Performing Arts Sitemap - Page 1 2016-09-26

Audition Mistakes You Can't Afford to Make
Do these things, and you're likely to find yourself playing that big scene to your relatives (or pets)... not to an audience.

Tips on Stage Makeup Mistakes to Avoid
Even for those experienced with regular makeup application, stage makeup can be challenging. Learn about the most common stage makeup mistakes to avoid.

- By Category
An index of categories in the

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Image Gallery: 'The Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design'
Get an inside look at The 6th Annual Exhibition of

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Theatre Business, Producing, Arts Administration - Theatre Business - Theatre Production - Producing - Theatre Administration - Arts Administration
Want to know how to manage a performing arts organization? Then this is the category for you. Business and Production covers the big picture on running a performing arts organization, from such vital aspects as overall planning and management, to season and show promotion, advertising, fundraising, audience development, box office, resources, and much more.

Production, Set and Costume Design - Set Design - Costume Design - designing sets - designing costumes - production design
Designers are a vital aspect of any production, creating the sets that provide the world of the show, and not just clothing the performers, but setting them within the action and providing the audience with insightful visual cues on the characters. This category offers a wealth of information on set, costume and production design, as well as the roles of the designers in the production, from design tips and resources, to approaches, training, and more.

Stage Management, Makeup and Props - Stage Manager - stage manage - broadway stage - running a show - blocking - props
This category includes information on stage management, makeup and props. From recording the blocking and cues, to overseeing performances once the rehearsal process is done, the stage manager is often the glue that holds a great production together. Here, I'll help to illuminate the role of the stage manager in creating a production, as well as offering tips, tricks, and tools, and insights on makeup and props as well!

Touring, Dance, and Other Performance - Ballet Production - Staging Dance - Staging Performances - Tour Production
Learn more about other performing arts production insights and challenges, from dance, to opera, acrobatics and more, as well as the challenges of taking the show on the road with this informative category.

The Creative Process - Creating Performances - Directing - Acting - Performing - Stage Directing - Stage Acting
This category explores the creative process of the performing arts from directing to acting.

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The Stage Manager’s Checklist: On-Site Essentials
A look at the stage manager's checklist -- here, you'll find a list of the basic items needed to be kept on hand, to keep the rehearsal and production process running smoothly.

Theatre
General news on the creative process for the theatre.

TV and Film
News on the creative process for TV and Film.

Set and Production Design
Inside the process of set and production design.

Resources for Touring
Information and resources for performing artists on tour.

Music
Information and news about the creative process for music, composing and more.

Dance News
News and Information from the dance side of the Performing Arts.

Costume Design
Resources and information for costume designers.

PR/marketing & Advertising
Great public relations is vital to any show or production--your audience can't attend a show it hasn't heard about it. Here, you'll learn the basics of great performing arts promotion, marketing, advertising, and publicity--as well as discovering valuable tips and resources for doing your own PR.

Fundraising and Financials - Production Management - Fundraising - Theatre Fundraising - Performing Arts Fundraising - Performing Arts Management
Everything you need to know about fundraising for the performing arts, box office management, and more.

Stage management tips
Get the best inside tips for effective stage management in this comprehensive and helpful category.

Makeup and Props - Stage Makeup - Stage Props - Props Master
Insights and resources on stage makeup and props are waiting in the wings in this very category.

The Illusion of Life - War Horse Photo Gallery - War Horse Broadway - War Horse London
A photo gallery spotlighting the puppet horses created by the Handspring Puppet Company for the National Theatre productions of WAR HORSE, based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford with the Handspring Puppet Company, directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris. Page 6.

The Illusion of Life - War Horse Photo Gallery - War Horse Broadway - War Horse London
A photo gallery spotlighting the puppet horses created by the Handspring Puppet Company for the National Theatre productions of WAR HORSE, based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford with the Handspring Puppet Company, directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris. Page 7.

The Illusion of Life - War Horse Photo Gallery - War Horse Broadway - War Horse London
A photo gallery spotlighting the puppet horses created by the Handspring Puppet Company for the National Theatre productions of WAR HORSE, based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford with the Handspring Puppet Company, directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris. Page 4.

The Illusion of Life - War Horse Photo Gallery - War Horse Broadway - War Horse London
A photo gallery spotlighting the puppet horses created by the Handspring Puppet Company for the National Theatre productions of WAR HORSE, based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford with the Handspring Puppet Company, directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris. Page 8.

The Illusion of Life - War Horse Photo Gallery - War Horse Broadway - War Horse London
A photo gallery spotlighting the puppet horses created by the Handspring Puppet Company for the National Theatre productions of WAR HORSE, based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford with the Handspring Puppet Company, directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris. Page 17.

The Illusion of Life - War Horse Photo Gallery - War Horse Broadway - War Horse London
A photo gallery spotlighting the puppet horses created by the Handspring Puppet Company for the National Theatre productions of WAR HORSE, based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford with the Handspring Puppet Company, directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris. Page 9.

Performing Arts Industry News
News and headlines about the business of the performing arts from Broadway to across the globe.

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The Illusion of Life - War Horse Photo Gallery - War Horse Broadway - War Horse London
A photo gallery spotlighting the puppet horses created by the Handspring Puppet Company for the National Theatre productions of WAR HORSE, based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford with the Handspring Puppet Company, directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris. Page 2.

The Illusion of Life - War Horse Photo Gallery - War Horse Broadway - War Horse London
A photo gallery spotlighting the puppet horses created by the Handspring Puppet Company for the National Theatre productions of WAR HORSE, based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford with the Handspring Puppet Company, directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris. Page 14.

The Illusion of Life - War Horse Photo Gallery - War Horse Broadway - War Horse London
A photo gallery spotlighting the puppet horses created by the Handspring Puppet Company for the National Theatre productions of WAR HORSE, based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford with the Handspring Puppet Company, directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris. Page 15.

The Illusion of Life - War Horse Photo Gallery - War Horse Broadway - War Horse London
A photo gallery spotlighting the puppet horses created by the Handspring Puppet Company for the National Theatre productions of WAR HORSE, based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford with the Handspring Puppet Company, directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris. Page 5.

The Illusion of Life - War Horse Photo Gallery - War Horse Broadway - War Horse London
A photo gallery spotlighting the puppet horses created by the Handspring Puppet Company for the National Theatre productions of WAR HORSE, based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford with the Handspring Puppet Company, directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris. Page 3.

