January 2014

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January 2014

Jaston Williams to Deliver Keynote
The artist, writer, and performer will make sure the 2014 Annual Conference has a true Texas kickoff with his keynote for the Fort Worth event in March... more »

Bob McCarthy: Distinguished Achiever in Sound
Since the 1980s, Bob McCarthy has been creating innovations in sound engineering. USITT will honor him in March for his pioneering work and teaching... more »

And the Winners Are...
New members have been elected to USITT's Board of Directors. All will take office on July 1. Meanwhile, the process to develop a slate of candidates for 2015 has begun... more »

Jim Bakkom to Receive USITT Award
With a career that spans skills from costume designer to prop master to sculptor to teacher, Jim Bakkom will be honored in March for his continuing enthusiasm and versatility... more »

Admitted to ASTC
Four USITT members have been admitted to the American Society of Theatrical Consultants.... more »

World Scenography Joins Ranks of Golden Pen Winners
Eric Fielding and Peter McKinnon will receive USITT's 2014 Golden Pen Award for the impressive pilot in a planned series documenting world stage design since 1975... more »

PLASA Elections and Awards
New board members will join the North American and central governing body, and award winners have been named... more »

From the President: New Year, New Opportunities
Steps are already being take to implement a new business plan for the organization that will make it even more efficient and collaborative... more »

USITT's Executive Director: The Missing Element
The recent live broadcast of The Sound of Music caused some musing on the amount of discussion it generated and what might have made it more dynamic... more »

Dr. Stephen Brady to Lead Student Session
A special session designed for student members only is being planned with a renowned psychologist who will discuss the challenges of working in an educational environment... more »

Portfolio Reviews Return
Take advantage of the opportunity to have a portfolios reviewed by a team of professionals -- a great step at any career stage... more »

Molly – and other Transportation Options
Getting to Texas is just the beginning. Here are some tips for transportation in and around Fort Worth for the 2014 Annual Conference... more »

Celebrating a Centennial at Stage Expo
Philips Strand Lighting will use Stage Expo as the first public event in its celebration of 100 years by showcasing a new console and a complete line of PL Series LED luminaires... more »

Stop Motion & Digital Animation in the Spotlight
Panelists who are pioneers in these evolving technologies will be the highlight of a Scene Design & Technology session in Fort Worth... more »

The Last Word – All about elections
What is the process for members to move into the leadership of the organization as part of its Board of Directors... more »