Author: Dwayne Ague

Mid West Theatre Auditions

Dear Friends of Mid West Theatre Auditions,   Webster University and the Sargent Conservatory of Theatre Arts have been proud hosts of the Mid West Theatre Auditions for decades. As many of you know, hundreds of students and professionals from throughout the Midwest flocked to Webster University to audition/interview for theatre companies.  When the pandemic hit, for safety reasons, auditions quic...

A three-day pre-performance plan for singers

 September 15, 2022 Cari Cole  Singing Tips If you follow the performance prep tips for singers included in this three-day plan, you’ll be prepared for every gig. Through my work coaching professional singers over the past four decades, I’ve developed a “Three Day Plan,” a formula I use with tips for what vocalists need to do — and avoid — for three days before a performance. Ideally, to ensure yo...

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-...

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