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Joe Aldridge, M.A.

Head of Entertainment Engineering


Joe has been at UNLV since 1974, serving as technical director since 1984. Aldridge's undergraduate work was done at Texas Tech and his graduate work at UNLV. He has been a member of IATSE Local 720 since 1975, working in most of the major hotels and casinos. He currently serves as a trustee for the Nevada Resort Association/IATSE Local 720 Training Trust. Aldridge has also served as third vice president of IATSE Local 720 and freelances in lighting design and event coordination for local conventions. Aldridge has been active in USITT since 1985, serving as a panelist, delivering papers, and giving workshops at several conferences. He was conference chair of the 1995 USITT conference in Las Vegas and has been on the annual conference committee since then. Aldridge has also served two terms as director-at-large on the USITT Board of Directors and he currently serves as vice president for special operations, where he is in charge of the Stage Expo Conference decorators and special exhibits.

Additional Information

SEB Program Group: Entertainment Engineering & Design
SEB Lab Location: 1121/1122
SEB Lab Phone Number: 702-774-1427