Thank you for taking on this important job. The resources provided below give you anytime access to materials developed over the years to bring consistency to our productions and to answer frequently asked questions.

Here is (nearly) everything (non artistic) that a director and team will need during the process of producing a Pentacle Theatre show.

Pentacle Theatre’s guidance

2018 program deadlines, key dates to ensure that you have a program on the day your show opens.

Audition information, photo-release and parent/guardian acknowledgment, must be returned to the office for every person cast in a Pentacle Theatre production. For minors, directors must ensure that a parent or guardian signs this release for any minor cast in a Pentacle Theatre production. The business office will provide copies of this form, Casting Best Practices, Minors at Pentacle Theatre in the audition packet, along with scripts, deposits, name tags and pens.

Accident Report Form to be completed in the event of an accident or near miss at the theater: falls, trips, bumps on the head, electrical shock, etc. anywhere on the theater grounds.

Bio Form (Google form) to be completed by the production team and members of the cast for the program.

Board Liaison Cheat Sheet, what to expect from your board liaison.

Casting Best Practices, developed in 2017 to address community questions about casting at Pentacle Theatre.

Directors Handbook 10.11.18 update, includes administrative guidance, key contacts, preshow announcement guidelines, safety guidance and ticketing policies. In development: Draft Technical Director timeline, which identifies key milestones for set design and build and other technical elements of a production.

Facilities concerns reporting form, posted in the green room to let facilities maintenance coordinator know of issues with the building and grounds.

Minors at Pentacle, guidelines for success in Pentacle Theatre productions when shows include minors. For minors, their parents and directors. Cast party Permission Slip.

Sexual harassment statement, expresses the board’s lack of tolerance for sexual harassment and encourages the reporting of incidents of alleged harassment.

Reimbursement request, submit receipts for costumes, props and other supplies using this excel spreadsheet. PLEASE SUBMIT IN EXCEL.

Stipend Agreement, must be completed for every person receiving a stipend and returned to the office.

Thank you for protecting our investment in our sound equipment, poster to hang to advise musical casts of the costs of sound equipment.

Workplace Harassment identifies unacceptable behaviors and addresses what to do in cases of bullying or other problem behaviors at Pentacle Theatre.

 

Other key Pentacle Theatre policies

Cancellation of a Performance Policy

Drug and Alcohol Policy 6.22.15

Loaning Props Furniture Equip

Qualifications of a Director Policy Final 10.23.17

Season Selection Policy 10.23.17 clean

Theatre key policy 11.23.15

Guidance from the American Association of Community Theatres

Laws govern many aspects of producing a play. Please review these requirements to avoid any missteps.

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Photocopying dos and don’ts from AACT

Videotaping dos and donts from AACT