2015 Merritt Winner Robert Wierzel spoke very passionately and eloquently about design and the need to seek inspiration from all disciplines of art.
The 2015 Merritt Awards were held in Loyola University Chicago’s new Newhart Family Theatre.
Our annual event brings together working theatre professionals, emerging artists, and theatre design graduates.
A conversation with lighting designer Robert Wierzel, props master Alice Maguire, scenic designer Grant Sabin, and technical director Justin Snyder, moderated by Chicago Sun Times theatre columnist Hedy Weiss, left.
2015 Academic Prize Winners Caitlin McLeod, Sydney Dufka, Emma Gullo, and Sarah Espinoza with their award presenter Frances Maggio.