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…

REVIEW: “The Book of Mormon” at Proctors

by Roseann Cane The Book of Mormon (the musical comedy, that is) opened on Broadway in 2011 after seven years in development. It wowed the critics, won nine Tony Awards (including Best Musical), and set a record for Broadway ticket sales, grossing over 500 million dollars to date. Proctors is currently hosting a national tour…

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…

Jazz on Jay 2019 – Downtown Schenectady Rings with Free Music!

SCHENECTADY, NY—MAY 9, 2019—Jazz on Jay is back with free lunchtime concerts every week throughout the summer. Top leaders, singers and instrumentalists from across the region bring their bands to the city’s Jay Street arcade for mesmerizing performances each Thursday, noon–1:30 p.m.  Rain location is Robb Alley at Proctors, 432 State Street, Schenectady.  The 2019…

Schenectady Symphony Presents Mother’s Day Romance Concert

Schenectady Symphony’s Mother’s Day Romance, May 12 at Proctors features Guest Conductor, Queensbury High School Parillo Winner and Schenectady High School’s Silhouettes The first 150 ladies to arrive at Proctors for the Schenectady Symphony’s Mother’s Day Romance Concert  at 3pm at Proctors, will all receive a beautiful fresh flower, and the opportunity to spoil that…

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…