USITT to Host LiNK 2017: Where Masters Candidates and Recruiters Connect

USITT to Host LiNK 2017: Where Masters Candidates and Recruiters Connect

Your dream graduate school awaits you at LiNK 2017! Candidate and recruiter registration is now open for LiNK 2017 to be held November 13-15 in Atlanta, GA.

Presented in partnership by SETC and USITT and sponsored by Routledge, LiNK takes place over one weekend in a convenient and affordable location. Candidates will have the chance to interview, audition, complete portfolio reviews, and network with recruiters from a wide selection of graduate schools.

LiNK draws over 50 of the country's top graduate schools and advanced degree programs in Acting, Arts Management, Costume Design, Costume Technology, Directing, Lighting Design, Lighting Technology, Makeup & Wig Design, Media Design, Production Management, Properties Design, Scene Design, Sound Design, Stage Management, and Technical Direction.

"This event is vital to our mission to support continuing education for our members," said USITT Executive Director David Grindle. "We are providing the most affordable, accessible, and convenient opportunity to connect aspiring grad students and theatre schools seeking candidates for their advanced degree programs."

Participating schools will have the chance to represent their programs and join their colleagues from leading graduate programs. Come meet candidates seeking advanced degree programs from across the country, conduct interviews, and view demonstrations of work across a variety of theatre disciplines.

"It put us in front of candidates that would otherwise not have considered us," said Carnegie Mellon University recruiter, Kevin Hines.

Candidates will have the chance to connect with recruiters from over 50 schools and showcase their skills and portfolio of work.

"I would never have had the time or money to meet all of these schools on my own," said University of Alabama MFA Directing Program student, T.J.

To receive the best rate, register before October 1.

The Crowne Plaza Hotel at Atlanta-Airport is offering a special room rate with complimentary parking and airport shuttles available. See hotel information, here.

USITT, the United States Institute for Theatre Technology, is a national non-profit association for the live entertainment production industry. It provides hands-on learning, mentorship, and networking opportunities for emerging and working professionals in the backstage arts. Its Annual Conference and Stage Expo is the only complete production event in North America, featuring over 250 training sessions and 280 exhibitors of the latest tools and resources for creating live entertainment. More information is available at

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