Services for Artists
By handling the non-artistic production responsibilities, ON THE BOARDS Staging Company allows the independent performing artist to concentrate on being an artist first and a producer second.
The technical elements of staging a production can make all the difference between an amateur offering and a polished, professional performance. You’ve put your heart, sweat and soul into creating your art. We collaborate with you to help ensure your production looks its best.
OTB Staging Company assists you in all your technical needs including lights, sound, stage configuration and masking. Our professional technician provides expertise in setting up and running all technical aspects of your production.
When staging your own production, the last thing you want to worry about is handling the tickets.
We manage the box office for you, so you can focus on preparing for your performance. We make customized tickets available in advance, supervise the box office during each performance and reconcile the box office revenue.
Front of House
Once your show opens, we make sure to take care of your audience. From scheduling and supervising ushers and volunteers for the concession, to operating a cash bar, to keeping the venue clean and comfortable, we handle the little details that ensure your audience has a positive, memorable experience.
The Refinery Venue
ON THE BOARDS Staging Company maintains one of Saskatoon’s most active and dynamic arts destinations: The Refinery (located at 609 Dufferin Ave. in the vibrant Broadway area).
The Refinery has become known for independent theatre performances, concerts featuring emerging singer-songwriters and special events showcasing the latest in dance. OTB Staging Company ensures each production maintains a professional and consistent standard.
When an artist books The Refinery for an independent production, we ensure that they are not just booking an empty room. Our services support the artist throughout the production process.
The Refinery is a charming and capable venue for small-scale performances:
*ON THE BOARDS Staging Company is flexible to work with artists at their venue of choice. Please contact us [link to Contact Us page] to discuss your proposed project and how our artist services may support you.