We asked members about stagehands and crew in performances. Find out what your fellow California Community Theatres had to say. Survey results are from Winter 2018. Whether your are an actor, an administrator, or a director (or all of the above), do you believe stagehands or crew to perform scene changes are a continuing practice in general in community theatre? IN GENERAL, do you find that contemporary scripts are less likely to call for non-cast stagehands or crew to perfor
Welcome to Challenge #2 of the California Community Theatre 2018 'Housekeeping' Challenge! Challenge #2 - Organize Your Supplies and Keep Your Hands On What's Needed Spend some time organizing/centralizing your office supplies/equipment. Following the advice of 'everything has a place, and everything in its place,' take stock of what you have and what you need. Label areas for storing paper, pens/pencils, audition supplies, basic office supplies, volunteer supplies and so on.
Join me for a discussion with Teri Brown, Artistic Director of OnStage Playhouse, and learn more about this great theatre in Chula Vista. It looks like your season is made up of around 6 shows per subscription year. Does this mean you are performing most weekends through the year? Do you have many subscribers? Yes, we offer 6 shows per season. We operate year-round, with about 3 weeks between shows for set building/tech. Your lineup includes amazing contemporary plays and mu
Welcome to the 2018 California Community Theatre 'Housekeeping' Challenge! What are we trying to do here? Well, I know how easy it can be to dismiss little tasks, in the face of your bigger activities running your community theatre. Or, maybe you already excel at making sure your theatre is spotless, your passwords are stored somewhere, and your fundraising deadlines are outlined. Either way, you can benefit from a little inspiration and guidance on getting some things done -