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Stage Makeup 101
A basic guide to applying stage makeup, from start to finish.
Avoid These 5 Stage Makeup Mistakes
A list of common mistakes to avoid when applying stage makeup.
The 10 Things Stage Managers Must Know
A few holy commandments on how a good stage manager can become even better.
20 Essential Fundraising Ideas
For theatres, dance companies, symphonies, and more, here are 20 unique and creative approaches for bringing in the moolah.
More Essential Apps
A look at some helpful and even essential mobile applications for use in theatre tech and performing arts production. Second in a series. Page 2.
What You Need for the Perfect Stage Makeup Kit
A look at the ideal elements of any good stage kit.
Useful Forms for Stage Managers (from Sign-in...
A clear, easy and detailed form to help stage managers accomplish the tasks required for each rehearsal.
Lighting and Sound Cues Form
An easy to use and comprehensive expanded blank form for immediate use in jotting down lighting and sound cues in one place during the tech/rehearsal process. Another great tool for lighting or sound designers, or for design students still learning their craft.
15 Steps to Better Auditions -- and Better...
A step by step guide to holding a better, more streamlined audition process -- and one that will get better results.
Top Stage Makeup Vendors and Suppliers
A helpful look at several top stage makeup leaders and how to use their products, contact or follow them in social media, and (most importantly) where to buy their products!
A useful form to use when holding auditions
A comprehensive, easy and helpful form for you to use in gathering information from potential performers when holding auditions.
17 Theatre Tech Apps for Lighting Designers
A helpful and comprehensive list of mobile apps now available for lighting designers and others in lighting for stage, screen and the performing arts.
5 Audition Mistakes You Can't Afford to Make
Five easy tips on what not to do when auditioning for your next show.
Promoting Your Performances – in the...
Whether you're a theatre, a dance troupe, an opera house, or a symphony, here's how to effectively promote your performances -- to the news, as well as on social media.
That Hair! That Face! The Art of the Hair and...
A look at the work of theatrical hair and makeup designers and artists.
Standard Stage Crew Attire
A comprehensive look at what to wear when working on a theatrical or stage crew.
Choosing the Right Graphics Tablet
An overview of graphics tablets and their uses for performing arts designers, along with a comparison chart of leading models and their features and prices.
The Top Apps for Stage Tech
A look at some helpful and even essential apps for use in theatre tech and performing arts production.
The Stage Manager’s Checklist, Part 1:...
A look at the stage manager's checklist, on the basic items needed to run the rehearsal and production process smoothly.
Prop Shops and Props Suppliers in the New York...
A quick and comprehensive guide to some of the top 'prop shops' and set design suppliers in the New York City area.
Expanded Lighting Cue Sheet Form
An easy to use and comprehensive expanded blank form for immediate use in jotting down lighting cues, lantern numbers, and much more. A great tool for lighting designers or lighting design students still learning their craft.
Forms for Props Masters
Props lists can be useful for set designers, props masters, and others in stage tech, enabling them to organize, track and maintain props. The forms here can actually be downloaded and printed in PDF for use in any performing arts situation.
Basic Costume Plot Form
A helpful blank Costume Plot form, designed for use in printing and note-taking for costume designers, or as a template.
How to Run a Light Board
A series of simple and informative instructions for how to learn and run a light board during the creation of a show or live performance.
Apps for Stage and Performing Arts Designers
An overview of several terrific apps to assist, inspire and support designers in the performing arts.
Wash
A definition of a wash, a commonly used term in stage lighting design.
Promoting Your Performances
Whether you're a theatre, a dance troupe, an opera house, or a symphony, here's how to effectively promote your performances -- to the news, as well as on social media. Page 2.
Dressing the Character: The Role of the Costume...
A look at the role and process of the Costume Designer in the creation process of a show, as well as an examination of the way costume designers can bring forth the inner life of a character in his or her external costume onstage.
5 Timeless Stage Effects Still in Use Today
An article on five timeless stage effects that have been in use for centuries: trap door, weather, stage blood, turntable or trebuchet, and flying devices.
The Stage Manager’s Checklist, Part 3:...
A look at the stage manager's checklist -- here, you'll find a list of the basic items needed to be kept on hand, to keep the rehearsal and production process running smoothly.
On Pointe: Mary Helen Bowers on Ballet and...
Dancer and ballet trainer Mary Helen Bowers discusses her training of Natalie Portman for her Academy Award-winning role as a ballerina in the stylish Darren Aronofsky thriller Black Swan.
