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Michelle L. Smith
Membership & Ad Sales Manager

NAAFED Flying Effects Workshop

Peter Pan! Beauty and the Beast! Wizard of Oz! The secrets of flying effects are revealed in this intensive hands-on performer rigging workshop at Northern Illinois University. This four-day workshop covers everything from knots and rigging to track and pendulum systems, and possibly some motorized rigging as well. Presented by the North American Association of Flying Effects Directors (NAAFED), this workshop is appropriate for all experience levels. Click here to learn more or here to register on-line. USITT members who can provide proof of current membership will enjoy $50 off the regular registration rate. The workshop will be May 18 to 21 in Dekalb, Illinois.

Entertainment Design Master Classes

USITT members enjoy special union/association rates for professional-level training focused on the best of Broadway and theatre design. The Entertainment Design Master Classes feature the Broadway Lighting and Sound Master Classes and the first-ever Projection Master Class. Classes will be held June 20 to 24, 2005, at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center in New York City. To register, visit You must enter "USITT" in the space provided on the form to receive the special rate.

Information on all your member discounts can be found by clicking here and entering your user name and password. Once you have gained access, click the link for the selected item and follow the instructions provided.

If you have questions or suggestions for a new benefit, contact Membership & Ad Sales Manager Michelle L. Smith at 800-938-7488 or

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