March 2015

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March 2015

DeGaetani Award Honors PlayhouseSquare
Cleveland’s resurgence as a performing arts community will be honored with the Thomas DeGaetani award in March... more »

2016 Board of Directors Mentees Wanted
Applications are being accepted for two USITT Board mentees who will get an inside view of the governance of a national organization... more »

16 Day Tour Features Germany and Czech Republic
USITT is providing a tour packed with theatres and exhibitions, including Stage/ Set/ Scenery in Berlin, and the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design & Space... more »

Ken Billington to Receive New Award
Adjudicators have chosen Ken Billington to receive the new Wally Russell Mentoring Award, honoring the late Mr. Russell, who helped many along their career paths... more »

12 Gateway Scholars Named
The Gateway mentorship program will pair a dozen students from underrepresented populations to attend the Annual Conference, and be paired with mentors of similar interests... more »

USITT Fellow Pat MacKay to Receive TEA Award
The Themed Entertainment Association will present Patricia MacKay with its Distinguished Service Award as part of its Thea Awards in March... more »

Spotlight on Giving
Keeping a safe and supporting professional family strong for the next generation... more »

USITT’s President: Beginning in March
What starts at the next Annual Conference is only part of the learning that can continue throughout the coming year... more »

Executive Director: Conference Recordings are HERE
Requests for recordings of sessions so that they can be used beyond the Annual Conference will become a reality in 2015, with great selection and modest pricing... more »

3D Printing for Costuming
Advances in 3D printing technology provide a vast array of opportunities for costuming which will be explored in Cincinnati... more »

Fine Art and Fun Items Offered
Drawings and renderings from the hands of Jo Mielziner, Richard Pilbrow, Nadine Charlsen and more will be auctioned and a “garage sale” of books, bulbs, and beyond are all available... more »

Author Signings in Cincy to Include “Steeeeeeb”
Steve Younkins, creator of Q2Q Comics, will be one of 11 member authors signing books or printed panels in Cincinnati... more »

Get Interactive with Paint Lab
Scenic artists will be hands-on, not only with the Scenic Art Challenge but also with workshops and demonstrations as part of Paint Lab at Stage Expo... more »

Cue Cincinnati - - and GO
Planners are getting more than 200 sessions and demonstrations ready for the 2015 Conference, exhibitors are planning some surprises, and the city is offering great entertainment... more »

The Last Word – Reflections from Dr. Joel E. Rubin
AS USITT approaches its 2015 Conference, one of our Founders reflects on his involvement with the organization... more »