Business and Administration
25 Easy Ways to Give Back at the Holidays
25 fun and satisfying ways your performing arts group can get out and spread some cheer this holiday season, and give back to those who come to see your shows.
Alley Theatre Announces $73 Million Renovation
The Alley Theatre recently announced the launch of a major $73 Million renovation campaign to take place through 2017.
'Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark' Litigation Settled
Julie Taymor, Glen Berger and 8 Legged Productions LLC (Producer of 'Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark') recently announced that the pending litigation between them has been settled by mutual agreement of all parties.
EmptySpace Technology Introduces StageStock.com
EmptySpace Technology has announced a new service for the performing arts, StageStock.com.
USITT Annual Conference & Stage Expo Returns March 20-23, 2013
The USITT Annual Conference & Stage Expo Returns March 20-23, 2013, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
A Shakespeare Season and a Twinkie
In a diabolically savvy marketing move worthy of the Bard himself, The Seattle Shakespeare Company is harnessing the public demand for Twinkies by offering one of the coveted snack cakes to a limited number of 2013 Season subscribers.
The Drama League Announces ‘The Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley Studio Lab’
The Drama League has announced a new studio lab and welcome center, which will debut in Spring 2013.
Artist Salons Hope to Foster a 'Renaissance' Spirit
New York-based Red Shirt Entertainment has announced a series of “Red Shirt Artist Salons,” events celebrating the arts which will take place on the second Sunday of every month in New York City.
Helen Pickett Appointed Resident Choreographer for Atlanta Ballet
In a three-year commitment that will involve new works, an annual workshop, and more, the Atlanta Ballet has announced the addition of choreographer Helen Pickett as the Company's new Resident Choreographer.
Disaster Recovery, Relief & Resources for Performing Artists
A helpful guide to organizations that assist actors, singers, artists, designers, dancers and others in the performing arts whenever disaster strikes.
An in-depth interview with Steve Cosson, the artistic director of investigative Brooklyn-based theatre company The Civilians, covering everything from the group's origins to its creative approaches, influences, and collaborative productions.
Led by Artistic Director Todd Haimes, The Roundabout Theatre Company announced recently that it will present its annual 2012 Spring Gala on Monday, March 12, 2012, at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, in an evening honoring Academy Award, Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Rob Marshall.
More Top Tech Theatre Tweets
Are you working in the performing arts? As Part Two of my ongoing series, here's a list of even more essential performing arts Tweeps to follow, from opera and performing arts organizations, to creatives, writers and performers - as well as other accounts you should be following in 2012!
SAG, AFTRA Merge to Become SAG-AFTRA
SAG and AFTRA recently announced that the two unions have officially merged to become one union now known as SAG-AFTRA.
Top Tweeps - Performing Arts Twitterers to Follow in 2012
Discover an in-depth list of the top Performing Arts Twitter users you need to follow in 2012!
Five 2013 Performing Arts Resolutions
Five performing arts resolutions to help performing arts companies and groups inspired and thriving in 2013.
2012 BCA 10 Awards Announced by Americans for the Arts
Americans for the Arts recently announced its picks for the Business Committee for the Arts' 2012 BCA 10 Honorees.
Women's Theatre Companies
A look at theatres and production groups within both the United States and United Kingdom that actively seek to support, produce and stage works by and about women.
Essential Resources for Women in the Performing Arts
A comprehensive and highly useful list of essential links, organizations and resources for women in the performing arts, from creation and production, to research, tech and more!
Regional Spotlight: The Seattle Rep - Jerry Manning Interview - The Seattle...
Seattle Rep Artistic Director Jerry Manning talks about bringing 'An Iliad' to life, and also discusses the work of the artistic director, as well as the challenges facing performing arts groups today.
All the Pretty Horses: Normand Latourelle Talks About Staging 'Cavalia' -...
An interview with 'Cavalia' creator and Artistic Director Normand Latourelle about the creation, staging, production, and challenges of one of the world's largest and most unique traveling productions.
'Bringing it' - Meet Alliance Theatre's Artistic Director Susan V. Booth
An in-depth interview with Susan V. Booth, the artistic director for the Tony-winning Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia.
15 Steps to Better Auditions -- and Better Results
A step by step guide to holding a better, more streamlined audition process -- and one that will get you a better turnout, and better results!
The Ultimate Audition Form 2011
A comprehensive, easy and helpful form for you to use in gathering information from potential performers when holding auditions.
10 Performing Arts Resolutions for 2011
As the new year begins to unfurl, now is a great time to commit yourself and your performing arts group to actions that will help you to achieve even more in every sense in 2011!
Production 101 - The Basics
Everything you need to build a foundation in performing arts knowledge, from the tech basics and industry definitions, to how-to's.
An in-depth interview with Lombardi Broadway producers Tony Ponturo and Fran Kirmser.
Promotion and Fundraising
What you need to know in order to promote your performances, attract audiences, and raise funds to keep your organization or group thriving.
Book Review: Little Musicals for Little Theatres - Producing Musicals -...
Book Review: Little Musicals for Little Theatres - Producing Musicals - Theatre Reference
5 Essential Stagecraft and Stage Tech Websites
From TCG and USITT, to some links that may surprise you, here's a review of five essential web resources on stage tech and stagecraft for those in the performing arts -- as well as an overview of how to maximize, utilize, and contact them.