|Category||Idea Competition / Open to Students|
|Type||International, Idea, Students, Single-Stage, Anonymous|
|Country||New York, United States|
|RegDeadline||17 November 2011 GoogleCal iCal|
|6 January 2012 (Must be Received) GoogleCal|
|Eligibility||Team is defined as at least two individuals; one student of architecture and one student of theatre.|
The competition encourages architecture students to work with young theater artists to explore the emotive power of space, how space can aid storytelling, and how it can be manipulated to achieve a dramatic purpose. The design of the space itself should form the environment of the play, supplemented by costumes, props, lighting, sound, actors, and the audience.
The submissions are to be based on one of the following four texts.
1. Macbeth, by William Shakespeare (play)
2. Otello, by Giuseppe Verdi (opera)
3. Waiting for Godot, by Samuel Beckett (play)
4. Antigone, by Sophicles (play)
Oskar Eustis, Director and Artistic Director (Public Theater in New York, New York)
Adrianne Lobel, Scenic Designer (Broadway, the Metropolitan Opera, and many regional theaters)
David Rockwell, Architect (with Scenic Designer credits on Broadway)
Joshua Dachs, Principal, Fisher Dachs Associates Theatre Planning and Design
Each of the three Honor Award: $1,000 and two complimentary registrations to attend the USITT Conference
The Commissioner’s Award from among the three Honor Award Teams(by a vote of all session attendees): an additional $500
Additional Merit Awards: publication
- A Concept Booklet of up to TEN (10) 11”x 17” sheets
- Digital Submission of 36” x 48" Presentation Panel
"Ideal Theatre" Competition
United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Inc.
315 South Crouse Avenue
Syracuse, New York 13210, USA
Judging: early in January 2012
Presentation to the Architecture Commission: March 28 to 31, 2012 at the 2012 USITT Annual Conference & Stage Expo in Long Beach, California
The United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Inc.