Fall Conference 2018 at California University of Pennsylvania: Registration Open
California University of Pennsylvania
Saturday, NOVEMBER 10, 2018
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Join us for a day full of theatre sessions and activities.
Cal U is in the process of stage 2 of a state of the art sound sound installation including new digital Yamaha boards, Dante software, and a complete overhaul of all speakers, microphones and comm systems. Intertech is completing the sound renovation and will present a session. As always, we will have a section meeting, The Peggy Ezekiel Awards, news about opportunities in the section and beyond, and loads of networking.
High School Student $15
College Student OVS Member $15
College Student Non Member $25 (includes a year of membership)
Individual OVS Member $25
Individual non-member $50 (includes a year of membership)
Steele Hall California University of Pennsylvania 250 University Avenue California PA 15419
Contact: Deborra Bergmark Peelor firstname.lastname@example.org 724-396-3404
On Campus Parking is available for $5 and will be available with registration.
Keynote Speaker: John Siciliano
Currently seen on a recurring role on the CBS hit series, "Bull," John Siciliano is a Pittsburgh native, a graduate of Point Park University, and an amputee who has overcome his challenges to compete in the 1996 International Paralympic Games in Atlanta.
Since then, he has earned his SAG card and is currently teaching a class on acting in front of the camera at Point Park, in between his travels to New York to shoot for "Bull."
(subject to change)
Shadow Puppets with Sabrina Hykes-Davis, California University of Pennsylvania
Painting: Layering – The Path to Realism with MK Hughes, Point Park University
Understanding Theatre Structure and Rigging with Herman Sayre, Vincent Lighting Systems & Matt Courtney , ETC
ETC Nomad Essentials with Jonathan Robert Bucci, Integrated Theatre Systems/ETC
Free Form Leather Mask Making Basics with Melanie Mortimore, Miami University of Ohio
Hair Basics with Joni Farquhar, California University of Pennsylvania
Introduction to 3D Printing with Karen Glass, Seton Hill University
Estonian Theatre Practices with Kathleen DeVault, Ohio Northern University
Yamaha Console System with Greg Davis, California University of Pennsylvania
Upcycling Old Lighting Units to LED with Deborra Bergmark Peelor, California University of Pennsylvania
ETC Ion & Element Essentials with Jonathan Robert Bucci, Integrated Theatre Systems & ETC
Questions regarding sessions and workshops should be directed to Melanie Mortimore, VC of Programming email@example.com
(subject to change)
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM Registration
8:30 AM – 9:15 AM Breakfast
9:15 AM – 9:30 AM Welcome
9:30 AM – 10:45 AM Keynote Session
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM Session 1
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch – Ezekiels Entries on Display
1:45 PM – 3:00 PM Session 2
3:15 PM – 4:30 PM Session 3
4:45 PM Ending meeting/Ezekiel awards
Peggy Ezekiel Awards
The Peggy Ezekiel Awards are presented annually to recognize outstanding achievement in Design and Technology. Any produced work by a USITT/Ohio Valley Section member or any produced work by a non-member for a production within the USITT/Ohio Valley Section. Adjudication takes place during the Fall Conference and on display through out the day to all attendees. Each conference registrant is invited to submit an entry for adjudication. The top ten submissions are used to create an exhibit member organizations can display during the following year. The OVS also transports the exhibit to the National Conference to display with Cover the Walls. The top three student submissions are awarded a complimentary pass to the conference by USITT National.