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 Women; her 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

A Message from Angela Mitchell

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