Comedy and Improv Companies
Performing Arts Schools
Performing Arts Venues
on Campus - Performing arts at UW-Madison
Wisconsin - Promotes and advises artists, performers and arts organizations
- The Borderline Arts Coalition - a group of arts organizations dedicated
to spreading the enjoyment of the arts along the Illinois - Wisconsin border
from Freeport, Illinois to Monroe, Wisconsin, and all points in-between.
Valley Cultural Association
- Dane101 (Dane
County collaborative blog that covers the arts and other topics)
of Wisconsin Theatres & Organizations
Cohen (solo performance artist, improv group director)
Theatre Controls, Inc.
- Eau Claire Regional Arts Center
- Footlights (Chicago, Milwaukee and Madison theater)
- FoxArts.Net - Theater Information for northeastern Wisconsin
of the Performing Arts Center (Middleton)
Gerald A. Bartell Community Theater Foundation
Stage - specialize in lighting, rigging, curtains, etc. Office in Milwaukee.
Howard - actor with Arlene Wilson Talent, Milwaukee
S. Hyatt and Associates - Custom Theatrical Services
- The Daily Page - Theater and Dance listings for this week
- The Daily Page - Audition listings for this week and other arts notes
- Laura Malischke Photography - Headshots and modeling shoots
Civic Center - Touring theatrical productions, etc.
Stagehands and Projectionists - IATSE Local #251. Theatrical production,
concert, convention, and event services.
- MadPoetry.org - Poetry performances in Madison
- The Madtown Lounge - A general entertainment site for Madison, WI
Pharmacy - Theater
Makeup, Etc. - 10% off to all theater groups
Lights Productions - a production and rental house providing
tech support and equipment for the sound and lighting industry. Office
- On the Aisle - Lindsay Christians' Madison performing arts blog.
- RussellLaw -
Legal Services for the Arts
- Schauer Arts and Activities Center - Developing, Supporting, and Promoting
the Arts in Hartford, Wisconsin
- Set Designs By Frank
Schneeberger and Angelina Paoli
of Madison - a ladies' barbershop group in Madison
Hall Productions -
Theater website developer. Want to get your company online? Try Toad
- Theater Bus - Enriches the
quality of life for all adults over 55 residing in the greater Madison
community by providing safe, affordable, escorted outings to theatrical,
cultural and social events.
- The Theater Community promotes locally produced live theater
in Central Wisconsin with audition announcements, show dates and times,
and links to local theater groups and theater resources.
Wisconsin - An alliance of nonprofit professional theatres in Wisconsin
Performing Arts Fund, based in Milwaukee
Arts Alliance - Supports, promotes, and develops the visual
and performing arts in the Whitewater area.
- The United Arts Alliance -
Supports excellence in area performing and fine arts,
encourages participation and appreciation of the arts, and encourages
development of a civic/arts center for Janesville.
Area Performing Arts Series - Presents four concert artist performances
Whitney - Milwaukee performer
Assembly for Local Arts
- Wisconsin Association
of Community Theatre
- Wisconsin Children's Performers Directory
High School Theatre Festival - A three day theatre experience
for high school students and teachers. The festival consists of educational
theatre workshops, the Forensic One-Act play competition, and evening
- Wis-Kino Madison
Realism Theater Company in New York City - The Aesthetic
Realism Theatre Company presents a new way of seeing drama, comedy,
and musical theatre as explained by American poet and critic Eli Siegel.
- American Association of Community Theatre
- The Broadway
Theatre of Pitman - A performing arts beacon in Pitman,
New Jersey, presenting Broadway plays, musicals and movies.
Gorge School of Theatre/Repertory Theatre
- The Community Theater Greenroom -
The home of professional amateurs - Community Theater Actors, Directors,
Board Members and Crew
- Custom Circus -
A nomad company working mostly in south of Europe. Above all, we love
Freedom, Acting, Rhythm and Juggling images from the Past with Avant
Smith Little Theatre, Fort Smith,
- Joey Arminio & "The
Family" - a travelling showband
University “Global Theatre Experience” (IUGTE)
Ballet's The Nutcracker - American tour
- The Murder Mystery Company - Performs public and private live, interactive murder mystery dinner shows all across the nation.
- The National Alliance for Musical Theatre is a consortium of North America's
permanent ensemble companies.
- The Network of Ensemble Theaters
(NET) is a national service organization dedicated exclusively to musical theatre.
- Northern Illinois
Acts - The very best Midwest Musical Murder Mysteries in Indiana,
Michigan and Ohio.
