Industry News

Chris Wood at USITTDesigners in the first four years of their professional career have until Aug. 15 to begin the application process for the USITT 2016 Rising Star Award.

Read more: Applications for the USITT’s 2016 Rising Star Award Now Open

Theatre Buzz

"Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny"d3 Technologies provided software and media servers for the video mapping sequences required in the Covent Garden English language production of Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny, a Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill tale of crime and depravity. 

Read more: d3 Provides Gear for Royal Opera House

News

Avid announced recent upgrades to its Pro Tools | Duet and Pro Tools | Quartet Recording System including new subscription bundles and plug-ins.

Read more: Avid Releases Upgrades for Avid Pro Tools | Duet and Pro Tools | Quartet

Changing Roles

Alexa HirschHigh Output announced new hires to its Canton office: Meghan Crimmins Young has been appointed account manaer, and Alexa Hirsch has been appointed marketing and public relations coordinator.

Read more: New Hires Announced at High Output, Inc.

Theatre Buzz

Signature Theatre & Genesis Foundation logosSignature Theatre's Residency Five program will receive funding from Genesis Foundation from 2015-2017. Residency Five guarantees nine playwrights three world premieres over a five-year period.  

Read more: Residency Five Playwriting Program Receives Funding from Genesis Foundation

Theatre Buzz

El Portal Theatre interiorEl Portal Theatre recently installed an STX series line array from Abisonic Sound Technologies, utilizing the company’s proprietary Coaxial Line Array loudspeakers and high-impact subwoofers, as part of its audio makeover.

Read more: STX Loudspeaker System Installed at El Portal Theatre

Theatre Buzz

Exterior view of Amphitheatre CogecoTrizart Alliance, the Montreal-based theatre and design consulting firm, specified a Luminex backbone for AV, lighting and control networking in the new venue, thanks to its ability to handle multiple protocols easily and an elegant GUI.

Read more: Luminex Networking Gear Supplied For Amphitheatre Cogeco Opening

Industry News

The "Mr. Abbott Award" for lifetime achievement in the theatre from the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) was bestowed upon James Lapine because he "distills beauty with a simplicity and intelligence that is worth emulating and he depicts human foibles impeccably."

Read more: James Lapine Named Recipient of SDCF "Mr. Abbott" Award

Industry News

American Theatre Wing announced new appointments to its Board of Trustees: Dale Cendali, Natasha Katz and Emilio Sosa; as well as new appointments to its Advisory Committee.

Read more: New Appointments to ATW’s Leadership

Industry News

The BroadWeigh portable wireless system offers real-time, simple, effective and accurate load monitoring for rigging professionals, safety officials and site managers, enabling them to monitor and log the precise loads on any given rigging point.Paradigm Rigging will now distribute BroadWeigh wireless load monitoring technology in Canada and the U.S.

Read more: Paradigm Rigging Named BroadWeigh Technical Partner

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