May 2014

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May 2014

A Grant from 2001 Returns Dividends
Not only did USITT funding in 2001 lead to research and a whole new company, but Rob Gerlach and Novella Smith decided to surprise USITT in 2014... more »

Distinguished Achievers Share Wisdom
Some stars from the USITT Annual Conference in Fort Worth shared their experiences, good and bad, and illuminated the diverse paths they have traveled... more »

Ann Roth Monograph on Sale
Readers were thrilled to meet the authors and the subject of the latest in USITT's Monograph series. Now the book is on sale... more »

Read a Good Book? Nominate it
The USITT Golden Pen has honored more than 20 books that inspire or educate. Now is the time to nominate a book for 2015... more »

Crowdsourcing OISTAT Database
The International Organization of Scenographers, Theatre Architects, and Technicians is compiling a database of books, chapters, and scholarly articles and seeks assistance... more »

Three Grants Awarded in 2014
Almost $30,000 in USITT grants were announced in March, helping diverse projects to move forward... more »

Ribbons Assist Rigging Inspections
Colorful pieces of cloth attached to badges at the Annual Conference also help keep school safe. And there is still time to support the Rigging Safety Initiative... more »

Profile of a Fellow: Larry Hill
Involvement with USITT can create a lifetime of connections…and inspires creative ways to support the organization far into the future... more »

USITT's Executive Director
Where, or where, is the absolute best place to hold a USITT event? That question is asked often, but the answers are not so obvious... more »

Cincinnati in 2015
The city which played host to the 2009 Annual Conference is expanding its cultural offerings and opening more restaurants and entertainment venues as it prepares for 2015... more »

Education Commission Looks Forward
Online voting will help shape the Education Commission's offerings for 2015, plus more ways to get involved... more »

Rose Brand Action Design
Four hours of intensive activity, lobbying for votes, and a close competition marked the 2014 version of the competition... more »

Long Reach Long Riders in Fort Worth
Not everyone can ride a petite three-wheeler with panache, but to help raise more than $12,000, LRLR was willing to give it a try... more »

The Last Word – "Why?" Inspires
Fort Worth lived up to its promise of helping those attending to be inspired at a stage management session... more »