$1M Donation to Proctors Collaborative – Wright Family Foundation Makes an Investment for Schenectady

$1M donation “a vote of confidence” in Proctors Collaborative  Wright Family Foundation makes “an investment in tomorrow” for Schenectady SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—OCT. 29, 2019—With a landmark $1 million donation, The Wright Family Foundation has cast a vote of confidence for a new era at Proctors Collaborative. The gift will serve as a matching grant to leverage…

Four Local Cities Proclaim Capital Region Immigrants’ Day

Declarations coincide with The Immigrants’ Ball: Celebrating the American Dream at Proctors, Sunday, Aug. 18 SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—AUG. 15, 2019—The mayors of the four anchor cities of the Capital Region will proclaim Sunday, Aug. 18, Capital Region Immigrants’ Day in their individual municipalities. Mayors Meg Kelly (Saratoga Springs), Patrick Madden (Troy), Gary R. McCarthy (Schenectady) and Kathy Sheehan (Albany) have all, or…

Proctors Slates Additional Screenings of Documentary “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am”

  “What a legend, what a loss,” says Proctors Collaborative CEO Philip Morris   SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—AUG. 9, 2019—Proctors has slated three additional screenings of the documentary Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am, which was scheduled to close following Wednesday’s exhibition.  “We began screening The Pieces I Am last Friday, with no knowledge that she would pass the…

EPA Auditions for Capital Repertory Theatre’s TYA Shows

Capital Repertory Theatre (Albany, NY) 2019-2020 Season TYA EPA Auditions for Cinderella! and Petticoats of Steel Producing Artistic Director: Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill Associate Artistic Director: Margaret E. Hall Chief Administrative Officer: Philip Morris Contract Deal Points: 1.  One Roundtrip Amtrak from NYC to Albany, NY 2.  Private Housing in theREP’s company apartments (no sharing) 3.  Weekly…

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…