April 2017

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April 2017

News & Notices

Volunteer Opportunities

Design Expo Opportunity

Members are invited to apply for the position of Design Expo/Cover the Walls Coordinator for USITT 2019. This person will work with staff to coordinate submission, judging, and operation of Design Expo (held in even numbered years) as well as submissions and operations for Cover the Walls (held in odd numbered years).

This position has support from the National Office staff. Applicants should be members in good standing with an interest in design.

If you are interested in applying, please submit a letter of interest briefly detailing your time in the Institute and your experience with design to Vice-President for Special Exhibits, Eric Rouse. Applications are due no later than May 15.

2019 Prague Quadrennial Technical Director & Host

USITT’s International Committee seeks a volunteer Technical Director and host school to produce the USITT exhibits for the Prague Quadrennial in 2019. This is a unique opportunity to involve students and universities in an internationally acclaimed theatre event. The Technical Director is charged with constructing the three displays sponsored by USITT to represent American theatre design in the National, Student, and Architecture Exhibits at PQ and beyond. The host has typically been a university or college theatre department with enough time, space, and labor to build the exhibits. USITT provides the funds for materials, shipping, storage, installation, dismantling, and disposal of the exhibits. The Technical Director must be employed at the host institution. Construction would take place between summer 2018 and spring 2019, and the Quadrennial is held in June 2019. Remuneration is made in the way of travel and housing support for two faculty and six student volunteers from the host school to install the exhibits in Prague, and to attend the event.

Contact Eric Rouse for further details.