Angela Mitchell

  • Entertainment publicist and owner of Paranoid PR, a public relations firm for theaters, musicians, performers, and other artists 
  • Former entertainment writer in New York covering Broadway and Off-Broadway theater 
  • Performer, playwright, book author, director, stage manager, lighting technician, singer, and symphony cellist


Angela Mitchell is a former writer for ThoughtCo and contributed work for four years. She is a performer and playwright with performing arts experience in roles as a director, stage manager, lighting tech, properties master, jazz singer, and symphony cellist. As an entertainment publicist for her firm Paranoid PR, Angela has promoted bands, theatres, studios, and artists since 1991.

Angela has published dozens of articles on topics including stage lighting, acting, effects, and set design as well as reviews for Broadway and other theatre productions. In 2006, she created Dramagoodies, a store offering apparel and household goods geared toward performers, cast, and crew.

Angela is the author of several plays, including Missing the Comet, Between the Wish and the Thing Life, and The Betrayals of Women.


  • Bachelor's degree in Media Production, Florida State University, 1989

Awards and Publications

  • Vocal soloist with the FSU Collegium Musicum
  • Author of The Betrayals of Women and Other Stories and The Bridge

Angela Mitchell

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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