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  • Berkeley Rep School of Theatre Accepting Applications for its Fellowship Program

    Stage Directions | Industry News | May 12, 2021Furthering its commitment to training the next generation of arts leaders, the Berkeley Rep School of Theatre will begin accepting applications on Monday, June 21 from emerging administrators and artisans seeking to turn their passion for the arts into a profession through Berkeley Repertory Theatre’s lauded professional fellowship program. Mentored by the experienced staff of […] Read More...
  • Happy DMX 5/12 Day with Doug Fleenor Design’s DMXGAFF DMX Controlled Gaff Tape

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTools of the Trade | May 12, 2021It’s May 12, 2021 and we would like to wish everyone in North America a very Happy DMX 5/12 Day! (Yes, the rest of the world who marks their dates month/day will just have to wait until December 5, 2021 to celebrate International DMX Day.) To celebrate, we thought that we would revisit one of […] Read More...
  • Vectorworks, Inc. Congratulates the 2021 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Regional Awards Winners

    Stage Directions | Industry News | May 12, 2021Concluding its fifth year as a Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) sponsor, Vectorworks, Inc. announces the winners of this year’s regional awards. KCACTF held eight regional festivals, bringing together talented students from all around the country to deliver virtual productions. Festival attendees were also treated to exclusive panels, workshops, competitions, and feedback from experts […] Read More...
  • S*P*A*Minar | Props and the Abbey Theatre with Eimer Murphy, Sunday May 16th at 2:00 p.m. EDT

    Stage Directions | Industry News | May 12, 2021In this month’s The Society of Properties Artisan Managers’ S*P*A*Minar, they’re welcoming Eimer Murphy all the way from Dublin. This will take place on Sunday, May 16th at 2:00 p.m. EDT. *Please Note the special earlier time.* Join them to hear all about her experiences as the Prop Master at the Abbey Theatre, the National […] Read More...
  • CIC Feature | Helen Uffner Vintage Clothing

    Stage Directions | Industry News | May 12, 2021An iconic staple in the costume industry, Helen Uffner Vintage Clothing , LLC. is this week’s CIC Feature. From superstars like Beyoncé, Brad Pitt, Winona Ryder, and Robert De Niro to institutions like SNL, Helen Uffner’s collection has been worn by practically everybody and has been an invaluable part of countless productions. However, Uffner is […] Read More...
  • NIVA And ESA Announce Safe in Sound: A Reopening Checklist for the Live Entertainment Industry

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | May 12, 2021As people in the U.S. continue to get vaccinated and cities and states begin to reopen, the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) and Event Safety Alliance (ESA), in partnership with Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP), Coalition of Performing Arts Centers, and National Independent Talent Organization (NITO) have joined together to research, create and present […] Read More...
  • North American Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference Announces Virtual Conference Dates

    Stage Directions | Industry News | May 12, 2021The North American Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference (NATEAC) will take place on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, July 20, 21, and 22, 2021. Conference Director, Bill Sapsis explained, “NATEAC, in previous face to face conferences was held over two days with three sessions running simultaneously. For the virtual event we’ve added a third day and […] Read More...
  • Broadway Stage Management Symposium | Annual Stage Manager Conference, May 21-24

    Stage Directions | Industry News | May 12, 2021Expanded Online Intensive for Stage Managers features over 40 Broadway Professionals and 20 Sessions After a very challenging year for theatre workers everywhere, the Broadway Stage Management Symposium (BSMS), will unite stage managers from around the world in discussions about our art and craft in a post-pandemic world. BSMS 2021 will focus on strategies and […] Read More...
  • May Theater Spring Cleans Its Sound with L-Acoustics Kiva II

    Stage Directions | Industry News | May 11, 2021The May Theater, also known as the Suita City Cultural Hall, in Osaka is a venerable performing center that has been on the Sound Engineers & Artists Society of Japan’s list of the Top 100 Best Halls by Acousticians since it was opened in 1985. The cultural center includes a 1,400-seat large performance hall, a […] Read More...
  • Audico Chooses Elation for House Lighting Solution at Finnish Concert Hall

    Stage Directions | Industry News | May 10, 2021Audico Systems has installed 281 of Elation Professional’s dynamic Fuze Pendant™ LED downlights in Finland’s Tampere Hall in what is one of the most spectacular house lighting installations in the world. Located 180 kilometers north of Helsinki, Tampere Hall is home to the Tampere Opera and the Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra and is the largest concert […] Read More...
  • Theatre Communications Group Launches New Round of Rising Leaders of Color Program

    Michael Eddy | Industry NewsUncategorized | May 10, 2021Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, is pleased to announce the participants in the sixth round of its Rising Leaders of Color (RLC) Program. The participants will form a cohort of eight highly talented early-career BIPOC leaders based in New York City boroughs who are advancing their careers in the U.S. not-for-profit […] Read More...
  • The Who’s Roger Daltrey Helps Shure Celebrate on 5/8 — SM58 Day

    Stage Directions | Industry News | May 8, 2021Shure’s iconic SM58 Vocal Microphone, the most photographed and recognized microphone in the world, has its own day to celebrate – May 8 (5/8). This day celebrates the storied history of the SM58. If you’ve ever heard someone sing or speak into a live microphone, there’s an excellent chance it was an SM58. Rock stars. […] Read More...
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