Monday, March 18, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: L029
A workshop that educates participants on the use of external hardware that may not be typically used in traditional theatre for both live and installed entertainment. Learn about relays, photosensors, pressure sensors, and more. Included in the cost is the Arduino Tool Kit which includes the electronics needed for this... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Chair
Mr.  Davin Huston
Professor
Purdue University
Tracks:
  • All
  • PDW

Monday, March 18, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Monday, March 18, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • Room: L007
This customized OSHA 10 Training is brought to you by the IATSE Entertainment and Exhibition Industries Training Trust Fund and USITT as a part of the alliance between these organizations and OSHA. The OSHA 10-hour program provides a variety of training on general industry safety and health regulations for both... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Mr.  Alan Rowe
IATSE Crafts Advancement Chair
IATSE Local 728
Speaker
Eddie Raymond
Immediate Past President
Entertainment Services and Technology Association
Chair
Joe Aldridge
Coordinator, EED
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Speaker
Kent Jorgenson
Safety and Training Rep at IATSE
IATSE Local 80
Speaker
Mike Murphy
Designer/TD
Marshall University
Tracks:
  • PDW/CEU

Monday, March 18, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM


Tuesday, March 19, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: L029
A workshop that educates participants on the use of external hardware that may not be typically used in traditional theatre for both live and installed entertainment. Learn about relays, photosensors, pressure sensors, and more. Included in the cost is the Arduino Tool Kit which includes the electronics needed for this... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Chair
Mr.  Davin Huston
Professor
Purdue University
Tracks:
  • All
  • PDW

Tuesday, March 19, 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

    Tour local Louisville venues and learn about the arts culture of this region. Advanced registration and additional registration fee required. For more information please see http://www.usittshow.com/professional-development-workshops Transportation will be provided. Please meet your group in the convention center at Third & Market St. at  8:15am for a bus to Actors Theatre and... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Chair
    Dave Vieira
    Consultant
    WJHW
    Tracks:
    • PDW/CEU

    Tuesday, March 19, 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

    • Room: L006
    This one day basic/intermediate level electrical workshop covers many items in the ETCP Electrician Candidate Handbook outline. It will explain the basics of entertainment electrical systems, including an overview of the National Electrical Code® and NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety Requirements for Employee Workplaces. This session qualifies for 8... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Chair
    Jerry Gorrell
    Consultant/Lighting Designer/Technical Director
    Theatre Safety Programs
    Speaker
    Mitch Hefter
    Sr. Systems Engineer
    Signify
    Tracks:
    • Intermediate
    • PDW/CEU

    Tuesday, March 19, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    • Room: L020
    Are you new to the Eos family of consoles and ready to hit the ground running with your first show?  Learn all the basics you will need to get started in our Essentials class.  This class will give you a solid foundation with the Eos family of consoles and prepare... ...read more...
    Tracks:
    • All
    • PDW/CEU

    Tuesday, March 19, 9:00 AM - 4:45 PM

    • Room: Boardroom A
    The USITT Board of Directors convene at the Conference to enact the business of the Institute, which may include: approval of the annual budget, adoption of rules and regulations for the conduct of all meetings, establishment of the dues structure, establishment of the policies for any services rendered by the... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Chair
    Dan Culhane
    Technical Business Development
    Wenger / J.R. Clancy
    Tracks:
    • Meeting/Reception

    Tuesday, March 19, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


    Tuesday, March 19, 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM

    • Room: Upper Concourse South
    The annual meeting of the Design Expo Committee....
    Speaker(s)
    Chair
    Dan Denhart
    Technical Direction
    Ohio University School of Theater
    Tracks:
    • Meeting

    Tuesday, March 19, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    • Room: M113
    Learn all the fundamentals to work with disguise (formerly d3 Technologies) in this intensive two-day training course. Understand the disguise workflow, and immediately start building your 3D environment including screens, props, projectors and LEDs. The trainer will take you through the projection toolkit, content mapping, and many other feature... ...read more...
    Tracks:
    • Intermediate
    • PDW/CEU

