February 2012

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February 2012

Officers and Directors Elected
The results are in for the 2012 USITT elections. Nominations are now being accepted for 2013 Directors. more »

Nine Win YD&T Awards
Young Designers & Technicians in the Performing Arts will be honored for excellence at the 2012 Annual Conference in Long Beach. more »

Find a Fellow in Long Beach
Students will have a special opportunity for a two-day personal mentoring session with a USITT Fellow if they participate in this special contest. more »

Triennial Art Auction
2012 means the return of Art Auction and the opportunity to bid on great art and buy some interesting theatre-related items. more »

In Memoriam: Don Childs
Educator, designer, and mentor Don Childs died December 18 in Oklahoma. more »

News From USITT's President
Starting a discussion on the needs of the community. more »

Executive Director
Seeing the Conference experience through different eyes. more »

Preview of Lighting in 2012
Useful, interesting, and varied offerings from the Lighting Design & Technology Commission. more »

Hands-on Costume Sessions
A variety of programs from the Costume Design & Technology Commission are aimed at a hands-on experience. more »

Scene Design Training
What should training for film, television, and entertainment design "look like" in the 21st century, and how do viewpoints converge. more »

Costume Student Initiative
Proposals are needed from people who want to participate in a special session for students from the Costume Design & Technology Commission. more »

Education Session Proposals for 2013
Even before the start of the 2012 Annual Conference, the Education Commission is offering an online way to submit session information. more »

Special Exhibitions
From Programmable Logic Controls to retrospectives of the work of Ben Nye, Cliff Faulkner, Shigeru Yaji, to the Prague Quadrennial, special exhibitions will be a vital. more »

Making International Connections
The successes and stories of Prague Quadrennial, carnival in Cuba and its costumes, mask making techniques from around the world, and planned activities of World Stage Design 2013. more »

Finding Food in Long Beach
Not four-star cuisine, but an interesting selection of affordable and interesting food in Long Beach and nearby. more »

The Last Word
Two supersessions — Coming Up with the Big Idea and Making the Big Idea Real — A Journey of Experience Creation. more »