Weisfeld Award Requirements

Nominees must be completing or have completed a graduate degree within the last two years.


  • USITT members may nominate people for these awards. Student members may not nominate themselves or other student members.
  • Nominees and nominators must be current USITT member. (note: student cannot be nominated using an organizational membership).
  • Awards are open to all ages and recognize promising newcomers in each award area.

Nominators must cite examples of work that feature the individual’s creative application of costume design and/or technology in the performing arts. Examples must be cited that demonstrate excellence in areas such as:

  • Compositional skill
  • Rendering
  • Patterning
  • Craft work
  • Computer applications
  • Research
  • Personnel management
  • Effective use of resources


  • Submitted documents/materials may include up to three different productions.
  • Five plates of digital images are required; an additional three are optional (eight total).
  • “Plate” refers to a single image or collage of images. Maximum size and resolution is 18 x 24 inches, 200dpi.
  • PDF format only.

Nomination will be open from
Sept 1 - Nov 1