Allied Design & Technology

Technical direction, makeup design, sound engineering, costume technology, scenic painting, properties, masks, wigs/hair, special effects, and other Allied Arts.

If your school entered at least one production (participating OR associate) during the 2019 calendar year, ANY student may enter technical projects. Please consider presenting a project in technologies and/or crafts.The David Weiss/Allied Technologies Crafts award is for a Regional level entry (for non-produced work) and the National Allied Technologies Crafts award is for a National level entry (for produced work).

Students in the Allied Arts are invited to present their work in the DTM Exhibition. This is an opportunity to share your work with professionals and your peers.  The Respondents will select work for regional and national design awards.

Designers need to arrive on Tuesday, February 4 to set up their displays.

To qualify for any award, you must be registered for the Festival as an individual AND separately, you must register EACH of your design and/or management entries, and participate in the Region IV exhibit and interview.

The student who receives first place with a National level entry in Allied Technologies Crafts will be invited to present their work at the national USITT conference.

Make sure you check out workshops and other opportunities while you are at festival!

Questions? Check out our tips page DTM-Facts and Tips