Carlos Zamora de Martino General Manager of Chauvet Mexico, Daniel Pérez Carrillo and Alma Delia Reyes Villegas of Kassthelm, Albert Chauvet and Berenice Chauvet at the grand premiere ceremony.
Carlos Zamora de Martino General Manager of Chauvet Mexico, Daniel Pérez Carrillo and Alma Delia Reyes Villegas of Kassthelm, Albert Chauvet and Berenice Chauvet at the grand premiere ceremony.

Chauvet Opens New Facility In Mexico

Michael Eddy

LERMA, MEXICO—Chauvet Mexico recently celebrated the grand premiere of its new office, warehouse, service center, and showroom facility located in Lerma, Mexico. Over 100 assembled guests representing dealers and production houses joined Albert and Berenice Chauvet at the grand premiere festivities, which featured a buffet dinner, speeches, and DJ entertainment.

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A.C.T Lighting supplied lighting products for the annual Photonapalooza at The School of Design and Production (D&P) at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts
A.C.T Lighting supplied lighting products for the annual Photonapalooza at University of North Carolina School of the Arts

A.C.T Lighting brings Claypaky and MA Lighting to Education

Michael Eddy

LOS ANGELES, CA—A.C.T Lighting, Inc. continues its support of the educational community by providing students with equipment and training. Most recently A.C.T Lighting supplied Claypaky fixtures and grandMA2 consoles to the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas. 

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LATCs new Managing Director, Jorge Sciupac
LATCs new Managing Director, Jorge Sciupac

Jorge Sciupac Joins Los Angeles Theatre Center as Managing Director

Michael Eddy

LOS ANGELES, CA—Following an extensive search, Jorge Sciupac has been chosen as managing director of both The Los Angeles Theatre Center and the Latino Theater Company. The Latino Theater Company has operated the City-owned Los Angeles Theatre Center since 2006. Sciupac will oversee the development and execution of the LATC’s strategic plan and manage day-to-day theater operations, sales and marketing, fund development, financial reporting and compliance, employee relations, and ongoing achievement of the LATC’s mission.

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David Byrne's Joan of Arc: Into the Fire at the Public Theater
David Byrne's Joan of Arc: Into the Fire at the Public Theater

LD Justin Townsend Lights David Byrne’s Joan of Arc: Into the Fire

Michael Eddy

LOS ANGELES, CA—Multi award-winning and Tony-nominated lighting designer Justin Townsend (The Humans, American Psycho, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) recently designed the world premiere of David Byrne’s Joan of Arc: Into the Fire, at New York’s Public Theate in their Newman Theater. The venue is an intimate 300-seat capacity yet it is long and deep to the back, so Townsend was looking for lighting that could both embrace the intimacy and reach to the furthest recesses of the space.

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Theatrical Workforce Development Program (TWDP)
Theatrical Workforce Development Program (TWDP)

Roundabout Theatre & IATSE's TWDP a Model for Training the Next Generation Backstage

Kathy Eddy

NEW YORK, NY—Roundabout Theatre Company and Education at Roundabout have announced the Theatrical Workforce Development Program (TWDP), the theatre industry's first workforce development program to train and place young adults in professional technical theatre careers. This new initiative aims to break down the barriers that prevent young adults from joining the industry and empower a diverse new generation of theatre professionals. In partnership with the International Association of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) and the youth development non-for- profit, The Door, Roundabout's new program marks the first collaboration between a theatrical employer and the union that represents backstage workers to train and place young adults in professional careers as Stagehands, Riggers, Electricians, Sound Engineers, Carpenters, Hairstylists, Makeup Artists and Wardrobe Workers.

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