The registration deadline for The ESTA Foundation's Mid-Atlantic Technical Training Week has been extended to Friday, January 11, 2008. The training will be held January 21-26, 2008 at Prince George’s Community College in Largo, Maryland, 12 miles from Washington, DC. The training is co-sponsored by Theater & Entertainment Technology at Prince George’s Community College and The ESTA Foundation’s Seminars & Training Committee.

This six-day professional training week includes courses for lighting programmers, technicians, and electricians, as well as for arena and stage riggers. Some of the courses carry re-certification credits for ETCP certified electricians and riggers.

Courses offered in the Rigging Track are:
Arena Rigging Math Fundamentals: January 21
Taught by G. Anthony Phillips

Stage Rigging Fundamentals: January 22-23
Taught by Jay O. Glerum

The Lighting/Electrical Track offers the three-day Entertainment Electrician Training on January 24-26 taught by Richard Cadena.

The grandMA console training is currently sold out but names are being accepted for a waiting list.

Information about the classes and a registration form can be found online.

For additional information, or questions about hotels in the area, contact:

James W. Utterback jimu22@comcast.net Co-Chair, The ESTA Foundation Seminars and Training Committee