remember when you were a dick on the in shirt
backstage, motivational, Self help, stage hand, working backstage, Workplace Tips

Have a Good Show – 3 Tips for Avoiding Bad Attitudes Backstage

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.

Stage Hands Chat #1
financial, stage hand, Uncategorized, websites, working backstage

Backstage Chat #1 – Diversify Your Income

Hopefully this will be a series of short snippets of chats that I've had backstage with other stage hands and people in the live entertainment industry. These are real topics with real people. Seldom is there much time to chat for more than a few minutes during calls. It happens mostly during breaks or when… Continue reading Backstage Chat #1 – Diversify Your Income

working backstage

Working Backstage Can Pay the Bills

It’s important that folks coming into the arts know that there IS money to be made here. While we get a bad rap about not being able to make ends meet, in fact, I’ve personally been making money in this industry for over 20 years and many of my friends and associates have been making… Continue reading Working Backstage Can Pay the Bills