California Community Theatre - Survey on Databases

Results from Summer 2021 Survey on theatre databases in California community theatres.


Do you use a digital database for audition or actor/artist information? Please list or describe this method (ie: Excel spreadsheet, software name). If you have a hard copy system, please state that:


Digital database excel

My Emma.com

No but looking for one

No

Excel Spreadsheet


Do you use a digital database for designer/director information? Please list or describe this method (ie: Excel spreadsheet, software name). If you have a hard copy system, please state that:


No

I have a graphic designer

Looking for a database that includes a place for photos of actors, props or costumes

no


Do you use a digital system specifically for auditioners to schedule auditions? If so, does it have the capability of the auditioner to upload a resume/headshot? Please list, name or describe this method. If you have a hard copy system, please state that:


I have a graphic designer

Wufoo.com, yes

no

No

yes - varies - most frequently signupgenius


Do you have a digital system for volunteer scheduling and/or coordination? Please list, name or describe this method. If you have a hard copy system, please state that:


Yes

Signupgenius.com

no

No

yes - varies - most frequently signupgenius



Do you have a digital system for other staff assignments or scheduling? Please list, name or describe this method. If you have a hard copy system, please state that:


No

Sign up Genius

we use excel to track and follow up with task assignments of board members

no


Do you have a digital system for your prop, costume, or scenery inventory? Please list, name or describe this method. If you have a hard copy system, please state that:


No

no, looking

no - but discussing the need for such



Do you have a digital system for theatre history or show archives? Please list, name or describe this method. If you have a hard copy system, please state that:


No

no

No. Everything we’ve done is in our Tix history and Facebook history.

yes - all (50+ years) archives are documented comprehensively on our website


Take a look at South Valley Civic Theatre's show archives online:




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