    Tuesday, March 19, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    • Room: L007
    This customized OSHA 10 Training is brought to you by the IATSE Entertainment and Exhibition Industries Training Trust Fund and USITT as a part of the alliance between these organizations and OSHA. The OSHA 10-hour program provides a variety of training on general industry safety and health regulations for both... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Speaker
    Mr.  Alan Rowe
    IATSE Crafts Advancement Chair
    IATSE Local 728
    Speaker
    Eddie Raymond
    Immediate Past President
    Entertainment Services and Technology Association
    Chair
    Joe Aldridge
    Coordinator, EED
    University of Nevada Las Vegas
    Speaker
    Kent Jorgenson
    Safety and Training Rep at IATSE
    IATSE Local 80
    Speaker
    Mike Murphy
    Designer/TD
    Marshall University
    Tracks:
    • PDW/CEU

    Tuesday, March 19, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    • Room: Boardroom B
    Closed Meeting for Lighting VC's...
    Speaker(s)
    Chair
    Mr.  Todd Proffitt
    Designer and Educator
    SUNY - Fredonia
    Tracks:
    • Meeting

    Wednesday, March 20, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

    • Room: Boardroom A
    An organizational, business, and planning meeting of Commissioners and Vice-Commissioners of USITT....
    Speaker(s)
    Chair
    Ms  Carolyn Satter
    Director of Production and Facilities
    San Diego Theatres
    Tracks:
    • Meeting/Reception

    Wednesday, March 20, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

    • Room: Ballroom D
    A reception designed to help first-time Conference attendees get the most from their Conference experience and learn more about how USITT works. Representatives from Commissions and interest groups highlight ongoing projects and the week's sessions, as well as the special resources and hidden treasures available at the Annual Conference &... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Chair
    Andi Lyons
    Lighting Designer/Professor
    University at Albany
    Tracks:
    • Session/Reception

    Wednesday, March 20, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    • Room: L020
    Are you a current Eos family console user who would like to better understand what your console is capable of?  Have you mastered the basics of the console and are you now ready to take your programming to the next level?  Are you ready to learn more about programming moving... ...read more...
    Tracks:
    • All
    • PDW/CEU

    Wednesday, March 20, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    • Room: Ballroom C
    Start the conference by celebrating lifetime accomplishments, honoring people for their impact on USITT and the arts. The Thomas DeGaetani Award, and the USITT Award will be presented, while also inducting new USITT Fellows. ​ This year's keynote will be delivered by Jackie Taylor, a distinguished director, producer, actress, educator, singer, playwright,... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Speaker
    Dan Culhane
    Technical Business Development
    Wenger / J.R. Clancy
    Chair
    David Grindle
    Executive Director
    USITT
    Speaker
    Jackie Taylor
    Founder and CEO
    Chicago’s Black Ensemble Theater
    Tracks:
    • Meeting

    Wednesday, March 20, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    • Room: M113
    Learn all the fundamentals to work with disguise (formerly d3 Technologies) in this intensive two-day training course. Understand the disguise workflow, and immediately start building your 3D environment including screens, props, projectors and LEDs. The trainer will take you through the projection toolkit, content mapping, and many other feature sets... ...read more...
    Tracks:
    • Intermediate
    • PDW/CEU

    Wednesday, March 20, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    • Room: M115
    The lighting studio is an intimate, interactive space that allows the exploration of cutting edge equipment.  The studio consists of 4 small scaled lighting setups each with a control console and several lighting units. Conference attendees will be able to reserve a time in the studio where they can explore... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Chair
    Stephen White
    Production Manager
    Univ of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    Tracks:
    • Session

    Wednesday, March 20, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    • Room: L024 Sound Studio
    The Sound Studio is a hands on space allowing conference attendees to experience different methods of sound editing, creation, and playback.  With different tasks as guidelines the participant will be able to edit or create audio to solve a specific design problem, and then move to a station to simulate... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Chair
    Erik Alberg
    Technical Director for Events and Conferences
    Hope College
    Tracks:
    • All
    • Session

