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Thursday, March 6 • 9:00am - Saturday, March 8 •12:00pm
Design/Technical Student Design & Craftsmanship Competition Schedule

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. . . More than a Competition In addition to the design competitions, critiques, distinguished designer presentations and the annual award ceremony, there are over 66 workshops focusing on all aspects of design and technical production. Lighting sponsored by Magnum Companies.


Wednesday, March 5, 2014

CC – 107A
6:00PM-7:00PM  Design/Tech Committee Convention Planning Meeting - A meeting to finalize plans for the committee sponsored events. All Design/Tech focused participants are welcome.

RV – Bon Secour Bllrm I, II
8:30PM-9:30PM  Design/Tech Mixer  - All those who work or study any aspect of Theatre Design or Technical Theatre are welcome, including professionals, presenters, professors, commercial company reps and students. Snacks and cash bar.  


Thursday, March 6, 2014

CC – South Hall
9:00AM-11:00AM  Register student applicants, receive designs
11:00AM-2:00PM  Room closed for final set-up & pre-screening
12:30PM-5:00PM  Design Adjudicator’s walk-thru – closed to convention participants
6:30 PM – 8:00PM  Exhibit open
7:00PM-10:00PM  Designers’ Presentations & Discussion -  Lighting for Design Programming sponsored by Magnum Companies.

CC  - 170B
9:00AM-7:00PM   Workshops and Design South Presentations

 RV – Bon Secour Bllrm
7:00PM-10:00PM  Distinguished Designer Keynote Presentation  Meet our panel of distinguished designers as they discuss their careers, show examples of    their work, share their design process and take questions from the audience  .  Lighting for Design Programming sponsored by Magnum Companies. 

Friday, March 7, 2014
  (Schedule of adjudications may change pending # of entrants) 

CC – South Hall  
9:00AM - 8:00PM  Exhibit Open     

CC – 107B  
8:30AM-11:30AM  Juried Undergraduate Student Response - Responses by the Distinguished Designers
11:00AM – 1:00PM   Lunch
1:00PM-2:30PM  Properties & Craft Exhibit Response - Responses by the Distinguished Designers
3:00PM-5:00PM  Juried Graduate Student Response - Responses by the Distinguished Designers
5:30PM-7:30PM  Secondary Response Sessions (Concurrent for Scenic, Lighting and Costume) Responses to designs are offered by Design Faculty from SETC member schools.

RV – Bon Secour Bllrm   
8:30 PM  Design/Technical Competition Awards Ceremony—Everyone is Welcome! Competition Winners are announced. Cash bar.

 Saturday, March 8, 2014

CC – South Hall
9:00AM-NOON -Design Competition Display - Open to all Convention Attendees 

CC – South Hall
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM  Sound Designers Playback Session and Forum 

CC – 107A          
10:30AM-11:45AM  Design and Technical Business Meeting - The Design/Tech Committee’s annual business meeting. Anyone interested is welcomed and encouraged to attend!


Robert O'Leary

SETC Design Committee Chair, Florida School of the Arts School of the Arts

Michael Smith

Professor of Design and Production, Vice Chair, Elon University
Michael Smith is Associate Professor of Performing Art at Elon University. Michael has been a designer in theatre for over 20 years, designing more than 100 productions in professional, academic, regional and community theatre. His credits cover sound design and extend to television productions, video multimedia, and scenery.

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Martin Izquierdo

SETC 2014 Costume Design Respondent
A Mexican, Californian and New Yorker, Izquierdo holds an advertising degree from California College of Arts and Crafts.  His expansive career includes exhibiting in the San Francisco Museum of Art, Theater Museum of Art; designing displays for Macys; and leading the art department at Brooks Van Horne. Mentored by Pat Zipprot, Willa Kim, Ann Roth, Theoni Aldrige, he opened Izquierdo Studios in 1981 working in performance arts, fashion... Read More →
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Stan Pressner

SETC 2014 Lighting Design Respondent
Stan Pressner's designs have been found in the repertoires of, among others: New York City Ballet, Lyon Opera Ballet, Geneva Opera Ballet, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane, Ralph Lemon, Bayerische Staadtsballet, Boston Ballet, John Jasperse, Stephen Petronio and Netherlands Dance Theatre. Credits include: Twefth Night and Richard III for Shakespeare’s Globe on Broadway, Jessye Norman’s Sacred Ellington for Carnegie Hall, Peer Gynt at... Read More →
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Donyale Werle

SETC Scenic Design Respondent
Donyale Werle is an accomplished scenic designer whose focus is on sustainable design practices for the stage. She has been awarded a Tony for Peter and the Starcatcher, an Obie for Sustained Excellence of Set Design, was a nominee for Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson, among other honors. Werle is currently the co-chair of the Pre/Post Production Committee for the Broadway Green Alliance.

Thursday March 6, 2014 9:00am - Saturday March 8, 2014 12:00pm
CC South Hall

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