Blackburn College Auditorium (c) Ken Meade PhotographyBlackburn College upgrades its Bothwell Auditorium audio system with an array from Danley Sound Labs installed by Advanced Audio and Lighting Systems.

Read more: Blackburn College Revamps Auditorium with Danley Sound Labs Gear

University of South Wales students University of South Wales, Glamorgan students tour Robe headquarter and facilities in the Czech Republic.

Read more: Robe Hosts University of South Wales Students

The August Wilson Monologue Competition Finals to be held this March include twenty Chicago high school students.

Read more: Chicago High School Students to Compete in August Wilson Monologue Competition Finals

SIU Professor Anne FletcherDr. Anne Fletcher of SIU's Department of Theater has been honored with the ATHE/KCACTF Teaching Award for Innovative Teaching from the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (Region III), and has also been made Fellow of the Mid-America Theater Conference.

Read more: SIU Professor Anne Fletcher Receives Two Honors

High End Systems Hog Factor National Collegiate Lighting Show Programming CompetitionThe Hog Factor is a national collegiate lighting programming competition from High End Systems. Teams of lighting designers from recognized colleges are asked to create a performance lighting piece on either an existing Hog desk or via Hog 4 PC. The grand prize includes a Hog 4 console (MSRP $44,000), a $20,000 scholarship for their school and an internship at High End Systems, with the opportunity to join the company full time following a successful trial period.

Read more: High End Systems Announces Hog Factor Competition

USITT’s 2014 YD&T winners had their work displayed in the front window of New York City’s Drama Book Shop last month. Patrick Rizzotti, winner of the 2014 USITT Scene Design Award sponsored by Rose Brand, installed the display.USITT named the 11 winners of the 2015 Young Designers & Technicians in the Performing Arts. The annual YD&T Awards give young theatrical designers and technicians a leg up in their careers, come with free registration to USITT’s Annual Conference & Stage Expo and up to $1,000 in cash prizes from sponsors of the awards.

One surprise from the awards: NO ONE nominated a student for an award in Sound Design -- so no sound design student won the award. Students -- approach your mentors and professors about nominating you next year. And sound design professors: Step it up to help your talented students get the recognition they deserve!  

 

Read more: USITT Announces Recipients of the 2015 YDT Awards

PRG's essay contest prompts students to future-cast technology at the 2025 USITT Expo for a chance to win a trip to this year's edition.

Read more: PRG Holds Essay Contest with Trip to USITT as Prize

The Television Academy Foundation's 2015 summer internship program for lighting design has just opened its application process.

Read more: Emmys Offering Paid Internship for Lighting Design

The new L-Acoustics Kara line array rigs flank the stage at the Wisconsin Union TheaterAn L-Acoustics Kara rig has just been installed as the first full-range line array system Wisconsin Union Theater has ever had.

Read more: Wisconsin Union Theater Celebrates 75th Anniversary with New L-Acoustics Rig

Ben Vereen and Broadway/San Diego have announced the Student Health Initiative Essay Contest as part of the 2015 Ben Vereen Awards taking place this April.

Read more: Ben Vereen Announces Local High School Student Health Initiative Essay Contest

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