The 26th Annual Merritt Awards and Design Exposition

Monday May 13th, 2019 – 5pm-10pm

Hosted by Columbia College Chicago at the newly renovated

The Getz Theatre Center
72 East 11th St.
Chicago, IL 60605

THEATRE DESIGN EXPOSITION
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Showcasing the works of Chicago professional theatrical designers and graduating design students from the Midwest’s best theatrical design programs and attended by many of Chicago’s artistic directors, production managers, and industry professionals.

DIALOGUE WITH THE DESIGNERS
7:00pm – 8:00 pm

A discussion featuring the major design and technical theatre award recipients hosted by Aaron Todd Douglas.

AWARDS PRESENTATION AND CELEBRATION
8:15 pm – 8:45 pm
Presentation of The Michael Maggio Emerging Designer Award, The Robert Christen Award for Excellence in Technical Collaboration, The Emerging Technical Collaborator Award, our four student prize recipients, the Best of Exhibition prizes and The Michael Merritt Award for Excellence in Design and Collaboration.

Food, wine, beer and fellowship until 10:00pm.

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