NYC Prop Shops (Continued)
A quick and comprehensive guide to some of the top 'prop shops' and set design suppliers in the New York City area. Page 2.
Stage Lighting Then and Now
Stage lighting is too-often an underappreciated art for theatregoers. Not only does light illuminate the action you’re watching, it also directly affects the emotion and and subtext of a scene. Here's a quick look at the basic elements of stage lighting.
Bringing in the Money: 11 Fundraising...
A look at eleven tangible actions and approaches to help you bring in more money for your group or organization, even in troubled times.
Fashionable Apps for Costume Designers
A comprehensive and helpful look at some timely apps for portable devices that will assist costume designers in their tasks no matter where they go!
Finding a Job in the Performing Arts
A comprehensive look at where to seek out the best tech, design, and administrative jobs listings for the performing arts world, from theatre, to opera, dance, and more.
'Face Off' Winner Rayce Bird Flies High
An interview with Rayce Bird, the winner of Season Two of the Syfy TV show
Art Meets Tech: The Role of the Lighting Designer
The lighting designer has one of the most difficult yet rewarding jobs in any production, as he must not only paint the stage with light, but be at ease with the worlds of design, drafting (or CAD), lamps, gels and accessories, and light boards and other equipment.
RJ Haddy Talks Life After 'Face Off' (Part 1)
RJ Haddy: Thank you! I would have to agree that was definitely my favorite challenge as well. Also, for
From Shakespeare to 'Tangled' -- a Conversation...
An interview with artist and designer Douglas Rogers.
What, exactly, is 'art direction?'
Who actually receives the Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction? And what do they do?
Types of Stage Blood
A look at the different types of stage blood applications, and their uses.
7 Social Rules for Arts Fundraisers
Seven rules to help you stay focused, positive, and confident when it comes to asking your patrons for money. (Rule one? Stop apologizing for asking.)
Ballet by Internet
Dancer and ballet trainer Mary Helen Bowers discusses her training of Natalie Portman for her Academy Award-winning role as a ballerina in the stylish Darren Aronofsky thriller Black Swan. Page 2.
The Stage Manager’s Checklist, Part 2:...
A look at the stage manager's checklist, on the portable items you should bring with you to rehearsal and performance on a constant basis.
5 Essential Stagecraft and Stage Tech Websites
From TCG and USITT, to some links that may surprise you, here's a review of five essential web resources on stage tech and stagecraft for those in the performing arts -- as well as an overview of how to maximize, utilize, and contact them.
Scenic Design 101: How to Create a Scale Model
A good scenic design scale model is a way to get a feel for the way the space looks, and to previsualize the ways the performers will potentially move about within that space. Here's how to create one from scratch.
Top 10 Box Office Software Solutions
The Little Box Office offers a hosted software solution emphasizing simplicity and ease of use. Page 10.
Essential Websites for Costume Designers
A review of four superb websites that will both fascinate and inform costume design enthusiasts as well as students and professionals.
Barn Door
A definition of a Barn Door, a commonly used element in controlling the intensity and direction of stage lighting.
"A Very Talented Dancer"
Dancer and ballet trainer Mary Helen Bowers discusses her training of Natalie Portman for her Academy Award-winning role as a ballerina in the stylish Darren Aronofsky thriller Black Swan. Page 3.
Rehearsal Report Form
A helpful form for keeping track of your rehearsal process.
Stage Lighting Essentials from On Stage...
An in-depth and insightful interview with On Stage Lighting founder Rob Sayer, on the business and craft of onstage lighting.
Planning the Show: A Checklist for Designers
Planning the show is easy if you use this handy checklist of questions and definitions every designer should ask when approaching an upcoming production.
Makeup Artists and Hair Stylists Open Talks...
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.
Graphics Tablets for Designers
A look at graphics tablets and their unique uses for performing arts designers.
The Duties of a Prop Master
A useful overview of the duties of the successful Prop Master on a stage, film or television production.
5 Tips for Increasing Audiences
When it comes to increasing audiences, it's important to stay motivated, attentive, and -- most of all -- creative! With that in mind, here are just a few new brainstorms and approaches that could be truly transformative when it comes to filling those seats.
Drafting: The Unsung Skill
Want to design for lighting, sets, costumes, and more? Take my advice -- and learn to draft.
