Author: Dwayne Ague

The Best Vocal and Physical Warmup Exercises for Actors

No actor is ready without the proper warmup. To deliver a great performance, you must be in full command of your body and voice—and acting exercises are an important first step. BY BACKSTAGE STAFF | MARCH 3, 2022  


University of Montana Alumni

Vogue has featured Lily Gladstone, UM alumna, on their list of “The 15 Rising Stars Poised to Dominate 2022!”  

Art Should Be a Habit, Not a Luxury

Just like exercise and sleep, engaging with the arts is a necessity for a full and happy life. By Arthur C. Brooks “How to Build a Life” is a weekly column by Arthur Brooks, tackling questions of meaning and happiness. Click here to listen to his podcast series on all things happiness, How to Build a Happy Life. Read More

Syracuse Stage

  We’re hiring! Check out these open positions on the Production side of the theater: – Electrician / Board Operator – Prop Assistant – Prop Craftsperson – Scene Shop Carpenter – Scenic Artist More info:

The Complete Guide To Setting Up Your Home Studio

A thorough guide on studio equipment, and everything you need to know about setting up your studio. Setting up a home studio can be daunting if you’re unsure of what you’re doing. You don’t just need to know which equipment to get and how it all works, you also need to know how to arrange that equipment in the studio space, which needs to be prepped to guarantee the best sound quality. That’s a lo...


  UBU Project Founder David Simmons, Academy Award-winning actor JK Simmons, and several talented youth performers rock the house at the “Light Your Corner of the World” benefit concert. (Photo: Kristy Sproul) David Simmons considers himself a “thriving survivor.” It has been just over ten years since he received a second chance at life after a failed suicide attempt — a gift that he has refu...

Join Break A Leg Network Today FREE

Individual Membership Features: Actor/Performer uploading your resumes a 120 second audition 12 photos 3-minute vocal 7-minute dance recital 3-minute virtual Bio The 3-minute Bio is a great place to describe yourself, your goals, and what makes you unique in your field of work. Design/Tech 10-minute presintation video 5-minute video for bio 24 images Musician 15-minute video 10 images Production –...

Front of House/Administrative Internship

Playhouse on the Square, a regional professional theatre company in Memphis, TN, is looking for a self-motivated individual for a year-round internship. Duties include managing front of house, event managing, organizing volunteers, and assisting with various public relations events. Other responsibilities may include marketing, postering, database management, mailings, and advertising. Organizatio...

Theatre Job Board

Don’t forget about registering for SETC’s Annual Theatre Job Fair! SETC hosts one of the nation’s largest off-stage theatre job fairs during the annual SETC Convention. If you are looking for a job or to hire for off-stage and/or “techie” theatre positions — including academic, administrative, backstage, design, stage management, costumes, props, electrical, carpentry, lighting, front-...

PLAYHOUSE ALUMNUS IN THE RUNNING TO STAR IN “CHICAGO” ON BROADWAY November 05, 2019 at 4:00 pm | Bigfork Eagle _________________

Bigfork Summer Playhouse alumnus and Belmont University musical theatre senior Ginny Swanson was named a semi-finalist in the national search for Broadway’s next Roxie Hart in the hit musical, “Chicago.” Casting directors, producers and former stars of “Chicago” chose Swanson as one of only 10 semi-finalists from hundreds of applicants who submitted video auditions. Swanson spent the past summer p...

New Broadway Shows From TDF Stages Online Magazine

We have articles about three new Broadway shows this week. Jonathan Mandell had an insightful conversation with Ian Barford, who portrays the easy-to-love-hate lead in Linda Vista, the new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Letts. Regina Robbins chatted with Emun Elliott, who’s romancing Marisa Tomei in Roundabout Theatre Company’s revival of Tennessee Williams’ The Rose Tattoo. And Marisa Cohen ...

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