Rising Star

Paige Hathaway, awarded the 2018 USITT 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 Recipients

2018 Paige Hathaway, scenic designer
2017 Bryce Cutler, scenic projection and lighting design 
2016 Stephen Moss, lighting designer
2015 Chris Wood, lighting & 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 Justin Townsend, scenic and lighting designer
2005 Kelly Hanson, scenic designer