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  • Colburn School Upgrades Performance and Rehearsal Space

    Stage Directions | Industry News | September 26, 2007SUN VALLEY, CA —To better serve the needs of its students and the community, The Colburn School recently expanded its campus with a new 326,000 square-foot, 12-story high rise designed by Pfeiffer Partners Inc. LA ProPoint played a supporting role in the project — working alongside Matt Construction to outfit a high-end performance laboratory and rehearsal room.   Read More...
  • Wright Theatre Expands Technology with J.R. Clancy

    Stage Directions | Industry News | September 26, 2007 ALBERTA, CALGARY — The Wright Theatre at Mount Royal College Conservancy is the first theatre in Western Canada to install the PowerLift motorized winches from J.R. Clancy. Albert O’Neil, manager of conservatory support at Mount Royal oversaw the rigging renovation that included the installation of eight variable speed PowerLifts and a SceneControl 500 console at the school.   Read More...
  • Elation 6-Channel Dimmers

    Stage Directions | Industry News | September 20, 2007 Elation Professional has anounced that its two 6-channel dimmers — the RMD-620 and DP-640B — have beenUL approved.  Both models are hybrid Dim/Switch packs; the RMD-620 is a 19” rack mount unit and the DP-640B is a new version of Elation’s DP-640 model.   Read More...
  • T Fellowship Program Announces Recipients

    Stage Directions | Industry News | September 20, 2007NEW YORK CITY — The T Fellowship Commitee has announced the accepted fellows for the inaugural year of the T Fellowship, a new theatre producing program inspired by the work of Broadway producer T. Edward Hambleton.  The 2007-2008 T Fellows are John Pinckard and Orin Wolf. The fellowship begins immediately.   Read More...
  • VSA Arts Receives Quality of Life Grants

    Stage Directions | Industry News | September 19, 2007 PHILADELPHIA — VSA Arts of Pennsylvania, the coordinator of Independence Starts Here: A Festival of Disability Arts and Culture, announces the receipt of a grant from Alseres Pharmaceuticals as part of the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation’s Quality of Life grants.  Read More...
  • Nemetschek North America Launches VectorWorks Spotlight 2008

    Stage Directions | Industry News | September 19, 2007 COLUMBIA, MD — Nemetschek North America has announced the release of the latest upgrade of VectorWorks Spotlight CAD program for designing lighting, scenery, sets, live concerts, corporate events, theatrical productions and exhibit designs. Read More...
  • Gerarda Pizzarello Joins Rose Brand

    Stage Directions | Industry News | September 19, 2007 SECAUCUS, N.J. — Gerarda Pizzarello has joined Rose Brand, provider of theatrical supplies and fabrications in Secaucus New Jersey. Her career in show business has spanned across Broadway, network television and feature films. As a freelance scenic artist she has worked with most of the major scene shops in the Tri-state area.    Read More...
  • ETCP Certification Application Deadline

    Stage Directions | Industry News | September 18, 2007 ORLANDO, Fla. — The application deadline to become ETCP certified at the LDI 2007 show in Orlando, Fla. is Oct.1. Interested applicants must submit their application, along with supporting materials and fee, postmarked by the deadline date.    Read More...
  • Strawdog Welcomes New MD

    Jacob Coakley | Changing Roles | September 18, 2007CHICAGO—Alex Goodman became Strawdog Theatre Company’s new managing director on September 1, 2007, the beginning of their 20th anniversary season. Read More...
  • Carnegie Mellon ETC Partners with Smaller Colleges

    Stage Directions | Industry News | September 17, 2007 PITTSBURGH—Carnegie Mellon University's Entertainment Technology Center (ETC) has announced a partnership with the Harrisburg University of Science and Technology and the Technology Council of Central Pennsylvania to create the Center for Advanced Entertainment & Learning Technologies. Based at Harrisburg University's Strawberry Square campus, the center aims to benefit education and the region's economy. Read More...
  • Adamson Metrix

    Stage Directions | Industry News | September 13, 2007The Metrix series is meant for installations and is designed for speech reinforcement, medium sound pressure levels and exceptional clarity. It can be paired with a bass enclosure like the Metrix double 15-inch convertible cardioid sub for a fuller frequency response. Read More...
  • Roundabout Announces Discount Ticket Programs

    Stage Directions | Industry News | September 13, 2007Roundabout Theatre Company has announced a new program called Access Roundabout, an audience development initiative that allocates over 22,000 affordable tickets as low as $10 to theatergoers. Roundabout will offer special low-priced alternatives to the community beginning with the 2007-2008 season.   Read More...
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