January 2015

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January 2015

Chris Wood – Newest Rising Star
A freelance lighting and sound designer, and Indiana University graduate, will be honored for his work with the 2015 Rising Star award... more »

2015 USITT Election Results, and on to 2016
New and returning members of the Board of Directors will begin three year terms in July, following the close of USITT elections... more »

Inspections and Training for 15 Schools
USITT has approved free rigging inspections and safety training for 15 schools in the Fall round of funding for the school program – the most ever... more »

Founders Award for Andi Lyons
A funny but fierce advocate for inclusion, diversity, and much more will be honored with the Joel E. Rubin Founders Award in 2015... more »

Rules Now Available for ASTC 2016 Challenge
Looking ahead is what theatre consultants advocate, so they have already put together the rules for the 2016 USITT/ASTC Venue Renovation Challenge... more »

Comprehensive Costume Exhibit in Moscow
Final selections are now being made for Costume Design @ the Turn of the Century, an extensive exhibition in the galleries of the state museum in Moscow this June... more »

Loren Schreiber Honored for Technical Innovations
A man known for his wizardry and precision in automation and beyond will receive the 2015 Distinguished Achievement Award in Technical Production in March... more »

Broadway Green Alliance to Reward College Captains
Deadline is March 1 for College Captains to enter their greener production and be eligible for prizes and fame at the USITT Annual Conference... more »

In Memoriam – Peter Cott
One of the men who helped create USITT’s first Conference and who served on the Advisory Board... more »

LiNK a Success – will return to Atlanta
Strong positive feedback and high levels of participation in the inaugural LiNK mean that plans are already underway for graduate school auditions and interviews in 2015... more »

Executive Director’s Report – The Potato Chip Factor
Taking a new look at what we like and thinking about ways that a different choice or two might move us in a different direction... more »

Use the App in Cincy
The USITT app is useful for planning sessions, visiting exhibitors, and a whole lot more to help you stay current on Institute events... more »

New at Stage Expo
The exhibitor list is growing, with new companies and organizations adding diverse products to what will be featured... more »

New Look to Fellows Event
A new time and a new format will add spark to USITT’s Fellows in Conversation at the Cincinnati Conference... more »

Student Ambassadors Needed
Students will not have to leave the United States to interact with internationally renowned performance professionals because of opportunities offered in Cincy... more »

The Last Word – Joy Spanabel Emery
A reflection on decades of involvement with the Institute from a Lifetime Member Award winner and USITT Fellow... more »