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21 Apr, 2020

Keeping the Arts Thriving During This Time of Social Distancing

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On April 17, fifty artists, presenters, and agents gathered for our first Coffee Hour Conversation, an informal virtual chat about the challenges and opportunities facing the performing arts industry during these complicated times. The conversation, titled Keep the Arts Thriving: [...]

15 Apr, 2020

Meet The PAC Staff: Oscar Portillo

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Today's Meet The PAC Staff takes you behind the scenes to meet Technical Assistant Oscar Portillo. Name: Oscar Portillo Position at The PAC: Technical Assistant Year you started working at The PAC: 2019 Alma Mater/College major: Queens College, BA Sociology [...]

8 Apr, 2020

Meet The PAC Staff: Cara Kramer

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Today on Meet The PAC Staff we introduce you to Cara Kramer, Assistant Box Office Manager and huge John Mulaney fan. Name: Cara Kramer Position at The PAC: Assistant Box Office Manager Year you started working at The PAC: 2018 [...]

1 Apr, 2020

Meet The PAC Staff: Janice Kahl

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Today on Meet The PAC Staff we introduce you to our (Interim) House Operations Director, Janice Kahl. Name: Janice Kahl Position at the PAC: Interim House Operations Director Year you started working at The PAC: 2007 Alma Mater/College major: Proud [...]

20 Feb, 2020

Five Questions for “Air Play” creator Christina Gelsone

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Christina Gelsone, creator and performer of Air Play, took some time out of her busy schedule (via email, from hot, wet, monsoon season in Singapore!) to answer a few questions about this circus-meets-science performance that is heading to The Purchase [...]

5 Feb, 2020

Sometimes Dressing Rooms are Not Just for Dressing…

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Backstage with Christy Havard, Director of Production As we all know dressing rooms are for actors, dancers, and all other artists to change into their costumes, study their lines, shower, rest and relax between scenes or pieces. Well, I thought [...]

14 Jan, 2020

Backstage with Christy Havard, Director of Production: Fly System Rehab

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When I started here at The Purchase PAC back in the 2004-2005 season , most of our counterweight fly systems still had manila (hemp) hand lines in their operating system and hemp for the breasting / pick lines. Over the [...]