5 Tips for Saving Money on Productions
It’s no secret that the economic challenges of the past few years have been tough on those in the performing arts. Smaller audiences, dwindling box-office profits, fewer grants, and (worse) fewer volunteers can make it more challenging than ever to bring your productions to life. But don’t give up! There are ways to plan a satisfying season while still saving money on your productions.
Bringing in the Money - Using Tangible Goals...
A look at eleven tangible actions and approaches to help you bring in more money for your group or organization, even in troubled times. Page 2.
The Prop Master's Checklist
A helpful checklist for Prop Masters to provide them with the organizational resources for props excellence.
Stage Write Review: Making Life Easier for...
One terrific new app that takes full advantage of the iPad platform for stage techs and creatives is Stage Write, which enables any stage manager, director or choreographer to use an iPad in order to block and choreograph onstage in real-time, and then document that process in one seamless app.
Talking Props with Eric Hart: Part 3 of 3
Part three of a three-part interview with Props Master and Artisan Eric Hart, creator of Prop Agenda, and on staff at The Public Theater in New York.
Anatomy of a Set Designer
A look at the work of the Set Designer, or Scenic Designer, and the vital role the set designer plays in the creation and staging of a performance, from theater to ballet and beyond.
From Gaffers Tape to Gobos: Stagecraft and Tech...
Does your heart beat a little faster at the thought of a fabulous array of artful GOBOs? Could you spend hours arguing the pros and cons of the latest super-digitized light boards? Are you still searching for the perfect flashlight?If so, here are some must-hit sites for stage techs and those who love them.
Exploring the Life of the Costume Designer with...
A snapshot of The Costumer's Blog as one of four essential websites for costume designers. Page 2.
Performance Report Form
The Performance Report is a useful and valuable form for documenting notable occurrences, absences or events during each performance of your show.
Chatting with 'Face Off' Finalist Laura Tyler
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Field Templates Give Lighting Designers an Edge
A review of the Field Templates line of lighting templates.
The Prop's the Thing for Eric Hart: Part 1 of 3
Part one of a three-part interview with Props Master and Artisan Eric Hart, creator of Prop Agenda, on his career in props -- and his advice to other aspiring props professionals.
Create Your Own Apps and Videos with Como and...
Two useful software applications can prove vital for marketing your performing arts group, with Camtasia Studio for video creation, and Conduit Mobile (now Como) for app creation.
NBC Offers Free eBook with 'Grimm: The...
The free new enhanced eBook, 'Grimm: The Essential Guide,' is now available on Apple's iBookstore in iTunes for iPad, and the non-enhanced edition will soon be available on Amazon’s Kindle Fire and Barnes & Noble's Nook Tablet.
Sky-High Set Design: A Q&A with Designer David...
Catch Me If You Can is a big, bright blast of a show -- the Tony award-winning Broadway hit based on
The Perfect Press Section: 10 Basic Elements...
A look at the ten essential elements to any performing arts Press Section, and that will enable you to maximize your contacts and results with your press list.
More Top Tech Theatre Tweeps - Part Two
Are you working in the performing arts? As Part Two of my ongoing series, here's a list of even more essential performing arts Tweeps to follow, from opera and performing arts organizations, to creatives, writers and performers - as well as other accounts you should be following in 2012! Page 2.
Cold Reading
A cold reading scenario is when the script or other content is read aloud without reading or knowledge beforehand. Typically used in audition scenarios and as a precursor to the start of the rehearsal process.
Dry Tech
A rehearsal in which the tech and lighting crew run the show from beginning to end in an abbreviated form consisting solely of scene changes and tech progressions, without the presence of the performers.
The Temple of Akator
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.' . Page 17.
Akator Temple (Entrance)
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.' . Page 16.
What to Do When You Get Press
Here are fifteen steps to take for archiving, saving, and maximizing the press you receive, as well as tips on how to react whether the coverage is a pick -- or a pan. Page 2.
What to Do When You Get Panned: Handling a...
Don't let a bad review get you down. Look for the positives, learn from the experience, and move on. Someone else will be writing raves before you know it.
RJ Haddy Talks Life After 'Face Off' (Part 2)
Angela Mitchell: Which works by other artists impressed you the most during the season? RJ Haddy: Beki's
The Art and Zen of Lighting Tech
An in-depth and insightful interview with On Stage Lighting founder Rob Sayers, on the business and craft of onstage lighting. Page 2.
American Theatre Wing Announces 2014 Theatre...
The American Theatre Wing has announced the recipients of its 2014 National Theatre Company Grants.
