Essential qualities of a reviewer

  • 18 years of age or older.
  • Willing to have his or her real name (first and last) attached to all reviews.
  • Writing is engaging, easy to read, and informed.
  • Committed to write a review on the evening of the performance.
  • An exemplar of audience etiquette in a theater.

Preferred qualities of a reviewer

  • Theatrical experience or training.
  • Understanding of various theatrical traditions and conventions.
  • Proactive in seeking out shows to review.
  • Advertises the UTBA site online and in his or her theatrical dealings.
  • Ability to astutely analyze a show and provide specific, useful criticism.

*NOTE – Reviewers are appropriately assigned to productions based on individual qualifications. We ask that reviewers attend an average of one production per month.