"You're never too old for anything." - Betty White
DIRECT—Bring the show to life by leading the cast and crew from the first reading sitting around a table to curtain up for an audience of hundreds. Work as an assistant director to learn the ropes. For club meetings, direct one-act plays, readings, and sketches.
SOUND PRODUCTION—Provide the optimal audio experience, from actors’ microphones to music to off-stage doorbells. For a Radio Show, be a Foley artist on stage.
USHERS—Be an usher for a mainstage production and enjoy the show while doing so.
RADIO SHOWS AND STAGED READINGS --Theatrical interpretation of a script on the main stage, in club meetings, and for podcasts. Also includes Foley artists for on-stage sound effects.
PERFORM—Act, dance, sing! Whether a seasoned or a newcomer, there’s a part for you. Over the course of the year, in mainstage productions and club entertainment, there is a wide range of starring roles and cameos as well as reading roles.
PRODUCE—Bring the show to the stage by managing the different functions from selecting the script, organizing the venue, filling the different roles, directing publicity. Work as an assistant producer to learn the ropes.
PLAY SELECTION--Research candidate scripts for the main stage and club meeting entertainment.
HAIR & MAKEUP—Prepare the cast, which could be five or twenty-five people, ahead of each performance.
STAGE MANAGE—Work with the director, cast, sound, and lighting to manage the stage setting for the performance. Work as an assistant stage manager to learn the ropes.
BACKSTAGE CREW—Work with the team behind the scenes, manage the set changes from one act to another, or prompt.
TV & FILM--Work alongside the director and helps with props, scene setup and prompting.
COSTUMES & PROPS—Determine how the cast members should look individually and collectively, and locate costume pieces. Determine what props are needed throughout the play, locate them, and organize them for each performance.
SETS—Every set needs to be designed, constructed, painted, installed, and taken down after the show.
SET DESIGN- Every set needs to be dressed to represent a natural backdrop to the storyline.
PHOTOGRAPHY—Capture the action all along the way from first reading to performances for both publicity and posterity.
PUBLICITY—Create a flier, post, and the program; write articles for the Globe, update the website and Facebook; appear on TV6; help get the word out. Help local small businesses reach the Laguna Woods audience by advertising in the program.