Tag: stagehand

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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Be the Best Stage Hand You Can Be

As a stagehand, you need to be teachable, motivated, have a good attitude, and safe.

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Touring with Condiments – Stage Hand Condiment Carriers

Have you ever been on the road, stopped for a bite to eat, ordered some fries, some onion rings, or pretty much anything that is a receptacle for your favorite condiment only to discover that you don’t have Tabasco sauce? Worst day EVER! It’s gotten so ridiculous that I’ve decided to travel with my own […]

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Cost of College Vs. Earnings

This is just a quick rant. Back in 1998, I applied for a job at a men’s clothing franchise. I needed to get a job and I simply walked into the store to apply. I was a bit surprised that having a college degree – didn’t matter in what subject – was a requirement for consideration. […]

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