February 2014

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February 2014


USITT Architecture Sessions Qualify for AIA Continuing Ed Credits

Discussions and award presentations are always a popular part of USITT's Architecture Commission offerings.

Photo/Tom Thatcher

Architecture sessions at USITT’s 2014 Annual Conference & Stage Expo in Fort Worth aren’t just informative and inspiring – they also qualify for course credit from The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIA/CES).

The for-credit offerings in Fort Worth March 26-29 incluide:

  • A Walking Tour of Fort Worth Performing Arts Centers including Bass Hall and the Circle Theatre on Wednesday, March 26, 1 to 4 p.m. (Session 21)
  • The Current State of Sustainability in the Arts, a panel discussion with Allen Weidman of the Sustainable Technology Environments Program, Charlie Deull of the Broadway Green Alliance (BGA), Michael Mehler and Paul Brunner, co-chairs of the BGA Education Committee; Green AV expert Midori Connolly, and USITT Architecture Commissioner Raymond Kent of Sustainable Technologies Group, LLC, Wednesday, March 26, 2:30 to 4 p.m. (Session 4)
  • Theatre Renovations: Programming to Planning, with Casey Kearns, scenic designer at the University of Wyoming, Christopher Sprague of Schuler Shook, Rose Steele of Landry & Bogan theatre consultants, and Rebecca Krull Kraling of HGA Architects and Engineers of Minneapolis, on Wednesday, March 26, 6 to 7:15 p.m. (Session 5)
  • Light– Can it Affect Your Health? with Jefferey Knox of Schuler Shook, Thursday, March 27, 1 to 2:30 p.m. (Session 158)
  • One Roof, Many Theatres, a discussion on the new model of several resident theatre companies sharing one venue, with Catherine Carr-Kelly of the Central Square Theatre in Cambridge, Massachusetts; Lori Dimun of the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Chicago; Russell Dyer of the Dallas City Performance Hall; Scott Conn of Chicago’s Goodman Theatre, and Todd Hensley of Schuler Shook, Thursday, March 27, 2:45 to 4 p.m. (Session 9)

Many states require architects to complete a set number of professional development credit hours to maintain their licenses. The AIA/CES program approves providers to give credit for their professional development offerings -- including USITT’s Architecture Commission.

For more information on these and other Architecture sessions, click here and choose the keyword “Architecture.”