Collaborative Composition Soars with Noteflight
A detailed review of several top music notation software titles and services for composers, from Sibelius and Finale, to Maestro and Noteflight -- and to fit any budget. Page 4.
Marbaden Forest Concept Sketch
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.' . Page 9.
Saito's Castle Concept Sketch
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.' . Page 18.
Talking Ink and Clay with S3 'Face Off'...
An in-depth interview with 'Face Off' Season 3 Finalist Derek Garcia on his experiences while competing on Syfy's hit Makeup FX competition reality show.
From "Dracula" to "Mirror Mirror"
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Top Hat
A definition of a Top Hat, a fairly common element for controlling a beam's intensity in stage lighting.
Roman Riding
Performing Arts. Page 8.
Production Designer Guy Hendrix Dyas on the...
Production Designer and 2011 Oscar nominee Guy Hendrix Dyas talks about his design challenges and inspirations for 'Inception,' as well as several other films from his career thus far. Page 2.
Cate Blanchett as Elizabeth I in 'Elizabeth:...
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.' . Page 13.
Catching Up with 'Face Off' Finalist Ian Cromer
An interview with 'Face Off' contestant and finalist Ian Cromer, about his experiences during Season Two of the competitive Syfy TV show, which pits makeup effects professionals against one another in a series of stage and effects makeup challenges.
Elizabeth: The Golden Age
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.' . Page 12.
When You Get Panned (The Audience is What...
Don't let a bad review get you down. Look for the positives, learn from the experience, and move on. Someone else will be writing raves before you know it. Page 2.
Important Educational Resources for Students...
A comprehensive look at important educational resources for stagecraft and stage tech, both in the U.S. and on an international level.
2014 Jonathan Larson Grant Recipients Announced
The American Theatre Wing has announced the recipients of the 2014 Jonathan Larson Grants.
Drama Desk Award for Costume Design (Drama Desk)
A look at the Drama Desk Award nominees and winners for Outstanding Costume Design, from 1969 through 2013.
American Theatre Wing Now Accepting Application...
The American Theatre Wing is now Accepting Applications for the prestigious 2013 Jonathan Larson Grants, with applications and submissions due on or before September 14, 2012.
Designing 'Inception'
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.' . Page 19.
Staying Safe on a Stage Crew
Working on a stage crew can be fun, but it's also an environment that can be dangerous if care isn't taken. Follow these helpful tips to stay safe.
Saito's Castle
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.' . Page 20.
The Designs of Guy Hendrix Dyas
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.'
VSM Offers Powerful, Simple Virtual Stage...
A review of Virtual Stage Manager, which offers powerful and simple virtual stage Management via the World Wide Web.
FringeNYC Festival Encore Series Returns Sept....
FringeNYC Festival Encore Series Returns Sept. 9-26 with an array of some of the 2011 Festival's most popular offerings.
Creating the World of 'Cavalia' Onstage
An interview with Cavalia creator and Artistic Director Normand Latourelle about the creation, staging, production, and challenges of the show. Page 7.
Deborah M. Dryden Wins Lifetime Achievement...
Oregon Shakespeare Festival costume designer Deborah M. Dryden has been selected by the Theatre Development Fund as the 2014 recipient of the TDF/Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award.
Flying Over
Performing Arts. Page 15.
From Scythes to Jagerclaws: Behind the Props of...
Get the inside scoop on GRIMM’s design process in part one of a two-part interview with the show's prop master, Drew Pinniger -- from the fairytale weapons, to ancient monster sketches and the mysteries of Aunt Marie’s trailer.
How to Safely Move Scenery and Other Heavy...
If you follow these simple approaches and you -- and those you work backstage with -- will minimize your risk of injury and stay safe while moving objects onstage and off.
Inside the Castle ('Inception')
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.' . Page 21.
The Daily Planet
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.' . Page 14.
The Watermill
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.' . Page 11.
Dan O’Brien and Suzan-Lori Parks Receive...
The 2014 recipients of the Horton Foote Prize were announced this week, and have been awarded to playwrights Dan O’Brien and Suzan-Lori Parks.
"Have at Thee!" Seminar Teaches Safer Stage...
The MACE 2012 Stage Management Intensive (SMI) will help stage managers achieve safer stage combat, and will take place at Pheasant Run Resort, from January 3-5, 2012.
TCG Announces Round Two Leadership U Recipients
Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has just announced the 2014 Round 2 Cycle B recipients of the Leadership U[niversity] Continuing Ed program.
Director Steven Spielberg and Production...
