Portable stages and portable risers are most popularly used in a number of professional performance environments, such as stadiums, auditoriums, assembly halls, and civic centers. Since the stages and risers are portable, they can be quickly set up and broken down; the stages and risers are also easy to transport into a storage facility or from one location to another. The portable stages and risers are built with safety in mind first of all. These stages and risers are innovatively designed with sturdy plywood core and can be surfaced with tempered hardboard or carpet for added comfort during use. Stages and risers can be seamlessly joined together to create customized staging solutions for performance and public speaking.