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…

Kate Wilkins Joins Proctors Collaborative as Annual Fund Director

SHENECTADY, N.Y.—MAY 7, 2019—Arts enthusiast Kate Wilkins has joined the Relationships department at Proctors Collaborative as annual fund director. She comes to the organization following positions as director of development at The Sembrich, an opera museum and performance venue in Bolton Landing, and as assistant director at Granville’s Slate Valley Museum.   The Scotia native…