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Industrial Hygienist to Speak on Stage and House Ventilation at NATEAC 2021

PLSN Staff • NewsStage DirectionsTheater News • July 12, 2021

The NATEAC organizers announced that Monona Rossol will be a presenter for the upcoming conference.

More details from NATEAC (

Monona’s session, Stage and House Ventilation; Keeping Actors Alive and Patrons Awake, will offer current and relevant content regarding protecting performers, technicians and audience members from hazardous airborne contaminants in the theatre.  The session will cover various SFX air contaminants, predicted levels of exposure when known, existing standards for these air contaminants, relevant lawsuits, and propose ventilation system solutions.

“Monona’s passion for the subject matter is astonishing”, noted conference director Bill Sapsis.  “She is well known for her clear, concise and take no prisoner approach to ensuring safety in the theatre.  Monona is a world-renowned ventilation and chemical safety consultant. She has written nine books on health and safety in the theatre and has founded Art, Crafts and Theatre Safety.  Monona has dedicated her career to ensuring the venues are safe for performers and patrons. Honestly, she is an inspiration.  You do not want to miss this session.”

Please visit for more information on all of the NATEAC sessions, including Monona’s.

NATEAC takes place, virtually, on July 20, 21 & 22.  Registration is open and will remain open until July 19 at 1:00 pm (13:00) EDT US.  The registration fee is $145.00.  To register please visit

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