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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 […]

New iPhone App – ETC Cue Session App

New iPhone App – ETC Cue Session App

Are you heading to Wisconsin this weekend for ETC’s Cue Sessions?  Before you head out the door, make sure to download ETC’s latest iPhone app, ETC CUE. Here is more about the app: The CUE App is designed to provide information to the attendees of ETC’s first ever end user conference: CUE. This app contains […]

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 […]

Plugfest 2011 Announced – July 22-24 in Westlake Texas

Plugfest 2011 Announced – July 22-24 in Westlake Texas

The next PLASA Control Protocols Plugfest will take place July 22—24 at the DFW Marriott Solana in Westlake, Texas. The event brings colleagues and competitors together to further the industry by testing the limits of control protocols and working out the bugs they encounter. Everyone is welcome to attend. Plugfest began in January 2009 as […]

Student Design Competition Resource – On Stage Lighting’s Spotlight Tutorials

Student Design Competition Resource – On Stage Lighting’s Spotlight Tutorials

Hey Students, Looking for some help on your design project for the Student Design Competition? A good friend, educator, designer and fellow blogger, Rob Sayer from On Stage Lighting has put together a great series of screen cast to help guide you through the design process with Vectorworks Spotlight.  Albeit 2010, many of the examples […]

Hemsley Internship in Lighting 2011

Hemsley Internship in Lighting 2011

The Hemsley Lighting Programs has announced that the open call for applicants to the 2011 internship program has begun. The Hemsley internship is open to Bachelor and Masters of Fine Arts graduates in lighting design (current students are not accepted). Applications for the 28th annual Hemsley Internship Program with the Lincoln Center Festival, the New […]

TOMCAT Announces 18th Annual Hoist & Rigging Workshop Feb. 16-19 in Texas

TOMCAT Announces 18th Annual Hoist & Rigging Workshop Feb. 16-19 in Texas

TOMCAT’s 2011 ETCP Hoist & Rigging workshops are less than 3 weeks away, February 16-19 in Midland, Texas.  Registration is still open for those interested in improving their skills and prospects for 2011 and beyond with training on chain hoists or rigging principles. The schedule is finalized and includes a team of world-class instructors to […]