Running a theatre, no matter the size, has a variety of moving parts to manage. Perfecting the costumes. Nailing the sound and lighting cues. Casting the perfect leads. Marketing your upcoming show. Raising enough funds to improve the experience for everyone. But one part that often gets pushed to the wayside is the cultivation and […]

The end of one year and the beginning of another can be a beautiful time for your theatre. You’re able to look back at your many accomplishments while planning ahead with unbridled optimism. A great way to set up the building blocks for a successful year ahead is by setting realistic – yet challenging – […]

As we wrap up 2023 and look toward the future, now’s the time to make your performing arts team feel appreciated for all the work they put into your theatre this year. Alongside facilitating all those warm and fuzzy feelings, you should also be empowering your team at year-end to start 2024 off with a […]

The curtains have closed on your latest showcase. It’s time to begin the set strike, reorganize your backstage, and prepare for the next creative endeavor. During this time, it’s essential to review what went well and what didn’t so you can learn from your mistakes and make improvements for the next performance. It’s time for […]

There is, indeed, a reason why Tech Week is interchangeably called “Hell Week” in the world of theatre. Your to-do list is piling up, your actors are tired, you feel like you’re behind schedule … the worries go on (and on, and on). However, tech week doesn’t have to be hellish. With the right tools, you […]

As a theatre professional looking towards 2024, you may be kicking off the budgeting season and working through various strategic plans. There are several moving parts that require portions of your budget, but one that’s quite important and often overlooked is your marketing. While you may be focusing on programming, set pieces, costumes, new lighting […]

The curtains have closed on your last performance. Your cast and crew feel happy, accomplished, and ready for some rest.  But before you wrap up this chapter of your theatre journey, a post-mortem is necessary to improve your next showcase. You may be asking what, exactly, is a post-mortem. Much like a locker room breakdown […]