Entertainment Technology Expo 2021 – Event Registration

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Date(s) - October 9, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

West Chester University Main Stage Theatre


Grab Your Ticket for the USITT Chesapeake Section Expo 2021!

Date: Saturday, October 9, 2021

Time: 9:00a-5:00p

Where: West Chester University Main Stage Theatre: 2 E Rosedale Ave, West Chester, PA 19383

Cost: Free admission with yearly membership! (members in good standing or new members qualify)


Come join the USITT Chesapeake Region Section for our 2021 Expo in anticipation to the national conference to be held in Baltimore, MD in March 2022. This event features various vendors, trainings, sessions, and schools. See below for our Expo 2021 schedule (subject to change) and check out this event page for updates on event offerings and exhibitors once they are confirmed!

Register below to grab your ticket for the event. USITT Chesapeake uses PayPal to process payments, but, you do not need to have a PayPal account to use your credit/debit card. Admission is free with yearly membership to the regional section.



We are excited to announce a special deal for students that is offered for the expo only. Normally, annual student membership to the Chesapeake Section is $15.00 but for the low price of $5.00, you will receive an expo discount yearly membership! Please include your student email and ID in the payment notes or email them to chesapeake@usitt.org.




9:00-9:30a             On-Site Registration Opens
                                Expo Opens

9:30a-10:00a        Welcome Gathering (Introductions, Speeches, Workshop Sessions Info)

10:00a-11:00a      Workshop Session 1 (Choose One)
                               – Decolonization & Prioritization Foundations: Artistic Practice & Process (Noelle Johnson)
                               – The Job Market: Getting that Gig & Into that Program (Matthew Miller)
                               – Destruction Detective: What Happened Here & How to Prevent It (Tom Haughey)

10:00a-11:30a      ETC Console Eos Training Basic (15 People Max)
                                – Tamar Geist, Lighting Director at Center Stage (Baltimore, MD) 

11:15a-12:15p     Workshop Session 2 (Choose One)
                               – Budgeting a Production as an SM or PM:  The Six Elements of Budgeting (Matthew Miller)
                               – Basic Scenery Construction & Design (Bill Price)
                               – Lighting Design Basics (Tom Stanziano)

12:15p-1:15p       Lunch/Expo Only
                               – No food provided by USITT Chesapeake. Check out the various on and off-campus eateries and trucks!

1:30p-2:30p         Workshop Session 3 (Choose One)
                               – Decolonization & Prioritization Foundations: Artistic Practice & Process (Noelle Johnson)
Basic Lighting Technology (Bill Price)
Using Color to Enhance Performance Experience (Tom Stanziano)
Six Knots You Need to Know: Basics of Knots & Rigging (Andrew Laine)

1:30p-3:00p        ETC Console EOS Training Intermediate (15 People Max)
                               – Tamar Geist, Lighting Director at Center Stage (Baltimore, MD)

2:45p-3:45p        Workshop Session 4 (Choose One)
                               – LEDs: Lighting with LEDs (Tammy Lynn Guglielmo)
Vocabulary & Vernacular: Using Appropriate Words in Our Industry (Matthew Miller)
Mentoring Student Designers Through the Design Process (Tom Haughey)

3:45p-4:45p        Expo Only

4:45p-5:00p        Product Showcase & Swag Giveaway!
                              Wrap Up Speeches & “March to Baltimore”


Have questions? Email Seth Schwartz at sschwartz@howardcc.edu or the general section account at chesapeake@usitt.org.



Student + Section Membership (Special Expo Deal!)5.00 USDPlease include school email and student ID in payment notes or send to chesapeake@usitt.org.
Individual25.00 USD
Joint40.00 USD
Your eTicket will be emailed after payment to your PayPal email address.


Schools (Table)50.00 USD
Vendors (Booth)150.00 USD
Your eTicket will be emailed after payment to your PayPal email address.


USITT Chesapeake Expo 2021 - Current Member Registration