March 2016

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March 2016

USITT Member Spotlight: USITT Gateway Coordinator Madilynn Garcia
Q&A with Madilynn Garcia, emerging arts manager and Gateway leader... more »

In Memoriam: Sonny Sonnenfeld
USITT Fellow Sonny Sonnenfeld had just won USITT’s 2016 Distinguished Achievement Award in Lighting Design & Technology. He passed away Feb. 10 at age 96... more »

Diversity & Inclusion Committee Selects Gateway ‘Class of 2016’
A dozen student and early career artists from underrepresented groups will be Gateway mentees in Salt Lake City... more »

Q2Q Comics Returns for USITT 2016 – with a Book!
Steve Younkins to unveil his first book of comics at USITT – and sign more prints, and make a speech... more »

Speaking of Books, Check Out Our 2016 Member Authors
Clear some space on your shelves for these awesome offerings from our USITT 2016 Member Authors ... more »

SoundLab Makes 2016 a Great Year for Audio
This year’s SoundLab includes John Leonard and Elisheba Ittoop creating audio designs using a multi-channel surround system... more »

USITT 2016 Boosts Diversity Sessions
USITT walks the walk when it comes to illuminating diversity in arts production, with more sessions than ever on inclusion issues... more »

USITT’s Fellows to Honor Gordon Pearlman at the Nexus
USITT’s Fellows will interview 2016 Wally Russell Lifetime Achievement Award winner and fellow Fellow Gordon Pearlman... more »

USITT’s President: News on the VP Front
The Institute will seek a new VP for International Activities, and implement some VP title changes... more »

Spotlight On Giving
Carolyn Satter on becoming a monthly giver... more »

Executive Director: Questions from Sarah
David Grindle on learning from an inspiring USITT leader, the late Sarah Nash Gates... more »

First eSET Quiz Bowl Comes to Stage Expo
Rose Brand sponsors new contest based on the Essential Skills for the Entertainment Technicians program... more »

Behind the Scenes Fundraising Raffle
Don’t miss the BTS raffle, held on Saturday at Stage Expo to benefit the fund for sick or injured entertainment workers... more »

The Last Word: New Video Showcases 2016 Keynote Presenter
Tupac Martir, the production design visionary who will present USITT’s 2016 Keynote, has a dazzling new video... more »

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