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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

The Fabric of Design: Costume Designer Ana Kuzmanic’ reflects on her work by Kathy Eddy

Ana Kuzmanić is Yugoslav-born costume designer for theater and opera. Her theatrical career started while studying costume and fashion design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Belgrade. Since …

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The Great Work Begins: From isolation, a benefit supporting amfAR’s Fund to Fight COVID-19 comes together by Kathy Eddy

The Great Work Begins: scenes from Angels In America was named one of the New York Times Best Theatre of 2020 picks, noting that the production ‘showed how classic plays speak not only to …

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Designer Paul Tate dePoo III: Scale, Vision and Meticulous Detail by Kathy Eddy

Paul Tate dePoo III is a Cuban-American scenic, projection, and production designer. Growing up in Key West, FL, he watched Super Bowl halftime shows and Olympic ceremonies, as well as saw D…

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A Conversation with Sound Designer Joshua D. Reid by Kathy Eddy

Joshua D. Reid, an award-winning theatrical sound designer based in New York City, designs for musicals, plays, concerts, and special events on and off-Broadway, regionally, and internati…

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Uncorking a Carrot by Kathy Eddy

I never understood the phrase ‘time is money’ until I became a props master and saw how long it took to get final drawings from designers! There’s a trickle-down effect if the drawing…

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Read the Results of the Industry Survey: Return to the Stage by Kathy Eddy

Standing By! Performing Arts Workers Cautiously Optimistic about 2021 What does 2021 hold for us? Return to the Stage conducted its second wave of research in the first two weeks of January;…

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

in 1: the podcast | #104 Quarantine Happy Hour #8, UK Edition by Kathy Eddy

For Episode #104, in 1: the podcast hosts, Cory Pattak and Jen Schriever hop over the Atlantic, this time to chat with some amazing designers based in the UK. Before that, however, Howell Bi…

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Backstage Video: The Designers of Mint Theater Company’s Katie Roche by Kathy Eddy

Mint Theater Company, renowned for finding and producing worthwhile plays from the past that have been lost or forgotten, has continued its mission through the pandemic and theater shutdown…

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Q&A with Edward Pierce, the Newly-Elected President of United Scenic Artists Local USA 829, IATSE by Kathy Eddy

This past fall designer Edward Pierce was elected president of United Scenic Artists Local USA 829, IATSE and was sworn into his three-year term. Pierce, an active member of USA 829 for 25 y…

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Sharing the Knowledge: Projection Designer/Educator Wendall K. Harrington by Kathy Eddy

Wendall K. Harrington’s career has embraced diverse disciplines including theater, dance, opera, concert touring, film, and more. Affectionately known by her students as the ‘Queen of Pr…

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Integrated Imagery: Sven Ortel Talks about Teaching at UT-Austin by Kathy Eddy

Sven Ortel is a projection designer with 20 years of experience who works internationally and nationally creating projections and imagery for theater, opera, dance, and more. Born and raised…

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Editor’s Note: What’s In Your Toolbox by Kathy Eddy

Welcome to the February 2021 issue of Stage Directions magazine. As editor I have tried to cover the work of all the talented people who make theater every day. And I do mean ALL the people,…

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Shawn Boyle: Projection and Lighting Designer by Kathy Eddy

Shawn Boyle works out of Boston, MA and is a projection and lighting designer. He has an MFA from the Yale School of Drama where he studied projection design with Wendall K Harrington. See m…

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Kate Ducey: Projection and Lighting Designer by Kathy Eddy

Kate Ducey is a Projection and Lighting Designer based in Brooklyn, NY. She has an MFA in Integrated Media from the University of Texas at Austin where she studied with Sven Ortel. She is al…

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Jesse Easdon: Experiential and Media Designer by Kathy Eddy

Experiential and Media Designer, Jesse Easdon is based in Austin, TX and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with an MFA in Integrated Media after studying with Sven Ortel. See …

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Rasean Davonte Johnson: Video Artist and Projection Designer by Kathy Eddy

Based in Chicago, Rasean Davonte Johnson is a video artist and projection designer. He has an MFA from the Yale School of Drama where he studied projection design with Wendall K Harrington. …

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Kristen Ferguson: Maker and Projection Designer by Kathy Eddy

Maker and Projection Designer, Kristen Ferguson is based in Toronto, Canada. Studying with Wendall K Harrington, she earned an MFA in projection design from the Yale School of Drama. See mor…

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Sunday, January 31, 2021
Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Information About Joining COV-AID Vaccine Delivery Assistance Plan by Kathy Eddy

In the spirit of Live Aid and Farm Aid, the Live Event Industry is prepared to offer their services, in the form of COV-AID, in order to assist with increasing the speed and efficiency of va…

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Inspiration: A Stunning Robe Lighting Show in Japan by Kathy Eddy

Leading Japanese lighting designer Mr. Mitsumasa Hayashi created The Robe Lighting Show – a piece of light art at the Urayasu Mai Studio of the Nihon Stage Co., Ltd. – which featured ove…

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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

NAMM’s Believe in Music Week is here and you can still register for free! by Kathy Eddy

NAMM’s Believe in Music Week is here! Register today so you don’t miss the Pro Production Sessions presented by PLSN and FOH magazines as part of the Entertainment Technology Track on Ja…

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All that Chat

2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06, 2019: Slave Play
Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 12, 2020: BROADWAY SHUTDOWN
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre
Dec 16, 2021: Diana - Longacre Theatre