Live Theater Organization And Administration

There are various ways through which live theater organization and administration is done to produce a successful theater performance. There are various theatrical enterprise meant for live theater organization and also for live theater administration. These concerns that are meant for organization and administration of live theater have people from different backgrounds. The work involving live theater organization and live theater administration holds a great importance as the success of any theater performance depends upon the working of the management and it should be properly managed. It is important to note that the persons performing vary from being professionals to hobbyists to spontaneous novices. This diverseness demonstrates the abundance of theatre sub-categories that comprises of:

• Broadway theatre and West End theatre
• Community theatre
• Dinner theatre
• Educational theatre
• Fringe theatre
• Off-Broadway and Off West End
• Off-Off-Broadway
• Regional theatre
• Summer stock theatre

Other than the above mentioned categories there are other entities that are responsible for live theater organization and administration and these are known as -Repertory companies, Production houses and various Unions.

The repertory companies are those companies that are known to rehearse multiple shows at single time and present these shows in request. Usually, the dance companies follow this repertory system. If a theatre company is the only company in residence at a theatre venue, it is known as a resident theatre or a producing theatre, since venue produces its own work. Other theatre companies, as well as dance companies, do not have their own theatre venue. These companies will therefore either perform at rental theatres or at presenting theatres. There are prestigious theatre unions such as Actors Equity Association that is meant for actors and stage managers, the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), and the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, IATSE, for designers and technicians. These unions also contribute to an extant in the live theater organization and administration.