Episodes

  • 62 Theatre Therapy (Session 1)

    In this episode, the lads take a break from more formal topics and open up their brains to let out all their random theatre thoughts. You might gain insight on Glen and Jim’s theatre thought processes, feelings about the latest show one of them saw, how theatre relates to their… [ More ]

  • 61 What I Did on My Summer Vacation

    Great Autumnal Equinox, Backstage Show fans… we’re back! In this episode, Jim and Glen talk about some changes for Season Four of the show, where they went on their respective summer vacations, and what they’ve been up to, theatre-wise. See our revamped website at backstage.link, were you can now buy… [ More ]

  • On Hiatus!

    We’re currently taking a summer break, but we’ll be back in the fall with Season 4 of The Backstage Show! If you have any questions or comments—or you’d like to share your idea for an episode—you can e-mail us at podcast@backstage.link or leave a voicemail or text message for us… [ More ]

  • 60 Rehearsal Breakdown (Part 2)

    Rehearsals. Arguably the most important part of a production. Certainly where you’ll spend the most time when working on a show. In this two-part episode, Jim and Glen get into the details of rehearsals—using their experience to relate how they’re broken down and what gets done when and how. We’ll… [ More ]

  • 59 Rehearsal Breakdown (Part 1)

    Rehearsals. Arguably the most important part of a production. Certainly where you’ll spend the most time when working on a show. In this two-part episode, Jim and Glen get into the details of rehearsals—using their experience to relate how they’re broken down and what gets done when and how. Remember,… [ More ]

  • 58 Dealing with The Unplanned

    Inevitably, something will happen while working on a show that you’re not expecting. In this episode, Glen and Jim talk about what some of those things might be and how to avoid having these unplanned events not destroy your production… when that’s possible. You can contact the show by leaving… [ More ]

  • 57 Improv

    In this episode, Jim and Glen discuss applications for improv in community theatre and share their stories. To contact the show, call 267-225-8869 or visit backstage.link

  • 56 Why Community Theatre?

    If you’ve never gotten involved in community theatre but you’ve stumbled across this podcast, perhaps it’s a question you’re now asking. If you are involved, maybe it’s a question you still ask yourself. Glen and Jim discuss the why and share their thoughts.

  • 55 Theatre Politics

    Jim and Glen discuss the basic leadership structure common to most community theatres, touch on their experience with theatre politics, and how you might best avoid becoming ensnared.

  • 54 Community Theatre vs. Independent Film (Part 2)

    Glen and Jim sit down with independent filmmaker Steve Niles (S&N Films), who’s also involved with community theatre, to discuss the similarities and differences he’s found between the two.