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Starting Off in the Performing Arts

Get the scoop on how to find a job in the Performing Arts, plus links on what to wear, how to learn the basics, and more.

Performing Arts Essentials
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Seattle Rep’s Writers Group Accepting Applications for 2014-16 Cycle

Applications for Seattle Rep’s 2014–2016 Writers Group class are now open through July 15, 2014.

Linney and Stewart: Two Long Lives in the Theatre

January 2011 was a sad month for theater fans, who lost several talents who left the world a dimmer place: Theoni V. Aldredge, Ellen Stewart, and Romulus Linney.

Resources for Women in the Performing Arts

A salute to women in the performing arts, along with some resources for female playwrights and theatre pros.

IALD Continues Emerging Lighting Design Professionals Initiative

To ensure the success of emerging lighting designers, the IALD is continuing its Emerging Lighting Design Professionals Initiative.

The Broadway Channel Launches New Syndicated TV Show

The Broadway Channel has announced a new weekly television series focusing on Broadway for national syndication called “What’s Hot on Broadway,” hosted by John O'Hurley.

Tony Kushner Leads Celeb Lineup for 'Broadway Stands Up for Freedom'

The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU), the New York State affiliate of the ACLU, recently announced a star-studded lineup of award-winning performers for Broadway Stands Up for Freedom, its annual benefit concert to be held on Monday, July 21, 2014 at the NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place, NYC).

2014-2015 Tony Awards Nominating Committee Announced

The Tony Awards Administration Committee recently announced the official Nominating Committee for the 2014-2015 Broadway season.

Makeup Artists and Hair Stylists Open Talks with Metropolitan Opera

The members of Local 798 of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), representing makeup artists and hair stylists at New York’s Metropolitan Opera, began contract talks on Thursday, June 19, 2014 with opera management.

Lighting Design Organizations and Resources

To assist lighting designers and those studying lighting design, here's a handy list of helpful organizations and resources for lighting designers, both in the United States, and abroad.

Tony Nominee Campaigns to Reinstate Category

Composer and sound designer John Gromada is on a mission to restore the Tony Categories for Best Sound Design after they were summarily removed by The Tony Awards Committee in an announcement on June 11, 2014.

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