***The Best Exhibit: Student Prize is $500***
Sign Up to Exhibit
To reserve an exhibit space email: firstname.lastname@example.org Include the name of your faculty mentor(s), your area(s) of design, the full spelling of your name, your school, and your profession email address (so if you only have a campus address its time to switch over to gmail or something else that will work in the coming years).
-Exhibitors will share tables, you will be given 4ft wide by 3ft deep of table space.
-All tables will be against a wall if you need to lean a board up.
-We will supply black table cloths to cover the tables.
-Exhibitors are prohibited from taping or adhering work to any wall surface.
-If you require power for a laptop or model lights please bring a small extension cord. Bring your own power strip as needed.
-Wi-fi will be available through the EDUROAM system, choose the EDUROAM network on your device and login with your full campus email and normal campus login. We can confirm that this will work for NU, Columbia, DePaul and UofC. It is not the speediest network. So it is recommended that any digital content work without an internet connection.
-The tables will be assigned when you arrive.
– You are welcome to bring dress forms for costume presentation.
-Setup is from 3pm-4:30pm
-The exhibit will open at 5pm. It is recommended that exhibitors stay at their tables to meet folks. Exhibits should stay up until 10:00pm.
-Volunteers will be waiting outside Mundelein Center to help unload cars, so pull up to the side entrance to the building, we will unload and take any bulk materials upstairs while you park.
-The exhibition will take place in Mundelein Center, 2nd floor lobby and Music Hall
1020 W Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60660
Red Line to Loyola.
$7 parking garage is available.
DIRECTIONS + PARKING DETAILS HERE
Sponsorships to cover the cost of parking and attendance are also available. If you need financial help to exhibit simply email a brief bio to email@example.com with subject line “seeking Attendance Sponsorship 2016″.
PRIZE FOR BEST EXHIBIT: STUDENT DESIGNER
Designs – Originality & Creativity:
Do the designs exhibited demonstrate an innovative and/or a compelling artistic voice?
Exhibit – Originality & Creativity:
Does the exhibit itself contain innovation and/or other evidence of originality?
Context and Conceptual Clarity:
Does the exhibitor provide clear context for the designs; rationale, reference materials, director goals, etc.?
Does the exhibit demonstrate substantial range of methods, approaches, mediums and/or materials across the work of the designer?
Quality and Professionalism:
Do the exhibit materials and presentation demonstrate mastery of technical/craft skills appropriate to the design discipline?
The exhibition judging panel is shaping up to be an amazing list this year. A wonderful cross-section of directors from varying sizes and styles of theaters. So some great eyes looking to hire new designers will be guaranteed to look at your work. Sign up to exhibit today!
Last year’s guest jurors included:
Ally Greaves Amidei, Artistic Director at WildClaw Theatre,
Nick Bowling, Associate Artistic Director at Timeline,
Lili-Anne Brown, Artistic Director at Baliwick,
Geoff Button, freelance Director,
Scott Cummins, freelance Director,
Majel Cuza, Production Manager at Theater Wit,
Aaron Todd Douglas, freelance Director,
Matt Hawkins, freelance Director,
Reginald Lawrence, Artistic Director at MPAACT
Terry McCabe, Artistic Director at City Lit
Jess McLeod, Director at The Music Theatre Company
Mike Menendian, Producing Director for Raven
Scott Miller, Production Manager at Victory Gardens
Dorothy Milne, Artisitic Director at Lifeline
Ron Parsons, Artistic Director at Court
Amy Rubenstein, Artistic Director at Windy City Playhouse
Nick Sandys, Artistic Director at Remy Bumppo
Jacqueline Stone, Artistic Director at TUTA and Emerald City Theatre Company
Mary Zimmerman, Freelance Director