Nominate by Oct. 15 for Young Designers & Technicians Awards

 
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Student & early career theatrical artists can gain recognition, cash, & free reg to USITT 2016 in Salt Lake City if chosen for one of 11 Young Designers & Technicians in the Performing Arts awards.

Online nominations for the YD&T awards are open now through Oct. 15. Nominate here.

Student & early career designers can be nominated for awards in sound, scenic, lighting, costume, & makeup design & technology, stage management, & technical production. Some awards target grad students, some undergrads, some either. Most carry a $1,000 cash prize.

YD&T winners will be honored and receive their awards at USITT 2016 in Salt Lake next March 16-19.

The awards are made possible through generous sponsors in the performing arts and live entertainment design and technology industry. They further USITT’s mission of nurturing and recognizing excellence in emerging professionals.

Any USITT member may nominate for YD&T. Nominees will be asked to submit a resume, recommendation letters, and images of their work by Nov. 15.

The awards are:

Graduate Awards:

KM Fabrics Technical Production Award.

Robert E. Cohen Sound Achievement Award

Zelma H. Weisfeld Costume Design & Technology Award

Bernhard R. Works, Frederick A. Buerki Scenic Technology Award

Barbara Matera Award in Costume Making sponsored by Judy Adamson

USITT Lighting Design Award sponsored by Barbizon Lighting Company

USITT Scene Design Award sponsored by Rose Brand

USITT Makeup Design Award sponsored by Kryolan Professional Make-Up

USITT Stage Management Award sponsored by Clear-Com Communications Systems

Undergraduate Awards

Master Craftsmanship Award sponsored by Bernhard R. Works

USITT Lighting Design Award sponsored by Barbizon Lighting Company

USITT Makeup Design Award sponsored by Kryolan Professional Make-Up

USITT Stage Management Award sponsored by Clear-Com Communications Systems

USITT W. Oren Parker Undergraduate Scene Design Award sponsored by Stage Decoration & Supplies

If you're a professional member of USITT, please consider nominating a talented graduating student for a YD&T award. If you're a graduating student, ask a USITT member to nominate you! Good luck & we hope to see you at USITT 2016!

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