LD Chris Wood lit The Marriage of Figaro at the Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre. Photos by Waldron Creative
LD Chris Wood lit The Marriage of Figaro at the Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre. Photos by Waldron Creative

LD Chris Wood on Using LED Profile Moving Heads at Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre

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Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre is a popular five-week summer festival in Logan, UT, that presents four fully staged works in repertory at the Ellen Eccles Theatre. Lighting designer Chris Wood, who just wrapped up his seventh season working on the festival, had the opportunity to use Elation Artiste Picasso™ LED profile moving heads on this year’s productions - NewsiesWest Side StoryMary Poppins, and The Marriage of Figaro.

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Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake College is looking for an Assistant Technical Director
Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake College is looking for an Assistant Technical Director

TimelessJobs: Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake College, Assistant Technical Director

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Here's a job posting from TimelessJobs.com: Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake College is looking for an Assistant Technical Director, located in West Folsom, CA. This is a Full Time position and the compensation is $56,590 Annually with a full benefit package that includes medical, pension, vacation, etc.

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Social Buzz: Below the Scenes Support

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Here’s a behind the scenes shot of Julia Childs & Crew during filming of her television cooking show. (Checkout the jackets and ties on the crew! Stagehands used to wear ties and jackets backstage.) This image reminds us that while the actor may be onstage, there's a whole lot of people supporting them behind the scenes. We salute them—and cover their hard work—every day in Stage Directions magazine!

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Show off the art of your work for the ETCP Handbook Cover Contest
Show off the art of your work for the ETCP Handbook Cover Contest

ETCP Launches a Handbook Cover Contest

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The Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP) will be celebrating its 15th year in 2020, and to celebrate, they would like to launch a new cover for each handbook. They are asking ETCP Certified Technicians to show them how they see art in what they do every day. They encourage artistic interpretation and are looking for something fresh. Only digital Images may be submitted: photos, graphics, illustrations, renderings and other artistic mediums will be considered. Only ETCP Certified Technicians may enter the contest.

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From left, Dave Cerra, vice president of conferencing in the product development division; Tom Kundmann, vice president of professional wireless products in the product development division; and Erik Vaveris, vice president of global marketing in the global marketing and sales division.
From left, Dave Cerra, vice president of conferencing in the product development division; Tom Kundmann, vice president of professional wireless products in the product development division; and Erik Vaveris, vice president of global marketing in the global marketing and sales division.

Shure Announces Executive Roles for Dave Cerra, Tom Kundmann, Erik Vaveris

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Shure Incorporated has promoted three key Associates to the position of Vice President: Dave Cerra has been named Vice President of Conferencing in the Product Development Division; Tom Kundmann has been named Vice President of Professional Wireless Products in the Product Development Division; and Erik Vaveris has been named Vice President of Global Marketing in the Global Marketing and Sales Division.

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An overview video of the new Mic Finder web tool for choosing the right microphone
An overview video of the new Mic Finder web tool for choosing the right microphone

Point Source Audio Sounding Board: PSA Launches Mic Finder for Sound Teams to Navigate a New World of Body-worn Mics

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Mic Finder™ is an interactive web app eases the discovery process of finding the right mic to unravel a myriad of production challenges

Point Source Audio (PSA), manufacturer of specialty sub-miniature body-worn style microphones, has launched Mic Finder, an interactive web-based tool designed to help sound teams—from theatre to TV—pinpoint specific mic elements and mic styles to suit applications from corporate presenters to rock n’ roll musicals to violin mic’ing. Here's a video overview of Mic Finder: {youtube}v=uXbAcg78mkI{/youtube}

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