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Angela Mitchell

Updated Articles and Resources

By Angela Mitchell

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Arts Commissions by State Created: Saturday, July 19, 2014 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      A complete list of arts commissions by state, to serve as a resource for performing artists.
    • 'Hunger Games,' 'Django' Costumes and More in Exhibition October 2014 Created: Saturday, July 19, 2014 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      This Fall, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present the final showing of its multimedia exhibition 'Hollywood Costume,' featuring the central role of costume design in film.
    • Tennessee Shakespeare Company Receives Grants from NEA, Arts Midwest Created: Saturday, July 19, 2014 Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014
      Arts Midwest announced recently that Tennessee Shakespeare Company (TSC) is one of only 40 theatre companies in the United States to receive its prestigious “Shakespeare in American Communities” grant, awarded to TSC for its innovative Romeo and Juliet Project.
    • 2014 Lilly Awards Winners and Presenters Announced Created: Friday, May 30, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      Honoring women of distinction in the American theatre, the 2014 winners of the Lilly Awards were announced recently by The Lilly Awards Foundation.
    • The Top Apps for Stage Tech Created: Sunday, September 16, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      A look at some helpful and even essential apps for use in theatre tech and performing arts production." itemprop="description"> Saturday, November 13, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      For theatres, dance companies, symphonies, and more, here are 20 unique and creative approaches for bringing in the moolah.
    • That Hair! That Face! The Art of the Hair and Makeup Designer Created: Sunday, September 11, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      A look at the work of theatrical hair and makeup designers and artists." itemprop="description"> Monday, July 11, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      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.
    • Graphics Tablets for Designers Created: Saturday, July 09, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      A look at graphics tablets and their unique uses for performing arts designers.
    • Neil Patrick Harris Named 2014 Drama League Honoree Created: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      The Drama League has announced that it will honor Golden Globe Nominee and Emmy Award winner Neil Patrick Harris at the 30th Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway, to be held on Monday evening, Fe...
    • Monologue Created: Saturday, July 30, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      An extended piece or series of lines spoken by a single character. Monologues are also essential material for use in auditions.
    • Masking Created: Saturday, July 30, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Also called "tabs." The drapes used in the wings of the stage, which keep audiences from seeing beyond the stage performance area.
    • Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Awards Created: Sunday, January 16, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      A comprehensive listing of local, regional and national theatre and performing arts awards, along with links to information, forms, applications, rules, and more.
    • Load In Created: Thursday, October 28, 2010 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      The term for the unloading, unpacking, and setup of the equipment for the show at the beginning of the run.
    • San Diego’s Old Globe Announces Cast and Creative Team for 'The Last Goodbye' Created: Thursday, August 29, 2013 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      San Diego's Tony Award-winning Old Globe recently announced the complete cast and creative team for 'The Last Goodbye,' a new musical fusing Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' with the incendiary son...
    • CAST sponsors 8th USITT Design Contest Created: Saturday, May 18, 2013 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      University of Oklahoma student Leahe Knott recently won the top prize in the 8th Annual USITT Southwest Student Design Competition for her work on Peter Oswald’s translation of Friedrich Schi...
    • From Gaffers Tape to Gobos: Stagecraft and Tech Supplies Providers Created: Saturday, July 28, 2012 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      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 se...
    • Create Your Own App with Conduit Mobile Created: Wednesday, December 28, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Conduit Mobile offers any user, group or organization the ability to create an easy, high-quality mobile app for themselves -- and best of all, it's free." itemprop="descriP='t3'" --> itemprop="des...
    • USITT Rising Star Award Nominations Now Open Created: Saturday, October 15, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Nominations for the USITT Rising Star Award for 2012 are now open through November 2, 2011. The award, established by LDI/LiveDesign magazine, is given out annually by USITT to a young professional...
    • Sets on Film: The Art Direction of 'Alice' Created: Sunday, January 30, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      An analysis of the production and art design for 'Alice in Wonderland' one of the five Academy Award nominees in 2011 for Best Art Direction.
    • Seattle Rep’s Writers Group Accepting Applications for 2014-16 Cycle Created: Friday, June 27, 2014 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Applications for Seattle Rep’s 2014–2016 Writers Group class are now open through July 15, 2014.
    • Stage Lighting Then and Now Created: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      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 scen...
    • Wash Created: Sunday, June 19, 2011 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      A definition of a wash, a commonly used term in stage lighting design.
    • Linney and Stewart: Two Long Lives in the Theatre Created: Thursday, June 26, 2014 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      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 Created: Thursday, June 26, 2014 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      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 Created: Thursday, June 26, 2014 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      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 Created: Thursday, June 26, 2014 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      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.
    • Makeup Artists and Hair Stylists Open Talks with Metropolitan Opera Created: Saturday, June 21, 2014 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      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.
    • Tony Kushner Leads Celeb Lineup for 'Broadway Stands Up for Freedom' Created: Saturday, June 21, 2014 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      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 Created: Saturday, June 21, 2014 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      The Tony Awards Administration Committee recently announced the official Nominating Committee for the 2014-2015 Broadway season.
    • Lighting Design Organizations and Resources Created: Saturday, June 21, 2014 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      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.
    • Bringing in the Money: 11 Fundraising Approaches That Work Created: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      A look at eleven tangible actions and approaches to help you bring in more money for your group or organization, even in troubled times." itemprop="description"