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ESTA, USITT Announce Training Sessions

PLSN Staff • News • November 12, 2008

LARGO, MD — The ESTA Foundation and USITT announced Vectorworks Spotlight, theatrical rigging and electrical training sessions will be held at Prince George’s Community College over a six-day span from Jan. 26 through Jan. 31, 2009. The training event will be hosted and co-produced by that school and by IATSE Local 22.

Frank Brault, the director of training and technical support at Nemetschek North America (NNA), will teach the Vectorworks Spotlight courses. David Boevers, ETCP certified rigger and ETCP recognized rigging trainer, will teach the theatrical rigging courses.  Eric Rimes, ETCP certified electrician and ETCP recognized electrical trainer, will teach the electrical training sessions.

ESTA and USITT are also co-sponsoring Desert TECH Days at Arizona State University for intermediate-level stage technicians, also sponsored by the Herberger College School of Theatre & Film and Dester States Section of the USITT. That event will be presented by Richard Cadena, Jay O. Glerum, Eric Ludacer and Jake Pinholster and will take place Jan. 14-16, 2009.


ETCP Certified Technicians will receive renewal credits towards re-certification for attending these sessions.

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