Pre-Order Member-Author Books for USITT24 Signing Event!

February 1, 2024

Our annual Member-Author book signing event is back and will take place, Thursday, March 21, from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. in Seattle during USITT24! You’ll find our authors in the 6ABC Lobby at the Seattle Convention Center | Arch. This fan-favorite event allows you to get your favorite USITT Member-Author book(s) signed by their authors!

We highly encourage you to buy your books online through the links provided and bring them to the event with you. A LIMITED SUPPLY of books will be on hand to purchase at the USITT Bookstore.

And don't forget, special guest Beowulf Boritt will be signing copies of his book, Transforming Space Over Time, Friday on the Expo Floor! For more information on that event and where you can get his book, check out our article here.

Below is a list of books and their authors who will be at our Member-Author book signing event. Click on a title and you’ll be directed to a website where you can purchase your copy. We thank you for supporting USITT Members and their works.

Christin Essin - USITT Golden Pen Winner, Working Backstage

Ashley Bellet, New Approaches to Decolonizing Fashion History and Period Styles Re-Fashioning Pedagogies, 1st Edition

Eric Hart, The Prop Building Guidebook: For Theatre, Film, and TV, 3rd Edition

Jay Sheehan and Cary Gillett, The Production Manager's Toolkit Successful Production Management in Theatre and Performing Arts, 2nd Edition

Jeromy Hopgood, The Projection Designer’s Toolkit

John Huntington, Introduction to Show Networking

John Huntington, Introduction to Show Control

June Abernathy, The Spotlight Operator’s Handbook

June Abernathy, The Tried and True Book of 101 Spotlight Excuses

Karen Maness, The Art of Hollywood Backdrops

Kristina Tollefson, Get the Job in the Entertainment Industry: A Practical Guide for Designers, Technicians, and Stage Managers

Kyla Kazuschyk, Creating Costumes for Devised Theatre

Marcus Doshi, Towards Good Lighting for the Stage: Aesthetic Theory for Theatrical Lighting Design

Michael Chybowski, What Is Lighting Design? A Genealogy of People and Ideas

Peter McKinnon, Sailors and Stagehands: A Research Voyage USITT Bookstore Only!

Rita Carver, Stagecraft Fundamentals, 4th Edition 

Jay O. Glerum and Shane Kelly, Stage Rigging Handbook, 4th Edition

Vickie Claiborne, Media Servers for Lighting Programmers

Wendy J. Meaden and Michael A. Brown, Theatre Masks Out Side In: Perspectives on Mask History, Design, Construction, and Performance