The process of a strong production begins way before the lights and first actor steps on stage: Read below if you are interested in being a part of the magic!
The old adage, there is no Theatre without the Box Office has never been more true. Theatre has to have administrator’s, marketing and promotional professionals and a committed Board of Directors to thrive first and foremost. All members are expected to participate in the ongoing promotions (No Exceptions) This article is directed towards the production and touring of those plays!
- Director – After a Producer i in place one of the most critical aspects of a play production is the director. He/She provides the essential vision and direction of the play. They are tasked with scheduling all rehearsals and making sure the actors know their lines, cues, exits and entrances.
- Stage Manager – is the person charged with running the production after opening night and should be as verse with the production as the director.
- Set Designer – Designs set and in most cases are involved in the construction and logistics.
- Costume Designer – Must work along with the director in determining the costumes of the character to match the period and writers intentions.
- Lights Designer – responsible for placement of lights to slow the actors to be seen and mood and style of the play to be felt.
- Sound Designer – responsible for sound relate to allowing the audience to hear and quality recording.
- Stage Hands – Responsible for the placement of set pieces and props between scenes, loading and unloading of set in venues.