Awards & Opportunities

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Peter Sargent, 2017 Thomas DeGaetani Award

USITT provides year-round opportunities for recognition and advancement through education, awards, mentorships, and funding.  

Active programs include:

  • Nominations for Board of Directors
    USITT is seeking nominations for six Directors, VP Communications, VP Education & Training, and VP for International Activities for 2018-2021. Nomination and Self-Nomination are accepted
    Deadline to Nominate is March 1, 2018.
  • Exhibits for the 2019 Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space: curators are seeking to exhibit design work that represents the finest in artistic achievement presented in the United States between 2015 and 2019
    Deadline to apply: May 1, 2018
  • CM-ET Certification Class: advanced motor technicians, this 16-hour class will give students hands-on experience operating, inspecting and troubleshooting
    Deadline to register: When Full
  • USITT Presents: ETC at Fort Lauderdale: Three days of Family Console Training.
    Deadline to register: When Full
  • Young Technicains' Forum: brings together talented students with established shop heads, technician/artisans, and designers for a review and discussion of the student’s work. 
    Deadline to apply: Janaury 6, 2018
  • Young Designers' Forum: brings together talented students with established designers and directors for a review and discussion of the student’s work.
    Deadline to apply: Janaury 6, 2018
  • Student Ambassador Program: opportunity for students to interact with renowned international designers and technicians who are attending the annual conference. 
    Deadline to apply: January 15, 2018
  • Early Career Mentorship: USITT’s Fellows are offering an opportunity to two Early Career Members to meet one-on-one with a seasoned professional in their field of interest.
    Deadline to apply: January 15, 2018
  • USITT Presents: ETC at OSU: Are you new/current/advanced user ot the Eos family of consoles and ready to learn more?
    Deadline to register: Full now Waitlist only
  • Rigging Safety Initiative: to provide free stage rigging inspections and safety training for secondary schools across America. 
    Deadline to apply: April 20, 2018

USITT Board Statement on Adjudication.