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.' . Page 15.
Essential Resources for Women in the Performing...
A comprehensive and highly useful list of essential links, organizations and resources for women in the performing arts, from creation and production, to research, tech and more!
Third Annual Student Lighting Design Competitio...
Entries are now being accepted for the iSquint.net and 'Stage Directions' Student Lighting Design Competition (SLDC), sponsored by Nemetschek Vectorworks, City Theatrical and Field Template.
Once Upon a Time (Fairy)
Performing Arts. Page 22.
Prolight + Sound Conference Announced for...
The Prolight + Sound Conference has been announced for 2013 from April 10-13, 2013, in Frankfurt, Germany.
Carrousel 2
Performing Arts. Page 13.
Investigating the Human Condition -- then...
An in-depth interview with Steve Cosson, the artistic director of investigative Brooklyn-based theatre company The Civilians, covering everything from the group's origins to its creative approaches, influences, and collaborative productions.
The Mirror Queen (The Brothers Grimm)
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.' . Page 7.
Concept Sketch, Cavaldi's Carriage
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.' . Page 10.
The Crone's House
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.' . Page 8.
Downton Abbey (Assorted)
Performing Arts. Page 6.
Flying Aces and Zorros, Lovers and Fools - an...
Costume designer Holly Poe Durbin on her designs for the The Shakespeare Center’s 25th-Anniversary landmark -- an all-star production of 'Much Ado About Nothing'
Music Notation Software Hits a High Note
A detailed review of several top music notation software titles and services for composers, from Sibelius and Finale, to Maestro and Noteflight -- and to fit any budget.
Karlstadt Color Elevation
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.' . Page 3.
25 Easy Ways to Give Back at the Holidays
25 fun and satisfying ways your performing arts group can get out and spread some cheer in your community this holiday season, and give back to those who come to see your shows!
The Puppets of 'War Horse'
A photo gallery spotlighting the puppet horses created by the Handspring Puppet Company for the National Theatre productions of WAR HORSE, based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford with the Handspring Puppet Company, directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris.
Tony Award Nominees and Winners for Scenic...
Learn more about some of Broadway's most talented scenic designers with this fascinating list of Tony Award nominees and winners through the years.
Scene Partner Helps Performers Get Off Book
The Scene Partner app helps actors, writers and others to learn their lines more quickly and easily.
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.
'Kinky Boots' for Everyone
Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig recently announced that 'Kinky Boots,' this year's Tony Award-winner for Best Musical, is partnering up with fashion designer and social activist Kenneth Cole, for a limited edition line of real-life 'Kinky Boots-inspired shoes and boots.
Normand Latourelle
Performing Arts. Page 10.
The Illusion of Life
A photo gallery spotlighting the puppet horses created by the Handspring Puppet Company for the National Theatre productions of WAR HORSE, based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford with the Handspring Puppet Company, directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris. Page 11.
Hue: A Useful, Flexible Webcam for Recording...
The Hue camera for Windows and Mac is a nifty idea -- a flexible webcam that offers great terrific picture and sound, and with more range than you typically find in your average webcam.
Battle Lines
A photo gallery spotlighting the puppet horses created by the Handspring Puppet Company for the National Theatre productions of WAR HORSE, based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford with the Handspring Puppet Company, directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris. Page 7.
Spider-Man Video Screen Shot 6
A brilliant new promo video from the creators of Spider-man, Turn off the Dark showcases snippets of the production in progress, from costume sketches and sets, to the show's much-talked-about flying stunts, to glimpses of the show's principals and dancers singing, leaping, and embracing. The piece also showcases Julie Taymor and Bono as they discuss what makes Spider-man such an iconic and exciting figure. Page 6.
Trick Riding
Performing Arts. Page 7.
Once Upon a Time
Performing Arts. Page 21.
Marbaden Village Church Sketch
A gallery of concept art and sketches by movie production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas, from such films as 'The Brothers Grimm,' 'Superman Returns,' 'X2: X-Men United,' and 'Inception.' . Page 4.
'Secret Composer' Helps Good Composers Become...
A review of 'Secret Composer,' a software designed to serve as creative music composition catalyst as well as comprehensive reference.
Three-Quarter Round
The phrase used for the kind of venue or performance space where the stage extends into the audience, which surrounds the stage on three of four sides.
The Cool Decadence of Clothes on Film
Chris Laverty is the editor of 'Clothes on Film,' another must website for costume designers or aficionados. Page 3.

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