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  • Lessons Learned

    Jay Duckworth | Answer BoxCurrent Issue | September 2, 2020After 12 years as the Resident Properties Master at The Public Theater, Jay Duckworth has chosen to leave The Public to pursue the next act in his career, teaching. “With all theater shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I took this opportunity to really do some reflection on my work as well as my teaching […] Read More...
  • Take It Outdoors: The Catamounts Hit The Links

    Stage Directions | Current Issue | September 2, 2020The Catamounts is a Boulder, CO-based performance group dedicated to ‘creating boundary-defying, progressive, contemporary performance through a collaborative process that integrates theater, music, and dance.’ The group likes presenting innovative work and recently partnered with the City of Westminster, CO, the city’s Parks, Recreation, and Libraries Department, and the public Legacy Ridge Golf Course to […] Read More...
  • It’s Okay To Not Be Okay

    Michael S. Eddy | Current IssueEditor's Note | September 2, 2020Welcome to the September issue of Stage Directions magazine. While we hope that you are all doing well and staying safe and healthy through these erratic times, we know that everyone in the theater community’s experience is unique to their circumstances and the level of disruption to their professional and personal lives. Here, in the […] Read More...
  • Point Source Audio Sounding Board: Reinventing Ear Headsets with Detachable Earphones

    Point Source Audio, Stage Directions | Sounding BoardThe Sounding Board - Point Source Audio Blog | September 1, 2020CM-i swappable in-earphones can quickly detach to clean, swap, or replace for new users Point Source Audio’s patented CM-i family of lightweight in-ear intercom headsets has received a design upgrade. The new design—brought to market earlier than initially planned in light of the current health crisis—adds factors such as detachable earbuds for improved hygiene and […] Read More...
  • Mental Health Resources for Behind the Scenes Workers

    Stage Directions | The Callboard | July 29, 2020Mental health is an important issue to address and these days, with all that is going on in the world, including an extended intermission due to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, it’s even more important to take care of our mental health. During these difficult times many are dealing with anxiety or depression; struggling to maintain […] Read More...
  • Illustrating Scripts: A conversation with Video Designer Lucy Mackinnon

    Michael S. Eddy | Artist Spotlight | July 29, 2020Lucy Mackinnon is a New York City-based video designer, motion graphics artist, and illustrator. Broadway credits include Jagged Little Pill, Regina Spektor on Broadway, Lifespan of a Fact, Six Degrees of Separation, and Deaf West’s revival of Spring Awakening. Off-Broadway, she has worked with The Public Theater, The Atlantic Theater, Lincoln Center Theater, and MCC among others. Regional theater credits include Williamstown […] Read More...
  • Serving the Story: Talking Lighting with Jen Schriever

    Michael S. Eddy | Design Insight | July 29, 2020Jen Schriever is a New York City-based lighting designer. Her Broadway credits include Grand Horizons, What the Constitution Means to Me, Lifespan of a Fact, Eclipsed, and John Leguizamo’s Ghetto Klown (also filmed for HBO). Schriever’s Off-Broadway credits include work with Second Stage Theatre, the Public Theater, Labyrinth Theater Company, SoHo Playhouse, and more. Regionally, […] Read More...
  • Jay Duckworth looks at #Lift The Curtain: End Unpaid Arts Internships

    Jay Duckworth | Early Career | July 29, 2020Prop artisan Eric Hart tweeted “When theater comes back, it should come back with no more unpaid internships or less-than-minimum wage apprenticeships. Most of them are illegal anyways, and it only allows the privileged among us to build a good resume.” At the time of writing this, the tweet had 1.4K retweets and comments and […] Read More...
  • Editor’s Note for August | Too Big to Fail

    Michael S. Eddy | Editor's NoteIndustry News | July 22, 2020As Congress is working on its fourth package of federal relief in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and there is still much more work to be done to support theatermakers and theater companies. My Editor’s Note, Too Big to Fail for the August issue of Stage Directions magazine focuses on the incredible economic engine that […] Read More...
  • Welcome to the July 2020 Theatre Resources Directory & Spotlight Issue

    Michael S. Eddy | Current Issue | July 1, 2020Welcome to the July 2020 Theatre Resources Directory & Spotlight issue. Along with the company listings in the directory section are spotlights on many of our advertisers—all that support theater. I encourage you to read them and learn more about these companies and their work. In addition to the printed issue of the TRD, you […] Read More...
  • SOCIALLY DISTANT THEATER: The Solo Show As Seen By Al Hirschfeld

    Stage Directions | The Callboard | May 22, 2020On May 11, The Al Hirschfeld Foundation (AHF) opened the first in a series of online exhibitions exploring the work of one of the most iconic artists of the last century. The special exhibition is ideal for these times: “SOCIALLY DISTANT THEATER: The Solo Show As Seen By Hirschfeld”, a collection of 25 drawings, paintings, collages, […] Read More...
  • Being Present with Sound Designer Darron L. West

    Michael S. Eddy | Master Artist | May 22, 2020Darron L. West is a Tony and Obie Award-winning sound designer whose work for theater and dance has been heard in over 500 productions nationally and internationally, including on and off Broadway. He was recognized with the Tony Award in 2012 for his work onPeter and the Starcatcherand has five nominations for Drama Desk Awards. […] Read More...
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