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USITT – Ohio Valley Section Fall conference

AKRON SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS AT FIRESTONE COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTER

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2017

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

akron-school-for-the-arts-firestone-community-learning-ctrRegistration is now open! Register Here.

USITT - Ohio Valley Section's Fall Conference will be held this year at the Akron School for the Arts at Firestone High School, a new building that opened with the 2016-2017 school year. The Arts Wing where the conference will be held features a mainstage proscenium theatre with 700 seats (500 on the main floor), a black box classroom with 22' ceilings and numerous classrooms, meeting spaces, scene shop and media center.

Please join us for a day full of theatre sessions and activities.

 

Learn More About Each Session

SCHEDULE/SESSIONS

7:30 - 9:00 am - Registration and Exhibit Set up

8:00 - 9:00 am - Early Bird Sessions

*denotes limited seating available; register early to reserve your spot!

8:30 am - Exhibitors Open
9:30 am - Ezekiel Exhibits Open
9:15 - 10:15 am - Opening Meeting in the Theatre, followed by Tours of the Facility.
  • Panel Discussion. Van Phillips, Consultant. Michael Mehler, Allegheny College. James Welch & Mark Zimmerman, Firestone Community Learning Center.
10:30 - 11:30 am - Sessions
11:40 am - 12:45 pm - Sessions

*denotes limited seating available; register early to reserve your spot!

12:45 - 2:00 pm - Lunch, Exhibits Open
2:00 - 3:05 pm - Sessions

*denotes limited seating available; register early to reserve your spot!

3:15 - 4:25 pm - Sessions

*denotes limited seating available; register early to reserve your spot!

4:30 pm - Exhibits Close
  • All Conference Closing Session/OVS Member Meeting/Awards Ceremony
5:00 pm - End of Conference Day

LOCATION/DIRECTIONS

Akron School of the Arts
Firestone Community Learning Ctr
470 Castle Blvd
Akron, OH 44313

Contact: Elynmarie Kazle
(330) 618-1501

COST/REGISTRATION

To be eligible for member discount, you must be a Ohio Valley Section Member in good standing. If you are not currently a member, you will receive one year of membership with your conference registration. Not sure if you are a member? Contact Kim Craigie at 216-475-7991 to check your membership status.

  • High School Student $15
  • College Student OVS Member $15
  • College Student Non-Member $25
  • Individual OVS Member $25
  • Individual Non-Member $50

Please fill out the form to register, then mail your payment (check made payable to USITT-OVS) to:

USITT-OVS
c/o Future Light
21887 Lorain Rd #200
Cleveland, Ohio 44126

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