December 12, 2019

"The New Paltz Ballet Theatre is a 501(c)3 dance company, producing the annual Nutcracker for the Bardavon 1869 Opera House, and hosting educational outreach programs such as its annual Master Class Series and the Ray Delle Memorial Sponsorship for students of its official school, the New Paltz School of Ballet." - https://npballettheatre.org

Scenic Art Studios was happy to work for such a great organization.

October 24, 2019

Felix Chesher was an exchange student from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

A 6-week placement is part of the curriculum in 2nd year at RADA. We were lucky enough to host Felix here at our shop for his work-study. He is one of many students that have walked through our doors. 

“I’m constantly surrounded by amazing companies, theaters, and creatives since moving to London, and has studied around the corner from the West End. My reason for doing my placement in New York with Scenic Art Studios was because I didn’t know when the next opportunity wou...

September 20, 2019

“In these turbulent times, when the world seems out of balance, we need a place to LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL” - Tootsie The Musical

It was such a great show to be a part of. We were honored to help capture the vision of #scenicdesigner Dick Jaris. Stay tuned for more looks at the making of this spectacular show!!

Check out our Instagram page for more!!

September 13, 2019

Mr. Kanai sends artists every year for workshops held at Scenic Art Studios. The Students get the chance to not only explore the U.S. but to be able to train with professional Scenic Artists. Student receive group as well as one-on-one instruction to ensure that they are progressing in their studies. 

Instructors - Jane Snow and Joseph Forbes

Kanai Instructors - Kanako Morita and Yu Shibagaki 

Students - Toru Okada, Akari Fukasawa, Airi Nagayama, Syuhei Yamamoto, Takeshi Furukawa


Check out our Facebook for film on the Kanai Course

August 14, 2019

We had the absolute privilege of working on Moulin Rouge The Musical Our Scenic Artists worked very hard on the #backdrops and #hardscenery for the show!!

This is a must-see!!Moulin Rouge! is set in Montmartre Quarter of Paris, France, during the Belle Epoque at the turn of the 20th century. It is a fictional story about Christian, a young composer, who ends up falling in love with cabaret actress Satine, who is the star of the Moulin Rouge...BUY tickets to this amazzzzzing show and become part of the story!!

         “The...

August 5, 2019

Scenic Design by Miriam Buether

Charge Artists - Katrina Gordineer 

Scenic Artists - Valerie Light, Misty Pelas, Kate Plumb Rader and Athena Parella

In Shakespeare's royal-family tragedy, the aging King Lear divides his estate between his three daughters, ultimately refusing his youngest and favorite her share because she won't publicly admit her love for him. The decision leads to chaos and treachery within the kingdom and madness for its monarch.

June 5, 2019

    This Master Scenic Artist has brought the highest level of skilled craftsmanship and exacting standards to hundreds of Broadway productions. He has served as teacher to a generation of scene painters throughout the theatre community. - The Studio and Forum of Scenic Arts

May 14, 2019

MARIE - FOYER BACKDROP

Designer - Beowulf Borritt 

A musical with music by Stephen Flaherty and book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, based on the 1880 statue of the same name. The musical premiered at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. in 2014. The original production was directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman.

Painted by : Lead Scenic Artist Irina Portnyagina with assistance from Natalie Pinchuk

In association with PRG &  Alchemy Production Group 

December 28, 2018

The Winter Backdrop was a donation for the Milford Recreation Department's Little Wing Adaptive Ballet Company. 

This adaptive theater program is for all school age children interested in the arts. Participants will rotate though visual arts/dance & movement/music & voice each week. Professionals along with Mentors will teach & guide students to target skills needed in each discipline. This unique inclusion program is also designed to enhance socialization & build self-esteem in a caring fun atmosphere. - Milford Recreation

It was our h...

December 10, 2018

In lieu of a free giveaway we have chosen to make a donation to our favorite 501c3 nonprofit UNSHATTERED!

UNSHATTERED employs women who are winning their fight against addiction. 

They make gorgeous handbags from repurposed materials including some of our Broadway show drops!

 This seed card is plantable, and just like this organization we admire, the seeds that are planted blossom into something beautiful and amazing. 

Visit them at www.unshattered.org and us at www.scenicartstudios.co...

October 1, 2018

4 years ago today - September 29th, 2014 Joseph Forbes received a Heart transplant.♥️

Heart transplant: A surgical procedure in which a diseased heart is replaced with a healthy heart from a deceased person.


🚑....He had to be rushed to the hospital by his wife Deb Forbes. She saved his life.

Now a 32 year olds heart beats inside of him. Thanks for sticking around Joe!!!


#hearttransplant #survived #myhero #heart #love #sharehope #live #love #life

September 18, 2018

A lovely nonprofit Organization in New York. We created some card designs for this wonderful Charity!

Order Your Personalized Holiday Cards by October 4th!

https://behindthescenescharity.org/…/product-category/cards/

Holiday Cards can be ordered three ways:

Personalized Cards:
Customize your cards with your company name, logo and greeting. Personalized cards are available on orders of 250 or more cards (increments of 50).

Card Packs:
Don’t feel like customizing? Need a smaller quantity? Each card is available in packages of 10.

Electronic Card: Prefer...

September 11, 2018

it allows the surface to be smooth or rough in texture and may be applied at thicknesses up to 1/2. It is water and resistant and fire retardant. It is water thin-able and non hazardous. #keeponcreating

August 17, 2018

1 ER visit, 5 separate diagnoses, 4 ultrasounds, 2 interventional radiology procedures, 2 drains, 1 surgery, 1 picc line, and countless doctors, nurses, and hospital staff over a 15 day hospital stay... Kaelyn has beaten abscess!!

"I'm a girl on a mission for life" she exclaimed on the ride home. Thanks to everyone's positive energy and love! 

- Carissa Connell 

We were happy to show our support in creating a Kaelyn Anthem film here at the shop. It was an honor hosting such a hero!!

July 16, 2018

Palace Portal backdrop for the show

Head Over Heels.

"It's a hilarious and sexy celebration of love in all its infinite varieties, told through the story of a royal family that must embark on an extravagant journey to save their beloved kingdom, and find love and acceptance." - HeadOverHeels.com

We had a blast working on such a great production. Seeing each backdrop being hand painted was a sight in itself!! 


Designer: Julian Crouch

Painted by: Lead Artist Irina Portnyagina, Natali Pinchuk, Jocelyn Henry, Tisha Paige, and Ivan Pazlamatchev....

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