    Wednesday, March 20, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    • Room: Marriott Ballroom
    Listen to and evaluate both compact and portable loudspeakers in a controlled listening environment. Demo guides are provided that outline each systems components and technical information. Three full (round-robin) sessions each day feature ALL participating manufacturers. Multiple tracks are played through both the smaller, portable systems, as well as the higher... ...read more...
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • All Conference Event

    Wednesday, March 20, 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

    • Room: M104
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Entry Level
    • Session
    • Room: Boardroom B
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Meeting
    • Room: M103
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • All
    • Session
    • Room: L009
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • All
    • Session
    • Room: L013
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • All
    • Session

    Wednesday, March 20, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    • Room: Ballroom E
    As we continue to struggle with issues of equity in our workplaces and institutions, it is easy to feel overwhelmed on how to be an ally for equity and more specifically gender equity.  Allies are men committed to personal action in support of women and gender equity.  This session is... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Session

    Wednesday, March 20, 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM

    • Room: Off-site ZFX Facility
    Tour of the ZFX facility and "dojo". No additional fee, advanced registration required. Please visit Sign Up Genius at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f084ca9ab28a0f49-zfxdojo to reserve your space. Sign-ups for each tour will close at 5p the day prior to the trip. Transportation to be provided. Transportation will leave promptly at 11:30a for the noon, two-hour tour... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Chair
    Kalen Larson
    Tracks:
    • All
    • Tour

    Wednesday, March 20, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    • Room: M111
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • All
    • Session
    • Room: M103
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Intermediate
    • Session
    • Room: L013
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • All
    • Session
    • Room: M112
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Advanced
    • Session
    • Room: M108
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Intermediate
    • Session
    • Room: L010
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Entry Level
    • Session
    • Room: M107
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • Advanced
    • Session
    • Room: Ballroom E
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Session
    • Room: Boardroom C
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Meeting
    • Room: L006
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Entry Level
    • Session/CEU

    Wednesday, March 20, 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM

    • Room: Walking Tour - Kentucky Center
    Tour the Kentucky Center led by the Director of Production, Peter Bell. The Center is home for Louisville’s nationally-renowned arts scene, to the Louisville Orchestra, Kentucky Opera, Louisville Ballet, Stage One Family Theatre and PNC Bank Broadway in Louisville, as well as a host of community theaters and their own... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Speaker
    Peter Bell
    Director of Production
    The Kentucky Center
    Tracks:
    • Tour

    Wednesday, March 20, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

    • Room: Marriott Ballroom
    Listen to and evaluate both compact and portable loudspeakers in a controlled listening environment. Demo guides are provided that outline each systems components and technical information. Three full (round-robin) sessions each day feature ALL participating manufacturers. Multiple tracks are played through both the smaller, portable systems, as well as the higher... ...read more...
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • All Conference Event

    Wednesday, March 20, 2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

    • Room: M100
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • All
    • Session
    • Room: L015
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • Session
    • Room: Ballroom C
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • All
    • Session
    • Room: Boardroom C
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Meeting
    • Room: L009
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • Intermediate
    • Session/CEU

    Wednesday, March 20, 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM


    Wednesday, March 20, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

    • Room: M100
    Burlesque costume is in a category all its own, and since the 1920's, the pastie is a requisite accessory for this performance art. Learn about the history of the pastie and why the smallest costume pieces in burlesque are some of the most significant. Coleen Scott, author and creator of... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Speaker
    Coleen Scott
    Costume Designer, Instructor, and Costume Historian
    Coleen Scott Designs
    Tracks:
    Handout(s)
    Room Sponsored by:

    • All
    • Micro-Session

    Wednesday, March 20, 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM

    • Room: L009
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • All
    • Session/CEU
    • Room: L013
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • Intermediate
    • Session
    • Room: M108
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • All
    • Session
    • Room: L006
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Intermediate
    • Session/CEU
    • Room: M104
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Entry Level
    • Session