The Illusion of Life - War Horse Photo Gallery - War Horse Broadway - War Horse London
A photo gallery spotlighting the puppet horses created by the Handspring Puppet Company for the National Theatre productions of WAR HORSE, based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford with the Handspring Puppet Company, directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris. Page 10.

The Illusion of Life - War Horse Photo Gallery - War Horse Broadway - War Horse London
A photo gallery spotlighting the puppet horses created by the Handspring Puppet Company for the National Theatre productions of WAR HORSE, based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford with the Handspring Puppet Company, directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris. Page 13.

The Illusion of Life - War Horse Photo Gallery - War Horse Broadway - War Horse London
A photo gallery spotlighting the puppet horses created by the Handspring Puppet Company for the National Theatre productions of WAR HORSE, based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford with the Handspring Puppet Company, directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris. Page 16.

The Illusion of Life - War Horse Photo Gallery - War Horse Broadway - War Horse London
A photo gallery spotlighting the puppet horses created by the Handspring Puppet Company for the National Theatre productions of WAR HORSE, based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford with the Handspring Puppet Company, directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris. Page 12.

The Illusion of Life - War Horse Photo Gallery - War Horse Broadway - War Horse London
A photo gallery spotlighting the puppet horses created by the Handspring Puppet Company for the National Theatre productions of WAR HORSE, based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford with the Handspring Puppet Company, directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris. Page 11.

The Illusion of Life - War Horse Photo Gallery - War Horse Broadway - War Horse London
A photo gallery spotlighting the puppet horses created by the Handspring Puppet Company for the National Theatre productions of WAR HORSE, based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford with the Handspring Puppet Company, directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris.

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Catching Up with 'Face Off' Finalist Ian Cromer - Face Off Interview
An interview with 'Face Off' contestant and finalist Ian Cromer, about his experiences during Season Two of the competitive Syfy TV show, which pits makeup effects professionals against one another in a series of stage and effects makeup challenges.

Catching Up with 'Face Off' Finalist Ian Cromer - Face Off Interview
An interview with 'Face Off' contestant and finalist Ian Cromer, about his experiences during Season Two of the competitive Syfy TV show, which pits makeup effects professionals against one another in a series of stage and effects makeup challenges.

Catching Up with 'Face Off' Finalist Ian Cromer - Face Off Interview
An interview with 'Face Off' contestant and finalist Ian Cromer, about his experiences during Season Two of the competitive Syfy TV show, which pits makeup effects professionals against one another in a series of stage and effects makeup challenges.

Catching Up with 'Face Off' Finalist Ian Cromer - Face Off Interview
An interview with 'Face Off' contestant and finalist Ian Cromer, about his experiences during Season Two of the competitive Syfy TV show, which pits makeup effects professionals against one another in a series of stage and effects makeup challenges.

Life After 'Face Off' - RJ Haddy Interview - Face Off Interview
An interview with RJ Haddy, the runner-up of Season Two of the competitive Syfy TV show

Life After 'Face Off' - RJ Haddy Interview - Face Off Interview
An interview with RJ Haddy, the runner-up of Season Two of the competitive Syfy TV show

Life After 'Face Off' - RJ Haddy Interview - Face Off Interview
An interview with RJ Haddy, the runner-up of Season Two of the competitive Syfy TV show

Life After 'Face Off' - RJ Haddy Interview - Face Off Interview
An interview with RJ Haddy, the runner-up of Season Two of the competitive Syfy TV show

Life After 'Face Off' - RJ Haddy Interview - Face Off Interview
An interview with RJ Haddy, the runner-up of Season Two of the competitive Syfy TV show

Choosing the Right Graphics Tablet - Graphics Tablet Comparison Chart - Drawing Tablets - Graphics Tablets - Best Tablets for Artists and Designers
An overview of graphics tablets and their uses for performing arts designers, along with a comparison chart of leading models and their features and prices.

Choosing the Right Graphics (Drawing) Tablet
An overview of graphics tablets and their uses for performing arts designers, along with a comparison chart of leading models and their features and prices.

The Designs of Guy Hendrix Dyas - Guy Dyas Production Designs - Movie Concept Art - Production Design - Inception Design - The Brothers Grimm Design
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.'. Page 8.

The Designs of Guy Hendrix Dyas - Guy Dyas Production Designs - Movie Concept Art - Production Design - Inception Design - The Brothers Grimm Design
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.'. Page 17.

The Designs of Guy Hendrix Dyas - Guy Dyas Production Designs - Movie Concept Art - Production Design - Inception Design - The Brothers Grimm Design
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.'. Page 11.

The Designs of Guy Hendrix Dyas - Guy Dyas Production Designs - Movie Concept Art - Production Design - Inception Design - The Brothers Grimm Design
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.'. Page 16.

The Designs of Guy Hendrix Dyas - Guy Dyas Production Designs - Movie Concept Art - Production Design - Inception Design - The Brothers Grimm Design
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.'. Page 5.

The Designs of Guy Hendrix Dyas - Guy Dyas Production Designs - Movie Concept Art - Production Design - Inception Design - The Brothers Grimm Design
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.'. Page 10.

The Designs of Guy Hendrix Dyas - Guy Dyas Production Designs - Movie Concept Art - Production Design - Inception Design - The Brothers Grimm Design
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.'. Page 19.

The Designs of Guy Hendrix Dyas - Guy Dyas Production Designs - Movie Concept Art - Production Design - Inception Design - The Brothers Grimm Design
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.'. Page 12.

The Designs of Guy Hendrix Dyas - Guy Dyas Production Designs - Movie Concept Art - Production Design - Inception Design - The Brothers Grimm Design
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.'. Page 13.

The Designs of Guy Hendrix Dyas - Guy Dyas Production Designs - Movie Concept Art - Production Design - Inception Design - The Brothers Grimm Design
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.'. Page 21.

The Designs of Guy Hendrix Dyas - Guy Dyas Production Designs - Movie Concept Art - Production Design - Inception Design - The Brothers Grimm Design
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.'. Page 3.

The Designs of Guy Hendrix Dyas - Guy Dyas Production Designs - Movie Concept Art - Production Design - Inception Design - The Brothers Grimm Design
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.'. Page 9.

The Designs of Guy Hendrix Dyas - Guy Dyas Production Designs - Movie Concept Art - Production Design - Inception Design - The Brothers Grimm Design
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.'. Page 2.

The Designs of Guy Hendrix Dyas - Guy Dyas Production Designs - Movie Concept Art - Production Design - Inception Design - The Brothers Grimm Design
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.'. Page 4.

