Frank Willard Winter Session & Job Fair

Join us for a exciting day of workshops, interviews and design expo! Representatives from Jacob's Pillow, Syracuse Stage, Glimmerglass, Tricities Opera and many others, will be in attendance. In addition, BMI Supply will be giving a lighting equipment demo, with additional workshops in 3D set design and stage makeup. Check out the schedule for full details.

Event Schedule

10:00 - 10:30   Resume Drop-Off, Design Expo Setup, Meet & Greet


10:30 – 11:00   USITT Upstate NY Regional Sectional Meeting - Everyone!

A time to go over business, the day’s schedule, and interviewing tips.


11:00 – 12:30   Now What? Post-College Experiences

A panel of recent graduates will share their experiences transitioning from college to working in the industry. Questions will be taken from the audience.

Moderated by John Bagby


11:00 – 12:00   USITT NY Officer Meeting

Closed meeting for chapter officers


12:30 – 1:15   Catered lunch - Provided for all attendees

Job interview schedule will be posted during this time

1:15 – 1:45   Design Expo, Facility Tours

Free time to browse the design expo, take a short facility tour, and prepare for interviews. Note that interviews start at 1:30!


1:30 - 4:30    Job Fair Interviews & Technical Workshops

Interviewees are welcome to drop in and out of workshops as interview schedules allow

1:45 - 3:15    Workshops:

                                    Session 1A: BMI Supply: Lighting Equipment Demo

                                                Presented by: Paul Martini

Session 1B: Dance Language for Technicians

            Presented by: KBrittany Leigh Glenn

Session 1C: Techniques for Making a Boned Bodice with Built-in Corseting

            Presented by: Bethany Marx


3:15 - 4:30    Workshops:

                                   Session 2A: BMI Supply: Lighting Equipment Demo

                                                Presented by: Paul Martini

Session 2B: 3D Set Design: Advanced Topics in VectorWorks

            Presented by: Matt Grenier

Session 2C: TBD: Workshop on Stage Make-Up

            Presented by: Jenn Dugan


Event Location

Directions & Parking

The Fine Arts Building is available on Ravine Parkway. F/S parking lots do not require permits.

About Upstate NY

The Upstate New York Regional Section of United States Institute for Theatre Technology is the professional & educators regional resource for Education, Standards & Best working practices, Advocacy, Aesthetics, Recognition, Support, and Opportunities in design, production, and technology in the performing arts and entertainment industry.

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