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How Did Projections Enhance ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat?’

This week on Behind the Curtain, we talk to Atlanta-based artistic director Amanda Farnsworth. Amanda talks about her community production of ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,’ and how digital projection backdrops brought the stage to life in ways she didn’t originally imagine. Video Length: 3:52 (3 minutes, 52 seconds) QUESTION: “How Did Projections Enhance […]

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“Pride and Prejudice”—Post-Show Projections Chat with Shannon K

Welcome to my post-show projection chat with Shannon Khatcheressian! Shannon is an amazing director and person and I’ve had the joy of working with her 3 times now—creating projection backdrops for Annie, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and now, Pride and Prejudice. Shannon is incredibly creative and one of those movers and shakers that is always looking […]

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Theatre director Amanda Farnsworth shares how to keep directing youth and community theatre fun show after show.

How Do You Keep Theatre Directing Fun? [video]

This week on Behind the Curtain, we talk to Atlanta theatre director Amanda Farnsworth about how she keeps theatre directing fun show after show. She discusses how to beat the ‘dog days’ leading up to tech week, where the jokes cease to be funny and everyone is starting to feel tired and burned out. Amanda has a […]

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Pro tech director Paul Ackerman and Theatre Ave founder Mitch Stark discuss best projectors to use for digital backdrops.

Projection Pro Tip #4: Best Projector Manufacturers?

This is part 4 of an interview with professional technical director Paul Ackerman. This interview will provide a series of tips for using theatrical projections—in a simple question and answer, ‘how do you go about it?’ type format. Mitch: When it comes to projection gear, are there any manufacturers who seem to consistently be the best […]

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Projection designer Mitch Stark and tech director Paul Ackerman discuss digital theatre projections, and if front or rear projection is more favored.

Projection Pro Tip #2: Lean Toward Front or Rear Projection?

This is part 2 of an interview with pro technical director Paul Ackerman. This interview will provide a series of tips for using theatrical projections—in a simple question and answer, ‘how do you go about it’ type format. Mitch: Taking into consideration that every space is different and provides unique challenges, would you steer a […]

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Projections for ‘Annie the Musical’

Here are a collection of projections we’ve designed that work especially well for various versions of ‘Annie’ on stage including ‘Annie the Musical’, ‘Annie Jr.’ and ‘Annie KIDS’. If you have any questions or we can help in any way to make these projections work in your space, contact us here! View “City Orphanage” Projection ($49) […]

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