Sound design isn’t one-size-fits-all, and distinctions within the discipline are crucial.
Whether you learn at school or on the job, success as a sound design doesn’t follow an easy track.
A new wave of Black playwrights has upended the myth of the singular genius, even as tokenism and constraining expectations persist.
Their partnership has brought Chicago some great theatre, once folks got past confusing their names.
Curiosity, hard work, and a taste for experimentation mark her work in lighting, projection, and puppetry.
Tech will always be hard work, but it doesn’t have to be inhuman.
American Players Theatre’s production of Athol Fugard’s play about mixed-race brothers has raised thorny questions about representation.
Tomorrow’s lighting technology is already here, though the changeover is not yet complete.
Their instruments can evoke every color of the rainbow, but the designers are still overwhelmingly white and male.
Nikkole Salter’s new play converts research to drama in exploring how African Americans healed their families post-slavery.