The Ohio Valley Regional
Section announced the election of two new board members at
large for the 2008-2010 term. They are Pam Lavarnway, scenic
designer at Wright State University, and Rebecca White, costume
designer at Otterbein College. Along with the two new board
members, congratulations go out to Gina Neuerer, Sinclair Community
College; Kristine Kearney, Ohio State University; and Matt
Benjamin, Wright State University on their reelection as board
members at large. Section officers include newly elected chair,
Chuck Hatcher; and VC for Programming, Tammy Honesty; along
with returning officers, Stirling Shelton, VC for Operations;
John Seaman, Treasurer; and Steve Pauna, Secretary.
invites everyone to its Fall Event Saturday, October
11 in Cleveland. This promises to be an exciting day of exploration
and an inside look at the theatre scene in Cleveland.
The schedule for the day is:
- 9:00 - 9:50 a.m.
Registration, 14th Street Theatre Lobby, 2037 East
14th Street (Euclid Avenue and the Hanna Theatre),
continental, networking breakfast during registration;
hosted by Vincent Lighting
- 9:50 - 10:00 a.m.
Welcome and announcements
- 10:05 - 11:25 a.m.
Hanna Theatre, 2067 East 14th Street,
tour of the newly renovated theatre, home of Great
Lakes Theater Festival
- 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
regarding the Hanna Theatre renovation. Hanna Theatre
or 14th Street Theatre; participants include the
major tenant - Great Lakes Theater Festival ,
the landlord - PlayhouseSquare and the architect - Westlake
- 12:30 - 12:50
Walk to offices of Westlake Reed Leskosky, 925
Euclid Avenue Suite 1900
- 12:50 - 1:45 p.m.
Office tour, reception/light
lunch and refreshments; Westlake Reed Leskosky's
master plan for the PlayhouseSquare theater district
downtown that is now a national model, major visitor attraction
and economic development catalyst for Cleveland; hosted by
Westlake Reed Leskosky
- 1:45 - 2:00 p.m.
Walk to House of Blues, 308 Euclid Avenue
- 2:00 - 2:45
Tour House of Blues complex
- 2:45 - 3:15 p.m.
to Idea Center building, 1375 Euclid Avenue PlayhouseSquare
- 3:15 - 4:00 p.m.
Tour Idea Center, Home of WVIZ-TV and
WCPN, the local public TV and radio stations; black
box space and dance studio are within the complex
along with TV and radio production studios and other
- 4:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Membership meeting, Studio/Black
Box Theatre Ideastream
- 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
View Design Exhibit and
tour rest of the PlayhouseSquare theatres 2007-2008
Design Exhibit display, Idea Center Educational Classroom,
Visit the website at www.usittohiovalley.org.
Pre-registration deadline is Monday, October 6.