Our industry has COLLAPSED and with most – if not ALL – of your venues and sources of work shut down through the rest of 2020 (and most of 2021) – you’re probably looking for work wherever you can find it. Not to downplay the stress that we’re all going through trying to figure out how to make ends meat, but there are solutions out there. I’m going to drill into some options that I’ve found that yield extra cash under MY terms. There are a ton of people looking to get their furniture assembled; rooms painted; minor repairs; and yardwork to be done (to name a few).
Collect DONATIONS from those of us with the means to help. We intend to use this money to support artists – particularly freelance artists.
Back in 1933, Germany enacted laws focusing on the reduction of unemployment. They invested millions in encouraging new business and public-works projects.* On the surface this sounded great, but of course as history shows, the Nazis had ulterior motives.
This post is about what does and does not survive a heavy production schedule. I’ve also thrown some tips in here for how you can keep moving forward even though you may be beat from the last 70 hours you put in this week.
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.
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.
USITT’s Business of the Business Webinar series is geared to assist freelance theatre technicians as they embark on the world of business management.
Hopefully this will be a series of short snippets of chats that I’ve had backstage with other stage hands and … More