Tipton, Neil Mazzella, Richard Pilbrow, Mark White, Steve Terry and John McGraw, David Hale with David Hearn, Richard Winkler, Fred Foster and George & Josh Jacobstein

Monona’s interview is available on YouTube at

BackStage Pass information and links to previous interviews can be found here:

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