September 2015

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September 2015

Mark Shanda Fills USITT’s Top Job
Thirty plus years of involvement with the Institute have shaped the thinking of Mark Shanda, USITT’s new... more »

Young Designers & Technicians Needed
Nominations open September 1 for the industry’s prestigious awards for both graduate and undergraduate standouts... more »

Grants Support Innovative Thinking
Money for new or different ways of approaching problems is available through USITT’s grants program. Deadline is November 15... more »

Fellows Offer Mentoring
Early Career members have a special opportunity to learn from seasoned professionals at the 2016 Conference, and applying is easy... more »

New Projects from OISTAT
The Publications & Communications Commission of OISTAT met in June and explored new initiatives ... more »

Fantova to Head OISTAT Commission
The Performance Design Commission’s June meeting produced a new leader familiar to USITT members... more »

Costumers Flock to Moscow
An international costume design exhibit, more than two years in the making, drew practitioners and fans to Russia... more »

USITT’s President: Serving Members --- Responsibly
Setting the direction (fiscal and programmatic) for an organization, and then measuring performance against those objectives... more »

Spotlight On Giving
Kim Scott appreciates seeing where her support goes... more »

Executive Director: Summer Reading, USITT Style
There is always something more to discover in USITT’s publications, including the journey to create Hair from experts... more »

Costume Leadership Changes
The dynamic Costume Design & Technology Commission is welcoming new people to leadership roles... more »

Why Badges? – Part 2
Assessing skill levels and providing standards for skills is what badges are all about... more »

Sound Professionals Planning Salt Lake Extravaganza
Sound Lab, Student Challenges, international celebrity guests, new equipment and innovations are all in the mix... more »

Learn How to Blow Things Up
No, this is not proximate pyro, these are techniques to create those larger-than-life characters and props... more »

Be Amazed – about Salt Lake City
There are more than 20 fabulous things to see and do in Salt Lake, but these 20 made the very short list. Make your own list in March... more »

The Last Word: Living & Working in NYC
The 2015 Costume Symposium was a hit on Broadway (and throughout the Big Apple) in July... more »