2018 California Community Theatre 'Housekeeping' Challenge - Part 12
Welcome to Challenge #12 of the California Community Theatre 2018 'Housekeeping' Challenge! Challenge #12 - Keep It Hot On The Press! Create press release templates you can pull from during busy times. The internet has a wealth of resources, as do your fellow community theatres. Have a go-to template for audition announcements, performance announcements, fundraisers, milestones, and individual accomplishments. Feeling ambitious? Update or organize your PR list. Or, sign up fo
RENAISSANCE THEATRE COMPANY
Formerly Laguna Niguel Community Theatre Mission The Renaissance Theatre Company (RTC) is a theatre company dedicated to producing dramatic art that is artistically brave, morally responsible, and community-minded.
Fundraising Events - Digging Deeper to Find What Works
On a Tuesday night, a small group of Board members and staff sat around a table at the community theatre I once managed. There were bursts of discussion and interruption, followed by silence and discomfort. It was no regular Board meeting. It was a Fundraising committee meeting, and it was clear that when it came to ways for the theatre to raise money, folks came with big, passionate ideas. Many of them were fantastic, but most not appropriate for our particular organization.
California Q's - Props
Does your community theatre have a designated person to organize or design props? "Each of our 5 productions has a props "designer" who is in charge of gathering, tracking, purchasing, and buiilding the props. We do lend our props out to local theatres and we have a computer (barcode)system for that which we have not yet found the personpower to install." Does your community theatre rent out your owned props? If so, do you have an inventory or catalog of the items you own? Do
California Community Theatre: A Timeline
1905 PacRep Theatre: the Carmel Club of Arts & Crafts opened the town's first theatre & cultural center, the Carmel Arts & Crafts Clubhouse. 1928 The Alcazar (Plaza Playhouse Theater’s original name) opened on April 27, 1928. 1929 Long Beach Playhouse was founded in Long Beach. 1937 Lamplighters Community Theatre: Founded as The La Mesa Little Theatre 1941 Ramona Hillside Players was founded in Hemet. Town Hall Theatre Company was founded in 1944 in Lafayette, CA 1946 Morgan-
Lyric Theatre of San Jose
Lyric Theatre of San José is a non-profit community theater group which has been dedicated to preserving and presenting our vocal musical heritage for over 40 years. Our annual season consists of shows by Gilbert & Sullivan, Broadway composers, and American & European operetta composers. Our productions receive many fine reviews for the quality and skills of the performers, orchestra, conductors, and stage directors. Our sets and costumes are designed by professionals with
2018 California Community Theatre 'Housekeeping' Challenge - Part 11
Welcome to the 2018 California Community Theatre 'Housekeeping' Challenge! Challenge #11: 'Tis the Season! Give back to your community. Take your staff, board or volunteers out and give the gift of your time somewhere (food bank, etc). Perform a scene at a hospital or rest home. Send comp tickets to a non-profit to see your holiday show. Get an actor to dress up as Santa, and invite underprivileged children over for theatre games, cookies and pictures with Santa (and a backst