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LPTW Networking Panel: Unsung Heroes – Backstage Professionals

February 29, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Networking Panel Highlights!

The League of Professional Theatre Women’s Networking Committee leaped forward on Monday, February 29 to a packed house honoring Broadway’s Unsung Heroes: Backstage Professionals at TheaterLab!

The event featured star panelists: Carey Bertini(Broadway dresser), Wendy Davidson(Local One Stagehand), Christina Grant (Hair & Make-up Artists), Starlet Jacobs(Set Designer), Eileen Macdonald (Sound Engineer), Marilyn Rennagel (Lighting Designer), and Sylvia Yoshioka(House Electrician). Moderated by Jane Dubin (Broadway Producer and LPTW Board Member).

Best advice of the evening offered by these backstage pros:
“Gather the women around you!”
And we did. And we shall.

Panelists (Front Row L to R): Eileen Macdonald, Christina Grant, Sylvia Yoshioka, Marilyn Rennagel. (Back Row L to R): Frances McGarry (Networking Co-Chair), Wendy Davidson, Jane Dubin (Moderator), Carey Bertini, Joan Kane (Networking Co-Chair).

Networking Committee (L to R): Richarda Abrams, Romy Nordlinger, Joan Kane (Co-Chair), Ivy Austin, Katherine Elliot, Amie Sponza, Frances McGarry (Co-Chair)

Panelist discussion (L to R): Wendy Davidson, Starlet Jacobs, Eileen Macdonald
Wendy Davidson, Jim Claffey (President IATSE Local One), Eileen Macdonald, Sylvia Yoshioka

A full house!
Stella Berg, Katherine ElliotPhoto Credit: Lizzy Bryce

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February 29, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


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