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Intermountain Section to Hold Conference

The Intermountain Desert Regional Section will hold its first Mini Conference July 21 and 22 hosted by Southern Utah University and The Utah Shakespearean Festival in Cedar City, Utah.

Seminars will include: The Art of Managing People, Developing a Production at the Utah Shakespearean Festival, Resume Doctor for Young Technicians, and Working on a Touring Production.

Workshops will include Molding and Casting, Arena Rigging, Wireless Mics, Hair and Make-up, Website Portfolios, and Learn How to Ventilate.

Other events will include a display of member portfolios along with a meet and greet. There will be opportunities to observe the change over from the matinee to the evening productions in the Randall Theatre on both days as well as all of the free literary and production seminars, play orientations, and costume displays offered by The Utah Shakespearean Festival.

USITT IMD Mini Conference participants will receive a discount on tickets for any of the plays showing that weekend by mentioning USITT IMD Conference when ordering tickets at 1-800-PLAYTIX or

Most important, for all IMD section members, is the annual business meeting 9 a.m. Saturday, July 22. Participation is requested so all section members can participate in voting for future officers, discussing business from the USITT National Office, and planning the future of the section. Check the latest newsletter for more detailed information.

For more information on travel, lodging, and driving directions to the Utah Shakespearean Festival and Cedar City, visit For more detailed information on the USITT IMD Mini Conference, including registration information and fees, visit the Intermountain Desert web site at

Membership in the Intermountain Desert Section is not required to attend this Mini Conference. Check the website for more information.

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Chesapeake Plans Section Expo

The members and officers of the Chesapeake Regional Section congratulate the National Office and its staff for a spectacular Conference & Stage Expo in beautiful Louisville. Everyone who attended had a wonderful time, and the Section would especially like to say thanks to those who stopped by its booth. The Section is gearing up for its Section EXPO, which will be held on the campus of Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey on Saturday, September 16.

In addition to a day full of workshops and vendor demonstrations, the Section will hold its inaugural Design Exhibition, featuring some of the best work of its members. More information on both the EXPO and the Design Exhibition will be available soon on the Section web site,  Planners look forward to seeing Section members there, and welcome anyone in the mid-Atlantic region!

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