June 2016

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June 2016

USITT Member Spotlight: Dance Production Designer Jeromy Hopgood
Q&A with Jeromy Hopgood, scene, projection, lighting and sound designer, and author of a new book, Dance Production: Design & Technology... more »

USITT Distinguished Achievement, Special Awards Open
Nominations for 2017 USITT Distinguished Achievement Awards and Special Awards are open June 1 through July 1... more »

New Slate of Candidates for Next BOD Election
USITT's Nominations Committee has put forth a slate of candidates for the Fall 2016 election... more »

How USITT's Rigging Safety Initiative Made One School Safer
Fort Atkinson High School in Wisconsin is one of 120-plus schools to be granted a free rigging inspection and safety training... more »

Broadway Black's April Reign Addresses USITT People of Color Network
April Reign, managing editor of Broadway Black and creator of the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite, spoke at USITT's PoCN in Salt Lake... more »

Nominations Open for 2017 Golden Pen Award
Nominations for the Oscar G. Brockett Golden Pen Award are open for 2017... more »

#RigSafe Day Spreads the Word on Safety
USITT and partners observed Arbor Day April 29 with the second annual #RigSafe Day... more »

Carnegie Mellon University Bestows First Tayneshia Jefferson Award
CMU created a new student Stage Management Award in honor of Tayneshia Jefferson... more »

USITT 2016 Grant Recipients Announced
USITT approved research grants in the amount of $5,000 each to William Kenyon and Delbert Unruh... more »

ASTC Venue Renovation Challenge Winners
A team from the State University of New York at Buffalo won the 2016 American Society of Theatre Consultants Venue Renovation Challenge... more »

USITT’s President: Rules the Presidential Campaign Won't Teach Us
Mark Shanda shares his list of rules for human relations as a guide to working with others... more »

Spotlight on Giving: Bill Browning
USITT Fellow William Browning on his reasons for supporting the Institute... more »

Executive Director: On Collaboration
David Grindle explores how we get from collaboration to community through dialogue... more »

The Last Word: A First-Timer on Video at USITT 2016
Alaska sound designer Lucy Peckham experienced her first Conference & Stage Expo in Salt Lake City... more »