The Mission of Desert Rose Productions, Inc. and The Desert Rose Playhouse is to produce and present quality plays, musicals, and attractions. While the primary goal of the company is to serve the local and tourist LGBTQ communities, we produce and present a wide variety of productions that also attract the “gay-friendly” population who love and appreciate good quality intelligent and adventurous theatre. We actively produce plays, musicals and cabaret productions at The Dese
Have you experienced (or are you experiencing) a significant change to audition attendance in the past 1-3 years at your community theatre? Are you experiencing a decrease in the following specific auditioners attending your auditions? If you are experiencing a decrease in audition attendance in any way, what do you believe is or are the causes? Depends on the show. For Chicago we had lots of people. For James and the Giant Peach, fewer. For Sweeney Todd, it seems like everyo
If only there was a secret recipe to solve all the ways in which to run your theatre. How do I sell out every show? How do I cast both the best person for the role and someone who is loyal to the theatre? How do I increase cash flow? If only we could wave our magic wand and answer these questions. When that time comes, someone is going to make many community theatres around the country very happy. In the meantime, I have to go with my old motto, 'Every theatre is is differen
There are many opportunities for community theatres to collaborate with other non-profit organizations. Your theatre may have some past experience doing so, or perhaps you have either the idea or the organization for which you'd like to create a collaborative program or experience, but you're not sure where to begin. Hear what three community theatres in the State have to say about collaborating with other non-profits, and take away inspiration and tips. Collaboration might b
Encore Theatre Company was founded in 1979.
Tulare’s Encore Theatre Company was created in 1978 by a group of theatre supporters. Funding for a Summer School Theatre Program had just been cut. While on a long school band trip to Canada, several parents and teachers who had participated in the slashed program discussed the idea of forming an independent theatre company which would allow them to keep theatre alive in Tulare. Encore Theatre Company came home with them from Ca