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
Lighting Designer
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