    Wednesday, March 20, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    • Room: Marriott Ballroom
    Listen to and evaluate both compact and portable loudspeakers in a controlled listening environment. Demo guides are provided that outline each systems components and technical information. Three full (round-robin) sessions each day feature ALL participating manufacturers. Multiple tracks are played through both the smaller, portable systems, as well as the higher... ...read more...
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • All Conference Event

    Wednesday, March 20, 5:15 PM - 5:45 PM

    • Room: M100
    Take a look behind fringe, sequins, rhinestones and feathers, if you will, and into the world of costuming for drag artists. This session will break down what it takes for him to be her, and her to be him through some decades old tricks using household items like Duct Tape... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Speaker
    James Coomer
    Speaker
    Kevin Hawkins
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • All
    • Micro-Session

    Wednesday, March 20, 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

    • Room: L013
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • All
    • Session
    • Room: Marriott Foyer and Event Hub
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • All
    • Reception
    • Room: L009
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • Meeting/Reception
    • Room: Upper Concourse South
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Session/Reception

    Wednesday, March 20, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    • Room: Ballroom C
    Put Opening Night on your Wednesday schedule and join us for food, fun, and entertainment. First, enjoy a cash bar and hosted hors d'oeuvres. Then, stay for the festivities at 8pm when the New Product Showcase, your preview of what some exhibitors will have in store at Stage Expo, takes center stage. Be sure to grab a seat... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Chair
    David Grindle
    Executive Director
    USITT
    Tracks:
    • Session/Reception

    Wednesday, March 20, 7:15 PM - 8:30 PM


    Thursday, March 21, 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

    • Room: Lower & South M Concourse
    Begin the morning with a bracing dose of caffeine and the chance to mingle with and plan your day before the start of Regional Section meetings. Make this a perfect morning treat and a great place to recap the Opening Night celebration....
    Tracks:
    • Meeting/Reception

    Thursday, March 21, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

    • Room: M101
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Meeting/Reception
    • Room: L006
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Meeting/Reception
    • Room: M103
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Meeting/Reception
    • Room: M112
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Meeting/Reception
    • Room: L010
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Meeting/Reception
    • Room: L013
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • Meeting/Reception
    • Room: M108
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • Meeting/Reception
    • Room: M105
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Meeting/Reception
    • Room: M107
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • Meeting/Reception
    • Room: M104
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Meeting/Reception
    • Room: L017
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Meeting/Reception
    • Room: M100
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Meeting/Reception
    • Room: L009
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • Meeting/Reception

    Thursday, March 21, 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    • Room: L020
    Magic Sheets are user-created graphic displays that offer customizable interactive views for showing data and programming. Magic sheets can be designed, edited or used offline or from any control device online. The Magic Sheet class will provide a quick overview of the basic operations and functions that can be used... ...read more...
    Tracks:
    • PDW/CEU

    Thursday, March 21, 9:00 AM - 5:40 PM

    • Room: M115
    The lighting studio is an intimate, interactive space that allows the exploration of cutting edge equipment.  The studio consists of 4 small scaled lighting setups each with a control console and several lighting units. Conference attendees will be able to reserve a time in the studio where they can explore... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Chair
    Stephen White
    Production Manager
    Univ of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    Tracks:
    • Session

    Thursday, March 21, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    • Room: L024 Sound Studio
    The Sound Studio is a hands on space allowing conference attendees to experience different methods of sound editing, creation, and playback.  With different tasks as guidelines the participant will be able to edit or create audio to solve a specific design problem, and then move to a station to simulate... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Chair
    Erik Alberg
    Technical Director for Events and Conferences
    Hope College
    Tracks:
    • All
    • Session