The Designs of Guy Hendrix Dyas - Guy Dyas Production Designs - Movie Concept Art - Production Design - Inception Design - The Brothers Grimm Design
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.'. Page 18.

The Designs of Guy Hendrix Dyas - Guy Dyas Production Designs - Movie Concept Art - Production Design - Inception Design - The Brothers Grimm Design
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.'. Page 20.

The Designs of Guy Hendrix Dyas - Guy Dyas Production Designs - Movie Concept Art - Production Design - Inception Design - The Brothers Grimm Design
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.'. Page 15.

The Designs of Guy Hendrix Dyas - Guy Dyas Production Designs - Movie Concept Art - Production Design - Inception Design - The Brothers Grimm Design
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.'

The Designs of Guy Hendrix Dyas - Guy Dyas Production Designs - Movie Concept Art - Production Design - Inception Design - The Brothers Grimm Design
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.'. Page 14.

The Designs of Guy Hendrix Dyas - Guy Dyas Production Designs - Movie Concept Art - Production Design - Inception Design - The Brothers Grimm Design
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.'. Page 6.

The Designs of Guy Hendrix Dyas - Guy Dyas Production Designs - Movie Concept Art - Production Design - Inception Design - The Brothers Grimm Design
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.'. Page 7.

The Designs of Guy Hendrix Dyas - Guy Dyas Production Designs - Movie Concept Art - Production Design - Inception Design - The Brothers Grimm Design
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.'

The Designs of Guy Hendrix Dyas - Guy Dyas Production Designs - Movie Concept Art - Production Design - Inception Design - The Brothers Grimm Design
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.'

Sets on Film - 2011 Oscar Nominees - Best Art Direction - Movie Sets - Production Design - Oscar Nominations - Alice in Wonderland - Wonderland Set
An analysis of the production and art design for 'Alice in Wonderland' one of the five Academy Award nominees in 2011 for Best Art Direction.

Sets on Film - 2011 Oscar Nominees - Best Art Direction - Movie Sets - Production Design - Oscar Nominations - Alice in Wonderland - Wonderland Set
An analysis of the production and art design for 'Alice in Wonderland' one of the five Academy Award nominees in 2011 for Best Art Direction. Page 4.

Sets on Film - 2011 Oscar Nominees - Best Art Direction - Movie Sets - Production Design - Oscar Nominations - Alice in Wonderland - Wonderland Set
An analysis of the production and art design for 'Alice in Wonderland' one of the five Academy Award nominees in 2011 for Best Art Direction. Page 9.

Sets on Film - 2011 Oscar Nominees - Best Art Direction - Movie Sets - Production Design - Oscar Nominations - Alice in Wonderland - Wonderland Set
An analysis of the production and art design for 'Alice in Wonderland' one of the five Academy Award nominees in 2011 for Best Art Direction. Page 10.

Sets on Film - 2011 Oscar Nominees - Best Art Direction - Movie Sets - Production Design - Oscar Nominations - Alice in Wonderland - Wonderland Set
An analysis of the production and art design for 'Alice in Wonderland' one of the five Academy Award nominees in 2011 for Best Art Direction. Page 3.

Sets on Film - 2011 Oscar Nominees - Best Art Direction - Movie Sets - Production Design - Oscar Nominations - Alice in Wonderland - Wonderland Set
An analysis of the production and art design for 'Alice in Wonderland' one of the five Academy Award nominees in 2011 for Best Art Direction. Page 11.

Sets on Film - 2011 Oscar Nominees - Best Art Direction - Movie Sets - Production Design - Oscar Nominations - Alice in Wonderland - Wonderland Set
An analysis of the production and art design for 'Alice in Wonderland' one of the five Academy Award nominees in 2011 for Best Art Direction. Page 13.

Sets on Film - 2011 Oscar Nominees - Best Art Direction - Movie Sets - Production Design - Oscar Nominations - Alice in Wonderland - Wonderland Set
An analysis of the production and art design for 'Alice in Wonderland' one of the five Academy Award nominees in 2011 for Best Art Direction. Page 6.

Sets on Film - 2011 Oscar Nominees - Best Art Direction - Movie Sets - Production Design - Oscar Nominations - Alice in Wonderland - Wonderland Set
An analysis of the production and art design for 'Alice in Wonderland' one of the five Academy Award nominees in 2011 for Best Art Direction. Page 12.

Sets on Film - 2011 Oscar Nominees - Best Art Direction - Movie Sets - Production Design - Oscar Nominations - Alice in Wonderland - Wonderland Set
An analysis of the production and art design for 'Alice in Wonderland' one of the five Academy Award nominees in 2011 for Best Art Direction. Page 2.

Sets on Film - 2011 Oscar Nominees - Best Art Direction - Movie Sets - Production Design - Oscar Nominations - Alice in Wonderland - Wonderland Set
An analysis of the production and art design for 'Alice in Wonderland' one of the five Academy Award nominees in 2011 for Best Art Direction. Page 5.

Sets on Film - 2011 Oscar Nominees - Best Art Direction - Movie Sets - Production Design - Oscar Nominations - Alice in Wonderland - Wonderland Set
An analysis of the production and art design for 'Alice in Wonderland' one of the five Academy Award nominees in 2011 for Best Art Direction. Page 7.

Sets on Film - 2011 Oscar Nominees - Best Art Direction - Movie Sets - Production Design - Oscar Nominations - Alice in Wonderland - Wonderland Set
An analysis of the production and art design for 'Alice in Wonderland' one of the five Academy Award nominees in 2011 for Best Art Direction. Page 8.

Sixty Horses, One Massive Production Challenge - Creating Cavalia - Normand Latourelle Interview - Staging Cavalia
An interview with Cavalia creator and Artistic Director Normand Latourelle about the creation, staging, production, and challenges of the show.

Staging the Show - Creating Cavalia - Normand Latourelle Interview - Staging Cavalia
An interview with Cavalia creator and Artistic Director Normand Latourelle about the creation, staging, production, and challenges of the show.

A Unique Training Ethology - Creating Cavalia - Normand Latourelle Interview - Staging Cavalia
An interview with Cavalia creator and Artistic Director Normand Latourelle about the creation, staging, production, and challenges of the show.

Vendini TicketAgent
An 'at a glance' review of Vendini TicketAgent box office software.

The Little Box Office
The Little Box Office offers a hosted software solution emphasizing simplicity and ease of use.

