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Actors Page

An overview of the resources available for researchers in the field of Acting.

Produce Your Own Show

Want to produce your own show? Use these links to get started and use the "self production check list".

Production Checklist

Are you involved with an amateur theater company? This production checklist will walk you through all the steps you need to complete before producing and staging a play or musical, such as:


  • finding a suitable project and getting authorization from the copyright holder to perform the play,
  • locating and renting a theater venue to stage the production (if you don't already have one),
  • drawing up a budget,
  • deciding on a director, production designer, stage manager, costume designer, and other necessary personnel,
  • arranging for liability insurance,


  • auditions, casting, and rehearsals,
  • arranging publicity,
  • staging the performance

Finding Researsal Spaces

Services for Actors

Materials for the Arts

Obtaining Rights to Produce a Play or Musical