It’s been a long hard 2 years for many in the performing arts. When COVID made it impossible to sell … More
Category: stage hand
Theater Techs Can Work in the Age of COVID
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).
Artist Relief Tree Raises Over $75,000 in 4 days to Support People in the Arts
Collect DONATIONS from those of us with the means to help. We intend to use this money to support artists – particularly freelance artists.
Stage Hand Rabbit Hole #1 – Save Earth
Recently Morgan and I have been engrossed with living a more minimalist lifestyle knowing that we as a species (humans) are largely TAKING from Mother Earth instead of being a part of the circle of life proper.
The Ethics of Working for the Enemy
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.
Back Stage Tech Etiquette – Avoid the “Donkey List”
Top 5 List of Avoidable Activities by Stage Hands.
Pop Goes the Rivet and There Goes the Rig – Tales of Audio Visual Snafus
We owe it to ourselves and each other to keep events safe.
Washington, DC is for Stagehands (Who are teachable, motivated, and have a good attitude)
Are you looking for work as a stagehand or event technician and you’re new to the Washington, DC area? Whether … More
Recycling for Stagehands
We’re all super busy and all consumed with the gig. Here are some ways you can contribute to easing your carbon footprint as a stagehand.
How To Adult as a Stagehand
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.