USITT Conference

Houston Ballet’s production department recently participated in the United States Institute of Theatre Technology (USITT) Annual Conference and Stage Expo in Houston on March 19-22.  Not only did they set up an amazing display of Houston Ballet’s past productions, but production director Tom Boyd and wardrobe shop supervisor Laura Lynch also presented a session on designing and executing lavish ballet productions, and discussed how that is different from preparing for typical theatre productions.  The USITT Conference provided a unique opportunity for our production staff to display all their hard work in front of an international audience.  Here are a few pictures from the conference:

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  The booth

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       Showgirl costume from The Core display

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      Scale model of set design for Stanton Welch’s Swan Lake

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      Scale model of set design for Ben Stevenson’s Coppelia

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        Tom Boyd and Laura Lynch speaking at their session

Congratulations to our production department for representing Houston Ballet so well!

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