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Stage Lighting Super Saturday will celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2015 and take place this year at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.

Read more: Stage Lighting Super Saturday Sticks with NYC

Changing Roles

Joining Board Chair Brian J. McDonald (center) are (l-r) Jim Huang, Victoria Hamilton, Anne Van Lent, and Leonard J. Berlik. Photo: Matt Pilsner

Joining Board Chair Brian J. McDonald (center) are (l-r) Jim Huang, Victoria Hamilton, Anne Van Lent, and Leonard J. Berlik. Photo: Matt Pilsner

The McCarter Theatre named Leonard J. Berlik, Victoria Hamilton, Anne Van Lent, Tamera Matteo and Jim Huang to its board of trustees.

Read more: McCarter Theatre Appoints New Board Members

Theatre Buzz

SDC AND THE OFF-BROADWAY LEAGUE REACH NEW 5-YEAR AGREEMENT
SDC AND THE OFF-BROADWAY LEAGUE REACH NEW 5-YEAR AGREEMENT
The new five-year agreement between the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society and the Off-Broadway League covers commercial Off-Broadway producers as well as the not-for-profit theatres that are members of the Off-Broadway League and includes provisions for compensation increases over the life of the agreement, recognition of developmental activity (readings, workshops, etc.), and more.

Read more: SDC and Off-Broadway League Reach New 5-Year Agreement

Changing Roles

 Lisa Weisman will start as senior development director immediately.Lisa Weisman’s fundraising efforts will focus on Waukesha County for the United Performing Arts Fund. She will be instrumental in implementing fundraising programs, managing the Westside and Financial Divisions of UPAF's 2015 Campaign, and growing UPAF's geographic footprint.

Read more: Lisa Weisman Hired as Senior Development Director at UPAF

Industry News

The USITT 2015 Show’s image for the new website.
The USITT 2015 Show’s image for the new website.
USITT’s new site is aimed exclusively to help visitors prepare for the 2015 Conference in Cincinnati.

Read more: USITT Launches Specialized Website for 2015 Show

Industry News

Robe Lighting CEO Josef Valchar speaking at their 20th anniversary gala
Robe Lighting CEO Josef Valchar speaking at their 20th anniversary gala
Robe Lighting held their 20th anniversary gala in their booth during the 2014 PLASA show and speakers included CEO Josef Valchar, and an after-dinner speech by Patrick Woodroffe.

Read more: Robe Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Industry News

ETC upgraded the dimmers in the de Mille Theatre a the UNSCA.
ETC upgraded the dimmers in the de Mille Theatre a the UNSCA.
Under the auspices of the ETC 2014 Theatre program the University of North Carolina School of the Arts upgraded the ETC dimming systems in three of their campus theatres.

Read more: UNCSA Upgrades ETC Dimmers in Theatres

Industry News

Richard Cadena, head of the Academy of Production Technology
Richard Cadena, head of the Academy of Production Technology
Richard Cadena will bring the Academy of Production Technology’s two-day class on entertainment electrics, power distribution, and control systems to Burbank on December 3-4, 2014. The class covers topics that are listed as being in the content outline for ETCP Entertainment Electrician Certification.

Read more: Academy of Production Technology Holds Electrics Training in Burbank

Theatre Buzz

Lighting designer Jim Tetlow
Lighting designer Jim Tetlow
The Carnegie Mellon University Alumni Association honored W. James Tetlow (College of Fine Arts ’77), an Emmy Award winning lighting designer, with the Alumni Achievement Award, which recognizes expertise and leadership in their field while also representing important creative effort or accomplishment with societal or educational value.

Read more: Jim Tetlow Receives Alumni Achievement Award from Carnegie Mellon Alumni Association

Theatre Buzz

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has provided a grant to Manhattan Theatre Club to support the development of plays that address themes of math, science, and technology and that depict scientists, mathematicians, and engineers as major characters.

Read more: Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Recipients of The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiative Commissions

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