Performing Arts Ticketing by Ticket Turtle
Ticket Turtle combines real-time box office sales and management with database tools seamlessly integrated with marketing, reporting, and mailings.

TheatreManager
TheatreManager enables users to track patrons, sell and print tickets, and manage the many administrative task associated with running a theatre or venue.

BOW! System 8 (Box Office for Windows)
BOW! (Box Office for Windows) runs the ticketing operations of small to medium-sized venues.

Tick-It! Trak Pro 3.0
Tick-It! Trak Pro 3.0 offers such software features as general and reserved seating management, donor management, and more.

Seat Advisor Box Office (SABO)
SABO allows for easy management of ticket purchases and subscriptions, as well as immediate and integrated access to related accounting, marketing, and fundraising tasks.

ShowClix Ticketing Wizard
ShowClix is a full-service online ticketing solution that offers ticketing and support options for single events, as well as full-service options for larger ones.

Folio Box Office Software
Folio offers many of the features of the higher-end ticketing software packages, while still working within the budgets of smaller venues.

HandyTix by HandyTix
HandyTix combines the big features of online event ticketing and interactive seat selection, with more modest options for those just getting started.

All the Pretty Horses: Normand Latourelle Talks About Staging 'Cavalia' - Creating Cavalia - Normand Latourelle Interview - Staging Cavalia
An interview with Cavalia creator and Artistic Director Normand Latourelle about the creation, staging, production, and challenges of the show.

Sixty Horses, One Massive Production Challenge - Creating Cavalia - Normand Latourelle Interview - Staging Cavalia
An interview with Cavalia creator and Artistic Director Normand Latourelle about the creation, staging, production, and challenges of the show.

Sixty Horses, One Massive Production Challenge - Creating Cavalia - Normand Latourelle Interview - Staging Cavalia
An interview with Cavalia creator and Artistic Director Normand Latourelle about the creation, staging, production, and challenges of the show.

Ancient Aesthetics and Turning Play Into Performance - Creating Cavalia - Normand Latourelle Interview - Staging Cavalia
An interview with Cavalia creator and Artistic Director Normand Latourelle about the creation, staging, production, and challenges of the show.

Performing Arts News, Reviews and Essentials
Performing Arts offers an essential inside look at the joy and business of working and performing in the arts, from onstage to backstage (and everything in between). Performing Arts offers performance pros from theatre to dance and beyond the resources, tools, and business information and discussion they need. Topics range from regional theatre awards and resources, to interviews with techs, producers and designers from the worlds of Broadway, dance, opera, and symphonic performance. You'll also find help on the technical aspects of theatre, from basic stagecraft to meeting the administrative challenges of performing arts organizations today on such aspects as promotion, fundraising, audience development, and much more!

5 Tips for Increasing Theater Audiences
When it comes to increasing audiences, it's important to stay motivated, attentive, and -- most of all -- creative! With that in mind, here are just a few new brainstorms and approaches that could be truly transformative when it comes to filling those seats.

Apps for Stage and Performing Arts Designers
An overview of several terrific apps to assist, inspire and support designers in the performing arts.

Essential Websites for Costume Designers
A review of four superb websites that will both fascinate and inform costume design enthusiasts as well as students and professionals.

Essential Websites for Costume Designers - The Costume Design Blog - Jessica Risser-Milne Interview
A snapshot of The Costumer's Blog as one of four essential websites for costume designers. Page 2.

Clothes on Film - Chris Laverty Interview - Essential Sites for Costume Designers
Chris Laverty is the editor of 'Clothes on Film,' another must website for costume designers or aficionados. Page 3.

The Costumer's Manifesto - Essential Websites for Costume Designers - The Must List
A snapshot of Costumes.org and its indispensable wealth of information (not to mention its must-read

Forms for Props Masters - Props Lists - Prop List Forms - Stage Tech Forms
Props lists can be useful for set designers, props masters, and others in stage tech, enabling them to organize, track and maintain props. The forms here can actually be downloaded and printed in PDF for use in any performing arts situation.

Prop List Forms for Props Masters and Stage Techs
Props lists can be useful for set designers, props masters, and others in stage tech, enabling them to organize, track and maintain props. The forms here can actually be downloaded and printed in PDF for use in any performing arts situation.

Stage Blood 101 - From Powders to Sprays and Squibs
A look at the different types of stage blood applications, and their uses.

Season 3 'Face Off' Finalist Laura Tyler Interview
Season 3

Chatting with 'Face Off' Finalist Laura Tyler
An in-depth interview with Season 3

Barn Door - Stage Lighting Term
A definition of a Barn Door, a commonly used element in controlling the intensity and direction of stage lighting.

Art Meets Tech: The Role of the Lighting Designer
The lighting designer has one of the most difficult yet rewarding jobs in any production, as he must not only paint the stage with light, but be at ease with the worlds of design, drafting (or CAD), lamps, gels and accessories, and light boards and other equipment.

The Stage Manager's Checklist, Part 1: The Basics
A look at the stage manager's checklist, on the basic items needed to run the rehearsal and production process smoothly.

Black Swan' Ballet Interview with NYC Ballerina
Interview with ballerina and ballet trainer Mary Helen Bowers about training Natalie Portman for her Academy Award-winning role as a ballerina in the trippy Darren Aronofsky thriller Black Swan, and the controversy with body double Sarah Lane.

Black Swan' Ballet Interview with NYC Ballerina - Part 2
Dancer and ballet trainer Mary Helen Bowers discusses her training of Natalie Portman for her Academy Award-winning role as a ballerina in the stylish Darren Aronofsky thriller Black Swan. Page 2.

Black Swan' Ballet Interview with NYC Ballerina - Part 3
Dancer and ballet trainer Mary Helen Bowers discusses her training of Natalie Portman for her Academy Award-winning role as a ballerina in the stylish Darren Aronofsky thriller Black Swan. Page 3.

Prop Shops and Suppliers in the New York City Area
A quick and comprehensive guide to some of the top 'prop shops' and set design suppliers in the New York City area.

New York City Prop Shops - Prop Shops in the NYC Area - Props Suppliers
Find places to buy theater props using this comprehensive directory to some of the top 'prop shops' and set design suppliers in the New York City area. Page 2.

What to Wear on a Stage Crew - Standard Attire
A comprehensive look at what to wear when working on a theatrical or stage crew.

What to Wear on a Stage Crew - Standard Stage Crew Attire
Learn what to wear when you work on a stage crew, how to take care of your crew clothes and what rules and regulations may exist when deciding how to dress for backstage. Page 2.

