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Plans Master Classes, Expo

The Southeast Regional Section invites all members and interested individuals to attend its annual Master Classes, hosted this year by Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Alabama September 17 to 18.

Tentative sessions include Sound for the Theatre, Prop Food Construction, Tailoring, Stage Automation, and Scene Painting.

In addition to the sessions, the Section will host its Design/Tech Expo open to students and faculty of the region. Enter designs and technical projects for adjudication and the chance to win conference registration to the USITT Conference & Stage Expo in Charlotte, North Carolina in March.

Visit the Southeast Section website for more information as it becomes available or contact David Keefer at Jacksonville State University,

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Set Dates for Fall Meeting, Design Expo

The Northern Boundary Regional Section will hold its meeting September 10 and 11 in the Fargo-Moorhead area at Trollwood Performing Arts School in South Dakota. Included at the meeting will be a design expo with three Annual Conference registration awards for top work in the student design category.

Pictures of the 2009 Fall meeting at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities & Guthrie are located here.

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Ohio Valley Fall Conference

The Ohio Valley Section will hold its annual Fall Conference on Saturday, September 25 at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. There is still time to register and join in a full day of sessions covering a wide range of theatre related topics.

Those who have been using micro-controllers to make robotic stagehands should bring robots, photographs, or thoughts to the conference. Bring hard copies of resumes and cover letters to the conference and get feed back from the production manager at Tony Award-winning Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Phil Rundle.

There is a special hotel rate of $109 per night for section members at the Columbus Airport Marriott. This is the first time the Section has arranged for a special members hotel rate to make attending the conference more convenient. Attendees must book rooms by September 4 by going to the Ohio Valley website and following the link or going here. Nomination forms and entry fees for the Peggy Ezekiel Exhibit can be submitted until September 7.

For more information on all of these topics, visit the USITT Ohio Valley website.

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