Invest in Your Love

Did you know that the most successful CEO’s in the country read about 50-60 books a year? While reading is really good for your brain, and something really absolutely love to do! Not only to find inspiration, but to learn the best new practices for promoting our shows. Which is why financial guru Peter Lynch says “invest in what you use everyday. Because if you’re using it, then so are…

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Secret Producer Series #8: The Vitality of Theater

This week we sat down with yet another one of the industry's top producers to see what advice they have for newbies in the industry! Q: What's your biggest piece of advice for theater makers right now? A: People will always need stories told to them, and people will always need to come together in community. We provide a vital service… never forget that. Q: What was the biggest mistake…

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But What About Dinner Theater?

With the vaccine looming on the horizon for the general public, we’ve been thinking more and more about what live theatre is going to look like in a world with herd immunity. Will people rush to the theatre? Will it be more gradual? Will people want even more stimulation with integrated entertainment experiences, like, say, dinner theater? Or might dinner theater be a way to have your entertainment experience while…

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Five of the best places for theatre in the US, other than New York

We all know New York as the theatre capital of the United States, and possibly even the world. However, if you’re not based in New York, that doesn’t mean you can’t have a fruitful career as a theater maker! Many other cities and small towns in the United States have exciting and innovative theatre scenes. Here are some of the best: The Twin Cities, Minnesota Minneapolis and St. Paul, the…

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What should go in my pitch deck?

Ah, pitch decks. All theater makers have heard of them. Maybe you’ve even made a few. Pitch decks are a super important part of the business. These short packets contain quick facts and images that sell the show to prospective producers and investors. It seems pretty straight-forward, but there are some standards you should follow for a successful pitch. The first thing you should include is, of course, what the…

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50 Affirmations for Actors

Affirmations are an important part of the law of attraction. Affirmations are short sentences that you repeat to yourself to change your self-belief patterns.  Affirmations motivate us and focus our minds on our goals, whether it’s finishing the play you’ve been working on since the beginning of the pandemic, or finding a producer to read your script. For example, repeating the phrase “I will produce a successful show” to yourself…

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50 Affirmations for Producers

Affirmations are an important part of the law of attraction. Affirmations are short sentences that you repeat to yourself to change your self-belief patterns.  Affirmations motivate us and focus our minds on our goals, whether it’s finishing the play you’ve been working on since the beginning of the pandemic, or finding a producer to read your script. For example, repeating the phrase “I will produce a successful show” to yourself…

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50 Affirmations for Playwrights

Affirmations are an important part of the law of attraction. Affirmations are short sentences that you repeat to yourself to change your self-belief patterns.  Affirmations motivate us and focus our minds on our goals, whether it’s finishing the play you’ve been working on since the beginning of the pandemic, or finding a producer to read your script. For example, repeating the phrase “I will produce a successful show” to yourself…

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50 Affirmations for Directors

Affirmations are an important part of the law of attraction. Affirmations are short sentences that you repeat to yourself to change your self-belief patterns.  Affirmations motivate us and focus our minds on our goals, whether it’s finishing the play you’ve been working on since the beginning of the pandemic, or finding a producer to read your script. For example, repeating the phrase “I will produce a successful show” to yourself…

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It’s ok not to be ok

There are weeks in which it seems like the outside world is hanging on by a tattered thread. During these times, we often drift inward. This can be helpful. Self-reflection can lead to discovery and motivate positive change; however, gradually sinking into ourselves can also cause us to get tangled in our own deep stories, not all of which are helpful.  The patterns that are built in our minds, whether…

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