The Center Theatre Group offers sewing courses at The Shop taught by their costume shop employees
The Center Theatre Group offers sewing courses at The Shop taught by their costume shop employees

Center Theatre Group Hosts Free Sewing Series in June

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Center Theatre Group will provide a free, four-course sewing series to community members at The Shop. Center Theatre Group staff will teach sewing techniques through several different projects. Each project will demonstrate a new fundamental of sewing and build upon a skill taught in a previous course in the series. The courses will be held on select dates in June from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and are bilingual in English and Spanish.

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ENTTEC's new offices
ENTTEC's new offices

ENTTEC Moves to the Research Triangle

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ENTTEC announces that they've relocated 15 miles to the southeast, next to many of the famed technology companies in North Carolina's Research Triangle Park. Conveniently located between Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill (and just minutes from Raleigh-Durham International Airport), there’s a steep history of innovation within the region. Since the 1950s, it's been home to some of the world's most successful tech enterprises - ranging from disruptive startups to established giants who have collectively earned over 3,000 patents.

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The interior of The Royal Theatre in Victoria, British Columbia that uses Lectrosonics wireless systems
The interior of The Royal Theatre in Victoria, British Columbia that uses Lectrosonics wireless systems

Updates to the Wireless Systems at Royal Theatre in Victoria, British Columbia

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The Royal Theatre in Victoria, British Columbia, which originally opened in 1913, undertook a significant building restoration program over a decade ago along with extensive technical upgrades, including the purchase of its first Lectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless® system. The 1,416-seat Royal Theatre recently, expanded their system again with the addition of a Lectrosonics Venue2 six-channel receiver outfitted with VRT2 wide-band tracking modules together with six HHa wireless handheld microphone transmitters.

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Into the Woods with a lighting design by Alex Forey at UCL Musical Theatre Society in London
Into the Woods with a lighting design by Alex Forey at UCL Musical Theatre Society in London

LD Alex Forey Adds Magic To Into the Woods

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A recent University College London Musical Theatre Society theatre production has succeeded in stripping down the Stephen Sondheim classic, Into the Woods to its thematic core—exposing the eternal battle between darkness and light. Instrumental in this exploration of desire, ambition, and relationships through classic Brothers Grimm characters such as Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, and Rapunzel was a lighting design by Alex Forey.

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Once On This Island
Once On This Island

Designing Once On This Island

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In this video, Set Designer Dane Laffrey and Costume Designer Clint Ramos discuss their creative thinking for Broadway's Once On This Island now playing at Circle in the Square Theater. The production has been nominated for 8 Tony Awards. Including nominations for all of the design team: Scenic Designer, Dane Laffrey; Costume Designer, Clint Ramos; Lighting Designers Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer, and Sound Designer Peter Hylenski.

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The Collaborator Party returns for its fourth year with new co-hosts
The Collaborator Party returns for its fourth year with new co-hosts

The Collaborator Party Returns for its Fourth Year with New Co-Hosts

Michael Eddy

The Collaborator Party, headed by theatrical sound designers Lindsay Jones and John Gromada, announced that their event will return for its fourth year in New York City, after three years of the now legendary sold-out parties across the country. The Collaborator Party is the official Tony night party for the entire theatre community. 
Here’s a full video invitation for this year’s event:
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Sound Productions has supported the Dallas Summer Musicals’ High School Musical Theatre Awards program for the past five years
Sound Productions has supported the Dallas Summer Musicals’ High School Musical Theatre Awards program for the past five years

Shaping Theater's Future: Sound Productions Supports DSM High School Musical Theatre Awards Program

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Joshua Curlett, President of Sound Productions, has committed over $50,000 in equipment, training, and scholarships to the arts through Dallas Summer Musicals’ High School Musical Theatre Awards program over a five-year period. This includes establishing the first ever Theater Design and Technology scholarship, which was presented to Tracy Jordan, director of the program, and the scholarship’s recipient at the awards ceremony on May 17. 

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