    Thursday, March 21, 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

    • Room: Ballroom C
    Visual artist Tupac Martir will return to USITT19 as the Early Career Honors speaker. He will bring his presentation "1 to 24: The Journey of A Studio," to attendees of the Early Career Honor awards with his vibrant nature at the forefront. Martir's presentation will focus on the building of his... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Chair
    David Grindle
    Executive Director
    USITT
    Speaker
    Tupac Martir
    Creative Director
    Satore Studio
    Tracks:
    • All
    • Session

    Thursday, March 21, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    • Room: Costume Lab Expo Floor
    Join Drag Artist Kevin Hawkins as he shows you how to achieve the perfect Drag Eye. From blocking out eyebrows to glitter makeup and lashes, learn how to bring out your inner Glamazon. Sign up here!: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f084ca9ab28a0f49-20191...
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • All
    • Session

    Thursday, March 21, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM


    Thursday, March 21, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    • Room: L016
    Let us help you put your best foot forward for that next job interview or tenure application with a little PRIMPing: Portfolio Reviews & Interview Materials Prep. All ages of job seekers with experience in design, technology, management and/or education are invited to have your work samples reviewed by professionals.... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Chair
    Deb Sherrer
    General Manager
    Chair
    Erin Joy Swank
    Stage Manager
    Freelance/AGMA, AEA
    Tracks:
    • Portfolio Review

    Thursday, March 21, 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    • Room: 1600 Aisle, Stage Expo
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • All
    • Stage Expo
    • Room: Stage Expo
    Tracks:
    • Stage Expo

    Thursday, March 21, 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

    • Room: Stage Expo
    A real world discussion on fundamental practices of Sound Design. Led by Peter Robinson Additional registration is required to participate in this session. Click here to add this session to your registration ...
    Speaker(s)
    Speaker
    Peter Robinson
    Distribution Solutions Champion
    MUSIC Tribe Commercial NV Inc.
    Tracks:
    • Entry Level
    • Demo


    Thursday, March 21, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    • Room: Marriott Ballroom
    Listen to and evaluate both compact and portable loudspeakers in a controlled listening environment. Demo guides are provided that outline each systems components and technical information. Three full (round-robin) sessions each day feature ALL participating manufacturers. Multiple tracks are played through both the smaller, portable systems, as well as the higher... ...read more...
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • All Conference Event

    Thursday, March 21, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

    • Room: Scene Design Stage, Expo Floor
    Jason Strom, Charge Scenic and Professor at Florida State University will give a lecture on this important topic. ...
    Speaker(s)
    Chair
    Mr.  Jason Strom
    Paint Shop Manager and Professor
    Florida State University
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • Micro-Session

    Thursday, March 21, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM


    Thursday, March 21, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    • Room: Costume Stage, Expo Floor
    Tracks:
    • All
    • Micro-Session
    • Room: Costume Lab Expo Floor
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • All
    • Session

    Thursday, March 21, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM



    Thursday, March 21, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM


    Thursday, March 21, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    • Room: Boardroom C
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Meeting
    • Room: L010
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Intermediate
    • Session
    • Room: L013
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • All
    • Session
    • Room: M104
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Intermediate
    • Session
    • Room: L015
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • All
    • Session
    • Room: Costume Lab Expo Floor
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    Handout(s)
    • All
    • Session
    • Room: L009
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • Entry Level
    • Meeting
    • Room: L006
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Intermediate
    • Session/CEU

    Thursday, March 21, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    • Room: Stage Expo
    This 2 hour session will focus on basic console layout. It will also discuss ways to make your work flow and set up easier using basic automation and presets to build scenes. The session will also touch on third party automation applications. Led by Kyle Chirnside and Jim Woodling on... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Speaker
    Jim Woodling
    Distribution Solutions Champion
    MUSIC Tribe Commercial NV Inc.
    Speaker
    Kyle Chirnside
    Distribution Solutions Champion
    MUSIC Tribe Commercial NV Inc
    Tracks:
    • Intermediate
    • Demo

