USITT strives to be a prominent leader of theatre and entertainment design, management, and technology through its conferences, exhibitions, awards, publications, and research. The Institute issues a variety of awards to honor individuals and organizations. The awards are funded by the New Century Fund, Commissioners Fund, Samuel E. Scripps International Fund, and the General Fund.
USITT recognizes excellence and significant contributions in design, management, and technology for the performing arts and entertainment industry, through a variety of awards.
Awards for Achievement
Special Achievement Award
Distinguished Achievement Award
Young Designers & Technicians
Rising Star Award
Author & Publication Awards
International Health & Safety Awards
At times, USITT's Commissions recognize service to their segments of the industry. These can be found on each Commission's page.