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How The ‘STRANGER THINGS’ Upside Down Tunnel Drawings Came to Life

BY: MATT PATCHES via www.thrillist.com A mosaic of psychically illustrated drawings depicting the interdimensional tunnels under a small, Indiana town doesn’t just crayon itself into existence, you know. Someone has to draw it. In Stranger Things 2, that someone is Will Byers. While obsessives of the Netlfix series are eagerly awaiting Stranger Things Season 3 and some firm answers on what (...

How “SpongeBob SquarePants” Writer Kyle Jarrow Found the Story for the Stage

BY: BETHANY RICKWALD via www.theatremania.com There’s nothing quite like the world of Bikini Bottom that’s currently bubbling to life onstage at Broadway’s Palace Theatre — including the Bikini Bottom that’s been delighting television audiences since 1999. “There was the process of getting the SpongeBob world and then there was the process of getting our SpongeBob wor...

Voting Open For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards

via www.broadwayworld.com Voting is now open for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards all over the world! This year the BroadwayWorld Regional Awards are taking place in a record number of markets – including 56 cities across the United States; with our awards taking place globally in a record-breaking 11 countries, including multiple Canadian cities! Regional productions, touring shows, a...

International Code of Practice for Entertainment Rigging Now Available

via etnow.com ESTA and PLASA announce the release of an International Code of Practice for Entertainment Rigging (ICOPER) which is available as a free download at www.esta.org/icoper or www.plasa.org/icoper. In response to calls from the international entertainment rigging community, rigging professionals from around the globe came together to create ICOPER to promote awareness and safety worldwid...

2017 Macy’s Parade Broadway Performances

BY: ANDREW GANS via www.playbill.com A host of Broadway musicals are set to perform during the 91st Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, which is broadcast on NBC and CBS November 23 beginning at 9 AM ET. The NBC airing, which continues until noon, is hosted by Today Show’s Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, and Al Roker. (Telemundo will simulcast the Parade in Spanish with the event hosted by stars ...

MTWichita – Hiring Positions for Summer 2018

UPDATE:  Applications for positions within the 2018 Summer Box Office as well as the Production Staff have closed for the year. Please check back in November for a link to the 2019 summer applications! Applications for positions within the 2018 Summer Box Office as well as the Production Staff can be found here: 2018 Summer Box Office Staff Application 2018 Summer Production Staff Application Plea...

UPTA Early Bird Registration Deadline: November 30th

There are only 10 days left to save $10 on early bird registration for the 2018 Unified Professional Theatre Auditions! Early-Bird Registration Deadline ($45): November 30, 2017 Online Registration Deadline ($55): January 12, 2018 Audition slots fill quickly and are given on a first-come, first-served basis. Upload of registration materials by registration close DOES NOT GUARANTEE AN AUDITION SLOT...

Arts Administration: The Brussels Manifesto

via www.artsadministration.org AAAE is pleased to announce the release of The Brussels Manifesto on Arts Management, Cultural Management and Policy Education. Drafted in partnership with ENCATC, the European network on cultural management and policy and TACPS, the Taiwan Association of Cultural Policy Studies, the document is the first of its kind to present the current needs and future visions of...

Touring with a Pit Orchestra

BY: BRETT MCDONALD via www.majoringinmusic.com Touring with a pit orchestra is a career option for young musicians who opt for gaining travel and experience before settling down. Large national and international tours bring musical theatre to local audiences around the world. The pit orchestra is a key part of it all, along with the vocals, choreography, acting, extravagant set designs, and fantas...

How a Paintbrush is Made

Hey artists! Have you ever wonder how a paintbrush is made? Take a look at the video below to learn more about this meticulous process! via www.thisisinsider.com

Dancers and the Impossible “Perfect”

BY: SILAS FARLEY via www.dancemagaine.com As dancers, we often talk about perfect feet, perfect turnout and the perfect execution of steps. We spend our days in diligent pursuit of the total mastery of our bodies. We seek to fully conquer space and time. We want our dance to be perfect, which is a powerful incarnation of our deeper human longing for personal perfection. But in dance, as in life it...

“Meals 4 Monologues” Upcoming Events by Casting Society of America

Casting Society Cares (CSC), the nonprofit 501c3 charitable arm of the Casting Society of America (CSA), is holding “Meals 4 Monologues” events in various cities across the country. “Meals for Monologues” benefits local-area food banks while providing talent with the opportunity to perform for casting directors, agents, managers, directors, music directors, and others membe...