June 2012

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June 2012

Bob Thurston Honored
The man who premiered the gold lame jacket, and who has offered his guided and support to the organization for many years, was honored in March. more »

Online Nominations Open
Members are invited to be part of the nominations process for USITT's awards using an online form. Nominations open June 1. more »

Top Student Technicians Showed Skills
The 2012 North American Theatre Engineering and Architectural Conference, which USITT is sponsoring, has earned AIA./CES approval. more »

Board Actions in Brief
Secretary Sherry Wagner-Henry highlights some of actions taken by the Board of Directors in March, and issues an invitation to all to participate in the June 5 online Board meeting. more »

Art Action at Auction
Both fine art and fine bargains could be found at the triennial Art Auction, which supports USITT grants announced in March. more »

2013 Election Slate
The preliminary slate of candidates for the 2013 elections to the Board of Directors has been announced. more »

Fellows FOUND!
Student members were challenged to identify and find six USITT Fellows from photos that could be years or decades old. The winners, and the Fellows, have been identified. more »

Sessions for NATEAC
Sessions and presenters for the 2012 North American Theatre Engineering and Architectural Conference, which USITT is sponsoring, have been announced. more »

In Memoriam: Stephanie Dawson
Stephanie "Stevie" Dawson, a USITT member for more than 20 years . more »

News From USITT's President
Flying high with new programs and new connections, and a special graduation surprise. more »

Executive Director
Basking in the glow of new places and new experiences (and a Source 4 or six). more »

Costume report from Long Beach
A general overview of sessions, plus an in-depth report on hands-on sessions, and the special student presentations.

Milwaukee in March
The 2013 Annual Conference is still 10 months away, but Dennis Dorn tries his hand at long-range prognostication. more »

Stage Expo in Milwaukee
Exhibitors are already signed up for the 2012 Stage Expo, and there is additional space for new or returning. more »

The Last Word – Making Resolutions
In March, the USITT Board of Directors honored outgoing officers and a long-serving volunteer with special board resolutions. Read the special honors for Michael Mehler, Tim Kelly, Travis DeCastro, and Joe Aldridge. more »