CONTENTS FALL 2020 | Volume 56, Issue 5 FEATURES 8 EDUCATION Reblock Stage Management By David J. McGraw Analysis of a new study of college seniors pursuing careers in stage management reveals five areas in which stage management curricula can be improved to better serve present-day students. 18 TECHNOLOGY Not Just a Black Box By Marty Karp Choosing a digital media playback solution requires review of a number of factors-from video outputs to synchronization requirements and everything in between. Here are the critical issues to consider. ON THE COVER A character from " The Awakening, " the Light Harvest projection design entry into the 2019 LUMA Festival in Binghamton, NY. | Photo by Mark Doyle/ USITT. 2 | THEATRE DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY | FALL 2020 23 DESIGN THINKING Empowered by Design By Alexandra Sargent Capps Human-centered design and systems mapping provide an opportunity to capitalize on the vast network of faculty, staff, and students across academic institutions to create new solutions through ideation, reworking, and rethinking.