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.

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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

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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

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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

Industry News

"An Act of God" (L-R) Tim Kazurinsky, Jim Parsons (on stairs), Christopher Fitzgerald (c) Jeremy Daniel, 2015Projection Designer Peter Nigrini specified three Panasonic PT-DZ21K 20,000-lumen 3-chip DLP projectors from WorldStage to provide an omnipresent visual for the show. 

Read more: Video Projection System for Broadway's "An Act of God" Supplied by WorldStage

Theatre Buzz

DPA d:fine in use at DGNDana Kirkegaard, a well-known acoustician and also a parent of one of the students at the school, donated two of DPA Microphones' d:fine headset microphones to the school. The school recently used them on a production of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, where they sounded "fantastic." 

Read more: Downers Grove North High School Selects DPA Microphones

Changing Roles

Nicholas Cohen, General Manager, Barbizon FloridaNicholas Cohen has worked as a recording engineer and in corporate theatre/live events, both areas where he honed his expertise and ability to deliver for clients. 

Read more: Nicholas Cohen Appointed General Manager of Barbizon Florida

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