Rachel James Clevenger, M.Ed., Ph.D, is the Editor-in-Chief of Productions Magazine. After teaching middle school and high school for several years, she earned her doctorate in Composition and Rhetoric. For fifteen years, she taught and directed the Writing Center at University of Alabama at Birmingham and Birmingham Southern College.

The Healing Magic of Music

In the 1992 novel The Evening Star, the sequel to Terms of Endearment, Larry McMurtry details Aurora Greenway’s golden years, as she lays...  More

Be Part of Something Beautiful: 24 Hours to Transform the World With Music

This year has been unlike any other—in bad ways, certainly, but also in one remarkable way. A few months ago, my little sister initiated...  More

Destressing Your Costuming Process

Choosing or designing costuming can be one of the most exciting parts of putting together your show each year; of course, the entire...  More

Leading a Financially Self-Sustaining, Non-Auditioned Middle School Show Choir

CADENCE from St. Isaac Jogues Catholic School in Hinsdale, Illinois, is special for several reasons: They are non-auditioned and...  More

Family, Acceptance, Music & Community: Totino-Grace Music Program

As an integral part of a school that represents values of humility and grace, Terry Voss consistently focuses on the families touched by...  More

Interview with Shelly Fairchild

Shelly Fairchild, a famous Show Choir alum, takes some time out of her busy schedule to talk about how Show Choir has helped her develop as...  More

Choir Spotlight-Brett Carroll and In Sync: Leading By Example

Though In Sync Show Choir is known for their consistently excellent ratings, their numerous awards and titles, and their innovative and...  More

Madison Central’s Reveille: Launching a Competitive Show Choir and Facing Down a Mentor

Max Lyall was not a total stranger to the demands of building an award-winning show choir, having been a prominent member of the nationally...  More

A Sentimental Business: The Ethics of Show Choir Streaming Video

Anyone who has searched for show choir videos on Youtube knows that you will likely spend a while finding a "good" video of any...  More

DeKalb’s Classic Connection’s “Skinny Bois”: A Fresh Approach to Male Bonding in Show Choir

Classic Connection is an outstanding show choir from DeKalb High School in Waterloo, Indiana, that has been competing for over 26 years...  More