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eSET Skills Test Launched by USITT

eSET Skills Test Launched by USITT

How important do you think it is to have knowledge and understanding of your professional career?  How do you express your level of competence in your field to an employer? Sure, you did the college thing, aced your classes and received your degree. Now how about putting that learned knowledge to work. Or maybe you […]

ETC Opens Up Registration for CUE 2013

ETC Opens Up Registration for CUE 2013

Get ready to go back to school. ETC school that is! ETC has opened up registration for their CUE, (Create. Understand. Experience.) sessions happening this summer in Madison Wisconsin. July 22-25th to be exact. If this years CUE will be anything like years past, you’ll get some great on hands experience and maybe get a […]

SLDC2013: New Resource, An Example “Entry”

SLDC2013: New Resource, An Example “Entry”

It is March 6th, that means there are only 23 days left to work on your entry for the Student Lighting Design Competition!  To help students understand what the judges are looking for in an entry, I have decided to put up an example entry of my own to show roughly what is expected. There […]

It’s Official: The Start of the 2013 Student Lighting Design Competition

It’s Official: The Start of the 2013 Student Lighting Design Competition

It is official, it is here, the 2013 Student Lighting Design Competition is now OPEN!  We warned you about it in December.  Did you start planning? No matter, today is a good day to start! From all of us at iSquint, Stage Directions Magazine, Vectorworks, City Theatrical, Field Templates and all of the judges, we […]

HES Hosting Events in Vegas and San Fran During June

HES Hosting Events in Vegas and San Fran During June

Wanna check out some of High End Systems latest gear and/or get some training?  High End has announced two events happening this month. (Wow, we are in June already?!?) Here are the details from HES: The activities begin June 12 & 13, 2012 with a Wholehog training session held at the ESP Vision headquarters in […]

CSL’s Next Webinar: Green is a Number

CSL’s Next Webinar: Green is a Number

Creative Stage Lighting has announced their second webinar for 2012, Green is a number. The webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, May 9th at 4:30pm EST. How do you measure the environmental impact of a light fixture? There are many ways to look at it, starting with the light output compared to the energy input. But […]

CSL Webinar: Emerging, Converging Technologies Is Online

CSL Webinar: Emerging, Converging Technologies Is Online

Back on March 23rd, I joined Kevin Lorretto from Creative Stage Lighting on their first webinar of 2012, Emerging, Converging Technologies. After some time, travel and a little trade show in Long Beach… The webinar is up on YouTube thanks to CSL.  CSL has an entire line up of webinars planned for 2012. When more […]

USITT 2012: Session on Creating a Digital Presence

USITT 2012: Session on Creating a Digital Presence

Is anyone else excited that USITT happens later this week?!? USITT has to be one of my favorite shows. Why, it’s all about education and students!  USITT is the perfect place to get a good look at what is going on in the industry and get a bit of education while you’re at it. All […]

Vectorworks Releases Entertainment and Lighting Design with Vectorworks Spotlight, First Edition

Vectorworks Releases Entertainment and Lighting Design with Vectorworks Spotlight, First Edition

Perfect timing! If you are a student looking to enter the 2012 Student Lighting Design Competition, Kevin Lee Allen’s new book, Entertainment and Lighting Design with Vectorworks Spotlight, First Edition might just be what you are looking for! Not only in Kevin Lee Allen one of our judges for the SLDC, he is also an […]

ETCP Offers Exams at USITT 2012 in Long Beach

ETCP Offers Exams at USITT 2012 in Long Beach

The ETCP examinations will be given at USITT’s Annual Conference & Stage Expo in Long Beach, CA. All three examinations will be given at the same time and are scheduled for the morning of Saturday, March 31. Candidates who wish to take more than one exam should contact ETCP. Interested applicants must submit their application, […]

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 […]

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 […]