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One of the two Yamaha NUAGE Advanced Production DAW Systems installed at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, which includes the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts CenterRensselaer Polytechnic Institute recently installed two Yamaha NUAGE Advanced Production DAW Systems.

Read more: High-Profile Polytechnic Institute Installs Dual Yamaha NUAGE Systems

Theatre Buzz

In honor of Philip Seymour Hoffman, "The Relentless Award" grants the largest annual cash prize in American theater, and has just been announced by the American Playwriting Foundation.

Read more: American Playwriting Foundation Announces 'The Relentless Award'

Industry News

Masque Sound made the production’s audio wishes come true on an Into the Woods revival (c) Joan MarcusMasque Sound provided a state-of-the-art custom audio equipment package for the Revival of Sondheim and Lapine's fairy tale inspired musical, Into the Woods.

Read more: Masque Sound Delivers for Revival of Sondheim and Lapine's Revival of Into the Woods

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The new L-Acoustics Kara line array rigs flank the stage at the Wisconsin Union TheaterAn L-Acoustics Kara rig has just been installed as the first full-range line array system Wisconsin Union Theater has ever had.

Read more: Wisconsin Union Theater Celebrates 75th Anniversary with New L-Acoustics Rig

Industry News

Terrence Spivey, Artistic Director of Cleveland’s Karamu House, on the set of August Wilson’s Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, which runs through Feb. 15. Spivey will give the keynote address at USITT 2015 in Cincinnati on March 18, based on Wilson’s historic The Ground on Which I Stand speech. Photo by Sarah Unkefer, Pics by Eah.As keynote speaker for the USITT 2015 Conference, Terrence Spivey will help to promote diversity in theatre.

Read more: Terrence Spivey to Address "The Ground on Which We Stand" at USITT 2015

Industry News

The outlook at Winter NAMM was sunny, and full of new audio gear.The 2015 Winter NAMM show took place last week, from Jan. 22-25, and as always it held a cornucopia of new sound gear. This year’s bumper crop of gear includes new analog mixers from Soundcraft (its Signature Series) and Allen & Heath (Zed Power 1000); an expanded-through-combining digital mixing system from PreSonus (StudioLive AI Mix systems); Portable PA's from JBL (SRX800 Series), Mackie (Freeplay) and others; new wireless microphone systems from Sennheiser (the Evolution Wireless D1), AKG (DMS800) and others; as well as big changes to Pro Tools from Avid and much, much more. Check out our first round-up from the show after the jump.

Read more: NAMM Round-Up, Part 1

Theatre Buzz

The Theatre Development Fund launched PXP, an student-run online forum built to engage students in the creative process and provide opportunities to attend live performances.

Read more: TDF Launches PXP Forum for Young Theatregoers

Changing Roles

Scott Leslie, new Executive Vice President at Ashly AudioScott Leslie has joined Ashly Audio as the Executive Vice President to oversee R&D, marketing, and the North American sales divisions.

Read more: Scott Leslie Named EVP at Ashly Audio

Industry News

XL Video supplied a 100-foot-wide projection system for The War of the WorldsXL Video joins Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of the Worlds for the final 3 weeks of the arena tour.

Read more: XL Supplies Final Arena Tour of Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of The Worlds

Theatre Buzz
Interested directors have until March 6 to submit an application to participate in Directors Lab WestFrom May 23rd through the 30th, the sixteenth annual Directors Lab West will be accepting applications. 

Read more: Applications Open for Directors Lab West 2015

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