Barbara Roche is an associate director and stage manager. Her work as a stage manager ranges from shows like Sunset Beach and Night Court to the long-running daytime drama The Young and the Restless.
She has also been an associate director and stage manager for The Bold and the Beautiful, as well as a stage manager for The Young and the Restless. Other television credits include variety shows such as the Oscar Countdown and Tony Bennett: An American Classic, for which her directorial team received the 2007 DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety. She has received two Daytime Emmy nominations for Outstanding Drama Series Directing Team for Sunset Beach and The Young and the Restless. Barbara Roche is a long time member of the DGA's Special Projects Committee. She has served on the DGA AD/SM/PA Council since 1991 and on the National Board of the DGA as an Alternate, Associate and Board Member since 1985. Barbara Roche was honored in 2008 with the Directors Guild of America's Franklin J. Schaffner Achievement Award in recognition of her service to the industry and to the Directors Guild of America.