October 2014

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October 2014

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Chesapeake: To Hold Make-up Master Class

The Chesapeake Regional Section will hold a film make-up master class for members only on Saturday, October 18 at the Conservatory, Shenandoah University, 1460 University Drive, Winchester, Virginia.

The morning session, 9 a.m. to noon, will consist of a demonstration. The afternoon session, 1 to 5 p.m., is a hands on practical class. Sign up is on a first-come process for both sessions. Section members have 25 available slots in the morning and five in the afternoon. Registration closes on October 10.

Contact Jennifer Adams at Shenandoah University, jadam2@su.edu, to register or for more information.

Participants in the hands-on portion will need to have a basic Ben Nye make-up kit and a matte foundation. Go to makeupmania and order the Ben Nye Matte HD Foundation in the closest color to skin tone.

Midwest: Plan Two Events, Set Design Competition Deadline

Two events in October, offered by the Midwest Regional Section, will highlight costume and lighting design as well as personal and portfolio presentation.

The Section's first event of the season will be held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, October 4 at the University of Michigan in Flint.

Kyle Schellinger, cutter/draper at the Clarence Brown Theatre at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and Adam Dill will take some participants through constructing tailored garments using the Sartor System. Ellen White, ETC product specialist, will take other participants through ETC's Ion Lighting Control Console, from basic programming to more advanced skills. Vincent Lighting will also have other consoles for training.

Registration is limited. Visit midwest.usitt.org to register and for updates.

Telling Your Story: How to Communicate Yourself and Your Portfolio, cosponsored by the Midwest Section, Chicago Spotlight Inc., and Elmhurst College will be held 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, October 11 at the Elmhurst College Mill Street Theatre, 253 Walter St., Elmhurst, Illinois.

This session will feature a panel of professionals speaking about how job candidates can present themselves and their portfolios. Participants are encouraged to bring current portfolio for review and feedback. Faculty are encouraged to attend. More details are available on the registration page at midwest.usitt.org.

The entry deadline for the 2015 Student Digital Design Competition (online only) is November 1. Student designers may present a digital portfolio of their original work for a single design in one or both categories.

For non-realized "paper" designs, students may choose from the 2014 or the 2015 KCACTF Region 3 Regional Design Project Allowed Plays whether the design has been entered in KCACTF or not. For realized designs, students may enter a design completed for a production at their school during the 2014 calendar year.

For complete details, contact Midwest Design Coordinator M.C. Friedrich, mcfriedr@mtu.edu.

Ohio Valley: Slate Fall Conference, Design Exhibit

The Ohio Valley Regional Section will hold its annual Fall Conference AND Peggy Ezekiel Design Exhibit at the Kent State University Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Dr., Kent, Ohio on Saturday October 4.

Schedule of events for the day include:
8:00 - 9:00 am Ezekiel registration
8:00 - 10:45 am Conference Registration
9:00 - 10:00 am Welcome Session (everyone)
10:15 - 11:00 am General Membership Meeting (everyone)
11:15 - 12:30 pm Sessions (pick one of three)
12:30 - 2:00 pm Lunch provided. Visit exhibitors, get a book signed by Ellen Jones, look at the Ezekiel Design Exhibit
2:15 - 3:30 pm Sessions (pick one of four) (judging for Ezekiels finished by 3:30)
3:45 - 5:00 pm Sessions (pick one of four)
5:15 pm Announcement of Ezekiel winners and awarding of student Conference passes.

For more information, visit www.usittohiovalley.org.