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Changing Roles

  • Abby Marcus Named the New Managing Director For Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

    Michael Eddy | Changing Roles | April 14, 2021Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park announced the appointment of Abby Marcus as the new Managing Director. Currently, Marcus is managing director of the Orchard Project, a multidisciplinary artist residency program in Saratoga Springs, NY. She has also served as managing director of CalArts Center for New Performance in Los Angeles and as finance director at […] Read More...
  • Managing Director Michael Ross to Retire from Baltimore Center Stage  

    Stage Directions | Changing Roles | April 14, 2021Michael Ross will retire from his role as Managing Director of Baltimore Center Stage at the end of June, the theater’s Board of Trustees announced on April 13, 2021. Artistic Director Stephanie Ybarra will continue to lead the theater while the Board and staff explore long-term leadership models. BCS expects to announce these plans in […] Read More...
  • CHAUVET Professional Names Jean Lariviere Channel Relationship Manager

    Stage Directions | Changing Roles | April 8, 2021CHAUVET Professional has further strengthened its relationship to the lighting design community with the appointment of well-known industry figure, Jean Lariviere, as the company’s Channel Relationship Manager for Concert & Touring/Broadcast. Lariviere joins the company after serving for four years at Elation Professional in International Business Development and more than 25 years deeply embedded in […] Read More...
  • Forrest Breese Joins Point Source Audio Sales Team

    Stage Directions | Changing Roles | March 31, 2021Point Source Audio has expanded its knowledgeable sales team with the addition of Forrest Breese as Account Manager for the Western U.S. Breese has been a familiar face around California’s pro audio industry for many years and brings with him considerable experience from previous roles with manufacturers, distributors, integrators—and on stage as a musician. Read More...
  • Altman Lighting Promotes Pete Borchetta to General Manager

    Stage Directions | Changing Roles | March 31, 2021Award-winning lighting designer, professor, developer, and former Vice President of Product Innovation has been tapped to lead Altman Lighting as General Manager. “We are thrilled to announce that Pete Borchetta has been promoted to the role of General Manager,” says Russell Altman, President of Altman Lighting. “His expertise, communication skills and leadership ability have been […] Read More...
  • Ultratec Special Effects Continues to Grow Globally

    Stage Directions | Changing Roles | March 30, 2021With a plan for continued business growth across North America and Europe, Ultratec Special Effects is pleased to welcome two new additions to its sales team. Young-Hoo (Aaron) Dengra Ju has joined as the European sales lead for both special effects and pyrotechnics, while Kevin Allinder comes onboard as the newest sales representative serving the […] Read More...
  • G2 Mobile Structures Announces Expansion with Brian Wander as General Manager

    Stage Directions | Changing Roles | March 17, 2021Signaling G2 Mobile Structures’ continued growth throughout the US, the partners have elected Brian Wander to shift into the position of General Manager to expand its brand throughout North America. Wander is a skilled entrepreneur with significant production and operational experience which he brings to this role. His experience harnessing connections and business opportunities will […] Read More...
  • GearSource Adds Brad Nelms to Global Executive Role

    Stage Directions | Changing Roles | March 17, 2021GearSource finalized a complete transformation of its business model in 2020, converting to a unique and highly scalable, global marketplace platform. The company has staff in five countries, with 70% of transactions on the platform taking place with buyers and sellers outside North America. To continue its growth and focus on sellers, GearSource announces the […] Read More...
  • Matt Davis Joins the Clearwing Systems Integration Team

    Stage Directions | Changing Roles | March 3, 2021Clearwing Systems Integration is pleased to announce the hiring of Matt Davis. He joins the Clearwing team with extensive experience in touring and theatrical production, most recently the national tour of Jimmy Buffett’s Escape to Margaritaville which shut down last March due to COVID-19. As a System Design Engineer at Clearwing, Davis will be working […] Read More...
  • Graham Hill Joins Elation as Business Development Manager

    Stage Directions | Changing Roles | March 3, 2021Elation Professional’s European headquarters is pleased to announce that from March 1st longtime lighting professional Graham Hill will be serving as the company’s new Business Development Manager. Hill is a familiar face to many in the industry, having developed a wealth of relationships over his many years in the entertainment lighting and electrical industries, including years […] Read More...
  • Theater Projects Promotes Four Team Members

    Stage Directions | Changing Roles | February 23, 2021Theater Projects announces the promotions of four team members in recognition of their contributions to its work and their importance to the future of Theatre Projects. Jim Niesel is now a principal of the firm, and Andrew Hagan, Aaron Wong, and Chris Moore have become associates. We at Stage Directions send our congratulations to them […] Read More...
  • AES Welcomes Jonathan Wyner as President

    Stage Directions | Changing RolesIndustry News | January 19, 2021Jonathan Wyner has started his term as the president of the Audio Engineering Society (AES), which started on January 1. “Jonathan has proven his leadership and vision during his year on the AES Board of Directors as President-Elect,” said outgoing AES president Agnieszka Roginska. “The AES is in excellent hands for the coming year.” President […] Read More...
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