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See the first trailer for Disney's 'Into the Woods'

Credit: DisneyCredit: DisneyThe first teaser for Disney’s Into the Woods has arrived.

Going Through a Stage: Joe Ruffner

Imagine working on a show that never closes—ever. It sounds like a stage manager’s nightmare, but it’s a dream come true for Joe Ruffner, who was initially hired by The Second City in 2003 to stage manage its now-shuttered Cleveland operation and again in 2005 to stage manage a touring show.

Show People: Tiffini Chow

In the world of performing arts, the term juggler may conjure of up images of a smiling and dexterous showman, happily navigating multiple air-bound bowling pins for a living, often as part of a traveling circus caravan. That metaphor almost perfectly describes Tiffani Chow’s role as company manager.

Circus Maximus: Jeronimo Carbi

Jeronimo Carbi actually did run away to join the circus. Working for an entertainment equipment rental company in Argentina, Carbi gained experience working major stadium shows. Immigrating to the U.S.

High End Systems

High End Systems is an entertainment lighting and control systems manufacturer founded by Richard Belliveau and Lowell Fowler. The company is best known for their Flying Pig Systems line of Wholehog lighting consoles.

Box Office Staff

Members of the box office staff are typically the first contact between a patron and the event they plan to attend, and as such, these individuals are responsible not only for the accurate dissemination of tickets but also with ensuring responsible customer service. 

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

The Lincoln Center was built through an unprecedented collaboration of public and private organizations, led by philanthropist John D. Rockefeller, III. In 1956, the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts was incorporated and still exists as a private non-profit organization.

Costume Shop Manager

The costume shop manager is a logistical supervisor who collaborates closely with the costume designer to oversee the fabrication and fit of all garments for theatrical productions, as well as film and television shows. This person does not participate in constructing costumes, but is responsible for overseeing the shop staff and ensuring that wardrobe is delivered on budget and in a timely manner.

Advertising Agent

The advertising agent, also called the ad representative, is hired by the producer or general manager of a stage production (theater, concert, or other event) to design and execute an ad campaign with the sole aim of selling tickets. Unlike strategies for consumer products, there is immediacy to advertising a show. There is no shelf life for a performance ticket.