Mar. 28-31, 2012. It means United States Institute for Theater Technology. Most audiences at a theatrical performance don’t stop to consider everything it takes to get put this thing on the stage. The performance is just the tip of the entertainment iceberg. Creativity and hard work go into scenes, lighting, costumes, sound, make-up, stage managing, and the performance area itself. It is the design, production, and technology professionals in the performing arts and entertainment industry that the United States Institute for Theatre Technology was set up to serve. USITT provides benefits, learning opportunities, and networking for over 3,700 members worldwide. For those who design the spaces and those who create and manage the productions, the Annual Conference & Stage Expo were where the performing arts community gathers. Break a leg!