Backstage

Profiles and how-tos for designers and crew.

Preparing for Success

Preparing for Success

The stage manager’s role in technical rehearsals

Sep 18, 2019

Props Drive Plots

Props Drive Plots

An introduction to properties

Sep 16, 2019

Building Your First Sewing Kit

Building Your First Sewing Kit

Essential tools of the costuming trade

Sep 03, 2019

Running the Room

Running the Room

Five ways stage managers facilitate effective rehearsals

Jul 23, 2019

Building Your First Makeup Kit

Building Your First Makeup Kit

Choosing the right products for your needs

Jul 16, 2019

Rookie Mistakes

Rookie Mistakes

Common set design pitfalls and how to avoid them

Apr 29, 2019

Chop to the Top

Chop to the Top

Designer David Zinn gives it all he’s got

Apr 15, 2019

Honoring the (Re)Vision

Honoring the (Re)Vision

Catherine Zuber on adaptability in costume design

Apr 08, 2019

Easy as Pie

Easy as Pie

Creating fake food for theatre

Mar 26, 2019

Begin at the Beginning

Begin at the Beginning

A stage manager’s guide to first rehearsal prep

Mar 22, 2019

Blood and Guts

Blood and Guts

Making gory onstage effects with everyday ingredients

Mar 15, 2019

The inverted periaktoi

The inverted periaktoi

Simple design solution offers three sets in one

Jan 04, 2019