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  • Training: Speaking with Studio School of Design Co-Founders Mark Stanley and Clifton Taylor

    Stage Directions | Training | May 25, 2021This story can be read by clicking the image above, or reading below or in our June 2021 digitial edition The Studio School of Design was recently announced and began taking registrations. Led by co-founders Mark Stanley and Clifton Taylor, both of whom are lighting designers and educators, along with a diverse pool of fellow […] Read More...
  • Safety: Forging a New Role – Santa Fe Opera’s COVID Compliance & Safety Manager Mike VanAartsen

    Michael S. Eddy | Safety | May 25, 2021This story can be read by clicking the image above, or reading below or in our June 2021 digitial edition Santa Fe Opera plans to open its 2021 season on July 10, 2021. As a part of this reopening effort, the health and safety of its audience, staff, and artists are its highest priority. The […] Read More...
  • Industry Advocates: Costume Industry Coalition

    Michael S. Eddy | Theater Maker: Costumes | May 25, 2021This story can be read by clicking the image above, or reading below, or in our June 2021 digitial edition On March 12, 2020, all Broadway theaters in New York City shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The shutdown hit all theater suppliers like dominoes and the theater costume craft industry in NYC was hit […] Read More...
  • Theater Science: Learning from Old & New

    Jay Duckworth | Theater Science | May 25, 2021This story can be read by clicking the image above, or reading below, or in our June 2021 digitial edition You can read a menu all you want, but it will not make you full. Reading about theater, and practicing it, are two very different things. When I lecture about props, I always talk about […] Read More...
  • Costumes: Penn & Fletcher Inc.

    Michael S. Eddy | Theater Maker: Costumes | May 25, 2021This story can be read by clicking the image above, or reading below, or in our June 2021 digitial edition Art embroidery is an old art that requires meticulous attention to detail, at which Penn & Fletcher has for 35 years excelled. The company was formed in 1986 by two designers, Andrew B. Marlay and […] Read More...
  • Costumes: Bethany Joy Costumes, Inc.

    Michael S. Eddy | Theater Maker: Costumes | May 25, 2021This story can be read by clicking the image above, or reading below, or in our June 2021 digitial edition Bethany Joy Costumes, Inc., located in Manhattan’s garment district, makes custom made clothing for theatre, opera, dance, live entertainment, TV, film, and more. Bethany Itterly, also known as Bethany Joy, started the company in 2014. […] Read More...
  • Costumes: John Kristiansen New York, Inc.

    Michael S. Eddy | Theater Maker: Costumes | May 25, 2021This story can be read by clicking the image above, or reading below, or in our June 2021 digitial edition Custom costume shop John Kristiansen New York, Inc. (JKNY), located in New York City’s garment district is a one-stop-shop that covers dressmaking, tailoring, and costume crafts. The work of JKNY has been seen on Broadway, […] Read More...
  • Company in-Depth: BellaTEX Stage Curtains

    Stage Directions | Company 411 | May 25, 2021This story can be read by clicking the image above, or reading below, or in our June 2021 digitial edition BellaTEX, Inc., a nationwide provider of theatrical drapes, hardware, and accessories, is celebrating ten years in business this year. The company, based in Jackson, TN, has 35,000-sq.-ft. of shops, which include areas for sewing, metalwork, […] Read More...
  • Books: 4 for the Reading List

    Stage Directions | Off the Shelf | May 25, 2021This story can be read by clicking the image above, or reading below, or in our June 2021 digitial edition Prop Building for Beginners: Twenty Props for Stage and Screen by Eric Hart Prop Building for Beginners: Twenty Props for Stage and Screen outlines the basic concepts of prop building by featuring step-by-step instructions to create twenty of […] Read More...
  • Answer Box: Angel Wings

    Jay Lasnik | Answer Box | May 25, 2021This story can be read by clicking the image above, or reading below, or in our June 2021 digitial edition I want an 18’-wingspan. Big. Like albatross wings,” Angels in America: Millennium Approaches director Rick Lombardo says at our first group angel meeting. The desired effect entailed the roof and ceiling crashing in, the angel descending, […] Read More...
  • Editor’s Note June 2021: A Long Tail

    Michael S. Eddy | Editor's Note | May 25, 2021This story can be read by clicking the image above, or reading below, or in our June 2021 digitial edition With summer just around the corner, there is much to be optimistic about, theaters regionally are planning for audiences to attend summer seasons and Broadway shows have begun to announce Fall reopening dates. Finally, the […] Read More...
  • Theater Makers: Collective Leadership- A Conversation Among the Red Eye’s Artistic Directors

    Stage Directions | Perspectives | May 25, 2021This story can be read by clicking the image above, or reading below, or in our June 2021 digitial edition Red Eye Theater is a multidisciplinary creative laboratory that supports the development and production of boundary-breaking performance work. Artist-run and intentionally modest in size, Red Eye encourages Experimentation, Collaboration, Critical Discourse, and is advocating for […] Read More...
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