Scenic Design 101: How to Create a Scale Model
A good scenic design scale model is a way to get a feel for the way the space looks, and to previsualize the ways the performers will potentially move about within that space. Here's how to create one from scratch.

Scenic Design 101: How to Create a Scale Model (Continued)
Learn how to create a formal scenic design scale model from scratch to help you and your director get a feel for the way the space looks, and to visualize the ways the performers will potentially move about within that space. Page 2.

Best Apps for Theater Stage Production
A look at some helpful and even essential apps for use in theatre tech and performing arts production.

Apps to Help with Theater Rehearsals, Stage Management
A look at some helpful and even essential mobile applications for use in theatre tech and performing arts production. Second in a series. Page 2.

The Prop's the Thing - Eric Hart Interview - Props Master - Props Artisan - Prop Agenda
Part one of a three-part interview with Props Master and Artisan Eric Hart, creator of Prop Agenda, on his career in props -- and his advice to other aspiring props professionals.

The Prop's the Thing - Eric Hart Interview - Props Master - Props Artisan - Prop Agenda
Part one of a three-part interview with Props Master and Artisan Eric Hart, creator of Prop Agenda, on his career in props -- and his advice to other aspiring props professionals.

The Prop's the Thing - Eric Hart Interview - Props Master - Props Artisan - Prop Agenda
Part one of a three-part interview with Props Master and Artisan Eric Hart, creator of Prop Agenda, on his career in props -- and his advice to other aspiring props professionals.

The Prop's the Thing - Eric Hart Interview - Props Master - Props Artisan - Prop Agenda
Part one of a three-part interview with Props Master and Artisan Eric Hart, creator of Prop Agenda, on his career in props -- and his advice to other aspiring props professionals.

Lombardi Interview - Fran Kirmser: Breaking Boundaries
An in-depth interview with Lombardi Broadway producers Tony Ponturo and Fran Kirmser.

Lombardi Interview - Lombardi: Lessons for Sports, Theatre, and Life
An in-depth interview with Lombardi Broadway producers Tony Ponturo and Fran Kirmser.

Lombardi Interview - An Unlikely Common Ground
An in-depth interview with Lombardi Broadway producers Tony Ponturo and Fran Kirmser.

Lombardi Interview - Learning from Lombardi
An in-depth interview with Lombardi Broadway producers Tony Ponturo and Fran Kirmser.

Lombardi Interview - Tony Ponturo: Touchdowns on Broadway
An in-depth interview with Lombardi Broadway producers Tony Ponturo and Fran Kirmser.

Product Review - Book Review - Software Review - DVD review - Theatre tools - design tools - theatre reference - ballet reference - opera reference
This section will offer a rich variety of reviews on helpful books, software, and other media, tools, and references to help you get the most out of your work in the performing arts.

Local and National Awards - Awards News - Performing Arts Awards - theatre awards - community theatre awards - opera awards - music awards
This section includes a wealth of helpful and useful information on local as well as national awards, and will eventually include comprehensive information on vendors, references, and tools -- all the tools, equipment, and supplies that bring a production to life. In the meantime, find out more about performing arts awards across the nation, here!

Regional Theatre Awards
Regional Theatre awards from across the U.S.

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The 10 Commandments of Stage Management
A few holy commandments on how a good stage manager can become even better.

A Basic Guide to Applying Stage Makeup
A basic guide to applying stage makeup, from start to finish.

Apps for Lighting Designers - Theatre Tech Apps
A helpful and comprehensive list of mobile apps now available for lighting designers and others in lighting for stage, screen and the performing arts.

20 Essential Fundraising Ideas for the Performing Arts
For theatres, dance companies, symphonies, and more, here are 20 unique and creative approaches for bringing in the moolah.

20 Essential Fundraising Ideas for the Performing Arts
For theatres, dance companies, symphonies, and more, here are 20 unique and creative approaches for bringing in the moolah.

Production 101 - Basic Theatre and Staging Tips
Get the basics on the Performing Arts with these helpful links -- from the local and regional perspective, to all of the essential aspects of staging, production, administration, promotion, and more.

Groups, Tools and Resources
Get the scoop on the performing arts with this helpful section, which provides a useful overview of tools, websites, and other resources!

Awards - Theatre Awards - Performing Arts Awards - Local Theatre Awards - Classical Music Awards - Performing Arts Prizes -- Opera Awards
This section includes a wealth of helpful and useful information on local as well as national awards, by geographic region and category.

Promotion and Administration - Arts Administration - Running a Theatre - Audience Development - Fundraising - Theatre Business - Dance Business
Performing arts from the local and regional perspective, from little theatres to regional venues, and encompassing all aspects of staging, production, administration, promotion, and more.

Grants and Prizes
Information on Grants, Prize announcements, and more.

Stagecraft and Tech Supplies Providers - Theatre Supplies - Stage Tech Vendors
Does your heart beat a little faster at the thought of a fabulous array of artful GOBOs? Could you spend hours arguing the pros and cons of the latest super-digitized light boards? Are you still searching for the perfect flashlight?If so, here are some must-hit sites for stage techs and those who love them.

Helpful Apps for Costume Designers
A comprehensive and helpful look at some timely apps for portable devices that will assist costume designers in their tasks no matter where they go!

Neil Patrick Harris Named 2014 Drama League Honoree
The Drama League has announced that it will honor Golden Globe Nominee and Emmy Award winner Neil Patrick Harris at the 30th Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway, to be held on Monday evening, February 3, 2014

Sound Design and Effects
Resources and news on Sound Design and Effects.

Lighting Design
Resources and articles for lighting designers and those in lighting tech.

The Art of the Hair and Makeup Designer
A look at the work of theatrical hair and makeup designers and artists.

Stage Lighting Then and Now
Stage lighting is too-often an underappreciated art for theatregoers. Not only does light illuminate the action you’re watching, it also directly affects the emotion and and subtext of a scene. Here's a quick look at the basic elements of stage lighting.

Academy Announces Major Gifts from Spielberg and Katzenberg
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recently announced that it received two separate $10 million gifts from Jeffrey Katzenberg and Steven Spielberg for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.

Definition of the Stage Lighting Term "Wash"
A definition of a wash, a commonly used term in stage lighting design.

Effects, Lighting & Sound - Stage Lighting - Stage Sound - Lighting Design - Lighting Designers - Stage Effects - Theatre Effects
Lighting, sound and special effects are integral aspects of any production, and this category offers everything from lighting and sound basics and resources, to information on lighting design, sound design, sound effects, and more. This category also offers valuable information on how to design lighting and work with color, as well as how to run a lightboard or sound system for your show.

