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 Broadway Camp Students Perform “Les Miserables”

SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—JULY 10, 2019—Proctors Collaborative has long been a pioneer in providing professional training in the technical aspects of theatre for local students—proving that what happens offstage is just as important as the action on the boards.   The annual culmination of these efforts flower with the School of the Performing Arts’ Broadway Camp, in…

Proctors Collaborative Adds Two Marketing Associates

 Tiarnan Barrett and Rachel Hamlin join marketing team   SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—June 10, 2019—Recent college graduates Tiarnan Barrett and Rachel Hamlin have joined the marketing team at Proctors Collaborative, each taking on roles as marketing associates.   Barrett, of Slingerlands, graduated in May with a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and a minor in Marketing from…

Capital Repertory Theatre’s NEXT ACT! New Play Summit Arrives June 7–10

 Albany, N.Y.—May 21, 2019—The eighth annual NEXT ACT! New Play Summit, at Capital Repertory Theatre and Proctors, June 7–10, features readings of three full-length plays—Meridith Friedman’s The Luckiest People, Rachel Lynett’s Here Be Dragons and Deborah Yarchun’s The Calm Before. The developmental workshop will also include the popular First 15; a Synopsis Clinic led by Dramatist Guild Member Aoise Stratford; two events featuring Young Playwrights; and,…

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…

New York Stage Originals Returns to Proctors with “Heart of Stone”

SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—MAY 17, 2019—New York Stage Originals returns to Schenectady to stage the world premiere of Heart of Stone, June 1–9, in The Addy at Proctors. Building on the success of its workshop production of the new musical Young Dr. Jekyll at Proctors last June, NYSO is once again partnering with TheatreTECH to bring a workshop production of Heart…