USITT Scene Design & Technology Commission

The Scene Design & Technology Commission furthers interest in the areas of scene design, scenic painting, and properties: provides information about innovations and trends within the field, encourages improvements in the teaching of design.

Commission Leadership:

  • Casey Kearns, Commissioner
  • Justin A. Miller, Associate Commissioner
  • vacant, VC for Programming
  • Anita Tripathi, VC for Equity, Diversity & Incusion
  • Jesse Dreikosen, VC for Education
  • Rob Eastman-Mullins, VC for International Activities
  • Nick Embree, VC for New Technologies
  • David Nofsinger, VC for Scene Design
  • Jamie Clausius, VC for Scenic Art
  • Karen Rabe, VC for Props
  • Wendy Waszutt-Barrett, VC for History & Heritage
  • Michelle Bisbee, Mary Wayne-Thomas, Coordinators for Portfolio Review/Early Career Mentors

updated 07/16/2020


Among other projects, the Commission honors distinguished scenic designers with awards and sessions about their designs during the Annual Conference & Stage Expo. Some of those honored are Ralph Funicello, Karl Eigsti, and Richard L. Hay.