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MFA Student Awards, Lighting

2019

  • USITT – United States Institute for Theatre Technology
    • Recipient: Rising Star Award: Maranda DeBusk
  • USITT – United States Institute for Theatre Technology
    • Recipient: 1 st place: Barbizon National Lighting Award: Alice Trent
  • USITT – United States Institute for Theatre Technology
    • Juried Exhibitor: Young Designers Forum, Lighting Design: Alice Trent
  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
    • Recipient: Ready to Design Award – Lighting Design: Alice Trent
  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
    • Recipient: John Spiegel Theatrical Artist Award: Alice Trent
  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
    • 2nd Place: E.T.C. National Graduate Lighting Design Competition: Helen Garcia-Alton

2017

  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
    • 1st Place: National Graduate Projection Design Competition: AliceTrent
  • USITT – United States Institute for Theatre Technology
    • Recipient: 1 st place: Barbizon National Lighting Award: Maranda DeBusk
  • USITT – United States Institute for Theatre Technology
    • Juried Exhibitor: Young Designers Forum, Lighting Design: Maranda DeBusk
  • World Stage Design Exhibit
    • Taipei, Taiwan: Maranda DeBusk
      • One of 11 Emerging Lighting Designers in the world to exhibit in this prestigious quadrennial juried event. 
  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
    • Recipient: Ready to Design Award – Lighting Design: Maranda DeBusk
  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
    • 2nd Place: National Graduate Projection Design Competition: Maranda DeBusk
  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
    • Recipient: John Spiegel Theatrical Artist Award: Maranda DeBusk

2016

  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
    • 2nd Place: E.T.C. National Graduate Lighting Design Competition: Maranda DeBusk

2015

  • USITT – United States Institute for Theatre Technology
    • Recipient: Barbizon National Lighting Award: Kenney Foster
  • USITT – United States Institute for Theatre Technology
    • Juried Exhibitor: Young Designers Forum, Lighting Design: Kenny Foster
  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
    • 1st Place: E.T.C. National Graduate Lighting Design Competition: Maranda DeBusk
  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
    • 2nd Place: E.T.C. National Graduate Lighting Design Competition: Kenny Foster
  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
    • 3rd Place: E.T.C. National Graduate Lighting Design Competition: Tannis Kapell

2014

  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
    • 1st Place: E.T.C. National Graduate Lighting Design Competition: Kenny Foster
  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
    • Recipient: Ready to Design Award – Lighting Design: Kristen Giesler

2013

  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
    • Recipient: Ready to Design Award – Lighting Design: Tim Hart
  • Gilbert Hemsley- Internship Program NYC
    • Recipient: Kate Bashore
  • USITT – United States Institute for Theatre Technology
    • Juried Exhibitor: Young Designers Forum, Lighting Design: Kate Bashore
  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
    • 1st Place Tied: E.T.C. National Graduate Lighting Design Competition: Kate Bashore
  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
    • 1st Place Tied: E.T.C. National Graduate Lighting Design Competition: Tim Hart
  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
    • 3rd Place: E.T.C. National Graduate Lighting Design Competition: Kenny Foster

2012

  • ETC LDI 2012 Conference Scholarship
    • Full conference funding by Electronic Theatre Controls: Tim Hart
  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
    • 1st Place: E.T.C. National Graduate Lighting Design Competition: Kate Bashore
  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
    • 2nd Place: E.T.C. National Graduate Lighting Design Competition: Tim Hart

2011

  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
    • 1st Place: E.T.C. National Graduate Lighting Design Competition: Tim Hart

2009

  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
    • 1st Place: E.T.C. National Graduate Lighting Design Competition: Catherine Girardi
  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
    • 2nd Place: E.T.C. National Graduate Lighting Design Competition: Jenn Tripp
  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
    • 3 rd Place: E.T.C. National Graduate Lighting Design Competition: Leigh Brown
  • USITT – United States Institute for Theatre Technology
    • Recipient: Barbizon National Lighting Award: Catherine Girardi
  • USITT – United States Institute for Theatre Technology
    • Juried Exhibitor: Young Designers Forum, Lighting Design: Catherine Girardi
  • USITT – United States Institute for Theatre Technology
    • Recipient: International Student Travel award to attend World Stage Design in South Korea: Leigh Brown
  • World Stage Design Exhibit
    • South Korea: Leah Brown
      • One of nine Lighting Designers in the world to exhibit in this prestigious quadrennial juried event. 
  • Gilbert Hemsley- Internship Program NYC
    • Recipient: Leigh Brown

2008

  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
    • 1st Place: E.T.C. National Graduate Lighting Design Competition: Leigh Brown
  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
    • 3rd Place: E.T.C. National Graduate Lighting Design Competition: Catherine Girardi

2007

  • USITT – United States Institute for Theatre Technology
    • Juried Exhibitor: Young Designers Forum, Lighting Design: John Harper
  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
    • 1st Place: E.T.C. National Graduate Lighting Design Competition: Catherine Girardi
  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
    • 2nd Place: E.T.C. National Graduate Lighting Design Competition: Jeff Meyer

2006

  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
    • 1st Place: E.T.C. National Graduate Lighting Design Competition: Jon Harper
  • LDI 2006 – Lighting Design International
    • Winner, Full Student Sponsorship: Jon Harper

2005

  • USITT – United States Institute for Theatre Technology
    • Recipient: Barbizon National Lighting Award: Keith Kirkland
  • USITT – United States Institute for Theatre Technology
    • Juried Exhibitor: Young Designers Forum, Lighting Design: Keith Kirkland
  • Kennedy Center Summer Intensive Design Program
    • Only lighting student in the US to receive full scholarship: Keith Kirkland
  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference
    • 1st Place: E.T.C. National Graduate Lighting Design Competition: Weston Wilkerson

2004

  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference 2004
    • 2nd Place: E.T.C. National Graduate Lighting Design Competition: Weston Wilkerson

2003

  • SETC – Southeastern Theatre Conference 2003
    • 1st Place: E.T.C. National Graduate Lighting Design Competition: Weston Wilkerson