    Thursday, March 21, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    • Room: M100
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • All
    • Session
    • Room: Off-site ZFX Facility
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • All
    • Tour

    Thursday, March 21, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    • Room: L020
    You show up 30 minutes before the house opens (60 mins before the band starts). The rig has already been patched and rung out, nothing else is done. How do you get a show up? This class is geared to proficient Eos Family programmers who want to take their programming... ...read more...
    Tracks:
    • Intermediate
    • PDW/CEU

    Thursday, March 21, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

    • Room: Costume Lab Expo Floor
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • All
    • Session
    • Room: Marriott Ballroom
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • All Conference Event


    Thursday, March 21, 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM


    Thursday, March 21, 2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

    • Room: M107
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • All
    • Session
    • Room: Boardroom B
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Meeting
    • Room: M108
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    Handout(s)
    Room Sponsored by:

    • Advanced
    • Session
    • Room: L017
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • All
    • Session
    • Room: M104
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • All
    • Session
    • Room: L009
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • All
    • Session/CEU
    • Room: L010
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Entry Level
    • Session
    • Room: L006
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Intermediate
    • Session/CEU
    • Room: M111
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Intermediate
    • Session

    Thursday, March 21, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    • Room: Costume Lab Expo Floor
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • All
    • Session

    Thursday, March 21, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    • Room: Lighting & Digital Media Stage, Expo Floor
    Tracks:
    • Demo
    • Room: Scene Design Stage, Expo Floor
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • Micro-Session
    • Room: Sound Stage, Expo Floor
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • Demo
    • Room: Technical Production & Engineering Stage, Expo
    Tracks:
    • Micro-Session


    Thursday, March 21, 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

    • Room: Marriott Kentucky Ballroom D
    In the Department of Theatre Arts at University of Louisville, part of the mission is creating sustainable theatre. While that integrates scenic and costumes and the physical elements of the production, it also includes the physical bodies of the entire cast and crew. Long hours at the tech table take a... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Chair
    Dr.  Ariadne Calvano
    Assistant Professor of Acting and Movement
    University of Louisville
    Tracks:
    • All
    • Session


    Thursday, March 21, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

    • Room: Scene Design Stage, Expo Floor
    Tracks:
    • Micro-Session
    • Room: Technical Production & Engineering Stage, Expo
    Tracks:
    • Micro-Session

    Thursday, March 21, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

    • Room: Lighting & Digital Media Stage, Expo Floor
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Micro-Session
    • Room: Costume Lab Expo Floor
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    Handout(s)
    • All
    • Session

    Thursday, March 21, 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    • Room: Sound Stage, Expo Floor
    A session about working and living as part of the Entertainment team on cruise ships. ...
    Speaker(s)
    Chair
    Chad Singleton
    Specialist, Production Operations
    Princess Cruises
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • Micro-Session

    Thursday, March 21, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    • Room: Marriott Ballroom
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • All Conference Event

    Thursday, March 21, 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

    • Room: M103
    Surprising materials  -  Uniquely procured  -  Cleverly used In this presentation designers share proven methods of using found and recycled material to create scenery, props and costumes. Be inspired by these trash to treasure practices that help keep our productions green (as well as stretch our budgets)....
    Speaker(s)
    Speaker
    Anna Catton
    Founder and CEO
    ReSet
    Speaker
    Jodi Bobrovsky
    Prop Master & Designer
    Stages Repertory Theatre
    Chair
    Richard Harmon
    Chair
    Seminole State College Fine & Performing Arts - Theatre
    Speaker
    Ms  Sandra Goldmark
    Director of Sustainability and Environment, Associate Professor of Professional Practice & Founder, Pop Up Repair
    Barnard College
    Tracks:
    • All
    • Session

    Thursday, March 21, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

    • Room: L013
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • All
    • Meeting
    • Room: L015
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    Room Sponsored by:

