It is with the exceptional talent of Leonardo da Vinci in mind that an assignment will be given to the contestants for the Weltenbauer.Youngsters.Award 2019.

Prizes will be awarded for individual or team works on the subject of “Leonardo da Vinci.” Disciplines include stage design, theatre stage, costumes, decoration (including partial decoration), set design, makeup, lighting concepts, videos, and audio installations.

Participants are invited to submit finished works or draft designs on this subject. For instance, models or drawings; or finished works such as paintings, sculptures, costumes, short films, etc. Those eligible are trainees, students (ranging from schools to vocational and higher education) from any country specializing in the theatre, films and event technology.

Entries must be submitted no later than Feb. 29, 2019, at www.wir-sind-weltenbauer.de, which also provides detailed technical information. Participants may also upload a video clip introducing themselves.

USITT Northern Boundary News

Check out the latest newsletter form USITT’s Northern Boundary Regional Section. Their December issue includes:

  • Teaching Historical Scene Painting
  • A Semester of Wardrobe: 3 Shows & 3 Approaches
  • Employment: Costume Designer UMD
  • Samantha Phillippi joins JTH Lighting Alliance

Read the December issue, here.

Long Reach Long Riders’ Announce 16th Annual Ride

The Long Reach Long Riders announce their 16th annual charity motorcycle ride. The ride, appropriately dubbed “The Altimeter Tour,” begins on July 6 in Denver, Co, and returns there on July 13.

The Long Reach Long Riders annual charity motorcycle ride benefits Behind the Scenes and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. What began in 2004 as a single event immediately turned into an annual ride that has raised over $650,000.00 for the two charities. Please visit http://lrlr.org for more information on the 16th annual ride, to join the ride, or make a donation.

OISTAT December Newsletter

As a member of USITT, you are also a member of OISTAT! Keep up with international industry news with OISTAT’s monthly newsletter. Read the December issue in its entirety, here.

BackStage Pass:  Reflections on Life in the Theatre

BackStage Pass announces the release of the latest installment of its ongoing series of video interviews with people who have helped create the history and shape the future of the live entertainment industry. Their most recent interview highlights George and Josh Jacobstein, the Owner and COO, respectively, of Rose Brand, the largest supplier of theatrical fabric and stage curtains in North America. The full interview is available for your viewing or listening, here. Previous interviews can also be viewed or listened to, here.