Eilon Engineering is now backing its products with a five-year warranty
Eilon Engineering is now backing its products with a five-year warranty

Eilon Engineering Announces Market-leading 5-Year Limited Warranty

Stage Directions

Eilon Engineering announces that as of September 1, 2018, all Eilon Engineering load monitoring systems are sold with a market-leading 5-year limited warranty. The 5-year warranty, which includes the company’s popular Ron StageMaster™ products, is not only an assurance of product quality but an important peace-of-mind component for customers who purchase Eilon products. Eilon Engineering invites professionals to take a closer look at the complete range of Ron StageMaster load monitoring systems at the upcoming PLASA tradeshow in London, Stand E12, where the Eilon team would be happy to demo a system and discuss any load monitoring requirements.

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FRAY Studios worked with Worldstage to provide the video projection systems for Frozen on Broadway. Photo by Deen van Meer
FRAY Studios worked with Worldstage to provide the video projection systems for Frozen on Broadway. Photo by Deen van Meer

FRAY Studio Creates a Magical Icy World for Frozen on Broadway

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Disney’s Frozen, the Broadway musical based on the 2013 film brings a world of snow, ice and the Northern Lights to the stage with video design by Finn Ross of FRAY Studio and AV support from WorldStage. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, the Tony Award-nominated Frozen premiered at Broadway’s St. James Theatre earlier this year after following an out of town run in Denver in 2017. For this collaboration FRAY tasked WorldStage with supplying a large complement of equipment including state-of-the-art media servers, the latest in laser projection, and a cutting edge LED wall to help transform the set of Frozen into a magical, icy domain. Here's the video trailer of the show: {youtube}v=sKLREPyI-dY{/youtube}

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Vertigo and URTA team up with the new Pay it Forward with new Candidate Award
Vertigo and URTA team up with the new Pay it Forward with new Candidate Award

URTA and Vertigo Pay it Forward with New Candidate Award

Michael Eddy

URTA announces an expansion of the Candidate Awards program for attendees seeking placement in MFA theatre programs at the annual “URTAs”. The Candidate Awards provide free registration for The URTAs, including free attendance to all continuing education sessions—a value of up to $135. Currently Candidate Awards are available to registrants in the areas of Sound Design and Arts Leadership.

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The 2018 meeting of industry and academic reps to discuss the intersection of the entertainment and engineering industries
The 2018 meeting of industry and academic reps to discuss the intersection of the entertainment and engineering industries

2019 Symposium on Education in Entertainment and Engineering Announce Call for Proposals

Michael Eddy

The Department of Theatre and The School of Engineering Education at Purdue University announce the first Symposium on Education in Entertainment and Engineering, to be held July 25-27, 2019 at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. This event aims to foster discussion, collaboration, and dissemination of work related to instruction and education of students seeking careers where engineering and live entertainment converge. There is a deadline for abstract submissions of November 15, 2018.

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Zach Blane lit the recent production of My Name's Not Indian Joe
Zach Blane lit the recent production of My Name's Not Indian Joe

Zach Blane Lights My Name is Not Indian Joe

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My Name’s Not Indian Joe, by Elizabeth A. Davis, is a blues-tinged musical about the unlikely bond formed between a homeless Native American man and a young aspiring Texas beauty queen. Confronting societal issues, and fraught with deep and sometimes uncertain emotional currents, the story takes the two characters on an odyssey from Waco, TX to the streets of New York City. In the process, it reveals deep truths about human nature.

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Candidates gather for orientation at the 2017 URTAs in Chicago. Photo by Joel Moorman
Candidates gather for orientation at the 2017 URTAs in Chicago. Photo by Joel Moorman

Registration Opens for the 2019 URTAs

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Candidate registration has opened for the 2019 URTA Auditions & Interviews, widely known as “The URTAs”. The event, produced by the University Resident Theatre Association, allows MFA candidates in all areas of theatre a single place to audition and/or interview with recruiters from dozens of schools from across the U.S. and abroad.

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ArKaos CEO Marco Hinic on the left with Tim Van Den Eede, Anolis MD
ArKaos CEO Marco Hinic on the left with Tim Van Den Eede, Anolis MD

Anolis and ArKaos Announce Partnership

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Architectural LED lighting manufacturer Anolis and real-time visual processing technology provider ArKaos announce an innovative collaboration which will see the two brands working together on several future product developments. This will result in benefits to lighting and media designers and concept agencies working with ArKaos and Anolis.

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