Bringing in the Money - 11 Fundraising Approaches That Work - Fundraising Tips - Fundraising for the Arts - Getting Donations - Arts Funding
A look at eleven tangible actions and approaches to help you bring in more money for your group or organization, even in troubled times.

Bringing in the Money - 11 Fundraising Approaches That Work - Fundraising Tips - Fundraising for the Arts - Getting Donations - Arts Funding
A look at eleven tangible actions and approaches to help you bring in more money for your group or organization, even in troubled times. Page 2.

Graphics Tablets for Designers - Graphics Tablets Review - Drawing Tablets Review - The Best Graphics Tablets for Artists and Designers
A look at graphics tablets and their unique uses for performing arts designers.

Graphics Tablets for Designers - Graphics Tablets Review - Drawing Tablets Review - The Best Graphics Tablets for Artists and Designers
A look at graphics tablets and their unique uses for performing arts designers.

Graphics Tablets for Designers - Graphics Tablets Review - Drawing Tablets Review - The Best Graphics Tablets for Artists and Designers
A look at graphics tablets and their unique uses for performing arts designers.

Graphics Tablets for Designers - Graphics Tablets Review - Drawing Tablets Review - The Best Graphics Tablets for Artists and Designers
A look at graphics tablets and their unique uses for performing arts designers.

15 Steps to Better Auditions - Your Guide to Better Auditions - Holding Auditions - Theatre Auditions - How to Audition
A step by step guide to holding a better, more streamlined audition process -- and one that will get better results.

15 Steps to Better Auditions - Your Guide to Better Auditions - Holding Auditions - Theatre Auditions - How to Audition
A step by step guide to holding a better, more streamlined audition process -- and one that will get better results.

How to Hold a Better Audition: A Step by Step Guide
A step by step guide to holding a better, more streamlined audition process -- and one that will get better results.

15 Steps to Better Auditions - Your Guide to Better Auditions - Holding Auditions - Theatre Auditions - How to Audition
A step by step guide to holding a better, more streamlined audition process -- and one that will get better results.

Building the Perfect Stage Makeup Kit
A look at the ideal elements of any good stage kit.

Rayce Bird Interview - 'Face Off' Winner - Photos
An interview with Rayce Bird, the winner of Season Two of the Syfy TV show

'Face Off' Winner Rayce Bird Flies High - Rayce Bird Interview - Face Off Interview
An interview with Rayce Bird, the winner of Season Two of the Syfy TV show

'Face Off' Winner Rayce Bird Flies High - Rayce Bird Interview - Face Off Interview
An interview with Rayce Bird, the winner of Season Two of the Syfy TV show

Performance Checklist Form - Stage Management Basics - Theatre Tech Basics - Theatre Forms - Stage Manager Forms
Forms like this Performance Checklist can help stage managers stay organized and focused during the tense period before the curtain rises.

Production Contact Form - Stage Management Basics - Theatre Tech Basics - Theatre Forms - Stage Manager Forms
This comprehensive Production Contact Form will provide you with all the necessary contact and basic medical information you'll need on your production's cast and crew members.

What Is Art Direction?
Who actually receives the Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction? And what do they do?

Useful Forms for Stage Managers
Some highly useful forms for stage managers, with instant access for printing through PDF format -- starting with an easy Rehearsal Sign-in Sheet.

Rehearsal Checklist Form - Stage Management Basics - Theatre Tech Basics - Theatre Forms
A clear, easy and detailed form to help stage managers accomplish the tasks required for each rehearsal.

Performance Sign-In Sheet - Stage Management Basics - Theatre Tech Basics - Theatre Forms
A performance Sign-In Sheet will allow you to register and archive attendance by cast and crew at all performances.

Local, Regional and National Theater Awards List
A comprehensive listing of local, regional and national theatre and performing arts awards, along with links to information, forms, applications, rules, and more.

How to Operate a Theater Light Board
A series of simple and informative instructions for how to learn and run a light board during the creation of a show or live performance.

How to Operate a Theater Light Board
A series of simple and informative instructions for how to learn and run a light board during the creation of a show or live performance.

Lighting and Sound Cues Form and List
An easy to use and comprehensive expanded blank form for immediate use in jotting down lighting and sound cues in one place during the tech/rehearsal process. Another great tool for lighting or sound designers, or for design students still learning their craft.

Lighting and Sound Cue Sheet - Lighting and Sound Cues - Lighting Forms - Theater Sound - Lighting Design - Theatre Forms - Performing Arts Forms
An easy to use and comprehensive expanded blank form for immediate use in jotting down lighting and sound cues in one place during the tech/rehearsal process. Another great tool for lighting or sound designers, or for design students still learning their craft.

NBC Offers Free 'Grimm' eBook with 'Grimm: The Essential Guide' - Grimm eBook - Grimm NBC
The free new enhanced eBook, 'Grimm: The Essential Guide,' is now available on Apple's iBookstore in iTunes for iPad, and the non-enhanced edition will soon be available on Amazon’s Kindle Fire and Barnes & Noble's Nook Tablet.

The Ultimate Form to Use When Holding Auditions
A comprehensive, easy and helpful form for you to use in gathering information from potential performers when holding auditions.

Theater & Arts Performances Promotion & Publicity
Whether you're a theatre, a dance troupe, an opera house, or a symphony, here's how to effectively promote your performances -- to the news, as well as on social media.

Promoting Your Performances - Theater Promotion - Arts Publicity - Dance Promotion - Music Promotion
Whether you're a theatre, a dance troupe, an opera house, or a symphony, here's how to effectively promote your performances -- to the news, as well as on social media. Page 2.

Los Angeles Drama Critics Announce 2014 Awards Recipients
The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle has announced the winners and special awards for excellence in Los Angeles and Orange County theatre for the year 2013.

The Role of the Costume Designer in a Production
A look at the role and process of the Costume Designer in the creation process of a show, as well as an examination of the way costume designers can bring forth the inner life of a character in his or her external costume onstage.

5 Timeless Theatrical Stage Effects Still in Use Today
An article on five timeless stage effects that have been in use for centuries: trap door, weather, stage blood, turntable or trebuchet, and flying devices.

2014 Jonathan Larson Grant Recipients Announced
The American Theatre Wing has announced the recipients of the 2014 Jonathan Larson Grants.

