USITT recognizes excellence in both completed projects and conceptual structures though its specialized awards programs.
Since 1994, USITT’s Architecture Awards have public and professional recognition for contemporary architectural projects. These can be either new construction or renovation or repurposing of existing structures. Temporary performances spaces have also been recognized.
A juried process is used to determine each year’s winners who are given either Honor Awards or Merit Awards. Past award winners have come from England, Germany, Japan, California, New York, and all points between. A list of past winners can be found here
Student collaboration is the key to the USITT Architecture and Theatre Student Design Competition sponsored by American Seating. Students work together to create a center for performing arts on campus. The student competition which pairs architecture and theatre students to create the Ideal Theatre.
Finalists, who have come from Poland, Spain, the United States, and around the globe, are invited to each year’s Annual Conference & Stage Expo were they present the project and winners are chosen. A list of past winners can be found here.
The next USITT Architecture and Theatre Student Design Competition will be in 2016. Documents will be available Fall of 2015.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2014 COMMISSIONERS WINNER
Skene + Theatron Design, Yale University
Brian Hickey, Hochung Kim, Minu Lee, Kyungjin Kim, and Jeong Sik Yoo
Photo: University of Wisconsin Honor Winner, Bruno Silva along with representatives from American Seating
The 2014 USITT Architecture and Theatre Student Design Competition was sponsored by American Seating.