Rising Star Award

The Rising Star Award, sponsored by LDI/Live Design, is given annually to a young professional at the beginning of their career.

The award recognizes excellence and artistic achievement in:

  • Scenic
  • Lighting
  • Sound
  • Projection design
  • Convergence of these design disciplines

Past Winners

2019

Maranda DeBusk

2018

Paige Hathaway

Scenic Designer

2017

Bryce Cutler

Scenic Projection and Lighting Design

2016

Stephen Moss

Lighting Designer

2015

Chris Wood

Lighting and Sound Designer

2014

Janie Bullard

Sound Designer

2013

Aaron Porter

Lighting Designer

2012

Jason Simms

Scene Designer

2011

Daniel Brodie

Projection Designer

2010

Ben Pilat

Lighting Designer

2009

Sean Savoie

Lighting Designer

2008

Elisheba Ittoop

Sound Designer

2007

John Horan

Lighting Designer

2006

John Townsend

Scenic and Lighting Designer

2005

Kelly Hanson

Scenic Designer