Angela Mitchell

Angela Mitchell.

  • More than 30 years of experience in nearly all aspects of performing arts
  • Founded Paranoid PR and Creative, a public relations firm for theaters, actors, and other artists 
  • Entertainment writer, columnist, and critic covering Broadway and Off-Broadway
  • Playwright, columnist, and fiction author; stage director, and former performer


Angela Mitchell is a former writer for ThoughtCo who contributed articles for four years. Angela specializes in writing about the performing arts, with topics such as how to use lighting, sound cues, and makeup; and technical applications for theater. Angela, herself, has been a performer, stage manager, and director. She has also written reviews of Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. 

In addition to writing articles about theater, Angela has authored several plays, including The Betrayals of Womenher love of drama and fantasy has inspired other fictional works.

Through her own firm, Paranoid PR and Creative, Angela provides public relations services — including press releases, marketing, proofreading, editing, ghostwriting, and media pitches — for theaters, actors, and other artists. Her work as a publicist has earned a number of high-profile successes ranging from The Washington Post and Crain's to Chicken Chicken Soup for the Soul and Oprah.


  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Media Production and Communications, Florida State University, Tallahassee 

Awards and Publications

  • National Merit Scholar, National Dean's List, Who’s Who in College Students of America, Outstanding College Student of America
  • Author of The Betrayals of Women (Westmarch Publishing, 2015)
  • Other fictional works

Angela Mitchell

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

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