Turbo Charge Your Career! Write And Produce Your Own Stage Play!
Have you ever wondered how you can adapt your screenplay or novel into a stage play? Do you have a story that you yearn to see on stage? Or, maybe you're an actor frustrated by the barrage of fruitless auditions and dream of performing before a live audience. If so, writing and producing your own stage play just may be the ticket to turbo charging your career.
Despite urban mythology, Theatre is an art form for the masses, not some stuffy reprieve for the elite. It can be produced by anyone, anywhere and delivered directly to the audience without the meddling of middlemen. Anyone can produce theatre, I did it and so can you.
Taking The Plunge
Are you ready to step out of your rut? There are five easy steps to producing your own theatrical show.
1. Write the script. Keep it small and simple. No fancy sets or a cast of thousands. One or two characters are more than enough to create a compelling story.
2. Find a venue. You don't need to premiere your show at the Kodak Theatre or Pantages. Scope out local community theatres and nearby universities. There are even venues that will allow you to use their space for a nominal fee (as little as $20), as long as you're not selling tickets.
3. Cast and crew up! Find actors and crew amongst your circle of family and friends or check out the college theatre department.
4. Tell the world! Create a press release telling the world about what you're doing. Send it to local newspapers and arts publications. Post online in message groups and arts calendars.
5. Perform your show. You can perform your show once or 20 times. It's up to you. Just remember to continue to market your show throughout the duration of your run.
Don't be afraid to step out there! With a plan and action you can begin producing theatre today. Get more tips on how to produce theatre from the new ebook "How To Write And Produce Your Own Stage Play And Make A Profit" at http://www.ImageBuildersEntertainment.com.
Beverly Aarons is the winner of the Bill Cosby Screenwriting award, the writer/producer of the hit comedic stage play "Confessions of a Creamy Crack Addict" and author of the book "How To Write And Produce Your Own Stage Play And Make A Profit".
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