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, […]

One of the most exciting times in the theatre-making process is the audition phase – watching enthusiastic hopefuls enter the stage and (hopefully) dazzle you with their talents. While this time in the creation of your art is no doubt exhilarating, it can easily derail into a stressful situation if you fail to prepare, or […]

Creating and fostering a strong cast is crucial to producing a strong show. On The Stage offers tips to strengthen your cast from lead roles to background actors.

As tech week arrives, you may be feeling overwhelmed. On The Stage offers some tips to help you prepare, as well as the handy A Director’s Guide to a Successful Tech Week.

With Halloween right around the corner, On The Stage suggests some on-theme improv games to get you in the spooky mood.

On The Stage offers 25 suggestions for dynamic and easy-to-execute icebreakers for you to try at your next rehearsal.

Getting your theatre students back into the swing of things each fall can be tough, so here’s a list of plays to dust off everyone’s skills and revive their passions.