The Master Craftsmanship Award
|Christina Curtis, 2018 Master Craftsman Award Winner
This award was established in 2013 by USITT Fellow Bernhard R. Works, Ph.D – professor emeritus of design and technical production at the University of Illinois and 2011 recipient of USITT's Joel E. Rubin Founders Award and sponsor of the Frederick A. Buerki "Golden Hammer" Scenic Technology Award.
Nominations open September 4, 2018
Winners of this award receives a $1,000 & Conference registration for USITT Conference & Stage Expo
Awards presented at USITT Conference & Stage Expo
This award recognizes a graduating undergraduate as a practicing theatre artisan. This award is to enhance further student training and/or development in one of four craft areas: scene painting, stage properties, costume making, and lighting technology. The award will be given on an annual rotating basis. The 2019 award will be for Stage Properties.
||Christina Curtis - Scenic Painting
||Philip Rheinheimer - Lighting Design
||Emily Morrisey - Stage Properties
||Alexa Busnot - Scenic Painting