We’ve been dealing with the differences between a manager and an agent for years. Who get’s paid, how much, and what does this get me?
Developing a side hustle is one of the best things you can do as a stage hand or freelancer to take control of your income and your time.
You can’t bribe your way into stagecraft, nor do you even need a college degree in the first place to make a decent – if not – a lucrative living.
So many folks – ourselves included – don’t (or didn’t) know what’s out there for work in performing arts production. … More
As a stagehand, you need to be teachable, motivated, have a good attitude, and safe.
We all work together to get a show or event up and running. There’s always a time crunch; someone forgot the cables that connect the video wall; there’s no light plot; you didn’t get enough coffee, etc. Waa-waa. The show WILL happen. Here are some tips to help keep the day pleasant.
As stage hands and live entertainment professionals, we owe it to ourselves and our friends to get educated on how to communicate effectively with people offstage just as much as we pride ourselves in communicating onstage.
Education in the entertainment industry is not limited to higher education college or academia. There are a slew of resources out there on the internet.
Hopefully this will be a series of short snippets of chats that I’ve had backstage with other stage hands and … More