Theatre Buzz

NATEAC (c) Diana RaymondDirectors of the North American Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference have announced the dates for the next NATEAC. It will be held in New York City July 17-18, 2016.

Read more: NATEAC Dates Announced

Industry News

The New York Spring Spectacular relies on RC4 Wireless gear to achieve sparkling effectsRC4 Wireless supplied RC4 Magic Series 3 gear for controlling lights, untethered props and more—including an RC4Magic DMXio transmitter to control the Rockettes’ light-up jackets in The New York Spring Spectacular.

Read more: Spring Spectacular Gets Big Assist from RC4 Wireless

Changing Roles

Chelsea AbelsIn her new position, Chelsea Abels will oversee product review correspondence, and assist in promotional activity as well as public relations.

Read more: American Music & Sound Names Chelsea Abels Marketing Media Traffic Coordinator

Industry News

Music Group founder and CEO Uli BehringerRISSKOV, Denmark — Music Group acquired TC Group, one of the largest group of companies in the professional audio industry. Headquartered in Denmark, and with offices all over the world, TC Group owns and manages some of the most acclaimed brands such as Tannoy, Lab Gruppen, Lake, TC Electronics, TC Helicon and TC Applied Technologies. Rumors that the TC Group was looking for a buyer had been circulation for months. The acquisition was announced by Music Group founder and CEO Uli Behringer.

Read more: Music Group Acquires TC Group

SD University

(Left to Right) Pauletta Washington, Hilda Willis, winner Moyè Light, Kenny Leon, runner-up Cameron Southerland, honorable mention Jonathan German, David Gallo, Crystal Dickinson and Brandon Dirden. (c) Jorge J. Abouyoun/AWMC.Moyè Light (from Atlanta) received the award for first place; Cameron Southerland (also from Atlanta) recieved runner-up, and honorable mention went to Jonathan German (from New York City). 

Read more: Winners of the 7th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition Announced

Industry News

PRG will acquire XL VideoPRG expects to finalize its acquisition of XL Video Group by the end of the second quarter.

Read more: Production Resource Group Announces Plans to Acquire XL Video

Theatre Buzz

Paul Alexander Nolan, Tam Mutu, Kelli Barrett, Lora Lee Gayer (c) Matthew MurphyBroadway’s newest production, Doctor Zhivago, opened with lighting controlled by MA Lighting’s grandMA2 consoles, distributed in the U.S. by A.C.T Lighting. Programmer Chris Herman selected two grandMA2 lights – one main and one back up – and two NPUs to run conventional and moving lights as well as the wind, fog, snow and fire effects.

Read more: “Doctor Zhivago” Opens on Broadway with grandMA Lighting Control

Industry News

Keynote speaker Terrence SpiveyClose to 70 theatrical design and technology sessions from USITT 2015 are now available for purchase online.

Read more: USITT 2015 Session Recordings Now Available

Industry News

(L-R) Tarik Solangi, RCF USA National Sales Manager; Jerry Sehi, Quest Marketing/Mr. dB Technologies; Jim Greene, Quest Marketing sales representative; John Saviano, Quest Marketing principal; Roni Nevo, President RCF USA; Arturo Vicari, CEO RCF Group)In recognition of sales goal achievement and professional presentation of company products, Quest Marketing, RCF USA's manufacturer representative for the Southeast region of the U.S., was recently presented the Arturo Vicari Award of Excellence as Rep of the Year.

Read more: Quest Marketing Receives RCF USA Arturo Vicari Award of Excellence

SD University

SteveSilver's Beach Blanket Babylon Scholarship for the Arts logoNine high school seniors have been selected to compete for scholarships for the Steve Silver Foundation and Beach Blanket Babylon “Scholarship for the Arts”, performing live at Club Fugazi on June 1st. 

Read more: Scholarship Finalists for the Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon Scholarship for the Arts Chosen

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