Fulton-Montgomery Community College Announces New Associate Degree in Entertainment Technology

School President Dustin Swanger says program offers students “a clear path towards employment” in the arts   SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—MAY 21, 2019—Under the marquee at Proctors Tuesday morning, Fulton-Montgomery Community College President Dustin Swanger announced a new degree program aimed at students considering a career in the ever-growing entertainment industry.   Developed with input from Proctors…

Winners Announced in Third Annual High School Musical Theatre Awards at Proctors

SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—MAY 11, 2019—Winners of the third annual High School Musical Theatre Awards at Proctors were announced Saturday at a ceremony at the venue featuring performers from all 30 participating schools. Hosted by Proctors Collaborative CEO Philip Morris and Albany-Times Union Senior Writer Steve Barnes, the evening was highlighted by production numbers as well as…

2019 High School Musical Theatre Awards Nominees Announced at Proctors

Winners will travel to New York in June to participate in Jimmy Awards® SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—APRIL 24, 2019—Proctors and The Times Union announced nominees today for the 2019 High School Musical Theatre Awards at Proctors. Proctors CEO Philip Morris and Times Union Senior Features and Sunday editor Gary Hahn were joined by Proctors Creative Workforce Director Grace Janiszewski for…

Proctors and Capital Repertory Theatre Announce 2019–2020 Subscription Series

SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—MARCH 4, 2019—In the midst of smash seasons for both venues, Monday evening Proctors and Capital Repertory Theatre revealed the 2019–2020 Key Private Bank Broadway Series at Proctors and the 2019–2020 Season at Capital Repertory Theatre. Disney’s Frozen and the critically acclaimed The SpongeBob Musical will both tech in Schenectady, launching national tours from State Street. In Albany, theREP is looking to inaugurate…

Construction Underway at Universal Preservation Hall  

Public campaign announced SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.—DEC. 6, 2018—“Today, we make good on a promise,” said Universal Preservation Hall Campaign Director Teddy Foster, Thursday morning, outside the former Methodist church on Washington Street. “In 2003, we said that we would create an accessible year-round arts center in downtown Saratoga Springs. It has taken time, but construction…