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Elynmarie Kazle Leaves Office

John S. Uthoff, USITT President, has accepted the resignation of Elynmarie Kazle, Vice-President for Membership & Development. A long-time member of the Institute, a founder of the Stage Management Mentoring Project, and a colorful participant in the annual New Products Showcase, Ms. Kazle has held the VP post since 2000. She cited increased responsibilities for the resignation.

"Elynmarie has served USITT for many years, including a term on the Board of Directors while still a student," Mr. Uthoff noted. "I hope you will join me in wishing her well." An interim appointment to the position is expected at the Board of Directors meeting in November.

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Long Reach Long Riders Head for Hills

Keeping their promise to continue to raise funds for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids, the Long Reach Long Riders will head for the hills again in 2006. Last year this group of dedicated bikers including Bill Sapsis, Greg Williams, and Alice Neff raised more than $28,000 with the theme "out of the wings and into the wind."

The 2006 eastern group will leave from Philadelphia on July 9 and the western group will depart the same day from San Diego with a final destination for all of Rapid City, South Dakota.

For information on riding or donating, visit

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Sonnenfeld and Parker Plan Seminar

Sonny Sonnenfeld and Scott Parker along with Stage Lighting Seminars are planning a Stage Lighting Super Saturday for January 2, 2006 at Pace University. The the event, billed as a full day of stage lighting training and inspiration, will also include a manufacturer's showcase. For information, contact Mr. Sonnenfeld at or

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Edward Kaye Elevated

Edward Kaye of Van Nuys, California was elevated to full membership in the American Society of Theatre Consultants at the group's recent meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada. He had been an associate member.

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