Behind the Scenes: Journal of Theatre Production Practice


Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Behind the Scenes: Journal of Theatre Production Practice is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal focusing on the technical and production aspects of live performance. This journal aims to encourage the advancement of research into performing arts production processes. We actively invite discourse from researchers and practitioners with an academic interest in the theory of production practice.

Section Policies


Manuscripts should be at least 3000 words and not more than 6000 words in length, excluding references.

All articles should follow the APA style and referencing guide, with all illustrations, figures and tables placed within the text at appropriate points, rather than at the end.

See Author Guidelines for full description.


  • Renée Newman
  • Helen Rusak
  • Susan Studham

Peer Review Process

All submissions will be initially screened by editors and, if successful in the pre-screening, reviewed by at least two anonymous reviewers. We will strive to provide reviewer feedback within three months.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.