Young Designers, Managers, and Technicians Awards

Nominations for YDMT 2023 accepted through November 3, 2022.

The Awards for Young Designers, Managers, & Technicians in the Performing Arts, known throughout USITT as the YDMT Awards, bring recognition and support to young designers, managers, and technicians at the beginning of their careers. They are made possible by generous gifts to USITT from their sponsors. If you are interested in establishing a permanent award, please contact the USITT National Office.


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KM Fabrics Technical Production Award Robert E. Cohen Sound Achievement Award Zelma H. Weisfeld Costume Design & Technology Award Bernhard R. Works, Frederick A. Buerki Scenic Technology Award Barbara Matera Award in Costume Making sponsored by Judy Adamson Barbizon Lighting Company Jonathan Resnick Lighting Award USITT Scene Design Award sponsored by Rose Brand Bernhard R. Works Master Crafts Award USITT Makeup Design Award sponsored by Kryolan Professional Make-Up USITT Stage Management Award Richard Hay Undergraduate Scene Design Award