David Rockwell - Catch Me If You Can Interview - Catch Me If You Can Q&A - Set Design - Scenic Design - Broadway Interview - Designer Interview
A Q&A interview with acclaimed set designer David Rockwell, on his work for the Broadway show

David Rockwell - Catch Me If You Can Interview - Catch Me If You Can Q&A - Set Design - Scenic Design - Broadway Interview - Designer Interview
A Q&A interview with acclaimed set designer David Rockwell, on his work for the Broadway show

David Rockwell - Catch Me If You Can Interview - Catch Me If You Can Q&A - Set Design - Scenic Design - Broadway Interview - Designer Interview
A Q&A interview with acclaimed set designer David Rockwell, on his work for the Broadway show

David Rockwell - Catch Me If You Can Interview - Catch Me If You Can Q&A - Set Design - Scenic Design - Broadway Interview - Designer Interview
A Q&A interview with acclaimed set designer David Rockwell, on his work for the Broadway show

2014 WhatsOnStage Awards Winners Announced
The WhatsOnStage awards were held recently in London, celebrating audience picks for the best in English theatre for 2014.

WhatsOnStage Awards (Production Categories)
Performing Arts. Page 2.

Deadline Approaches for National Songwriting Competition
The Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp. (CVC) is accepting entries for its seventh annual Music City Songwriting Competition until February 15, 2014.

How to Stage a Play, Make a Fortune, Win a Tony, and Become a Theatrical Icon - Theatre Books - Book Review - Performing Arts Book - Theater Reference
A review of

Basic Costume Plot - Stage Tech Forms
A helpful blank Costume Plot form, designed for use in printing and note-taking for costume designers, or as a template.

Rehearsal Report - Rehearsal Form - Forms for Performing Arts Administration
A helpful form for keeping track of your rehearsal process.

Graphics Tablets for Designers - Graphics Tablets Review - Drawing Tablets Review - The Best Graphics Tablets for Artists and Designers
A look at graphics tablets and their unique uses for performing arts designers.

Talking Props with Eric Hart - Eric Hart Interview Part 3 - Props Master - Props Artisan - Prop Agenda
Part three of a three-part interview with Props Master and Artisan Eric Hart, creator of Prop Agenda, and on staff at The Public Theater in New York.

Secrets of a Prop Master - Eric Hart Interview - Props Master - Props Artisan - Prop Agenda
Part three of a three-part interview with Props Master and Artisan Eric Hart, creator of Prop Agenda, and on staff at The Public Theater in New York. Page 2.

Talking Props with Eric Hart - Eric Hart Interview Part 3 - Props Master - Props Artisan - Prop Agenda
Part three of a three-part interview with Props Master and Artisan Eric Hart, creator of Prop Agenda, and on staff at The Public Theater in New York. Page 3.

Talking Props with Eric Hart - Eric Hart Interview Part 3 - Props Master - Props Artisan - Prop Agenda
Part three of a three-part interview with Props Master and Artisan Eric Hart, creator of Prop Agenda, and on staff at The Public Theater in New York. Page 4.

Holly Poe Durbin Interview - Costume Designer - Garbing the Bard
Costume designer Holly Poe Durbin on her designs for the The Shakespeare Center’s 25th-Anniversary landmark -- an all-star production of 'Much Ado About Nothing.'. Page 4.

Team Spirit: A Q&A with LOMBARDI Producers Tony Ponturo and Fran Kirmser - Lombardi Interview
An in-depth interview with Lombardi Broadway producers Tony Ponturo and Fran Kirmser.

Holly Poe Durbin Interview - Costume Designer - Career and Influences
Costume designer Holly Poe Durbin on her designs for the The Shakespeare Center’s 25th-Anniversary landmark -- an all-star production of 'Much Ado About Nothing'

Holly Poe Durbin Interview - Costume Designer - The Myth of the Invisible Designer
Costume designer Holly Poe Durbin on her designs for the The Shakespeare Center’s 25th-Anniversary landmark -- an all-star production of 'Much Ado About Nothing.'. Page 2.

Holly Poe Durbin Interview - Costume Designer - Garbing the Bard
Costume designer Holly Poe Durbin on her designs for the The Shakespeare Center’s 25th-Anniversary landmark -- an all-star production of 'Much Ado About Nothing.'. Page 3.

Washington Area Theatre Community Honors (WATCH)
The Washington Area Theatre Community Honors (WATCH) is an organization founded for the adjudication and presentation of annual awards recognizing artistic and technical excellence in community theatre throughout the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area.

5 Essential Stagecraft Websites - Stage Tech Bookmarks
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.

Top Stage Makeup Vendors and Suppliers
A helpful look at several top stage makeup leaders and how to use their products, contact or follow them in social media, and (most importantly) where to buy their products!

Music Notation Software Titles Hit All the Right Notes
A detailed review of several top music notation software titles and services for composers, from Sibelius and Finale, to Maestro and Noteflight -- and to fit any budget.

Music Notation Software Titles Hit All the Right Notes
A detailed review of several top music notation software titles and services for composers, from Sibelius and Finale, to Maestro and Noteflight -- and to fit any budget. Page 2.

Music Notation Software Titles Hit All the Right Notes
A detailed review of several top music notation software titles and services for composers, from Sibelius and Finale, to Maestro and Noteflight -- and to fit any budget. Page 3.

Music Notation Software Titles Hit All the Right Notes
A detailed review of several top music notation software titles and services for composers, from Sibelius and Finale, to Maestro and Noteflight -- and to fit any budget. Page 4.

Finding a Job in the Performing Arts
A comprehensive look at where to seek out the best tech, design, and administrative jobs listings for the performing arts world, from theatre, to opera, dance, and more.

5 Tips for Saving Money on Productions - Budgeting Shows - Budgeting Theater - Money Tips - Shows on a Budget - Broadway Finance - Budget Theater
It’s no secret that the economic challenges of the past few years have been tough on those in the performing arts. Smaller audiences, dwindling box-office profits, fewer grants, and (worse) fewer volunteers can make it more challenging than ever to bring your productions to life. But don’t give up! There are ways to plan a satisfying season while still saving money on your productions.

Stage Slang
Learn the language of the theatre with this guide to industry terms and theatre slang!

Lighting Cue Sheet Form (Expanded) - Lighting Cue Sheet - Lighting Cues - Lighting Design - Theatre Forms - Performing Arts Forms
An easy to use and comprehensive expanded blank form for immediate use in jotting down lighting cues, lantern numbers, and much more. A great tool for lighting designers or lighting design students still learning their craft.

