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Mark Your Calendars: Stage Seminars Super Saturday is January 21st in NYC

Mark Your Calendars: Stage Seminars Super Saturday is January 21st in NYC

Stage Seminars Stage Lighting Super Saturday returns to New York City on Saturday, January 21st.  Are you going to be there?If you are in the city that weekend, it would be a good idea to head to the upper west side and check out some new products and maybe learn a thing or two. Here […]

SLDC 2012: Resources Page Added

SLDC 2012: Resources Page Added

It’s getting close to the holiday season! Most students have already headed home for the break.  What a perfect time to start working on your Student Lighting Design Competition entry!  If you have not done so already, head over to the SLDC page and download the required software, Vectorworks 2012 and the demo version of […]

Stage Lighting Super Saturday Returns to NYC for 2011

Stage Lighting Super Saturday Returns to NYC for 2011

Sonny Sonnenfeld and Scott C. Parker announce that Stage Lighting Super Saturday selects New York City for its seventh annual seminar. At 8:00 am on Saturday, January 21, 2012, the seventh-annual Stage Lighting Super Saturday all-day seminar will take place at the conveniently located Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing […]

ETC Cue: Recap Part 1

ETC Cue: Recap Part 1

Last week, around 180+ folks attended the inaugural ETC end users conference known as ETC Cue.  It was overheard that it was about 2 years in the making, and the preparation certainly showed. Upon arriving, conference goers were given their schedule (the registration process required us to choose which sessions we were initially interested in, […]

ETC CUE: Introduction!

ETC CUE: Introduction!

Create. Understand. Experience. ETC’s inaugural end-user event began today located alongside the beautiful Lake Monona in Madison, WI at the Monona Terrace. Day 1 was full of pre-conference console training sessions, from the novice to the expert. Others chose to participate in a factory tour, and the day will close with a welcoming reception. Stay […]

USITT Elite Training – Day 3

USITT Elite Training – Day 3

Man am I exhausted. For the past three days Cirque Du Soleil and USITT have taken myself and 31 others on a chance of a life time. From 8:30AM till 5 sometimes 11PM we were at the mercy of the schedule, and boy was it worth it. Today we summed up our training. In the […]

USITT Elite Training – Day 2

USITT Elite Training – Day 2

Day 2 is over and done. And what a day it was. Training started bright and early, however due to a malfunctioning alarm clock I was a tad late. That aside, when I arrived we were working with the control boards that Stage Technologies offer. I started with sharing the Nomad with my buddy Joe. […]

USITT Elite Training – Day 1

USITT Elite Training – Day 1

It’s 1:12AM here in Vegas. I just finished the day and I am back at the hotel. Whew, was I mentally out of shape for today’s events. We started at 9AM with great welcoming to the training center by Cirque Du Soleil’s very own Kim Scott, Director of Show Support Resident Shows Division. Followed by […]

Welcome New Guest Writer: Drew Carter

Welcome New Guest Writer: Drew Carter

Hey guys! My name is Drew Carter, and for the next few days I will be writing here on isquint.net on my daily experience while attending the first ever USITT Elite Training Weekend. I’m a junior BFA Design/ Tech student at Central Washington University in beautiful Ellensburg, WA. At the end of March I was […]

Wybron Visuality 2011 Tour Continues into Mid West

Wybron Visuality 2011 Tour Continues into Mid West

The Wybron Mobile Light Lab is on the road, heading to Southern CA, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Colorado for another two weeks of extraordinary events during the month of April.  April 11-14, the Mobile Light Lab events will be co-hosted with our partner dealers – TMB, ELS, PRG, and Acey Decy — in the Los […]

#USITT: Walking the Floor

#USITT: Walking the Floor

The second day of USITT is over, and I feel like I’ve thoroughly explored the floor. Meeting people, seeing the sights, and visiting with friends is half the draw of the conference. Its up to students to get the most out of the booths, unlike sessions, they don’t cater straight to us! The goal is […]

#USITT2011: Students on Sessions

#USITT2011: Students on Sessions

If you’re going to pay for a conference like USITT, there is no reason not to go to as many sessions as possible. All the students I talked to have spent the last two days running from one session to another, trying to get the most out of their time in Charlotte. I’ve asked a […]