Production Resources

These resources are provided to help you with your production needs. Please note links and resources on this site are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only. They do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by the BCPA of any of the products, services or opinions of the corporation or organization or individual. BCPA bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links. Please contact the vendor directly for answers to questions regarding their services.

Set, Lighting, Services and Supplies

Amberient Systems

Whether your need is a brand new system, facility repairs, help with programming a console, or just an order for a few sheets of gel - at Amberient we are here to help.  Give us a call today to discuss how we can help you improve your facility, production, or event.


Barbizon Capital

Barbizon, in business since 1947, is the one-stop source for sales, service, installation and integration of lighting equipment and accessories for the Performing Arts, Themed Environments, Live Productions, Film and Television. | (703) 750-3900


Event Tech

For 25 years, Event Tech has offered full production services and rental equipment to the special events, entertainment, and trade show industries.  No matter the location or project size, Event Tech meets the needs of its clients with the use of the latest technology backed by experienced professionals. | (866) 950-8343


Event Insurance

Aubrey Walker
Walker Insurance Agency
Nationwide Insurance
1522-A Pointer Ridge Place
Bowie MD 20716


Beverly Dimka
State Farm Insurance
Town Center Office Park
4339 Northview Drive
Bowie, MD 20716


Kevin McGuirk
John J. McGuirk & Associates
4305 Northview Drive
Bowie, MD 20716
301- 262-1393
301-262-6416 Fax


Dan Podoley Allstate Insurance
6000 Laurel-Bowie Rd 210C
Bowie, Md 20715
301-352-8059 Fax


Julie E. St. Marie
Agency Principal
St. Marie Insurance Group, Inc.
Allstate Insurance Company
15480 Annapolis Rd. #216
Bowie, MD  20715

Mason Nurney
State Farm Insurance


Staging and Production Process "How-To" Resources

From Lighting Designer Jeffrey E. Salzberg:


Publicity Resources

Other Venues

If you're in need of a venue and we can't help, you might want to check out some of these. | rental information

The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center is a premier showcases for university, local, regional, national and international art, theatre, music and dance. This state‐of‐the‐art performing arts "village" occupies 318,00 square feet on a 17‐acre site on the university's northeast end. The facility houses several theatres including the Concert Hall and Dance Theater. Performances are ongoing during the academic year


Bowie Playhouse
Whitemarsh Park
Bowie, MD 20715
City of Bowie Website

The Bowie Playhouse is the city-owned 150 seat theatre. It is home to many performing arts groups and presents a variety of plays, concerts and dance recitals.


Greenbelt Arts Center
123 Centerway

Greenbelt, MD 20770

The GAC has been bringing live theater and music to Greenbelt and surrounding areas since 1980. It is located at the heart of historic old Greenbelt. The center features exhibits by local artist, as well as, local and regional performances. Call for additional information and hours.


Prince George's Community College Hallam Theatre
Queen Anne Fine Arts Building
Prince George's Community College
301 Largo Road
Largo, MD 20774

PGCC Web Page | Hallam Theatre Page

The Hallam Theatre is an intimate, 200‐seat theatre. It is host to a variety of national, regional and local productions. Concerts include the Prince George's Philharmonic and the National Concert Band of America. Theater performances include the National Ballet and other prominent theatre companies. Call for information on schedule and events.


Theatre in the Woods
Hard Bargain Players

2001 Bryan Point Road
Accokeek, MD 20706

The Hard Bargain Players present a variety of entertaining theatrical performances. The program is sponsored by the Alice Ferguson Foundation. Call for schedule and fees.


John Addison Concert Hall
Harmony Hall Regional Center

10701 Livingston Road
Fort Washington, MD 20744

M-NCPPC Web Page | Harmony Hall | Rental Information

Harmony Hall is owned and operated by the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. Featuring outstanding live performances and concerts, the John Addison Concert Hall is a 209 seat hall, designed to support theatre productions, concerts, seminars and other special events.


Laurel Mill Playhouse
508 Main Street
Laurel, MD 20707

The Laurel Mill Playhouse is a quaint, intimate theater featuring the Burtonsville Players, the playhouse's resident group. Call for additional information and performance schedule.


Montpelier Arts Center
9652 Muirkirk Road
Laurel, MD 20708

M-NCPPC Web Page | Montpelier Arts Center | Rental Information

The Montpelier Cultural Arts Center is a premier multi‐faceted arts facility. Cultural events in both visual and performing arts are featured regularly. The center also features the acclaimed Montpelier Jazz Series. Check the Events page for upcoming dates. The center is open daily (except holidays), 10 to 5 p.m. Call for information on
schedule and events.


The Publick Playhouse for the Performing Arts
5445 Landover Road
Cheverly, MD 20784

M-NCPPC Web Page | Publick Playhouse | Rental Information

The Publick Playhouse is a grand performing arts center for the greater metropolitan area. This 460‐seat theatre is owned and operated by M‐NCPPC. The Playhouse is open daily. Showtimes vary by event. Box office hours: Mon‐Fri 10 to 5 p.m. and one hour before performance. Call for information on schedule and events.


Bowie State University Fine and Performing Arts Center

The Bowie State University Fine and Performing Arts Center features extraordinary includes a 400-seat main theatre, a 200-seat black box theatre and a 200-seat recital hall. It is home to the Department of Fine and Performing Arts, which includes art, music, music technology, theatre arts, and visual communication and digital media arts programs.


Comfort Inn (Bowie)
4500 Crain Highway Bowie, MD 20716
Phone: (301) 464-0089 | Fax: (301) 805-5563

Comfort Inn | Conference Center

The Comfort Inn Conference Center Bowie features 7,500 square feet of banquet space that can be set up to accommodate corporate meetings, seminars, trainings and conferences, as well as elegant weddings, reunions, and special anniversary or birthday celebrations. They can accomdate up to 500 seated or 650 for a standing reception and offer full catering, A/V support and access to their on-site business center.


Martin's Caterers

While the BCPA does not generally allow food and drink, Martins offers 7 locations that can accomodate from 25 to 2000 guests in a variety of settings such as banquets, cocktail parties, classroom and theater style events, and trade shows and seminars.