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Backstage magazine Save Backstage aka Back Stage is an entertainment-industry brand aimed at people working in film and the performing arts, with a special focus on castingjob opportunities, and career advice.
Backstage, also available as a digital-edition PDF publication and a periodic digest-sized resource directory Call Sheet that cover the entertainment industry from the perspective of performers singers, dancers, comedians, models, etc.
After Zwerdling and Eaker left Show Business they looked into creating a casting section within The Village Voice newspaper; but, having been turned down, they decided to launch Backstage on their own.
It gradually broadened its scope to include coverage of New York's television commercial production industry and a variety of performing arts, the former of which proved to be so lucrative advertising-wise that the commercial-production beat came to dominate the publication.
Additionally, Backstage's reach began to slowly spread across the U. Then, inBackstage opened a Los Angeles bureau and began to more actively extend its casting and editorial coverage across the U. Aroundco-founder Ira Eaker's daughter, Sherry Eaker, joined Backstage as an editor and worked to further expand Backstage's editorial coverage, especially in the areas of theater criticism, cabaret, dance, union news, and advice columns for performers.
Sherry Eaker also fostered a relationship between Backstage and its historical antecedent, the British-based newspaper The Stagewhich shared a similar look, printing schedule, and market-focus. InBackstage was bought by Billboard Publications Inc.
BPIowner of such publications as Billboard magazine. Backstage would become involved in a number of other acquisitions, mergers, spin-offs, and sales over the next few decades. The Ross Reports compiled information on casting directors, agents, managers, production companies, and upcoming film and television productions.
At the time, despite past efforts, Backstage was still popular primarily in the Northeast U. Then, inBackstage. Before the end ofDrama-Logue's holdings were fully integrated into Backstage. However, the Drama-Logue brand name was slowly phased out.
The monthly fee also entitled subscribers to inclusion in the website's first iteration of a headshot and resume database.
Starting inwriter-editor-filmmaker and web-developer Luke Crowe joined the company, and began working on the development of online casting tools for Backstage.
He later edited this page to include his own name. Over the next few years, Backstage. The number of new casting notices listed on Backstage. In addition to encompassing all of the content from Backstage's print publications, the website's scope continued to expand to include more online-exclusive casting notices and original online-only news stories, feature articles, entertainment-industry listings, and reviews.
During this time period, several competitors challenged the brand, but it remained the industry leader. However, the competition eventually sparked major changes in Backstage's development, and in October Backstage relaunched its print and online publications in order to regain its edge.
Ina company called Valcon Acquisition B. However, co-founder Ira Eaker's daughter, former longtime Backstage editor-in-chief Sherry Eaker, carried on her father's work as Backstage's editor at large, along with editor-at-large David Sheward, who left his executive editor position at Backstage after working for the brand for over 28 years.
In OctoberBackstage East and Backstage West were permanently combined into a single weekly publication with an expanded national focus. This new "national edition" was given the same name as the original edition: In earlyRoss Reports was renamed Call Sheet by Backstageworking with The Hollywood Creative Directory to expand its listings to include a wider variety of entertainment-industry contacts.
However, Backstage also carved out its own industry niche by focusing on the needs of actors, models, performers, and casting directors; publishing directories such as Call Sheet, a bimonthly listing of talent agentscasting directorsand film productionsbooks actor handbooks and biographies published under the Watson-Guptill imprint Backstage Books , casting-director mailing labels, and special "insert" magazines such as award-season nomination guides, theatre-school guides, and the ACTION magazine for actors interested in making their own movies ; producing live events; and continuing the development of Internet casting technology.
Film and theatre were the main topics reviewed and reported upon, but the television, radio, dance, music, cabaret, voice-over, modeling, commercial advertising, and stand-up comedy industries were also included in Backstage's coverage.
Prometheus shareholder Guggenheim Partners backed the sale. John Amato was made president of the Billboard Group, a new unit that would oversee Backstage, Billboard, and Sonicbids.
Current Backstage writers and editors include managing casting editor Melinda Loewenstein and supervising casting editor Veronika Daddona, among many others. By monitoring the notices, Backstage is able to quickly work to protect actors from scams, while facilitating the distribution of hundreds of thousands of performance opportunities via a suite of online casting tools.
Events FromBackstage produced annual Actorfest trade shows, entertainment-industry networking events held in various cities.a theater/pop culture blog Pataphysical Science: 1) The French absurdist concept of a philosophy or science dedicated to studying what lies beyond the realm of metaphysics, intended as a parody of the methods and theories of modern science and often expressed in nonsensical language.
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Distinguished Performance and Production Ensemble. Eclipsed by Danai Gurira- University of Utah. Eclipsed written by Danai Gurira, directed by Stephanie Weeks, Tim Slover, will explore with his students the collaborative processes that bring a new script from the page to production in New Play .