August 2014

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August 2014

An Accounting Major Turns to the Arts
Carolyn Satter, USITT's new Vice-President for Commissions, found her passion for theatre via a less than traditional route... more »

Grant Provides New Cultural Perspective
A Student International Travel Grant helped Lauren Gaston spend six weeks at the Hong Kong Academy for the Performing Arts... more »

Propose a Project on Teaching Scene Design
Members of the Scene Design & Technology Commission are collecting projects to be included in the the second volume of Projects for Teaching Scene Design: A compendium... more »

In Memoriam: Jay O. Glerum
Rigging authority and USITT Fellow Jay O. Glerum died in June. We share both his obituary and remembrances of his life...

Re-using Wood & Canvas and more
An OISTAT seminar on how wooden theatre machinery could be reused in modern productions drew participants to Antwerp, Belgium... more »

USITT's Executive Director - Telling Our Story
Should we be looking at association membership in a different way? Members are the key to any discussion and decision... more »

Cincinnati's Fountain Square
This landmark is more than just a gathering place, more than the anchor of a vital public space, for Cincinnati, Fountain Square has deep links... more »

Paint Lab to Continue
The initial Scenic Artist Challenge, held in Fort Worth in March, was such a success that a second version is already in the works for Cincinnati... more »

Look for Vincent Lighting at Stage Expo
When Stage Expo opens March 19 in Cincinnati, Ohio this great company will be reaching out to regional and national customers... more »

The Last Word – An Enriching Experience
Making a connection with USITT's affiliate DThG in Germany opened the doors for greater understanding of both teaching and interpretation for one member... more »