Like many industries in 2024, theatre is seeing major shifts. One change you may be noticing is that showcases are not always presented in the standard theatrical space. Instead, some works have been relocated to unconventional or shared spaces.  While this shift can present unique challenges, it allows theatremakers to think outside the box, get […]

Imagine transforming your theater into a vibrant incubator of creativity, where scripts spring to life and new talents are discovered. Play readings are more than just a step in the creative process—they are the heartbeat of innovation in theater. They offer a dynamic, collaborative environment where ideas flourish, and audiences get a sneak peek into […]

Social media is arguably the greatest invention of the last 25 or so years. It allows us to connect, form communities, share opinions, and generate business revenue. Regarding your theatre, there are hundreds of ways to harness social media to generate organic traffic, leading to greater engagement, more tickets sold, and stronger brand awareness. On […]

When it comes time to implement effective pricing strategies for your theatre’s tickets, it’s imperative to straddle the line between maximum revenue and minimum gatekeeping of your content. In short, your tickets should be expensive enough for you to make a sizable profit but not too expensive and inaccessible for some of your community members. […]

Sweet, sweet summertime: a chance for educators to kick back, relax, and celebrate another great school year. While teachers from every walk of life deserve a chance to bask in the summer sunshine, now is also a great time to get organized for the year ahead. No matter the theatre program you’re managing, having a […]

Everyone has wanted to feel like a very important person (VIP) at one point or another. After all, having VIP experiences can transform an average memory into something extraordinary.  If it’s true that most people are on the hunt for that exciting feeling, why not start curating these VIP experiences for your most loyal patrons? […]

In a recent Ask Me Anything (AMA) session, On The Stage’s founder, Hunter Arnold, shared his thoughts on the current state of theatre and what lies ahead. Arnold also founded TBD Theatricals and, through his work as a Tony and Olivier Award-winning producer, has played a pivotal role in bringing acclaimed productions to the stage, […]

Without feedback, discussion, and critical responses from conducting surveys, creating theatre can feel like performing in a void. In reality, your audience is a crucial component to the success of your production and your company at large.  That said, designing and sending out surveys should be integral to your production routine – just as expected […]

In the latest installment of On The Stage’s “Trailblazer” series, we’re thrilled to highlight the extraordinary career of Angelica Ross. A woman of many talents, Ross has made significant contributions as an actress, businesswoman, and transgender rights advocate, breaking barriers and setting new standards in the entertainment and tech industries. Her extraordinary career is a […]

It would be an understatement to say social media is essential to today’s world. Social media platforms help people stay informed about world issues, dictate and disseminate trends, delve into pop culture analysis, and feel more connected. In short, they’re integral to the fabric of our lifestyle. As a theatre company, you can harness this […]

A Dance Studio Owner’s Guide Audiences are constantly looking for awe-inspiring experiences, and their local dance studios can provide just that, making it all the more important for directors to continue to elevate their performances to the next level. With so many factors to consider, it has become increasingly difficult to identify the best approach […]

As the summer rolls in, many parents wonder what to do with their kiddos during the busy work day. Instead of plopping them in front of a TV or taking them to work, some send their kids to immersive and educational camps and similar programming. As a theatremaker, this opportunity is ripe with benefits. By […]

Happy Pride Month, theatremakers! This and every month, we celebrate and commemorate the LGBTQIA+ community and their many contributions to the fabric of our vibrant society.  The creation of Pride Month itself was spurred by the events of the Stonewall Uprising – a series of protests by members of the LGBTQIA+ community in Greenwich Village, […]