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Ask the Dance Docs – Dancing in a Mask

“Ask the Dance Docs” is a podcast segment with Dr. Kat Bower PT and Dr. Kathleen L. Davenport MD who answer questions regarding injuries, training, recovery, and more! Their most recent episode aired on July 16, 2020, and they cover a spectrum of topics related to mask-wearing: Why we wear a mask Types of masks to use Exercising in a masks Adapting to a mask Dancing in a mask Breathing...

How Do You Make a Theater Safe Again?

As COVID-19 began to shut down the industry, A.R.T. presented some of the following guidelines to consider for re-opening a “healthy” theatre – for both cast/crew and audience members alike. Dance Magazine breaks down key components of A.R.T.’s Roadmap for Recovery and Resilience for Theatre: Improve ventilation and filtration Reduce touch Create physical barriers Rethink r...

2020 Theatre Bay Virtual Auditions are Now Open!

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on the theatre community, Theatre Bay Area has launched the 2020 Virtual Regionals, which are categorized by the four regions of the Bay Area: East Bay, North Bay, South Bay, and San Francisco. Theatre Bay Area has crafted the virtual auditions to meet the needs of our individual and company members in this current climate while incorporating feedba...

COVID-19 and Insturment Cleaning

via namm.org Following review with the CDC, the NFHS (National Federation of State High School Associations), NAfME and The NAMM Foundation have created guidelines for handling musical instruments during the COVID-19 school shutdown period. These guidelines cover the following: Sterilization vs. Disinfection Instrument Hygiene Mouthpiece Cleaning String Instrument Cleaning Choosing a Disinfectant ...

Brush Up on Your Makeup Skills

Are you running out of quarantine ideas for ways to improve and expand your craft? Now is the perfect time to “brush up” on your make up skills for both the stage and on-camera work!    Stage & Screen Camera-Friendly Makeup Do you have a headshot session coming up?  Check out these tutorials for the popular “no make-up” look! 10 Expert Tips for Getting Camera-Ready Filming a self-tape? Le...

On With The Show – Updated 06.17

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