    • Session
    • Room: M104
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • All
    • Meeting/Reception
    • Room: M101
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • All
    • Session
    • Room: M112
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • All
    • Session
    • Room: Ballroom D
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Session
    • Room: L006
    Speaker(s)
    Tracks:
    • Advanced
    • Session/CEU

    Thursday, March 21, 5:30 PM - 8:15 PM

    • Room: Ballroom C
    Join us in the Mainstage space as we are joined by Internationally known collaborative artists KImchi & Chips and Sound Designer JungHoon Pi as they not only talk about their process but use the tools of the Main stage to demonstrate their work and processes. This promises to be... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Speaker
    Elliot Woods
    Digital Media Artist
    Kimchi and Chips
    Chair
    Erik Alberg
    Technical Director for Events and Conferences
    Hope College
    Speaker
    Mr.  Junghoon Pi
    Sound Designer & Composer
    Seoul Institute of the Art
    Speaker
    Mimi Son
    Digital Media Artist
    Kimchi and Chips
    Tracks:
    • Session

    Thursday, March 21, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    • Room: Marriott Lobby Restaurant
    The University invites alumni and their guests to to gather in Louisville...
    Tracks:
    • Reception


    Thursday, March 21, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    • Room: Marriott Kentucky Ballroom G
    Technicians, Designers, Directors, Artisans, Trainers... Do you work in Opera/Musical or would you like to learn more about it? Come join us to meet with the opera tech community....
    Speaker(s)
    Chair
    Laura Lee Everett
    Director of Artistic Services
    OPERA America
    Tracks:
    • Reception

    Thursday, March 21, 9:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    • Room: Marriott Kentucky Ballroom F
    Alumni and friends of University of North Carolina School for the Arts are all invited to attend....
    Tracks:
    • Reception

    Friday, March 22, 7:30 AM - 9:15 AM

    • Room: L007
    Join us in celebrating the Wally Russell Lifetime Achievement recipient. By invitation only please....
    Speaker(s)
    Chair
    Thomas Folsom
    Chairman
    Wally Russell Foundation
    Tracks:
    • Reception

    Friday, March 22, 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM


    Friday, March 22, 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    • Room: Off-site ZFX Facility
    Tour of the ZFX facility and "dojo". No additional fee, advanced registration required. Please visit Sign Up Genius at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f084ca9ab28a0f49-zfxdojo to reserve your space.Sign-ups for each tour will close at 5p the day prior to the trip. Transportation to be provided. Transportation will leave promptly at 8:00a for the 8:30a, two-hour tour... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Chair
    Kalen Larson
    Tracks:
    • All
    • Tour

    Friday, March 22, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    • Room: M115
    The lighting studio is an intimate, interactive space that allows the exploration of cutting edge equipment.  The studio consists of 4 small scaled lighting setups each with a control console and several lighting units. Conference attendees will be able to reserve a time in the studio where they can explore... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Chair
    Stephen White
    Production Manager
    Univ of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    Tracks:
    • Session

    Friday, March 22, 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

    • Room: L024 Sound Studio
    The Sound Studio is a hands on space allowing conference attendees to experience different methods of sound editing, creation, and playback.  With different tasks as guidelines the participant will be able to edit or create audio to solve a specific design problem, and then move to a station to simulate... ...read more...
    Tracks:
    • All
    • Session

    Friday, March 22, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    • Room: Ballroom C
    Join us to honor all of our Distinguished Achievement winners. We will present the Wally Russell Professional Mentoring Award to Allen Cornell. Mr. Cornell and Wally Russell Foundation Lifetime Achievement winner, Steve Terry, will join the other Distinguished Achievement winners to discuss their careers and the industry. Great stories and... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Speaker
    Eileen Smitheimer
    Sound Designer
    Chair
    Kevin Rigdon
    Head of Design
    University of Houston
    Speaker
    Paul "Pablo" Holmes
    Stage Manager
    Speaker
    Peggy Eisenhauer
    Lighting Designer
    Speaker
    Sally Parsons
    Costume Shop Business Owner/Costume Technology/Costume Designer
    Speaker