Symposia & Masterclasses

USITT Presents
USITT  has created a new series of training sessions on the latest sound, lighting and design products to assist those those working and learning in specific areas.



Costume Symposium
Held annually and hosted by the Costume Design & Technology Commission. Provides in-depth focus and hands on opportunities on selected costume-related topics.



Jay O. Glerum Masterclasses
Honoring the memory of Jay O. Glerum, these classes will be taught in two tracks each year. Sponsor support will be used to make the cost of attending affordable. Prices will reflect the level of learning. The entry track will be more heavily subsidized through the generosity of sponsors.



Electrical Masterclass
A USITT Electrical Workshop being presented in conjunction with the Inaugural Jay O. Glerum Masterclasses in June 2016. This workshop is designed to give the early/mid-career participant an understanding of electricity and gain a deeper understanding of the hazards and consequences of working with electricity. It is specifically designed for technicians working with electricity in the Entertainment Industry. 

Elite Training
Held at the Cirque du Soleil training center in Las Vegas, Nevada, this event is available to USITT Student and Early Career Members.