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USITT 2018 Workshops

January 19, 2018


Get hands on with in-depth training workshops at USITT 2018. 


These opportunities range from half-day to two-day programs serving as pre-Conference trainings.


The trainings range from intensive education on lighting consoles and hands-on opportunities with skilled experts to tours of venues around the area. 


These are extra-cost items and will take place the week of the Annual Conference & Stage Expo in Fort Lauderdale.




Come early to enhance your skills with the Professional Development Workshops (PDWs) and stay for the Conference!


Training Intensives through USITT’s PDWs offer opportunities for in-depth learning on a range of topics from projection mapping to digital costume design rendering.


These programs are half-day, full-day, or two-day programs. The workshops are held on Monday, March 12;


Tuesday, March 13; and Saturday, March 17.


These are extra-cost items and must be registered for in advance:


Monday, March 12 & Tuesday, March 13


OSHA 10 – General Entertainment Safety


Monday, March 12


Digital Costume Design Rendering and Collaging


Tuesday, March 13


A Tour of Local Fort Lauderdale/Miami Are Performing Arts & Entertainment Venues


USITT Electrical Workshop 


Flat Pattern Draft a 19th Century Corset


Lighting Design Masterclass: From Basements to Broadway, every week is tech week


Bravery in the Face of a Grant


Ninja Photo Triage: Rescuing bad photos from impossible circumstances


Saturday, March 17


Cultural Appropriation in the World of Costume Design & Technology


TellTaleHeart: Themed Attraction Charrette


Learn more about specific information regarding individual Professional Development Workshops.


USITT Presents


Whether you’re a working practitioner eager to take your skills to the next level, or just getting started and seeking an in-depth look at new technologies, USITT Presents has a training offering for you.


USITT Presents sessions are made available through a collaboration between USITT and its organizational members to provide product- and technique-specific training for USITT members and their colleagues.


These sessions come at the lowest prices available for professional training in the industry.


These sessions are an additional cost and take place March 13-15. Select sessions offer ETCP Renewal credits.


Sessions include:


CM-ET Road Technician Certification


ETC EOS Family Console Essentials


Check the registration page for information on ETCP credits, IATSE, and non-member rates.


New World Rigging Symposium


The New World Rigging Symposium, presented by ESTA and USITT, will take place March 13-14, 2018, in conjunction with the Annual Conference & Stage Expo in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.


During 10 sessions, participants will be given the opportunity to further their technical knowledge, keep up to date with codes and standards, and learn what it’s like to work as a rigger in other segments of the entertainment industry.


The New World Rigging Symposium will include multiple opportunities for attendees to network and hear from experts in related fields. Bill Sapsis of Sapsis Rigging and Eddie Raymond of IATSE will moderate.


USITT Conference attendees will receive a discounted price to attend both events.


Learn more and register.


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