As we move out of the pandemic into a less socially distanced world, it’s important to get the arts (and our dancers, performers, and creatives) back on their feet. Successful fundraisers can increase visibility and generate positive buzz for your studio, as well as help ensure the financial stability and continued growth of your program. […]

To kick off Black History Month, we’re highlighting a few talented Black playwrights who have left their marks on the world of theatre – and on the entertainment industry as a whole. The list below contains a handful of historical pioneers, alongside new writers to watch. August Wilson American playwright August Wilson has been called […]

Like many creatives, you may be struggling with a lack of actors and techies for your productions. Perhaps you’ve been doubling – having one actor play multiple roles – or have had to take on behind-the-scenes work yourself due to a lack of backstage hands.  If you’re running out of bandwidth, you’re not alone. But […]

Casting the leads in your next production can be a make or break decision as it concerns your show’s overall success.  Should you go with the seasoned pro who harbors a bit of an ego, or the green hopeful who’s not so confident, but has the passion in spades? While there’s no true right or […]

Cast chemistry is vital to any successful production. The dredges of January can be hard to shake – after so much food, fun, and celebration over break, you may find it difficult to get your actors back into the swing of things come rehearsal time. If you’re looking to raise morale and inspire your students, […]

It’s no secret that creators always want to be on the cutting edge, keeping an eye on the horizon for the most anticipated shows of the season. If you’re gearing up to select your titles for 2023, On The Stage predicts a few of this year’s hottest musicals and plays.  Musicals Ruthless! The Musical Good […]

Today, we celebrate the life and legacy of activist Martin Luther King, Jr.  While MLK undoubtedly changed the course of American history through his profound work towards racial equality and advancing civil rights, the miniter’s reach didn’t end there. We explore a few ways MLK also influenced the world of performing arts, and artist expression […]

Planning and executing a successful theatre production is no joke, and certainly no easy task. Right as you feel you’ve gotten a handle on things, there will likely be another obstacle – either creative or practical – that needs your attention.  Before you begin planning your next showcase, On The Stage offers a step-by-step guide […]