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On With The Show

With Broadway going dark and theatres around the country having to suspend or cancel their seasons amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many artists and theatre-goers are wondering “what happens next?”.  Theatres have pivoted to online streaming of archived shows and live-streamed readings of plays. Some companies have remained open, adhering to social distancing and safety guidelines. Creators...

How the Entertainment Industry Is Dealing With Coronavirus—the Latest

With the World Health Organization declaring coronavirus, COVID-19, a pandemic, and governments all over the world locking down industries and cultural centers, entertainment organizations in the United States are bracing for measures limiting crowd sizes. From Broadway to movie theaters to labor unions, industry leaders are bracing for entertainers and audiences to get sick—and for an industry th...

Greater Philadelphia Annual Auditions – UPDATE

Greater Philadelphia Annual Auditions Thank you for your interest in the Greater Philadelphia Annual Auditions. We are living through an unprecedented moment in our history as we, our city, and the world are responding to COVID-19. As this crisis unfolds, the safety and well-being of the Philadelphia Theatre Community is our priority. The Greater Philadelphia Annual Auditions have been postponed t...

COVID-19 Freelance Artist Resources

For more information on the following, please visit: https://covid19freelanceartistresource.wordpress.com/ This list is specifically designed to serve freelance artists, and those interested in supporting the independent artist community. This includes, but is not limited to, actors, designers, producers, technicians, stage managers, musicians, composers, choreographers, visual artists, filmmakers...

Resources for Online Theatre Educators

via www.aate.com By Alex Ates In the past few days, several schools have canceled in-person classes because of the coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic. Using tools and platforms like Zoom or Google Meet, instructors are preparing to teach online. But, how will that work for theatre educators? Below, Incite/Insight will compile the latest resources for theatre educators to utilize during this unpreceden...

10 Things Student Actors Can Do During COVID-19 School Closures

Maggie Bera, founder and editor of the actor lifestyle blog and podcast, Actor Aesthetic has offered ten helpful tips for those students dealing with school closures during the COVID-19 outbreak. College programs and universities all over the country are taking extra precautions by temporarily shutting down due to the coronavirus pandemic…What does this mean for students taking performing ar...

USITT 2020 Has Been Cancelled

A message from the Board of Directors: March 11, 2020 — 9:55 p.m. EDT The USITT Board of Directors, in an unanimous vote, has cancelled the 2020 Annual Conference & Stage Expo scheduled for April 1-4 in Houston. USITT will update Conference attendees and exhibitors tomorrow (Mar. 12) with details. To read previous updates, please visit: https://www.usitt.org/coronavirus

New Online Auditions for Universal Studios Signapore

About the Auditions Universal Studios Singapore is looking for talented performers to join our team for a range of new and exciting in-park opportunities! Successful applicants should expect to work indoors/outdoors and be part of our world class entertainment program for daily operations and seasonal events. If you have a passion for bringing famous characters to life, then this is the job for yo...

Best Earplugs for Musicians

Hear ye! Hear ye! Ear protection is vital when it comes to the longevity of a musician’s career. With long exposure to high sound pressure levels, hearing loss and tinnitus (constant high pitched ringing in the ear) can occur. It’s best to start your ear protection early in your career to prevent irreversible damage later down the line. This article from Beginner Guitar HQ goes into de...

Common Mistakes in Learning Musical Theater Songs

With the ever-changing landscape of Musical Theatre, sometimes the most fundamental elements of learning music get lost. Dr. Courtney Crouse, an Associate Professor of Voice at the Wanda L. Bass School of Music at Oklahoma City University, brings us back to the basics of learning musical theatre songs. Check out her article and learn the “Tools of the Tune” to avoid those common mistak...

Join AATE at Americans for the Arts, Arts Advocacy Day

AATE members join us in Washington DC, you know the times are ripe for expressing your passion to your legislators on the Hill.  We need everyone’s voice at this time when our leaders are considering drastic cuts to the Arts. Arts Advocacy Day brings together a broad cross section of America’s cultural and civic organizations, along with more than 500 grassroots advocates from across the cou...

Touch Down: Tech Crew!

In theatre, the technical crew is one of the most vital aspects of making a show run smoothly. Tech crews cross over through all genres of media and entertainment and even step into the sports arena. One of the great technical feats in sporting events is the set up of the Superbowl Halftime Show. Did we mention it’s done in less than 10 minutes? See how the field at Hard Rock Stadium was con...