Lighting Cue Sheet Form (Expanded) - Lighting Cue Sheet - Lighting Cues - Lighting Design - Theatre Forms - Performing Arts Forms
An easy to use and comprehensive expanded blank form for immediate use in jotting down lighting cues, lantern numbers, and much more. A great tool for lighting designers or lighting design students still learning their craft. Page 2.

Douglas Rogers Interview - from Shakespeare to Tangled
An interview with artist and designer Douglas Rogers.

Douglas Rogers Interview - set designer interview - production designer - tangled movie - much ado about nothing - shakespeare center
Set and production designer Douglas Rogers discusses his early work and inspirations. Page 2.

Douglas Rogers Interview (Continued): Building a Tangled Tower - Tangled movie - Tangled animation - Disney Tangled - Tangled interview
Film and theatre designer Douglas Rogers discusses his work on the staging of Narnia, as well as his work as production designer on the Disney film 'Tangled.'. Page 3.

Douglas Rogers Interview (Continued): Staging Shakespeare
An in-depth interview with theatrical set designer and 'Tangled' production designer Douglas Rogers, about his influences, his work as a set designer, his artistic process, and creative inspirations, from Shakespeare to world travel. Page 4.

Douglas Rogers Interview (Continued) - set designer interview - michael yeargan - madame butterfly - houston grand opera
Set and production designer Douglas Rogers discusses his favorite designers, including designer Michael Yeargan. Page 5.

Douglas Rogers Interview - Much Ado About Nothing - Shakespeare Center - set designer - helen hunt - stephen root
Set and production designer Douglas Rogers discusses his inspirations and approaches to creating the sets for the upcoming production of 'Much Ado About Nothing' by The Shakespeare Center in Los Angeles. Page 6.

Douglas Rogers Interview - Work Process - set designer interview - much ado about nothing - production designer interview - shrek movie - shrek design
Set and production designer Douglas Rogers discusses his approaches to design for theatre as well as film, using drafting as well as computer tools. Page 7.

Douglas Rogers Interview (Continued): Process and Advice - set designer interview - set designer tips - set design advice - set design model
Designer Douglas Rogers discusses more of his design process, and gives advice to young and aspiring set designers just starting out. Page 8.

Douglas Rogers Interview - set designer interview - set design tips -
Set designer Douglas Rogers discusses his work and approaches, and gives advice to other young and aspiring set designers. Page 9.

7 Rules for Arts Fundraising - Fundraising Tips - Fundraising for the Arts - Getting Donations - Arts Funding
Seven rules to help you stay focused, positive, and confident when it comes to asking your patrons for money. (Rule one? Stop apologizing for asking.)

The Stage Manager’s Checklist, Part 2: What to Carry With You - Stage Manager Basics - Stage Manage - Stage Manager's Tools - Theatre Staging
A look at the stage manager's checklist, on the portable items you should bring with you to rehearsal and performance on a constant basis.

The Perfect Press Section: 10 Basic Elements Yours MUST Include - Theatre Promotion - Press List - Show Promotion - Promoting Yourself
A look at the ten essential elements to any performing arts Press Section, and that will enable you to maximize your contacts and results with your press list.

Field Templates Give Lighting Designers an Edge -- Field Templates Review - Lighting Templates Review
A review of the Field Templates line of lighting templates.

From Broadway to Facebook: New Video Shines Light on "Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark"
A brilliant new promo video from the creators of Spider-man, Turn off the Dark showcases snippets of the production in progress, from costume sketches and sets, to the show's much-talked-about flying stunts, to glimpses of the show's principals and dancers singing, leaping, and embracing. The piece also showcases Julie Taymor and Bono as they discuss what makes Spider-man such an iconic and exciting figure. Page 8.

From Broadway to Facebook: New Video Shines Light on "Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark"
A brilliant new promo video from the creators of Spider-man, Turn off the Dark showcases snippets of the production in progress, from costume sketches and sets, to the show's much-talked-about flying stunts, to glimpses of the show's principals and dancers singing, leaping, and embracing. The piece also showcases Julie Taymor and Bono as they discuss what makes Spider-man such an iconic and exciting figure. Page 7.

From Broadway to Facebook: New Video Shines Light on "Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark"
A brilliant new promo video from the creators of Spider-man, Turn off the Dark showcases snippets of the production in progress, from costume sketches and sets, to the show's much-talked-about flying stunts, to glimpses of the show's principals and dancers singing, leaping, and embracing. The piece also showcases Julie Taymor and Bono as they discuss what makes Spider-man such an iconic and exciting figure. Page 2.

From Broadway to Facebook: New Video Shines Light on "Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark"
A brilliant new promo video from the creators of Spider-man, Turn off the Dark showcases snippets of the production in progress, from costume sketches and sets, to the show's much-talked-about flying stunts, to glimpses of the show's principals and dancers singing, leaping, and embracing. The piece also showcases Julie Taymor and Bono as they discuss what makes Spider-man such an iconic and exciting figure. Page 6.

From Broadway to Facebook: New Video Shines Light on "Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark"
A brilliant new promo video from the creators of Spider-man, Turn off the Dark showcases snippets of the production in progress, from costume sketches and sets, to the show's much-talked-about flying stunts, to glimpses of the show's principals and dancers singing, leaping, and embracing. The piece also showcases Julie Taymor and Bono as they discuss what makes Spider-man such an iconic and exciting figure. Page 3.

Dry Tech - Stage Slang - Theatre terms - stage vocabulary
A rehearsal in which the tech and lighting crew run the show from beginning to end in an abbreviated form consisting solely of scene changes and tech progressions, without the presence of the performers.

Front of House - Stage Slang - Stage language - Theatre slang - Theater language - theater terms
A general term referring to performance services including tickets, ushers, concessions, and more.

SL
Abbreviation for Stage Left. Performing Arts.

SR
Abbreviation for Stage Right. Performing Arts.

Theatre Awards - National Theatre Awards - Regional Theater Awards - Community Theatre Awards - Performing Arts Awards - Awards List
A comprehensive listing of local, regional and national theatre and performing arts awards, along with links to information, forms, applications, rules, and more.

Theatre Awards - National Theatre Awards - Regional Theater Awards - Community Theatre Awards - Performing Arts Awards - Awards List
A comprehensive listing of local, regional and national theatre and performing arts awards, along with links to information, forms, applications, rules, and more.

Theatre Awards - National Theatre Awards - Regional Theater Awards - Community Theatre Awards - Performing Arts Awards - Awards List
A comprehensive listing of local, regional and national theatre and performing arts awards, along with links to information, forms, applications, rules, and more.