August 2011

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August 2011

Milwaukee Will Welcome USITT in 2013
The Wisconsin city has been chosen as the site for USITT's 53rd Annual Conference & Stage Expo. Dates are March 20 to 23, 2013. more »

Award First Round of Rigging Safety Initiative Grants
Twelve high schools from across the United States have been selected to participate in the first round of USITT's Rigging Safety Initiative. The next round of grants will be awarded in the fall. more »

Officer Profile: Marketa Fantova
USITT's new Vice-President for International Activities plans to make even more opportunities for members and affiliates throughout the world. more »

Officer Profile: David Krajec
Turning ideas into possibilities is one of the aims of USITT's new Vice-President for Commissions, who took office July 1. more »

A View from Prague
From its opening in fire, literally, the 2011 Prague Quadrennial of Performing Design & Space offered thought-provoking exhibits and activities. more »

Insurance Benefits
Collaboration with Fracture Atlas offers USITT members a wide range of benefits and opportunities, including insurance. more »

News From USITT's President
A summer "vacation" which provides a challenge, and a break from the usual. more »

Executive Director
Simple, yet elegant, wins the day. more »

Special Programming for Costume Students
A special session lets students participate, but allows them more time to decide on their topics. more »

Tech Production Poster Session
Those whose expertise is technical production now have a venue to display practical projects for teaching the subject. more »

Teaching Theatrical Design
Trying to fit in all the elements needed for a design class can be a daunting task. Helpful hints on a difficult subject. more »

Costume Poster Session
There may not be a special party, but the Costume Poster Session turns Sweet 16 this year. Be part of the celebration. more »

Is Long Beach Really Like Prague?
Brian Reed, who spent some time in Prague this summer researching the question, thinks there are similarities which Conference attendees will enjoy. more »

Special Exhibitor Programming
Companies with booths at Stage Expo are also involved in providing special programming for the 2012 Annual Conference. more »

The Last Word - A Tour, and MORE!
Members of the Upstate New York Section had the opportunity to tour a new facility and find out what its staff are up to. more »