USITT Theatre Design Competition for Architecture and Theatre Students

The USITT Architecture and Theatre Student Design Competition happens every other year. The next competition is scheduled for 2020.

Student collaboration is the key to the USITT Architecture and Theatre Student Design Competition. Students work together to create a center for performing arts on campus. The student competition which pairs architecture and theatre students to create the Ideal Theatre. 

The Architectural and Theatre Student Design Competition requires teamwork. Theatre students serve the role of “the Client” and architectural students function as “the Designer” to create their university’s ideal theatre.  A “Team” can enter as an independent group or as part of a structured class.

Finalists, who have come from Poland, Spain, the United States, and around the globe, are invited to each year’s Annual Conference & Stage Expo were they present the project and winners are chosen. A list of past winners can be found here.