Lighting designer Cory Pattak is continuing his series of designer podcasts called in1: The Podcast—featuring theatrical designers in a variety of disciplines—including Live Design New York Master Classes speaker Justin Townsend.
The design team for Hamilton, lighting designer/production designer Steve Cohen, scenic designer Derek McLane, sound designers Darron L West and Charles Coes, and Luz Studio are the winners of the 2015 Live Design Awards for outstanding design.
Jerry Trojan, CFO and executive vice president of Syncrolite, is responsible for many of the day-to-day operations of the company, which has been undergoing some changes since the death of its founder Jack Calmes in January 2015.
The hottest new club in Las Vegas, Omnia features the aerial artistry of Braun Productions, a Las Vegas-based aerial effects, theatrical design, and rigging company that is in charge of all aerial rigging and the massive chandelier—all operating on over 30 winches—as well as the aerial performers and dancers.
Scenic designer Douglas W. Schmidt is the subject of a new book, The Designs of Douglas W. Schmidt, by Annie and Barrett Cleveland, and the winner of the 2015 TDF/Robert L.B. Tobin Award for Sustained Excellence in Theatrical Design.
A sensation last season at Soho Rep, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ An Octoroon was revisited and restaged for a run at Theatre For A New Audience (TFANA) Polonsky Shakespeare Center in Brooklyn, opening in February and extended through March 29.