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March 2017

Bringing Scenic Projection to Small Theatres – Break a Leg, Almont Community Schools!

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Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with a new client about his experience moving forward with projections for the very first time. John Miles is the theatre director at Almont Community Schools, a small school district in southeast Michigan comprised of just 4 schools, educating around 1,500 students in total. The high school, which will be producing Beauty and the Beast this May, has…

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Reducing the Footprint of The Theatre Industry

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Every single day, somewhere in the world, there is a theatre company building a set; combining screws, wood, paint and other miscellaneous materials used. But every run must come to an end, and with the final production, inevitably comes a tear down. All of those materials are dismantled, leaving some pieces and scraps to be reused in future productions, and the rest to be thrown…

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Scenic Projections: The Future of Theatre

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Hello again! As a BMD account manager, I want to take some time and discuss the future of theatre and the role that scenic projections play. I recently spoke with a client who has been the creative director for a theatre company in California for 26 years. As the creative head of his organization, he has been able to direct both his daughter and granddaughter…

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Behind the Lens: What AV Companies Aren’t Telling You

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Chance here, with another edition of BMD’s tech blog series “Behind the Lens!” Today, we are going to ruffle some feathers. I get multiple emails every day from clients who have taken our projector specifications to their local AV company, resulting in the AV company calling BMD “crazy” for suggesting our specifications are even a possibility. Many times this happens because the AV company believes that the…

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Getting Involved in The Theatre Industry

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Today I decided to take a step back, and introduce myself to our clients by telling a bit about myself and why I love my job at BMD. My relationship with the theatre community began in my senior year of high school (which now feels like forever ago). Up until that point, I considered myself an athlete, and was only truly concerned with the sport…

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