Randy Earle Usitt Award for Excellence in Production Design and Technology

Randy Earle Usitt

Past Award Winners

2015 Daniela Bustamente
2014 Yoshi Asai
2013 Josh Radzikowski
2011 Christina Sturken
2010 Simone Hamilton
2009 Siobhan Thompson
2008 David Tousley

Randy Earle, Professor Emeritus, taught stage and studio lighting design and technique at SJSU for thirty-eight years in addition to his first two years as an Instructor at Purdue University. Professional credits include lighting design for San Jose Symphony Opera Company, San Jose Dance Theatre, San Jose Civic Light Opera, California Actor’s Theatre, Cameo Productions, and Purdue Professional Theatre Company. He is a partner in Pantechnicon, L.L.C., Senior Theatre Consultant and Manager of Lighting Projects. His over one-hundred theatre consulting projects include Harker School, Castilleja School, Head Royce School, Menlo School, Morgan Hill Country Day School, Fremont Union High School District, San Jose Unified School District, Gilroy Unified School District, Mills College, California State University - Monterey Bay, Montalvo Center for the Arts, The California Theatre and Fox Theatre and The Barn Theatre. USITT service has included President, Vice President for Commissions and Projects, Vice President for Relations and Director. He is presently the Chair of the Fellows in addition to service on the Endowment Management and Grants and Fellowships committees.