October 2016

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October 2016

News & Notices

Dates and Deadlines

Tech Expo 2017

October 14: Application deadline for USITT Theatre Technology Exhibit (Tech Expo) which highlights the work of technicians from all areas of production including sound, rigging, costume, crafts, properties, mask making, lighting technology, stagecraft, and special effects. Details here.

Engineering Commission

October 15: Deadline for submitting nominations to help recent graduates share their research in entertainment technology through its Excellence in Entertainment Technology Research program. Contact Kimberly.

Wally Russell Professional Mentoring Award 2017

October 15: Nomination submissions open for the 2017 Wally Russell Award. Honor someone in the industry who took you under their wing, saw your potential, and gave you the guidance to succeed. Details here.

OISTAT Sevilla 2016

October 21: Conference hosted by OISTAT Spain Oct. 21-24 in Anadalucia, Spain. Details here.

LiNK 2016

October 28: Advance registration deadline for LiNK 2016, connecting theatre grad schools with prospective candidates. Details here.

Young Designers & Technicians Awards 2017

November 15: Deadline to submit nominations for USITT’s YD&T awards which bring recognition and support to young designers and technicians in the performing arts at the beginning of their careers. Details here.

Poster Sessions 2017

November 15: Deadline for submitting posters in costume, education, lighting, and scene design for USITT 2017. Details here.

Gateway Program 2017

November 25: Deadline to complete nominations for the Gateway mentorship program for students from underrepresented populations within our industry. Details here.

Stage Management Mentor Project (SMMP) 2017

December 1: Deadline to apply for the SMMP which offers students and young professionals interested in stage management the opportunity to participate in a practical training experience. Details here.

Young Designers'/Technicians' Forums 2017

January 6: Deadline to apply to the Young Designers' Forum as well as the Young Technicians' Forum which brings students together with professionals in their field of interest in design or technology.

  • Young Designers' Forum details here.
  • Young Technicians' Forum details here.

View the USITT calendar here.