- Shadow Lawn Stage -
The summer Professional Theatre of Monmouth University in West Long Branch,
Stage - The UK's entertainment
- Winnetka Theatre - Des Plaines, IL
Note: Links to script source
sites have been moved to the new Playwrights
and Scripts page...
Academy of Art University film school - offers on campus and online
film degree courses in directing, producing, acting, screenwriting
- ActingResume.com - create your resume in minutes. Guidance is provided every
step of the way, tips for those who are new to the Industry,
unlimited updates and much more.
Magazine - The Ultimate Guide
Association of Community Theatre
- Angstrom Lighting -
A full-service lighting and special effects supplier
rents, sells and services lighting equipment for corporate and special
events, theater, trade shows, schools, churches, architectural applications
and film. Angstrom Lighting also offers production design, installation & consultation
Show-Biz Centre - Theatrical make-up made by Kryolan, special
effects, pyrotechnics, fake teeth, magic tricks, confetti cannons, Spider-flex
backdrops and many other cool products. World-wide mail-order service.
Promotes the growth of senior theatre--providing books,
education and inspiration about this new field of the
- ArtsLynx - Arts Links to Theatre, Dance, Music, and more
Books - A world-wide
retailer of products relating to the performing arts.
Specialises in all the performing arts, from ballet and
ballroom to contemporary dance, opera, mime, drama and musical
- Arts People -
Integrated online ticketing/marketing database. Created
especially for small/medium-sized theatres.
Laura Lewis-Barr, Midwest Rep, 630-531-0000, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Ascending Star Dance
Ballet Shop -
Manufacturers of a great variety of ballet costumes, rehearsal dancewear,
carnival costumes and ballet accessories.
- The Chicago Flyhouse -
Chicago-based company providing nationwide rigging services. Specializing
in theatrical rigging, including custom performer flying and scenic flying
effects, rigging consultation, design, renovation, inspection, repairs,new
installations, focus tracks, and fall protection.
- ConcertTour.org -
Info on concert tours nationwide, including Madison and Milwaukee in Wisconsin.
- DanceCase.com -
Massive collection of videos demonstrating almost any dance step or move you can imagine.
- Fashionable Hats -
Costume and vintage hats along with a blog that covers fashion tips and general care/sizing.
- Jelliroll Publishing -
Monologues, DVDs and Books for Actors.
- KidStage - Provides
4-17 year old students the opportunity to have their lives enriched
- Makeup Artist Edu -
A resource designed for aspiring makeup artisans considering careers in the salon industry, film and TV production, the wedding and special events industry, as well as the theatrical and performing arts.
- Makeup Artist Essentials -
Our site aims to help passionate young artists get their start in makeup—we provide practical career guidance for aspiring makeup artists looking to work in film, theatre, and beauty, steps on how to get licensed, and an up-to-date database of all the makeup and beauty schools in every state and province.
Canale Photography -
Specializing for 20+ years in providing the
Chicago/Wisconsin/Indiana area with High Quality Headshots for
actors, singers, dancers & models as well as professionals
in academia, business, the performing arts.
- Moustaches, etc.
- New York Film Academy - MFA Filmmaking in New York Film Academy.
Artist - Your custom
soft sculpture designers. Our team can design that memorable
puppet for that special youth or adult that is young at heart,
and we can make the perfect performance puppet for the
- The Stage Equipment Company
- ShakeSpirit.com - Shakespeare Gifts and Resources - Beautiful & Affordable
Busts of the Bard. Unique holiday gift selections for Interior
Design, Students, Educators, Graduates, Lbrarians and Theatre
- The Thearter Store - The Thearter Store has the best selection of Performing
Arts Books, Theater Products and Theatre Tickets
- Theatre Logos Agency licenses
artwork — in many cases the original
Broadway, Off-Broadway or West End artwork — for promotional use
in connection with your production.
on a Shoestring
- Theatre Salon - Wigs, eye lashes, chest hair, moustaches, beards, eyelid
jewels, hair extensions and much much more.
- theMTpit -
an organization dedicated to providing a Broadway-like musical experience
for High Schools and Community Theaters that are unable, due to finances,
talent pool, or space to provide a live orchestra. (Mention that you
found them here on MadStage.com, and we'll get a referral fee!)
- TicketCreator -
Computer program to print tickets for your events on your own
- Wholesale Halloween Costumes -
Costumes, masks, wigs and makeup for Halloween, plays and other events.
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