The ESTA Foundation / USITT Joint Training Initiative now has an online calendar of industry training events. This is an attempt to provide “one stop shopping” for those interested in entertainment industry related training. Notice of scheduled training sessions not listed can be sent to

While at The ESTA Foundation website, visit the Schedule of Special Training Opportunities page to see the sessions being presented by the Joint Training Initiative.

Upcoming sessions include:

  • Desert Tech Days at Arizona State University, January 14-16;
  • VectorWorks Spotlight, Theatrical Rigging, and Entertainment Electrical Sessions at Prince George’s Community College in Largo, MD, January 26-31; and
  • Wholehog 3 Console Training, February 17-18 in Van Nuys, CA.

If you don’t see a session to interest you, let us know what you would like to have. Contact us with comments and suggestions at