Tag: backstage

Back Stage Command and Control

Stage hands and event specialists fight command and control structures.

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5 Stage Hand and Freelancer Side Hustles

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.

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College Admission Scandal and How it Effects Us Backstage

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.

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Work Backstage in the Performing Arts

So many folks – ourselves included – don’t (or didn’t) know what’s out there for work in performing arts production. For those of us who don’t have full-time regular J-O-B-S in the industry, we’re relegated to freelancing and picking up work wherever. You’re in luck! There are a TON of opportunities and resources out there […]

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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.

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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 […]

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