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Win an All-Expense Paid Trip to USITT 2017

By Drew Quinones
Dec 28, 2016, updated Mar 6, 2017
 Win an All-Expense Paid Trip to USITT 2017

With the response we received from last year's contest, we decided to bring it back again for 2017!

Are you a college student majoring in theatre, design, or any other lighting discipline? If so, then this contest is for you! 4Wall wants to see 10 cues from a show you worked on this past season. Submit a video of your cues and you may just win an amazing opportunity to rub shoulders with pros and peers alike at USITT!  

You can choose to work solo or team up with someone, one designer and one assistant designer. The show does not have to be real to be eligible for the contest, and you can choose which console and lighting instruments to work with.  The deadline to enter the contest is February 10th, and the winners will be notified shortly after that.  If you have any questions, feel free to send an email to Good luck!

Contest Rules:

- Program 10 playback cues of a real or fictional show on a console of your choice
- Shoot a video going through each playback of your show - Post the video to YouTube
- Submit the video link via email to by February 10th 
- In the email include details of the console and lighting equipment that you used
- Two students can participate in a group - One Designer & One Assistant Designer
- Must be a student currently enrolled in a college or theatre program
- Contestant must currently reside within the continental US

Grand Prize:

All-expense paid trip to USITT Show in St. Louis - March 8-11, 2017:

Generate new ideas while examining the newest products in the industry!  Throughout the week choose between hundreds of workshops, presentations, technical displays and interview opportunities for designers and technicians. The conference gives you the opportunity to increase your knowledge of the industry all while networking with other professionals and students in the stage/theatrical field. 

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