CREATING VISIBILITY

Jay Michaels Communications/Channel i – creating visibility for independent theater, film, music, and literature has been the battle-cry of this boutique promotion and production firm for more than 20 years. Through a diverse internal multi-media platform, this communications organization is able to supply guarenteed coverage to hundreds of emerging artists and their productions while growing its external network of promotional sites and groups. JMC’s non-profit arm – Genesis Repertory Ensemble, Inc. –continues to serve as a production company/consultation/umbrella for arts & education organizations throughout the tristate area, and has been since 1997. Jay Michaels, himself, is recognized as a prominent independent producer/director of stage and screen. he bgan his career as part of the original Off-Off Broadway movement and was present at Lincoln Center’s tribute to Caffe Cino, the original Theatre Genesis, and the movement itself, in 1984. Today, he teaches communications and media culture at various universities and is author of several books and publications on the topic.

From left to right: Dr. Britt Rhuart, Professor Jay Michaels, and author and podcast host S.A. Bradley

JAY MICHAELS

Stage & Film Producer/Director
Promotional Executive
Author & Educator

Jay Michaels, an arts journeyman since 1977, manages the company’s video program channels, interview forum podcast, and nine content sites – all dedicated to exploring the indie arts community. Michaels himself has worked promotion and public relations for Broadway, Off-Broadway, film/TV, film & theater festivals, print media, including the Daily News, as well as produced events on a global scale.  

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Programs include:

IN THE PASSIONPIT VIDEO & PODCAST PROGRAMMING

Jay Michaels interviews members of the indie arts community

HORROR-STORIAN MAGAZINE & VIDEO PROGRAM
Discussions with members of the macabre media including filmmakers
and play and screenwriters, as well as novelists and performers

Indie Influencer
Hi Drama’s special segment on what’s happening around town

Now Playing
Televised works of live theater, indie film, and online broadcasts

On Campus
Lectures, Panels, and Quick Tips from arts educators

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LISTEN TO MORE THAN 100 EPISODES OF
“IN THE PASSIONPIT” ON PODBEAN

… and READ ABOUT THE INDUSTRY ON OUR DIVERSE ARTS-SITES:

ArtsIndependent
In-Depth Studies of Independent Arts

DramaQueensReviews
Exploring Feminine Art & Artists

OuterStage
Cutting-Edge Work in & out of NYC

Words4MusicBlog
Musical Theatre, Cabaret, Nightlife, and Culture

TheWrittenWord
Literary Critiques and Publications

InDfilm
Visionary Independent Film & Filmmakers

ShowTones
Spotlighting the Emerging Artist

The PassionPit
Indie Arts & Artists on Medium.com

The Horror-Storian
Exploring Fright & Fantasy

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